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Trying to track down one of our news stories? The archive below includes all news articles published online during the past year.



Pets Get Skin Cancer Too » May 11, 2016

PDSA issues warning to pet owners as temperatures soar. Vet charity PD...

Cuddles For Dogs Trust Pups » May 10, 2016

Dogs Trust are using player funds to hire new Canine Carers for their...

Saving Lives In South Sudan » May 3, 2016

Support from players for Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Bo...

Changing Kids' Lives » April 26, 2016

Children North East has used funding from players to help over 11,500...

Good Turn In Blackburn » April 20, 2016

It's time to celebrate in Blackburn - players there will win £3 Millio...

Changing Lives In Malawi » April 19, 2016

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is celebrating National Gardening Week,...

National Gardening Week » April 12, 2016

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is celebrating National Gardening Week,...

Counselling Service Saved » April 8, 2016

A young people's counselling service has been saved, thanks to players...

Pet Rescue » April 5, 2016

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home uses player funding to save thousands of an...

Help Through Horses » March 29, 2016

Riding for the Disabled Association is treating the disabled with hipp...

Johan Cruyff (1947 - 2016) » March 25, 2016

A salute to Johan Cruyff, founder of player-supported charity Cruyff F...

Leeds Lands Lottery Loot » March 24, 2016

A Leeds postcode sector is set to share an incredible £3 Million prize...

World Water Day » March 22, 2016

Players' funding is going towards lifesaving water, sanitation and hyg...

Schools Design Exhibition » March 17, 2016

V&A Dundee asks students how to improve their school lives. An exhibit...

Earth Hour 2016 » March 15, 2016

Join WWF and People's Postcode Lottery in celebrating Earth Hour 2016...

A Million Helpline Calls » March 8, 2016

Missing People receives one millionth call to helpline, which is suppo...

Flood Works » March 2, 2016

Players' support is helping rebuild canals in the heart of flood-hit c...

Helping Young People » February 23, 2016

By supporting Dame Kelly Holmes Trust, players are making a huge diffe...

Win For Isle Of Wight » February 19, 2016

Isle of Wight postcode sector to share £3 Million in Postcode Millions...

Archaeological Treasures » February 16, 2016

Great archaeological discoveries on display in a major new exhibition...

Launch Of da Vinci Exhibit » February 9, 2016

Science Museum to launch Leonardo da Vinci exhibition on 10 February 2...

Inspiring Readers » February 2, 2016

Inspiring Readers will bring a world of reading into the classroom. Li...

£5 Million For Charities » January 29, 2016

Charity Gala sees charities receive £5 Million in funding. More than £...

Funding Lord's Taverners » January 22, 2016

Lord's Taverners receive £350,000 funding from players. The Lord's Tav...

£3 Million For Northwich » January 20, 2016

Northwich players will share the first £3 Million prize pot of 2016. N...

Putting Children 1st » January 19, 2016

Children 1st helps Scotland's families to put children first, with pra...

Dame Kelly Visit » January 13, 2016

Dame Kelly Holmes pays a visit to People's Postcode Lottery. Double Ol...

Conserving Trees And Shrubs » January 12, 2016

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are working with player support to protect...

Magic Breakfast Award » January 6, 2016

Carmel McConnell awarded MBE in New Year Honours List. Carmel McConnel...

Postcode Local Trust » January 5, 2016

£2 Million Postcode Local Trust launched to support green projects. A...

Offering Autism Support » December 29, 2015

Daisy Chain provides support and services for families affected by aut...

Ramblers Walking Festival » December 18, 2015

Players' fantastic award to The Ramblers will go towards the launch of...

Largest Fundraising Donor » December 17, 2015

Novamedia/Postcode Lotteries has been ranked as the largest fundraisin...

Joining The Street League » December 15, 2015

Players have awarded £350,000 to Street League, an organisation that h...

Nuneaton's Christmas Win » December 11, 2015

Christmas comes early for Nuneaton players, as they share £2 Million....

Connecting With The Elderly » December 8, 2015

Royal Voluntary Service supports vulnerable and isolated older people...

Giving Dogs Happy Lives » December 1, 2015

Dogs Trust works to give all dogs happy lives in happy homes. Establis...

Feeding Hungry Children » November 25, 2015

Players now support Mary's Meals, a charity that feeds hungry children...

Prize Pot For Pontyclun » November 18, 2015

Pontyclun players are November's big winners, taking home £2 Million....

Supporting Vulnerable Children » November 17, 2015

Players of People's Postcode Lottery to support vulnerable children in...

Clooney Charity Funding » November 12, 2015

Hollywood actor George Clooney presented with £175,000 cheque on behal...

