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  1. Alison and Kieran from Bangor Courthouse and Gary Lightbody.

    Snow Patrol star Gary Lightbody honours Bangor Court House with National Lottery award

    14th December 2023

    Snow Patrol frontman Gary Lightbody returned to his hometown to crown Bangor Court House as the 2023 National Lottery Project of the Year.

  2. Christmas lights in Regent Street at peak time.

    Our top National Lottery funded locations to visit this Christmas

    27th November 2023

    With December in full swing, take a look at some of our top picks for the holiday season at National Lottery funded venues and locations across the UK.

  3. Keith Duffy honours autism charity founder with National Lottery Award

    Keith Duffy honours autism charity founder with National Lottery Award

    27th October 2023

    A mother who founded an autism charity after her son lost his life to suicide has been honoured with a National Lottery Award.

  4. Two men (Bill Beaumont with President Macron)

    From the grassroots game to the global stage: National Lottery players have huge impacts on Rugby Union

    8th October 2023

    Explore how National Lottery players impact rugby, just like in the Olympics. Dive into the data and read an exclusive interview with the World Rugby president.

  5. A man (Rory Lawson) surronded by young rubgy players in a field.

    The National Lottery partners with rugby greats to celebrate grassroots funding across the UK

    25th September 2023

    As part of a celebration of grassroots rugby and ahead of key matches during the Rugby World Cup, rugby greats showcase National Lottery funding for local clubs.

  6. A woman (Sam Quek) wearing a gold medal on a hockey field

    'Amazing Starts Here' podcast is back for Season Two with Sam Quek as the new host

    14th September 2023

    'Amazing Starts Here' podcast is back for it's season two, with Sam Quek as the new host, sharing the stories of ordinary people who do extraordinary things with the help of National Lottery funding.

  7. The Black Swimming Association representative holding the 2022 award

    17 phenomenal projects in the running for iconic National Lottery Award

    11th September 2023

    17 projects from across the UK are appealing for votes to be crowned National Lottery Project of the Year 2023.

  8. Refugee, Yacoub

    The incredible impact of the National Lottery on refugees and asylum seekers across the UK

    27th June 2023

    We delve into our data to spotlight the incredible impact of the National Lottery has had on refugees and asylum seekers who had to leave their countries to start a new life in the UK.

  9. A woman (Samantha Womack) with a National Loterry Award

    Samantha Womack announces last chance to nominate for the National Lottery Awards

    9th May 2023

    Actress, singer and former Eastenders star, Samantha Womack, is urging people and projects from all over the UK to get their nominations for the National Lottery Awards in ahead of the 16 May deadline.

  10. A man with her two childrens running on the Yorkshire Sculpture Park

    5 stunning locations to visit this Autumn

    20th September 2022

    Celebrate the arrival of Autumn with 5 places to visit to make the most of the golden season.

  11. A man with a 25 years gigant pink ball in the Glasgow Science Centre

    6 unique museums to explore across the UK

    18th May 2022

    To celebrate International Museum’s Day, we’ve rounded up six amazing National Lottery funded museums…

  12. A museum room displaying different objects.

    5 unmissable activities to try this Easter

    11th April 2022

    Looking for some Easter inspiration? Discover five National Lottery funded venues across the UK that are offering fun family activities this week.