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  1. From Small Acorns

    1st December 2020

    At the core of Wild Things is the mutually beneficial relationship between nature and communities.

  2. “We’re Quite A Resilient Bunch”

    1st December 2020

    Thirty-five-year-old volunteer William Colvin worked tirelessly to save a deconsecrated church from becoming derelict - and then to keep it functioning over lockdown.

  3. Every Memorial Has A Story To Tell

    1st December 2020

    With 30,000 trees planted across 150 acres and almost 300 memorials to the fallen, the National Memorial Arboretum is a place to remember the sacrifice of all those in the British Armed Forces.

  4. The Wisdom of Elders

    1st December 2020

    When Professor Uzo Iwobi OBE saw the images of people who had died from Covid-19 back in March, alarm bells started ringing.

  5. TV Presenter and furniture restorer Jay Blades honours Scottish community workers with bespoke benches

    23rd November 2020

    Today two Scottish charity workers have been honoured with unique, handcrafted benches designed by the country’s most famous furniture restorer and eco-designer Jay Blades.

  6. The National Lottery and ITV invites the public to ‘Miss Out’ on their favourite ITV show to ‘Help Out’ in their local community

    20th November 2020

    A spotlight is being shone on people who give up their time to help communities, thanks to a new campaign from The National Lottery, ITV and STV. Miss Out To Help Out is encouraging the public to miss out on their favourite TV shows and use that time to ‘help out’ in their community.

  7. TEXTILE MENTOR SEAMLESSLY WINS MAJOR HERITAGE AWARD

    17th November 2020

    Artisan Taslima Ahmad has sewn up a 2020 National Lottery Award, for her work to keep traditional textile techniques alive with her courses for marginalised women and children.

  8. YOUTUBE AND STRICTLY STAR SAFFRON BARKER SURPRISES YOUNG HERO WITH PRESTRIGOUS AWARD

    13th November 2020

    YouTube sensation Saffron Barker surprised a young carer from Kent with a coveted National Lottery Award, for her tireless work in the local community and for NHS staff, during lockdown.

  9. BOXING STAR CONGRATULATES CARDIFF COACH WHO WINS UNDISPUTED ‘LOCKDOWN LEGEND’ TITLE THE HAYEMAKER CROWNS CARDIFF BOXING COACH ‘LOCKDOWN LEGEND’ IN 2020 NATIONAL LOTTERY AWARDSOR COMMUNITY WORK

    12th November 2020

    A Cardiff man who turned his life around through boxing has been crowned a UK ‘lockdown legend’ in the 2020 National Lottery Awards for his work in the community during the Coronavirus pandemic.

  10. The Athlete Lockdown Lowdown

    11th November 2020

    Catch up with the Lockdown Lowdown of Top Athletes.

  11. THE NATIONAL LOTTERY COOKS UP AWARD FOR DORSET LOCKDOWN LEGEND

    10th November 2020

    Food crusader and ex-restauranteurTony Gibbons whose recipe for success includesonline cookery workshops and healthy ingredient deliveries, has been awarded a 2020 National Lottery Award in the Education category.

  12. GLASGOW DUO CROWNED LOCKDOWN LEGENDS IN COVETED AWARDS

    5th November 2020

    The Glasgow duo behind an independent film organisation who worked round the clock have been honoured for their work with a National Lottery Award.