The good fortune experienced by three north-east lottery millionaires has proved a lucky charm for many others.
A former Royal Marine has said National Lottery funding is “vital” to a veterans centre which helped “save lives”.
If you never have much luck with your lottery numbers, a move to Birmingham might boost your chances.
TV presenter Helen Skelton has said she wants her two sons to have a love of the great outdoors and be “that kind of feral little thing that little boys are meant to be”.
To celebrate the 25th birthday of the National Lottery, 173 groups across Scotland have been awarded funding.
A lucky couple have won a £500,000 jackpot twice in the same lottery draw – after almost trying to make one of the tickets void.
Singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor made a surprise visit to a children’s hospice to raise awareness of the billions of pounds donated to UK charities by the National Lottery.
Reality TV star Scarlett Moffatt said she wished everyone could be a “bit more Himba” – the African tribe she and her family filmed with for her new show.
Community toilets and a field for a pet dog are among the surprising items National Lottery winners have bought with their cash windfalls.
Rick Astley was among the stars out in force for the 25th National Lottery Awards.
One UK ticket-holder has won the £170 million EuroMillions jackpot to become the country’s biggest ever winner.
A £167 million EuroMillions jackpot could make a single ticket holder the UK’s biggest ever lottery winner on Friday.
Aberdeen has suffered from a 40% real terms cut in arts funding over the last nine years and risks losing artists to the Central Belt, MSPs have been told.
Hundreds of thousands of pounds have been given out by the National Lottery to community groups across the UK.
Funding boost for Highlands and Islands groups as £10,000 of National Lottery jackpot funding awarded
Two groups from the Highlands and Islands are celebrating today after receiving their share of an incredible £952,883 worth of grants being distributed by the National Lottery.
A Lossiemouth charity which provides access to surfing and swimming for disabled young people has been congratulated in Scottish Parliament after it secured a £100,000 award.
An Irish store owner is celebrating selling his second Lotto jackpot ticket in a year.
A Lossiemouth charity that offers disabled people the chance to take to the waves has received a funding boost.
A north-east charity which works to protect families affected by domestic abuse has received a six-figure cash boost.
Community projects across the north and Moray are to benefit from a share of more than £1million to help make their ventures a reality.
A dozen community groups working in the north-east have been given a share of a major £1.1 million fund.
A new visitor centre at the Highland Wildlife Park has moved closer after £100,000 of lottery funding was secured.
Whether it be warbling in the shower, humming a tune while stuck in traffic or even taking to a karaoke stage, singing can be one of life's pleasures that most of us take for granted.
A charity project supporting blind and deaf people will continue for at least two more years, following a £230,000 windfall.
A Highland preservation charity is hosting a unique rewilding training scheme which is designed to boost young people’s skills and employability in the rural economy.
Community groups across the north and north-east of Scotland are celebrating after receiving thousands of pounds of funding from the National Lottery.
Representation in the arts has faltered, with the low numbers of disabled people in creative careers remaining largely unchanged, an annual study indicates.
Arts Council England will “pressure” organisations to reveal data on the sexuality of their staff in a drive for diversity.
A Deeside community has been given nearly £25,000 of funding to delve into one of the most ignominious chapters in Scottish history.
The Big Lottery Fund has come under fire for holding just two public awareness events in the north of Scotland.
Its books are part of the history of Scotland and attract thousands of missionaries every year.
A Highland charity supporting survivors of rape and sexual abuse has received a massive boost thanks to National Lottery funding.