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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.



Universal Education » March 24, 2015

Theirworld addresses widespread problems through increased access to e...

Strictly Newcastle » March 20, 2015

Young people in Newcastle find their beat thanks to support from playe...

Bridgend Wins Big » March 19, 2015

Players in Bridgend win big in March's £2 Million Postcode Millions. I...

Preschoolers On Pedals » March 17, 2015

Grassroots project promotes more active lifestyle for preschoolers. Ca...

Fighting Youth Problems » March 12, 2015

Players of People's Postcode Lottery to support The Prince Of Wales's...

Green Challenge 2015 » March 11, 2015

Postcode Lottery's Green Challenge seeks to find innovative ideas. The...

Whizz-Kidz Transforms Lives » March 10, 2015

With assistance from players, Whizz-Kidz offers vital help to young di...

Stand Up For School » March 5, 2015

Charity Theirworld launches the Stand #UpForSchool campaign. Theirworl...

Child Rescue Project Update » March 3, 2015

Thanks to players, the Child Rescue Project has been up and running fo...

Award For Cruyff Foundation » February 27, 2015

Players of People's Postcode Lottery award £150,000 to Cruyff Foundati...

Funding Small Projects » February 24, 2015

People's Postcode Trust's Small Grants Programme provides funding for...

Smiling In Swansea » February 18, 2015

Swansea players to take home whopping £2 Million in February Postcode...

Combating Youth Homelessness » February 17, 2015

Depaul UK has received over £300,000 from players of People's Postcode...

Saving Scotland » February 16, 2015

People's Postcode Lottery players help preserve Scotland's heritage. P...

European Tree Of The Year » February 11, 2015

Perthshire pine aims for glory in the 'Eurovision Tree Contest'. The W...

PDSA Improves Pets' Lives » February 9, 2015

With help from players, PDSA spreads pet welfare message to thousands...

£25,000 For Charities » February 4, 2015

A surprise extra £25,000 has been awarded to charities supported by pl...

Connecting With Nature » February 3, 2015

Players' support to give children more opportunities to learn through...

Helping Ndlovu Care » February 2, 2015

Players help Ndlovu Care Group run care and development programs in ru...

2015 Dream Fund Winners » January 29, 2015

Over £1.7 Million awarded to three projects in the 2015 Dream Fund com...

Dame Kelly Holmes Trust » January 29, 2015

Dame Kelly Holmes Trust to expand into Scotland. A charity founded by...

A Way Out Of Poverty » January 27, 2015

Opportunity International empowers people to lift themselves out of po...

Kazuo Ishiguro To Speak » January 23, 2015

Acclaimed writer Kazuo Ishiguro to make rare Scottish appearance. Orga...

What A Win For Whitley Bay » January 21, 2015

Whitley Bay players set to celebrate New Year win. It is a lucky start...

Celebrating Burns Night » January 20, 2015

National Museum of Rural Life to hold weekend of Scottish activities t...

Fighting HIV In South Africa » January 20, 2015

British Red Cross awarded funds to fight HIV in South Africa. HIV is t...

Wetland Wildlife Gets Boost » January 14, 2015

Wetland wildlife gets boost from players of People's Postcode Lottery....

Transforming Farmers' Lives » January 13, 2015

People's Postcode Lottery players support Anchor Farm Project to impro...

Saving Sea Turtles » January 7, 2015

New funding from players to help in the Jewel of Africa. They may not...

Free Microchipping For Dogs » January 5, 2015

Dogs Trust announces ambitious microchipping plans to keep dogs and ow...

Postcode Community Trust » December 29, 2014

Community projects encouraged to apply for funding from new Trust. A n...

Bright Outlook For Beaches » December 18, 2014

UK beaches and seas to benefit from funds raised by players. Our seas...

Third Largest Charity Donor » December 18, 2014

Novamedia/Postcode Lotteries is third largest private charity donor in...

Uckfield Minimum Win » December 17, 2014

Minimum £500 win for People's Postcode Lottery players in Uckfield. Fo...

V&A Dundee On Tour » December 12, 2014

V&A Dundee to embark on national tour in 2015. V&A Museum of Design Du...

Upbeat In Uckfield » December 11, 2014

Uckfield players set to celebrate Christmas win. Lucky residents of Uc...

