Happy Birthday Lottery!
A big birthday for the National Lottery next month when they celebrate their 25th anniversary of raising funds for good causes. Their press release says, " The National Lottery celebrates its 25th Birthday this year and the £40billion raised for good causes in that time has had an extraordinary impact on life here in the UK, ushering in a golden age for UK heritage.
Since the first draw took place on 19 November 1994, The National Lottery has brought about a renaissance in our national heritage, transforming many of our great institutions and reaching into every community in the land. The National Lottery Heritage Fund’s investment amounts to £8billion so far. From Bute to Blaenavon and Derry to Dungeness, we’ve funded more than 44,000 projects in our 25 years. Explore below to discover stories of people across the UK celebrating, reviving and sharing their heritage thanks to The National Lottery." Blade Education has been fortunate to receive funding from the National Lottery via the Heritage Lottery and the Awards for All fund and appreciate the opportunity to make a difference to the lives of local people thanks to the generosity of National Lottery players.