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What’s New - Northern Ireland

  1. Give something new a go...

    7th June 2021

    Give something new a go this National Lottery Open Week...

  2. 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.

  3. It Takes A Village - A Parenting Podcast from The National Lottery

    11th March 2021

    ‘It Takes a Village’ is an uplifting and informative parenting mini-podcast series brought to you by The National Lottery dealing from baby loss to banks.

  4. A group of four young British Armed Forces friends in black and white.

    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.

  5. National Lottery funded film is 'rare' and 'superb'...

    13th January 2021

    A closer look at National Lottery supported film 'THE REASON I JUMP'.

  6. Grassroots sports champions honoured by iconic sports venues and sporting legends

    15th December 2020

    Iconic sports venues across England and Wales are today changing their names for a day to honour grassroots sport community workers and volunteers who have gone above and beyond during lockdown.

  7. A Souper Response

    15th December 2020

    Not wanting to see its space go to waste during coronavirus, Monkstown Boxing Club in Northern Ireland converted its gym into a makeshift soup kitchen.

  8. Meal Mates

    15th December 2020

    When lockdown forced Midland ABC Boxing Club to shut its doors, coaches Lee Cochrane and Keith Dallas moved from teaching youngsters how to jab to delivering meals to the elderly.

  9. Still Standing

    1st December 2020

    Even prehistoric monuments built 5,000 years ago couldn’t escape the paralyzing effects of the pandemic.

  10. “We’re Quite A Resilient Bunch”

    1st December 2020

    Thirty-five-year-old volunteer William Colvin worked tirelessly to save a deconsecrated church from becoming derelict - and then to keep it functioning over lockdown.

  11. 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.

  12. The Athlete Lockdown Lowdown

    11th November 2020

    Catch up with the Lockdown Lowdown of Top Athletes.