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  1. The healing power of miniature donkeys

    25th June 2020

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

  2. ⭐ Wall of Fame - Refugee Week ⭐

    23rd June 2020

    Shining a spotlight on National Lottery funded projects that are helping to support refugees during Covid-19.

  3. ⭐ Wall Of Fame - Volunteers Week⭐

    10th June 2020

    A spotlight on inspiring volunteers who have given up their time to support amazing National Lottery funded charities

  4. 5 things to do at home this week (26/05/2020)

    26th May 2020

    In this edition, we become at home actors, explore another gallery from our living room, Redesign London transport, work out with Sport NI, and join Into film for a mega movie night!

  5. Telling a Story Through Tailoring

    18th May 2020

    Read how a former celebrity designer is creating protective garments for key health workers through a National Lottery funded project.

  6. Tackling Loneliness in Isolation

    24th April 2020

    Projects that are tackling loneliness during self-isolation

  7. 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

  8. If you can be a young carer, then you can do anything

    29th January 2020

    For Young Carers Day, Keira from the National Lottery funded Ocean Youth Trust Scotland tells us what its like to be a carer.

  9. You're hired

    20th December 2019

    The Yes project is helping young people in the East Midlands get hired thanks to National Lottery players

  10. The four-legged carer

    9th December 2019

    A dementia dog called Uno has transformed the lives of this Glasgow couple

  11. Where are they now - Catching up with Something To Look Forward To

    13th November 2019

    Ahead of this year’s National Lottery Awards, we catch up with some of last year’s winning projects. Today is the turn of Francesca Abery from Something To Look Forward To.

  12. 5 National Lottery funded apps that are helping the UK & Northern Ireland

    11th November 2019

    In this blog, we list 5 National Lottery funded apps that you can download to your devices today.