Blog - Communities and Charity
Homelessness projects making a difference this Christmas
17th December 2021
With Christmas approaching, its important to spare a thought to those who don’t have somewhere safe to call a home this festive period. This December, we’re highlighting some incredible National Lottery funded homelessness projects making an important difference.
All for a good paws...
4th October 2021
To mark World Animal Day, we are highlighting some of the heart-warming stories of how animals at projects and charities throughout the UK are lending a paw (or wing) to help people in need across the country, thanks to National Lottery players.
Ridley Road Stories - Part Two
29th September 2021
Documenting and celebrating the African and Caribbean locals on Ridley Road, Hackney.
Fresh thinking at the Hub
23rd September 2021
Exercise classes tailored to people with dementia are emblematic of this sports centre's bold new approach
Discovering the lost art of play
20th September 2021
The Imaginarium in Newry is a place where kids are encouraged to let their imaginations run wild
Celebrating Pride Month!
15th June 2021
In celebration of Pride Month, discover a list of some of the National Lottery funded remarkable LGBTQ+ organisations supporting their communities across the UK.
Providing stability at a time of uncertainty
28th October 2020
Music 4 U, a performing arts school in Aberdeen that continued to find innovative ways to reach out to its community during lockdown.
How a taxi driver helped me talk
9th October 2020
William Hall is a 25-year army veteran who had fallen into isolation, that is until he met David Gibson, the founder of Fares4Free.
Thanks for the memories
21st September 2020
Wigan Warriors used money from The National Lottery to form a social group for people with dementia
⭐ Wall of Fame- 19.08.20 ⭐
18th August 2020
A closer look at three projects featured in our Good News Bulletin
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
The healing power of miniature donkeys
25th June 2020
Sarah McPherson with one of her miniature donkeys at her home in South Norfolk
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