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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. A black and white portrair of a youn man (Llun Hedd Wyn) by ©SNPA.

    The symbol of a lost generation

    11th November 2021

    Discover the story of Ellis Humphrey Evans, the Welsh poet posthumously awarded the Eisteddfod chair at Birkenhead in 1917 after failing to return from 1st World War trenches. His story lives on thanks to a National Lottery funded centre at the former home of the poet in North Wales.

  5. ©Getty Images - 'Imagine A World If...' a woman (Daisy Lowe) with a dress surronded by litter at Giant's Caseway.

    'Imagine A World If...' The National Lottery reveals shocking climate change images of iconic landmarks

    5th November 2021

    The National Lottery has today released a series of powerful images highlighting what some of the UK’s most cherished landmarks and venues could look like if we don’t start taking action against serious environmental issues.

  6. Michaela Strachan creates a buzz around National Lottery award-winning project

    3rd November 2021

    Autumnwatch presenter Michaela Strachan has honoured a Derbyshire project dedicated to protecting local bumblebees with a National Lottery Award.

  7. National Lottery Young Hero 2021 announced!

    20th October 2021

    An inspirational Bristol schoolgirl has received a National Lottery Award in recognition of her incredible work in her community. Mariama Sanneh, 15, was presented with the award after winning the Young Hero category in the 2021 National Lottery Awards.

  8. Two pictures with different people from The Centre for African Entrepreneurship.

    Celebrating Black History Month - Part Two

    18th October 2021

    We're continuing to mark Black History Month by celebrating three more inspiring National Lottery funded projects that are making a difference within the Black community. 

  9. 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.

  10. 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.

  11. Community projects making a difference this Black History Month

    8th October 2021

    Discover the projects that are making a difference within the Black community and celebrating Black history & culture this October.

  12. Clive Myrie honours mastermind behind Sheffield environmental project with National Lottery Award

    6th October 2021

    BBC presenter and Mastermind host Clive Myrie has honoured an inspirational Sheffield hero with a National Lottery Award in recognition of his incredible work in his community.