News - 2019
Kielty crowns wheelchair hurlers awards champions
12th September 2019
Ulster GAA’s Wheelchair Hurling project have picked up a new accolade – Best Sports Project in the 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards. TV presenter Patrick Kielty was on hand to deliver the good news
Cinema Day celebrates the National Lottery funding of over 500 films with free cinema tickets
23rd August 2019
To kick-start celebrations for 25 years of the National Lottery, over half a million FREE tickets are available for National Lottery players at over 250 cinemas across the UK this Sunday (25 August 2019) for National Lottery Cinema Day.
Golden girl Kelly swaps skis for a hurley stick!
19th August 2019
Team GB Winter Paralympic gold medalist Kelly Gallagher swapped the ski slopes for a sliotar as she and Ulster GAA's Wheelchair Hurling project chase awards success.
Farmer and singer JB Gill to back heritage project in Nottingham for 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards success
8th August 2019
Farmer and former JLS singer JB Gill sowed the seeds for St Ann’s Allotments project today, by supporting their bid to be named Best Heritage Project in the 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards.
What are the 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards?
24th July 2019
There's a lot to know about The National Lottery Awards, so we’ve answered some of the big questions below.
National Lottery players raise £40 Billion for Good Causes
4th June 2019
New figures reveal that more than £40 billion of National Lottery funding has been raised for good causes across the UK, since The National Lottery began almost 25 years ago in 1994.
Roll up, roll up Frampton swaps boxing ring for circus ring
12th April 2019
Boxing legend Carl Frampton has hit new heights as he joined students from Belfast Metropolitan College in learning circus skills at the Belfast Community Circus School.
“I can’t wait to represent my country on the world stage at Tokyo 2020.”
4th April 2019
Wales’ taekwondo champion, Jade Jones, tells how National Lottery funding has enabled her to become the world champion that she is today
National Lottery -Funded projects transform the lives of local Dundonians
2nd April 2019
The #ThanksTayYou series of short films has turned the spot-light on the stories of individuals who have benefited from a selection of National Lottery funded projects
Dundee resource centre praised for empowering local muslim women
29th March 2019
Supported by National Lottery funding, Dundee resource centre AMINA helps address key issues and needs of local Muslim women
“I do have more confidence, I’m prepared to do things I haven’t done before and enjoy a sense of achievement – it makes me feel good about myself.”
27th March 2019
Supported by National Lottery funding, Dundee art project ST/ART@DCA helps Lillian Malcolm regain confidence after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis
Gabby Logan hosts taster Commonwealth sports day to encourage Birmingham locals to #GetActiveBrum
26th March 2019
With Birmingham set to host the Commonwealth Games 2022, Gabby Logan today encouraged inspired locals to #GetActiveBrum at a National Lottery sports day, following the recent £10 million National Lottery grant to tackle physical inactivity in Birmingham and Solihull.