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  1. Victoria Pendleton honours Edinburgh sport hero

    21st October 2021

    Former Olympic champion, Victoria Pendleton, has honoured an inspirational Edinburgh hero, who ran over 280km to raise funds for mental health charities, with a National Lottery Award in recognition of his incredible work.

  2. 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.

  3. 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. 

  4. Former Strictly judge waltzes in to honour an inspirational community dancer

    13th October 2021

    Dancing Dame Arlene Phillips has honoured an inspirational community dancer with a National Lottery Award in recognition of her incredible work with women affected by cancer in London and beyond.

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. A group of two women and a senior women petting a dog. - ©Dogs Fot Good

    All for a good paws...

    4th October 2021

    To mark World Animal Day, we are highlighting some of the heart-warming stories of how animals at projects and charities throughout the UK are lending a paw (or wing) to help people in need across the country, thanks to National Lottery players.

  11. Ridley Road Stories - Part Two

    29th September 2021

    Documenting and celebrating the African and Caribbean locals on Ridley Road, Hackney.

  12. Maureen York (left) and her husband Steven take part in a Happy and Healthy class at the Great Sankey Neighbourhood Hub

    Fresh thinking at the Hub

    23rd September 2021

    Exercise classes tailored to people with dementia are emblematic of this sports centre's bold new approach