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  1. Wales’ golden girl Lauren Price crowned Olympian of the Year

    27th October 2021

    Wales’ gold medal Olympic boxing champion, Lauren Price, has today added yet another accolade to her name after being crowned Olympian of the Year in the 2021 National Lottery Awards.

  2. Victoria Pendleton honours Edinburgh sport hero

    21st October 2021

    Former Olympic champion, Victoria Pendleton, has honoured an inspirational Edinburgh hero, who ran over 280km to raise funds for mental health charities, with a National Lottery Award in recognition of his incredible work.

  3. National Lottery Young Hero 2021 announced!

    20th October 2021

    An inspirational Bristol schoolgirl has received a National Lottery Award in recognition of her incredible work in her community. Mariama Sanneh, 15, was presented with the award after winning the Young Hero category in the 2021 National Lottery Awards.

  4. Former Strictly judge waltzes in to honour an inspirational community dancer

    13th October 2021

    Dancing Dame Arlene Phillips has honoured an inspirational community dancer with a National Lottery Award in recognition of her incredible work with women affected by cancer in London and beyond.

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

    11th October 2021

    Welsh icon Cerys Matthews has honoured an inspirational Caerphilly hero with a National Lottery Award in recognition of her incredible work in the community.

  6. A woman walking in the woods alone from the postr of the "You're not alone" for the Baby Loss Awareness Week

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

    11th October 2021

    "You're not alone" is a campaign and exhibition that encourage people to talk more openly and honestly about grief and child loss to offering them more support to grieving.

  7. Clive Myrie honours mastermind behind Sheffield environmental project with National Lottery Award

    6th October 2021

    BBC presenter and Mastermind host Clive Myrie has honoured an inspirational Sheffield hero with a National Lottery Award in recognition of his incredible work in his community.

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

    4th October 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.

  9. The National Lottery joins forces with Gethin Jones and Jay Blades to reveal benches dedicated to local community heroes

    14th July 2021

    The National Lottery has revealed six further locations across the UK which will play host to bespoke benches, designed and created by Jay Blades, to honour individuals who went above and beyond for their local communities during the pandemic.

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

    1st June 2021

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

  11. Strictly star announces last cha-cha-chance to nominate heroes for major awards

    28th May 2021

    Strictly Come Dancing’s head judge Shirley Ballas is offering people and projects from across the UK the chance to waltz off with a National Lottery Award by getting their nominations in before the Monday 7 June deadline.

  12. Lotts to celebrate in the UK as 2021 Award’s campaign begins

    26th April 2021

    The National Lottery Awards, which were launched today by TV star Jacqueline Jossa, are the annual search for the UK’s favourite National Lottery funded people and projects and they celebrate the inspirational individuals and groups who do extraordinary things in their community especially during these challenging times.

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