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  1. Sport stars say "Thank you" to The National Lottery Players for helping fund Grassroots Sport activities across the UK

    7th November 2019

    Leading sporting organisations across the four nations are showing their appreciation to everyone that has ever bought a National Lottery ticket in a joint letter and a video message as part of The National Lottery’s 25th Birthday celebrations.

  2. 25 Iconic Olympic and Paralympic medallists say thank you to National Lottery players for helping transform British sport

    24th October 2019

    A total of 25 medallists (both current and past legends) will attend the event, showcasing the 864 medals won by Britain’s Olympians and Paralympians since National Lottery funding for elite sport began in 1997.

  3. Golden girls Kelly Gallagher and Charlotte Evans named Sporting Legends at 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards

    17th October 2019

    Kelly Gallagher and guide Charlotte Evans celebrate their 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards Sporting Legend Award with ice skaters Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean.

  4. 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.

  5. Golden girl Kelly swaps skis for a hurley stick!

    19th August 2019

    Team GB Winter Paralympic gold medalist Kelly Gallagher swapped the ski slopes for a sliotar as she and Ulster GAA's Wheelchair Hurling project chase awards success.

  6. Gabby Logan hosts taster Commonwealth sports day to encourage Birmingham locals to #GetActiveBrum

    26th March 2019

    With Birmingham set to host the Commonwealth Games 2022, Gabby Logan today encouraged inspired locals to #GetActiveBrum at a National Lottery sports day, following the recent £10 million National Lottery grant to tackle physical inactivity in Birmingham and Solihull.

  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. Your chance to win £10,000 for your project!

    12th March 2019

    A call for all National Lottery funded projects to enter The 25th Birthday National Lottery Awards

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