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  1. A group of women posing

    Four National Lottery funded superstars to celebrate this International Women’s Day

    7th March 2022

    International Women’s Day is celebrated around the globe every March 8th to highlight the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. We’re showcasing some of the amazing National Lottery funded projects created by women, as well as individuals who are taking action for equality and making a positive difference.

  2. A woman (Stef Lauer) sitting in front of a pub.

    LGBT+ History Month: Shining a light on National Lottery funded LGBT+ projects in the UK

    24th February 2022

    This February we’re celebrating LGBT+ history month by shining a light on some of the incredible National Lottery funded projects across the UK that are helping to preserve the history of the LGBT+ community.

  3. 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.

  4. A group of two women and a senior women petting a dog. - ©Dogs Fot Good

    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.

  5. Ridley Road Stories - Part Two

    29th September 2021

    Documenting and celebrating the African and Caribbean locals on Ridley Road, Hackney.

  6. Maureen York (left) and her husband Steven take part in a Happy and Healthy class at the Great Sankey Neighbourhood Hub

    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

  7. 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

  8. A group of young people in Greenwich Park, London, UK.

    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.

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Thanks for the memories

    21st September 2020

    Wigan Warriors used money from The National Lottery to form a social group for people with dementia

  12. ⭐ Wall of Fame- 19.08.20 ⭐

    18th August 2020

    A closer look at three projects featured in our Good News Bulletin