National Lottery Good Causes
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  • The Alternative Christmas Ad

    397 views 1 month ago
    Sick and tired of all the cheesy Christmas ads out during this time of year? We have an alternative- the National Lottery #AltXmasAd.

    Starring spoken word artist 25 year old Benna, who has written an incredibly moving piece highlighting the impact of Lottery funding on communities:

    “Knives for footballs, crime for good causes. All over the UK they’re gaining from it.”

    This time of year offers the perfect opportunity to appreciate the outstanding projects you National Lottery players are supporting. The present of £30 million each and every week to organisations nationwide.

    “Countless futures, reshaping from it.”

    Watch our #AltXmasAd to see how you are offering the best gift that good causes across the UK could ask for, just through buying your ticket.

    Follow @LottoGoodCauses on Twitter and retweet our #AltXmasAd competition- you could be in with the chance to win a membership to Rich Mix, where we filmed this alternative to all the corny Christmas adverts out there! Show less
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  • National Lottery Awards 2016 Play all

    Thanks to you, The National Lottery players, The National Lottery has helped over 500,000 projects from small community projects to some of the British Olympians of today. Every year, we celebrate some of the best, most hardworking and most heartwarming projects accross the country, as voted by you. This is the National Lottery Awards 2016
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  • Thank You Scotland Play all

    Ten artists and community-based projects have been chosen to feature this specially commissioned film to highlight the breadth and depth of National Lottery arts funding in Scotland.

    From Birnam Arts in Perthshire to the winner of the 2013 Scottish Album of the Year musician, RM Hubbert, they all share their life-changing stories in this new film produced to thank National Lottery players for their support.

    These 10 featured projects received grants ranging in size from £3,000 to Sianna Bruce, an aerial dancer from Dundee, to £93,211 to Live Music Now Scotland to perform in care homes, hospices, day centres, special schools, and secure units. Latest figures reveal that over £33.7 million of National Lottery funding was allocated last year (15/16) to Scottish arts projects by Big Lottery Fund, Creative Scotland, and Heritage Lottery Fund.

    Creative Scotland, Scotland’s national development agency for arts, screen and creative industries, Creativity Matters campaign highlights the importance of the Creative Industries which contribute £3.7 billion to the Scottish economy each year, supporting 71,800 jobs. For more information about Creative Scotland’s Creativity Matters campaign go to: http://www.creativescotland.com/what-...

    To find out more about National Lottery funded projects and how to access funding visit www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk
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  • KSI Play all

    Every so often we hijack one of YouTube's biggest stars and team up to highlight just how big and cool National Lottery funding is... and we dress up in dinosaur suits... Live a little, you know...
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    • #LotteryLegends - Adrenaline Alley - Duration: 2 minutes, 54 seconds.

      • 16 hours ago
      • 38 views
      Adrenaline Alley is a National Lottery funded project which transforms the lives of hundreds of young people allowing them to participate in BMX, , scootering and skateboarding. It works with disab...
    • #LotteryLegends - Byron Jones - Duration: 2 minutes, 48 seconds.

      • 1 week ago
      • 2,114 views
      Need some New Year inspiration to get fit? Look no further than this National Lottery legend Byron Jones. The Welsh teenager shed the pounds by pumping iron at his National Lottery funded gym the H...
    • Richard Healy is a man who likes to get things rolling. - Duration: 60 seconds.

      • 2 weeks ago
      • 46 views
      Richard Healy is a man who likes to get things rolling. With National Lottery funding he converted a minibus earmarked for the scrap heap into a mobile activity centre for young people in Barnet. H...
    • The Alternative Christmas Ad - Duration: 3 minutes, 56 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 397 views
      Sick and tired of all the cheesy Christmas ads out during this time of year? We have an alternative- the National Lottery #AltXmasAd.

      Starring spoken word artist 25 year old Benna, who has writte...
    • Lottery surprise for mining memories #ThankYouWales - Duration: 3 minutes, 1 second.

      • 1 month ago
      • 4,233 views
      Watch what happened when we sent a National Lottery player undercover to surprise an amazing project which will preserve mining memories for all.
      Vicky met members of Point of Ayr Community Heritag...
    • Lottery surprise for disabled bowlers #ThankYouWales - Duration: 3 minutes, 8 seconds.

      • 1 month ago
      • 237 views
      Watch what happened when we sent a National Lottery player undercover to surprise an amazing project which helps disabled people in West Wales achieve their potential through bowls.
      Tommy found out...
    • #NLAwards - Europa Gym Special Achievement Award - Duration: 2 minutes, 33 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 576 views
      Thanks to you, The National Lottery players, many great people given funding to great things and Len and Yvonne are just one of them.

      The Europa gym has produced Olympians like Zoe Smith and are t...
    • #NLAwards - North West Blood Bikes - Duration: 2 minutes, 29 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 30 views
      Health is important to everybody. North West Blood Bikes are a crucial team of bikers and volunteers who transport blood around the North West. They help save lives and make a difference for the go...
    • #NLAwards - Cultural Hubs - Duration: 2 minutes, 42 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 22 views
      St. Helens Cultural Hubs isn't your average library programme...

      The project transforms library spaces in to places for preformance art such as spoken word and breakdancing.

      Open to the whole c...
    • Thank You Scotland - Live Music Now Scotland - Duration: 92 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 1,297 views
      Live Music Now Scotland, has been chosen along with nine other artists and community-based projects to feature in a specially commissioned film to highlight the breadth and depth of National Lotter...
    • #NLAwards - Lion Salt Works - Duration: 2 minutes, 43 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 27 views
      In 1884, The Lion Salt Works was the biggest pan salt works in the UK. Unfortunately, 102 years later, work stopped and the Grade II listed building fell in to disrepair. That's until the Lion Salt...
    • #NLAwards - Grow Wild - Duration: 2 minutes, 32 seconds.

      • 2 months ago
      • 39 views
      Up and down the country, there are open spaces waiting to be transformed into something amazing. Thats exactly what National Lottery funded projects like Grow Wild do. Through flower power, Grow Wi...
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