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  1. Edinburgh project changing homeless people's lives through DJ'ing wins National Lottery Award

    13th December 2021

    An Edinburgh based social enterprise whose mission it is to use DJing to change the lives of people affected by homelessness, has been named the 2021 National Lottery Scotland Project of the Year.

  2. OLYMPIC CHAMPION CYCLIST CHRIS HOY UNVEILS NEW ARTWORK THAT CALLS TO MAKE CHANGE HAPPEN

    15th November 2021

    A striking installation unveiled at the Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh is part of a four-strong collection across the UK which have been created by The National Lottery to inspire and spark change.

  3. Victoria Pendleton honours Edinburgh sport hero

    21st October 2021

    Former Olympic champion, Victoria Pendleton, has honoured an inspirational Edinburgh hero, who ran over 280km to raise funds for mental health charities, with a National Lottery Award in recognition of his incredible work.

  4. Olympic legend Sir Chris Hoy delivers an early Christmas surprise for local sporting hero

    16th December 2020

    Six-time Olympic champion, Sir Chris Hoy, surprised Fife cycling enthusiast, Kirsteen Torrance, with a video call and the delivery of a new bike, as a show of appreciation from The National Lottery.

  5. TV Presenter and furniture restorer Jay Blades honours Scottish community workers with bespoke benches

    23rd November 2020

    Today two Scottish charity workers have been honoured with unique, handcrafted benches designed by the country’s most famous furniture restorer and eco-designer Jay Blades.

  6. GLASGOW DUO CROWNED LOCKDOWN LEGENDS IN COVETED AWARDS

    5th November 2020

    The Glasgow duo behind an independent film organisation who worked round the clock have been honoured for their work with a National Lottery Award.

  7. TV PERSONALITY, JEAN JOHANSSON, CROWNS INSPIRATIONAL CHARITY FOUNDER ‘LOCKDOWN LEGEND’ IN COVETED AWARDS

    28th October 2020

    Presenter Jean Johansson and National Lottery Award winner Julie Morrison

  8. Helen Skelton takes on big birthday Ben Nevis climb to celebrate The National Lottery's 25th Anniversary

    4th November 2019

    TV presenter and outdoor enthusiast, Helen Skelton, leading a special expedition to the summit of the UK’s highest mountain, Ben Nevis, joined by a group of young people from the PEEK Project in Glasgow, to celebrate The National Lottery’s 25th Birthday.

  9. National Lottery -Funded projects transform the lives of local Dundonians

    2nd April 2019

    The #ThanksTayYou series of short films has turned the spot-light on the stories of individuals who have benefited from a selection of National Lottery funded projects

  10. Dundee resource centre praised for empowering local muslim women

    29th March 2019

    Supported by National Lottery funding, Dundee resource centre AMINA helps address key issues and needs of local Muslim women

  11. “I do have more confidence, I’m prepared to do things I haven’t done before and enjoy a sense of achievement – it makes me feel good about myself.”

    27th March 2019

    Supported by National Lottery funding, Dundee art project ST/ART@DCA helps Lillian Malcolm regain confidence after being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis

  12. Football in Dundee proving a force for good thanks to work of community trusts connected to the city's two professional clubs

    20th March 2019

    Supported by National Lottery funding, DFC In The Community Trust and Dundee United Community Trust are helping fans’ physical and mental health

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