What’s New - Nationwide
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.
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.
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.
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.
World famous Stonehenge illuminated in dedication to unsung champions of UK heritage
2nd December 2020
TV’s Sir Tony Robinson today unveiled a historic takeover of Stonehenge, with the 5,000-year-old sarsen stones temporarily illuminated with images of ‘unsung heritage champions’ from across the UK.
The National Lottery and ITV invites the public to ‘Miss Out’ on their favourite ITV show to ‘Help Out’ in their local community
20th November 2020
A spotlight is being shone on people who give up their time to help communities, thanks to a new campaign from The National Lottery, ITV and STV. Miss Out To Help Out is encouraging the public to miss out on their favourite TV shows and use that time to ‘help out’ in their community.
Iconic art galleries and film institute join forces to celebrate unheralded champions of the arts sector
2nd November 2020
1 Society’s Unheralded Champions: A National Lottery Report, October 2020 includes findings from a survey completed by a nationally representative sample of 6,000 adults from across the UK between 2-9 October 2020. It was scripted, hosted, sampled and data processed by Opinium.
Reinvigorated community spirit and better relationships with neighbours has left people feeling safer
28th October 2020
A report released today by The National Lottery indicates that over the past eight months almost half of adults in the UK (49%) feel, notwithstanding the hardship of the pandemic, a positive to emerge is the sense of community spirit.
TV STAR DR RANJ PRESCRIBES MAJOR AWARD FOR FOOD CHAMPIONS
19th October 2020
This Morning resident doctor and former Strictly Come Dancing star Dr Ranj Singh has named inspirational husband and wife duo ‘Lockdown Legends’ in coveted National Lottery Awards, for their work providing surplus food to those in need.
Olympic gold medallist Denise Lewis reveals first National Lottery Award 2020 winner!
8th October 2020
The winner of the National Lottery Award 2020 - Health category
THE SEARCH BEGINS FOR LOCKDOWN LEGENDS ACROSS THE UK FOR 2020 NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARDS
8th July 2020
This year the annual search for the UK’s most popular National Lottery funded projects will, for the first time, honour individuals who have made an extraordinary impact in their community
ROLL OUT OF UP TO £600 MILLION NATIONAL LOTTERY FUNDING TO TACKLE CORONAVIRUS IMPACT
28th April 2020
Charities and organisations affected by the unprecedented impact of the coronavirus outbreak in the UK are being given access to a comprehensive package of support of up to £600 million from The National Lottery.