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  1. Formerly homeless Strictly star hails impact of half a billion pounds of National Lottery funding awarded to homeless projects in the past decade

    15th Rhagfyr 2021

    This Christmas, we're highlighting the incredible support National Lottery-funded homeless projects have provided to people all over the UK in the last 10 years.

  2. Edinburgh project changing homeless people's lives through DJ'ing wins National Lottery Award

    13th Rhagfyr 2021

    An Edinburgh based social enterprise whose mission it is to use DJing to change the lives of people affected by homelessness, has been named the 2021 National Lottery Scotland Project of the Year.

  3. Giant leap for First Steps project as it lands major award!

    29th Tachwedd 2021

    The Stroke Association in Northern Ireland’s First Steps project has been named the 2021 National Lottery Northern Ireland Project of the Year.

  4. Welsh icon Cerys Matthews honours Caerphilly volunteer who saved local community landmark with major award

    11th Hydref 2021

    Mae’r eicon Cymreig, Cerys Matthews wedi anrhydeddu arwres ysbrydoledig o Gaerffili gyda Gwobr y Loteri Genedlaethol i gydnabod ei gwaith anhygoel yn y gymuned.

  5. New campaign offers support and encourages grieving parents who have lost children to open up

    11th Hydref 2021

    Mothers from around the UK have opened up about their heart-breaking stories of child loss as part of a new campaign and exhibition which aims to offer more support to grieving parents and encourages people to talk more openly and honestly about grief and child loss.

  6. All for a good paws: how animals from projects and charities throughout the UK are improving people’s lives

    4th Hydref 2021

    Furry and feathered friends across the UK are lending a paw or a wing to help people most in need and today we celebrate the amazing stories of animals coming together with humans to make their lives better.

  7. The National Lottery reveals the top ‘Happy Places’ in the UK

    1st Mehefin 2021

    New research from The National Lottery reveals how much the public has missed visiting their ‘happy place’ during lockdown restrictions.


    28th Hydref 2020

  9. Reinvigorated community spirit and better relationships with neighbours has left people feeling safer

    28th Hydref 2020

    A report[1] released today by The National Lottery indicates that over the past eight months almost half of adults in the UK (49%) feel, notwithstanding the hardship of the pandemic, a positive to emerge is the sense of community spirit.

  10. Eden Project's Biomes transformed into iconic National Lottery balls as Lily Cole launches 25th Birthday #ThanksToYou offers across the UK

    21st Tachwedd 2019

  11. TV personality Jess Wright transforms Befriending group into a luxury Spa for "World Kindness Day"

    13th Tachwedd 2019

    Members of Colchester’s Warm and Toasty Club were treated to a surprise luxury spa day and were joined by TV personality and reality star Jess Wright, and her mother Carol Wright, to mark World Kindness Day

  12. National Lottery players have raised £339 Million for veterans charities across the UK

    6th Tachwedd 2019