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5 National Lottery funded apps that are helping the UK & Northern Ireland

11th November 2019

Apps are the future it’s become normal for most of us go through everyday life with a few of them in our pocket. They are on our phones, tablets and even our watches…

For some of our projects, they have used funding that National Lottery players have raised to tap into this new technology. In this blog, we list 5 National Lottery funded apps that you can download to your devices today.


The hand of two persons holding a smarthphone.

The Breast Cancer Care app supports people moving forwards after breast cancer. Breast Cancer Care created the app after listening to the experiences of people who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. The app aims to provide day to day support, provide trustworthy information and help adjust to life after breast cancer.

The app was voted as the UK’s favourite National lottery health project in the 2018 National Lottery Awards.

Download Becca in Google Play or Apple App Store.

Whale Track

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Whale Track App

Whale track was another finalist in the National Lottery Awards 2018. The Whale Track app aims to help us track and record the movements of marine mammals on the Scottish coastline. Whale Track and the team behind the app, then use that data so that we can learn more about the amazing animals.

The app was created by the Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust.

Download Whale Track in Google Play or Apple App Store.

This Girl Can

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This Girl Can App

This Girl Can is an app that’s all about empowering women to get active. Started by our friends at Sport England. The This Girl Can app allows you to create motivational posters using your own pictures to help motivate you and your friends.

Use the webapp by clicking here.

Baby Buddy

Baby Buddy is an app from National Lottery funded app Best Beginnings. The app is designed to promote positive health messages and behaviours in expectant and new mums. The app is free to download on Google Play and Apple app store.

Download Baby Buddy in Google Play, Apple App Store or the web app.

V&A Secret Seekers

V&A Secret Seekers App

V&A Secret Seekers is a new mobile game for families from the National Lottery funded Victoria & Albert Museum. 8 fun characters guide you through history and the story of the V&A.

Use the web app by clicking here.

Each week National Lottery players raise £36 million for projects across the UK making vital projects like these possible.