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    Tackling the cost of living pressures

    17th January 2023

    Communities bearing the brunt of cost of living pressures are being given access to vital support thanks to National Lottery players.

  2. Ardal O’Hanlon presenting An Tobar with their National Lottery Award

    Ardal O'Hanlon Crowns An Tobar Northern Ireland Project of the Year

    7th December 2022

    Community wellness centre and social farm An Tobar has been named the 2022 National Lottery Northern Ireland Project of the Year.

  3. Two people (Chris Packham) and Milly Revill Hayward next to an artwork at The Eden Project.

    Celebrating 28 years of National Lottery funding with our ‘People’s Portraits’ campaign

    28th November 2022

    Our People’s Portraits series celebrates the impact National Lottery funding has had on communities around the UK since it began 28 years ago.

  4. Sam and Emily Stables with John Craven OBE and their National Lottery Awards trophy

    John Craven OBE honours Herefordshire farming couple with major award

    19th October 2022

    Broadcaster and presenter, John Craven OBE, has honoured an inspirational Herefordshire farming couple with a coveted National Lottery Award in recognition of their incredible work in supporting those with mental health issues in the farming community.

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    London Teen wins National Lottery Award for her work in STEM sector

    18th October 2022

    A Wimbledon teenager scooped the Young Hero title at the National Lottery Awards 2022 for her project that runs workshops teaching disadvantaged young women skills to improve their confidence and opportunities.

  6. National Lottery Awards 2022 Environment Winner Sal Chebbah with celebrity chef Lisa Faulkner

    Celebrity chef honours North Kensington resident with National Lottery Award

    12th October 2022

    Celebrity chef and TV personality Lisa Faulkner has honoured an inspirational North Kensington resident with a coveted National Lottery Award.

  7. A woman (Samira Ahmed) sitted by a window inside a room.

    Leading honour-based violence charities across the UK calling on victims to spot the signs and report the crime

    12th July 2022

    In the lead up to the Day of Memory for victims of Honour Based Abuse (July 14th), National Lottery funded charities throughout the UK are calling for increased visibility, reporting and understanding of Honour-Based Abuse (HBA), to ensure survivors get the right support they need.

  8. A woman (Kelly Brook) at her house holding a National Lottery Award.

    Kelly Brook leads the hunt for UK’s favourite community heroes as the National Lottery Awards 2022 begins

    27th April 2022

    The National Lottery Awards are back for 2022, and this year Kelly Brook is leading the hunt for the UK’s favourite National Lottery-funded people and projects.

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    2021/22 National Lottery Promotions Unit Annual Report

    31st March 2022

    The Unit's annual report and accounts for the financial year 2021/22

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    Four National Lottery funded superstars to celebrate this International Women’s Day

    7th March 2022

    International Women’s Day is celebrated around the globe every March 8th to highlight the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. We’re showcasing some of the amazing National Lottery funded projects created by women, as well as individuals who are taking action for equality and making a positive difference.

  11. A woman (Stef Lauer) sitting in front of a pub.

    Shining a light on National Lottery funded LGBT+ projects in the UK

    24th February 2022

    This February we’re celebrating LGBT+ history month by shining a light on some of the incredible National Lottery funded projects across the UK that are helping to preserve the history of the LGBT+ community.

  12. Homelessness projects making a difference this Christmas

    17th December 2021

    With Christmas approaching, its important to spare a thought to those who don’t have somewhere safe to call a home this festive period. This December, we’re highlighting some incredible National Lottery funded homelessness projects making an important difference.