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News - 2021

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. Friend of The National Lottery Chris Packham encourages us to go green

    19th April 2021

    Naturalist and environmental campaigner Chris Packham is encouraging the public to learn how they can be greener.

  9. Thanks a billion: National Lottery provides over £1bn support for the UK throughout pandemic

    9th March 2021

    As the one year anniversary of lockdown approaches, the funding package has boosted the arts, heritage, sport and community/charity sector and helped protect the future of thousands of organisations across Great Britain and Northern Ireland during the last year.

  10. British Armed Forces veterans’ exploits during National Service 60 years ago will be front and centre of an innovative UK-wide new heritage project

    3rd February 2021

    18 former servicemen, including men who served in Egypt, Jordan, Singapore and Iraq, are involved in a National Lottery-funded project called National Service Remembered.

  11. £8.75 million National Lottery boost for the Newport Transporter Bridge

    22nd January 2021

    The world's most complete, surviving transporter bridge – the 114-year-old Newport Transporter Bridge in South Wales, is set to become a major tourist attraction thanks to an £8.75 million National Lottery grant.

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