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Blog - 25th Birthday Stories

  1. Finding a way through the Maze

    18th August 2020

    A journey of discovery on one of Northern Ireland's most notorious sites proved an eye-opening experience for 24 young people.

  2. Beautiful noise

    12th August 2020

    The chance to play an instrument is changing lives in Scotland with the help of The National Lottery

  3. A youth club for the elderly

    30th July 2020

    A centre in West Belfast is taking a bold new approach to caring for the elderly with the help of National Lottery funding

  4. The healing power of miniature donkeys

    25th June 2020

    Sarah McPherson with one of her miniature donkeys at her home in South Norfolk

  5. Service with a smile

    25th February 2020

    Alan Thompson is a bit of a celebrity at the Superstars Cafe, a National Lottery funded scheme that's changing lives

  6. Love that's out of this world

    14th February 2020

    National Lottery players helped create a romance that's out of this world at the National Space Centre

  7. Scotland's Celluloid Hero

    9th February 2020

    An historic cinema in Campbeltown has been beautifully restored with help from The National Lottery

  8. The screen scream queen

    3rd February 2020

    Filmmaker Prano Bailey-Bond has a talent for unsettling her audiences

  9. Trainees on track

    30th January 2020

    National Lottery funds are helping the Ffestiniog and Welsh Highland Railways train a new generation of locomotive enthusiasts

  10. Beating depression to the punch

    20th January 2020

    The National Lottery is helping a boxing academy deliver schemes that benefit both physical and mental health

  11. On a roll with Lily Rice

    14th January 2020

    WCMX champion Lily Rice honed her skills at a National Lottery-funded skate park in Haverfordwest

  12. Lights, camera, friendship

    6th January 2020

    Best mates Zak and Kyle run a National Lottery funded film club that has changed both their lives