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  1. Formerly homeless Strictly star hails impact of half a billion pounds of National Lottery funding awarded to homeless projects in the past decade

    15th December 2021

    This Christmas, we're highlighting the incredible support National Lottery-funded homeless projects have provided to people all over the UK in the last 10 years.

  2. 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.

  3. Giant leap for First Steps project as it lands major award!

    29th November 2021

    The Stroke Association in Northern Ireland’s First Steps project has been named the 2021 National Lottery Northern Ireland Project of the Year.

  4. Welsh icon Cerys Matthews honours Caerphilly volunteer who saved local community landmark with major award

    11th October 2021

    Welsh icon Cerys Matthews has honoured an inspirational Caerphilly hero with a National Lottery Award in recognition of her incredible work in the community.

  5. A woman walking in the woods alone from the postr of the "You're not alone" for the Baby Loss Awareness Week

    New campaign offers support and encourages grieving parents who have lost children to open up

    11th October 2021

    "You're not alone" is a campaign and exhibition that encourage people to talk more openly and honestly about grief and child loss to offering them more support to grieving.

  6. All for a good paws: how animals from projects and charities throughout the UK are improving people’s lives

    4th October 2021

    Furry and feathered friends across the UK are lending a paw or a wing to help people most in need and today we celebrate the amazing stories of animals coming together with humans to make their lives better.

  7. The National Lottery reveals the top ‘Happy Places’ in the UK

    1st June 2021

    New research from The National Lottery reveals how much the public has missed visiting their ‘happy place’ during lockdown restrictions.

  8. 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

  9. Reinvigorated community spirit and better relationships with neighbours has left people feeling safer

    28th October 2020

    A report released today by The National Lottery indicates that over the past eight months almost half of adults in the UK (49%) feel, notwithstanding the hardship of the pandemic, a positive to emerge is the sense of community spirit.

  10. Eden Project's Biomes transformed into iconic National Lottery balls as Lily Cole launches 25th Birthday #ThanksToYou offers across the UK

    21st November 2019

    Projects and venues across the UK to open for free or provide special offers for National Lottery players to say Thank You for raising more than £40 billion for good causes

  11. TV personality Jess Wright transforms Befriending group into a luxury Spa for "World Kindness Day"

    13th November 2019

    Members of Colchester’s Warm and Toasty Club were treated to a surprise luxury spa day and were joined by TV personality and reality star Jess Wright, and her mother Carol Wright, to mark World Kindness Day

  12. National Lottery players have raised £339 Million for veterans charities across the UK

    6th November 2019

    Ahead of Remembrance Day, The National Lottery is celebrating the outstanding contribution made by its players to veterans’ charities since the first draw in 1994