Book Festival Reaches Out » December 10, 2014

Edinburgh International Book Festival to inspire a wider audience. The...

Calm Kennels At Christmas » December 5, 2014

Christmas "Stress Squad" helps keep Battersea's kennels peaceful and c...

Rica's First Christmas » December 3, 2014

A perfect first Christmas present for Edinburgh Zoo's baby armadillo....

Call For Regulation Change » December 3, 2014

New report calls for relaxation in society lottery limits. A new indep...

Funds To Combat Loneliness » December 1, 2014

Players of People's Postcode Lottery award funds to combat Britain's l...

Essex Minimum Win » November 25, 2014

People's Postcode Lottery are proud to announce a minimum £1,000 win f...

RDA To Receive £300,000 » November 25, 2014

RDA will receive £300,000 in support from players of People's Postcode...

African Readers Get Boost » November 20, 2014

Libraries in Africa will receive a huge boost from players of People's...

Excitement In Essex » November 18, 2014

Winners will be celebrating in Essex this week as People's Postcode Lo...

War Child Winter Appeal » November 17, 2014

Global Ambassador Carey Mulligan fronts Emergency Appeal for War Child...

£100,000 To Fight Ebola » November 13, 2014

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the organisation leading the fight aga...

Bringing Home The Honey » November 11, 2014

Greenbrae Primary School, in Bridge of Don, Aberdeenshire, are the win...

Players Support APOPO's Rats » November 5, 2014

People's Postcode Lottery has announced an award of £175,000 from play...

Team Day With A Difference » November 4, 2014

Edinburgh Zoo had 140 new residents when employees from People's Postc...

Tree Of The Year Winner » October 30, 2014

A Perthshire pine at the heart of a conservation success story has tak...

Funding For Footballers » October 29, 2014

Newcastle United Foundation is celebrating a £10,000 award from player...

Players Help Rare Dormice » October 24, 2014

Survey by Canal & River Trust to help protect endangered dormice. Dorm...

Warrington Minimum Win » October 21, 2014

Minimum £400 windfall for Postcode Millions winners in Warrington. Fol...

Join Our Goose Breakfast » October 15, 2014

Leading nature conservation charity Scottish Wildlife Trust has today...

Big Win For Warrington » October 14, 2014

£2 Million windfall for players in Warrington postcode sector. Players...

Cancer Trust Scotland Base » October 9, 2014

Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust builds a brighter future in Scotland. Las...

Search For Hidden Heroes » October 6, 2014

In the run up to WWF's Earth Hour on Saturday 28th March 2015, WWF and...

Players Help Manchester Dogs » September 25, 2014

Players of People's Postcode Lottery have given £2,000 to Manchester D...

Invergordon Minimum Win » September 23, 2014

Following last week's announcement that players in postcode sector IV1...

NSPCC Thanks Players » September 18, 2014

Actress Beth Cordingly is helping the NSPCC to celebrate reaching more...

£2 Million For Invergordon » September 18, 2014

Winners will be celebrating in Invergordon this week as People's Postc...

New Maggie's Centre Opens » September 16, 2014

Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres is a charity which provides practical,...

British Win In Green Challenge » September 11, 2014

UK firm announced as winner in Green Challenge. Arthur Kay, the Britis...

Solar Lights For Liberia » September 10, 2014

WakaWaka, a Dutch organisation which develops and produces solar LED l...

School Solar Panel Competition » September 9, 2014

Primary schools across England, Wales and Northern Ireland are being o...

Scottish Tree Of The Year » September 9, 2014

Six trees with stories to tell face a public vote to be named Scottish...

Adrian Lester Thanks Players » September 4, 2014

Birmingham born actor Adrian Lester has welcomed a planned weekend of...

A Grand Green Idea » September 3, 2014

Former BBC Scotland meterologist Heather 'The Weather' Reid was joined...

Dream Fund Launches » September 1, 2014

Charities and community groups across Britain are being asked to work...

Night In The Garden » August 29, 2014

Players of People's Postcode Lottery support the Royal Botanic Garden...

Kelly Holmes Thanks Players » August 27, 2014

The Dame Kelly Holmes Trust (DKHT) is delighted to announce that it ha...

