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

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...

WWF Earth Hour 2014 » March 20, 2014

Cycling champion Callum Skinner is getting on his bike to support WWF...

Players Support CYFI » March 18, 2014

Children and young people around the world have moved a step closer to...

Millions Lands In Chorlton » March 18, 2014

People's Postcode Lottery has announced that March's Postcode Millions...

Magic Breakfast Funding » March 14, 2014

Magic Breakfast, the leading school food charity that provides free he...

Green Challenge 2014 » March 11, 2014

On Monday 10th March, People's Postcode Lottery launched the Postcode...

Scottish Tree Of The Year » March 10, 2014

The search for Scotland's best loved tree has started. Scottish Tree o...

Depaul UK Funding Boost » February 28, 2014

Depaul UK is a nationwide charity that provides a vital lifeline to yo...

New Global Trust Charities » February 19, 2014

Players of People's Postcode Lottery will now be supporting charitable...

Castle Bromwich Minimum Win » February 17, 2014

Minimum £3,000 win for People's Postcode Lottery players in Castle Bro...

National Museum Wales » February 12, 2014

National Museum Wales (Amgueddfa Cymru) has been awarded funding from...

Cash For Castle Bromwich » February 12, 2014

The first Postcode Millions event of 2014 will hit Castle Bromwich, wi...

Whizz-Kidz Receive £100,000 » February 7, 2014

Disabled children's charity Whizz-Kidz has secured £100,000 from playe...

Friends Of The Earth Scotland » February 4, 2014

People's Postcode Lottery gives boost to Scotland's energy potential....

Charity Gala 2014 » January 30, 2014

Last night, Chelsea Clinton joined 500 guests at People's Postcode Lot...

Upcoming Charity Gala » January 27, 2014

On the evening of Wednesday 29th January, Chelsea Clinton will join 50...

Funding For V&A At Dundee » January 24, 2014

V&A at Dundee will be an international centre of design that both educ...

Sistema Scotland Funding » January 21, 2014

Raploch's Big Noise Orchestra has returned from its Big Trip to Venezu...

Youth Music Thanks Players » January 20, 2014

Youth Music provides music-making opportunities for disadvantaged chil...

Dementia Adventure Funding » January 16, 2014

It has been announced that Dementia Adventure, an organisation set up...

Players Support RZSS » January 16, 2014

Earlier today the iconic penguins of Edinburgh Zoo's Penguin Rock prou...

Wildlife Trust Birthday » January 15, 2014

Leading conservation charity Scottish Wildlife Trust kicked-off its 50...

Tottenham Hotspur Funding » January 14, 2014

Tottenham Hotspur Foundation has secured £100,000 in funding from play...

Ambassador Visits South Pole » January 9, 2014

At the end of November, Conrad Dickinson, Northumberland Wildlife Trus...

Science Museum Group Funding » January 2, 2014

The Science Museum Group has been awarded £200,000 from players of Pe...

Fantastic New Prize Plan » December 24, 2013

We're so excited to announce that there's more prizes and higher prize...

Second Largest Charity Donor » December 20, 2013

The family of Postcode Lotteries, which includes Britain's People's Po...

Maggie's Receive £3 Million » December 19, 2013

Maggie's Cancer Caring Centres are dedicated to empowering people to l...

Christmas Win For Ayrshire » December 17, 2013

Residents in Ayrshire will be looking forward to the festive season ev...

Dogs Trust On Board » December 4, 2013

Tails are wagging at Dogs Trust after the charity received an early Ch...

North Shields' Winter Win » November 29, 2013

Lucky players in North Shields will be in good spirits today after Peo...

Woodland Trust Planting Project » November 26, 2013

From reducing carbon emissions to providing a home for thousands of wi...

Players Support YogaMobility » November 19, 2013

YogaMobility, based in Cardiff, provides specialist yoga practice to p...

Riding For The Disabled Funding » November 11, 2013

Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) will receive new support fro...

Zoo Education Programme » November 8, 2013

The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (RZSS) was established in 190...

PDSA Win £50,000 Funding » November 1, 2013

Animal charity PDSA has been revealed as the winner of this year's Vot...

County Durham Millions Party » October 28, 2013

Following last week's announcement that a County Durham postcode secto...

New Horticulture Project » October 25, 2013

A new landscaping project in Kilwinning enables people with learning d...

Lottery Team Help Homeless » October 25, 2013

As part of a team day with a difference, staff from People's Postcode...

Cash For County Durham » October 23, 2013

People's Postcode Lottery players will be celebrating in County Durham...

