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  1. TOP SKATERS AND RIDERS DROP IN ON YOUNGSTERS TO CELEBRATE £3 BILLION NATIONAL LOTTERY INVESTMENT

    19th October 2019

    Some of the UK’s and the world’s finest skateboarders, BMX and Wheelchair Motocross stars dropped in on young people at a South Wales skatepark today to celebrate the £3 billion National Lottery players have raised to help young people in the UK to develop and thrive over the last 25 years.

  2. Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson honoured with National Lottery Lifetime Achievement Award

    15th October 2019

    One of Britain’s greatest Paralympic athletes, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, was honoured with a special Lifetime Achievement Award during last night’s 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards in London.

  3. Plymouth breakdancing king crowned National Lottery legend

    1st October 2019

    A nationally respected hip hop artist and mentor from Plymouth has been awarded Local Legend status by the National Lottery for his work in transforming the lives of young people through the power of hip hop culture, music and dance.

  4. “I can’t wait to represent my country on the world stage at Tokyo 2020.”

    4th April 2019

    Wales’ taekwondo champion, Jade Jones, tells how National Lottery funding has enabled her to become the world champion that she is today

  5. “Football is a crucial part of Welsh history and identity and it all started here in Wrexham.”

    20th March 2019

    As Wales prepare to face Trinidad and Tobago at the Racecourse Ground this Wednesday, Jonathon Gammond, from the Wales Football Collection, tells how National Lottery funding has enabled the spiritual home of the sport in Wales to showcase some of its most sought-after memorabilia

  6. “Being part of this has honestly been the highlight of my life”

    19th March 2019

    Rita Newman, who is a carer for her husband who lives with dementia, tells how a National Lottery funded arts project has helped her cope with loneliness

  7. Olympic Star Celebrates 25 Years of The National Lottery Changing Lives in Wales

    13th March 2019

    Wales’ double Olympic Taekwondo Champion, Jade Jones, has highlighted the instrumental role that National Lottery funding has played in her success

  8. Park Life: “The amazing opportunities at Wepre Park give me a sense of peace.”

    8th March 2019

    Connah’s Quay volunteer with learning difficulties talks about the joy of being given the chance to work at the ancient woodland and Country Park in his hometown.

  9. Sisters doing it for each other: Wrexham sisters with same rare disease help raise awareness of uncommon illnesses

    28th February 2019

    Two young sisters from Wrexham born with the same rare genetic disorder are supporting International Rare Disease Day by highlighting their own personal stories.

  10. “It’s a vital place for the music scene and for enriching the lives of young people in Wrexham”

    15th February 2019

    Mike Harmina, Manager at the Vic music recording studios and social enterprise in Wrexham, tells us how National Lottery funding has enabled them to reach more people than ever before.

  11. Former NME Editor Mike Williams Launches Campaign to Celebrate Wrexham and Flintshire’s National Lottery Lifechangers

    1st February 2019

    The National Lottery is celebrating decades of changing lives through contributing millions of pounds to good causes across Wrexham and Flintshire by launching a campaign championing extraordinary people across the area.

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