Minimum Essex Win » August 26, 2014

Following last week's announcement that players in postcode sector CM1...

Explore With National Trust » August 21, 2014

The National Trust works hard to protect our nation's cultural and nat...

Exciting Win For Essex » August 20, 2014

Winners will be celebrating in Essex this week as People's Postcode Lo...

Kingussie Hydro Project » August 14, 2014

As a Dream Fund winner in 2011, the Kingussie Micro Hydro project rece...

Whizz-Kidz Youth Club Visit » August 6, 2014

On Sunday 3rd August, two members of the People's Postcode Lottery tea...

Money For Motherwell » July 31, 2014

Motherwell residents were in the money after People's Postcode Lottery...

Big Noise Performance » July 31, 2014

Sistema Scotland was set up to encourage more children to engage in mu...

Action for Asperger's Grant » July 24, 2014

Based in Northamptonshire, Action for Asperger's offers bespoke counse...

Me As A Girl Campaign » July 18, 2014

In disadvantaged countries, water collection is almost exclusively the...

Heavy Horse Show » July 16, 2014

Over 150 horses from across the country will assemble at the National...

Wimbledon Winner » July 15, 2014

Tennis buff, Adam Hughes, was overjoyed to win tickets to the Wimbledo...

Players Support Battersea » July 9, 2014

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has today welcomed its largest ever grant o...

Friends of the Earth Award » July 2, 2014

Funding boost for Run on Sun Campaign. Players of People's Postcode Lo...

Vaccination Project Support » June 26, 2014

The Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales (WTSWW) has begun a five-ye...

Minimum £2,000 Win » June 24, 2014

Following last week's announcement that players in postcode sector DN3...

Grimsby Wins £2 Million » June 19, 2014

Winners will be celebrating in Grimsby this week as People's Postcode...

Charities Share £2 Million » June 17, 2014

Today it was announced that players of People's Postcode Lottery will...

Green Challenge Scholarship » June 13, 2014

The winners of the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge Scholarship have b...

First Women Award Win » June 13, 2014

Country Director wins prestigious award. People's Postcode Lottery's C...

Botanics Late » June 6, 2014

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) extends over four gardens and bo...

Museum Volunteers' Week » May 29, 2014

National Museum Wales (Amgueddfa Cymru) is a family of seven national...

Minimum £1,000 Win » May 27, 2014

Following last week's announcement that players in postcode sector G65...

Players Support NSPCC » May 26, 2014

People's Postcode Trust, funded entirely by players of People's Postco...

Kilsyth And Villages Win » May 21, 2014

Winners will be celebrating in Kilsyth and the surrounding villages th...

PDSA Receives £500,000 » May 13, 2014

Thousands of British pets are facing a brighter future with news that...

Thanks To Our Players » May 12, 2014

It has been announced that players of People's Postcode Lottery have r...

Play On Pedals Project » May 8, 2014

Play on Pedals, a new project funded by players of People's Postcode L...

Child Rescue Alerts » May 5, 2014

This month you have the opportunity to help to save a child's life. Pe...

Sittingbourne Sitting Pretty » May 5, 2014

Lucky residents in Sittingbourne, Kent will be in good spirits today a...

Scouts Thank Players » April 28, 2014

The 237th Birmingham Scout Group exists to promote the development of...

Living Room For The City » April 22, 2014

What's your living room like? How have you designed it and what object...

Players Support Music Project » April 16, 2014

Acclaimed folk musician Kathryn Tickell has been singing the praises o...

Falkirk Students Plant Trees » April 15, 2014

With the support of players of People's Postcode Lottery, green finger...

Girlguiding Gets Funding » April 11, 2014

Girlguiding will be setting up camp with female CEOs this summer follo...

War Child Thanks Players » April 9, 2014

War Child is a charity that protects children who live in the world's...

Support For MY Adventure » April 4, 2014

Based in Edinburgh, Muirhouse Youth Development Group (MYDG) organises...

Kids Grow Pocket Garden » March 28, 2014

With less than one month to go until the Harrogate Spring Flower Show,...

Minimum £10,000 Win » March 25, 2014

Following last week's announcement that a Chorlton postcode sector has...

 
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