Opening Up The Botanics » November 10, 2015

Thanks to support from players, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is open...

Living Well With Dementia » November 3, 2015

Dementia Adventure encourages people living with dementia to enjoy the...

Saving Students With Sport » October 28, 2015

Players award £200,000 to London youth charity Greenhouse Sports. Yout...

Cash Landing In Crediton » October 22, 2015

Crediton players will be getting a big treat this Halloween - a share...

A Good Meal Before School » October 20, 2015

Magic Breakfast wants to make sure no child goes to school hungry. Mag...

Getting Back On Track » October 13, 2015

Dame Kelly Holmes Trust matches disadvantaged young people with world-...

For The Love Of Reading » October 6, 2015

Book Aid International is changing lives in Africa thanks to players....

Educating Syrian Refugees » September 29, 2015

Theirworld is improving access to education for Syrian refugees in Leb...

£1.5 Million Impact Award » September 28, 2015

People's Postcode Lottery Impact Awards to give charities an extra £1....

Sparking A Love For Nature » September 22, 2015

With players' help, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust sparks a love for nature...

Last Of The Summer Win » September 17, 2015

£2 Million Postcode Millions windfall for Holmfirth players. Holmfirth...

Aiding The Most Vulnerable » September 15, 2015

War Child works to protect and support children living in conflict zon...

Guiding Girls Forward » September 8, 2015

Girlguiding provides opportunities for girls and young women to grow....

Protecting Our Seashore » September 3, 2015

Marine Conservation Society champions the need for marine wildlife pro...

Ten Year Anniversary » August 31, 2015

People's Postcode Lottery celebrates ten fantastic years of players ra...

Dream Fund 2016 » August 25, 2015

Charities and community groups are invited to apply for a unique grant...

Support For African Parks » August 24, 2015

Players of People's Postcode Lottery to support African Parks. People'...

Green Challenge Finalist » August 20, 2015

A British entrepreneur's new water bottle idea is in the running for €...

Great Win In Grangemouth » August 20, 2015

Grangemouth players have landed the August Postcode Millions £2 Millio...

Hedgerow Health Check » August 18, 2015

The Canal & River Trust are maintaining one of our most precious resou...

New Edible Playgrounds » August 13, 2015

Four schools get the go ahead for new Edible Playgrounds. Children fro...

Thriving With Nature » August 11, 2015

WWF-UK is taking action, around the world, thanks to players. Over the...

Minding The Meadowlands » August 5, 2015

Yorkshire Dales Millenium Trust's Hay Time Project hopes to save impor...

Protecting Our Woodlands » July 28, 2015

Players' support of Woodland Trust Scotland ensures a nation rich in w...

Caring For Our Planet » July 21, 2015

Friends of the Earth and Friends of the Earth Scotland are concerned a...

Sun Shining In Rainhill » July 20, 2015

Rainhill is in the money, as players will take home £2 Million in July...

Orchestrating Kids' Success » July 14, 2015

Children across Scotland benefit greatly from playing in Sistema's orc...

Funding Applications Open » July 9, 2015

Charities and community groups are encouraged to apply for funding. La...

Caring Cancer Centres » July 7, 2015

Players of People's Postcode Lottery have given Maggie's Cancer Caring...

Sharing Our Heritage » June 30, 2015

The National Trust showcases England's diverse history. Since 2013, pl...

Life-changing Music-making » June 23, 2015

Youth Music changes the lives of at-risk youth through music. Over the...

Help Clean British Beaches » June 22, 2015

The Marine Conservation Society's summer Beachwatch programme has begu...

Celebrating In Slough » June 17, 2015

Slough players are set to take home an incredible £2 Million. Slough p...

mac birmingham Taster Week » June 16, 2015

mac birmingham opens its doors to all for a Taster Week. Over the last...

Wildlife Trusts Inspire Growth » June 9, 2015

Urban school children are inspired by nature, thanks to support of pla...

The Big Whizz Quiz » June 4, 2015

The Big Whizz Quiz will celebrate Whizz-Kidz's 25th birthday. This yea...

Social Bite Expanding » June 2, 2015

Social Bite is cooking up a storm with expansion plans. Social Bite is...

Big Tweet Success » May 29, 2015

Missing People's Big Tweet campaign is a huge success. On 25th May, In...

Community Grants Programme » May 26, 2015

Three organisations in northern England have received funding to help...

Child Rescue Project Wins » May 21, 2015

Partnership between Missing People and Royal Mail wins at Business Cha...

Scarborough Scoops Win » May 20, 2015

Scarborough players to celebrate £2 Million win. Scarborough residents...

Community Trust Awards » May 19, 2015

Thanks to players, £1 Million has been awarded to community projects....

 
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