Maggie's £2,000 Award » October 21, 2013

This year, People's Postcode Lottery achieved an incredible milestone...

Yorkshire Beach Clean » October 18, 2013

For over 65 years, Yorkshire Wildlife Trust has been dedicated to prot...

Cancer Trust To Double Sailings » October 18, 2013

The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust has announced a new three year plan t...

Animals Take The Lead » October 15, 2013

PDSA have proved we really are a nation of animal lovers by winning ou...

Wild things! Project » October 14, 2013

Founded in 2003, Wild things! is an environmental education charity ba...

Rhyl Players Really Happy » September 30, 2013

Lucky players in Rhyl will be feeling particularly happy today after P...

Vote That Counts 2013 » September 24, 2013

Today marks the launch of Vote that Counts, a fantastic online initiat...

MP Visits Garden Project » September 18, 2013

During the course of the Parliamentary recess, People's Postcode Trust...

National Galleries' Workshops » September 16, 2013

The National Galleries of Scotland comprises three galleries in Edinbu...

Plant Collecting Expeditions » August 27, 2013

Without plants, there would be no life on earth. Royal Botanic Garden...

Millions Minimum Win » August 27, 2013

Last week, it was announced that an Essex postcode sector has won £2 M...

Scotland's National Airshow » August 22, 2013

Scotland's National Airshow recently took place at the National Museum...

Excitement Escalates In Essex » August 21, 2013

Winners will be celebrating in Essex this week as it has been revealed...

Seed Truck Visits Bathgate » August 19, 2013

The Seed Truck, a joint project between WWF Scotland and The Fife Diet...

Dream Fund Biospheric Project » August 15, 2013

Climate change and rising food prices are problems that are increasing...

Players Raise £30 Million » August 14, 2013

Players of People's Postcode Lottery have raised over £30 Million for...

Danyl Johnson Sets Sail » August 7, 2013

The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust organises sailing trips for young peo...

Dream Fund Bee Project » August 7, 2013

The Bee Project, run by Blackburne House for Women and The British Bee...

Dream Fund 2014 » August 1, 2013

Charities compete for dream project funding. People's Postcode Trust t...

John Stapleton Thanks Players » August 1, 2013

Missing People offer a lifeline to the 250,000 people who go missing o...

Troon Over The Moon » July 31, 2013

Players in Troon will be feeling particularly triumphant after scoopin...

Sandcastle Challenge 2013 » July 23, 2013

Children North East works with disadvantaged children and young people...

Cancer Trust Sail » July 18, 2013

Following the announcement of the launch of an Ellen MacArthur Cancer...

Missing People Cycle Challenge » July 16, 2013

The caring and highly trained staff at Missing People offer a lifeline...

Daisy Chain's 10th Birthday » July 5, 2013

Daisy Chain is a unique charity that addresses the needs of children a...

Missing People Run » June 28, 2013

Missing People offers a lifeline to the 250,000 people who go missing...

Kickz Football Project » June 27, 2013

The Tottenham Hotspur Foundation uses sport, and in particular footbal...

Stirlingshire Millions Party » June 25, 2013

Following last week's announcement that a Stirlingshire postcode secto...

Hot Pot Cooking Course » June 20, 2013

Based in Edinburgh, the Wester Hailes Health Agency works with local p...

Coastal Classroom Project » June 20, 2013

Pupils from six Moray primary schools took advantage of the recent sun...

Surprise For Stirlingshire » June 20, 2013

The sun is continuing to shine on players in Stirlingshire this week,...

Parliament Thanks Players » June 19, 2013

Players of People's Postcode Lottery have recently been praised in th...

Woodland Trust Volunteer Day » June 18, 2013

As part of National Volunteers' Week, staff from People's Postcode Lot...

Maggie's Newcastle Launch » June 12, 2013

New Maggie's Centre helping patients and their families with, through,...

50 Days For Green Challenge » May 28, 2013

Postcode Lottery Green Challenge to reduce Greenhouse emissions nears...

Canal & River Trust Project Visit » May 16, 2013

Timothy West unveils the restored Guillotine Lock on the Stratford-upo...

Growing Ayrshire Opportunities » May 14, 2013

North Ayrshire Council's Cabinet has backed plans to support the Hazel...

The Wild Space Centre Launch » May 8, 2013

Encouraging the protection and enhancement of Scottish wildlife. The J...

Charity Ideas Swap » May 2, 2013

Ideas swap thanks to players of People's Postcode Lottery. Two hardwor...

Port Talbot Millions Party » April 23, 2013

Hundreds of players have only three more days to wait until they disco...