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£2000 winner shares recent triumph and why they support THE LOCAL LOTTO

Congratulations to our recent £2000 winner, Mr H, who plays THE LOCAL LOTTO in support of Harrogate Homeless Project. We asked our lucky winner to tell us how he felt when he found out the news...

15 December 2020

The LOCAL LOTTO 2019-2020

It’s been another amazing year for THE LOCAL LOTTO (TLL) and it has continued to develop and sustain even during the most challenging of times. More local groups have signed up to use the platfo...

07 December 2020

THE LOCAL FUND for the Harrogate District is now OPEN for applications!

Established in 2018 THE LOCAL FUND is a grant funding scheme available only to local Harrogate district voluntary and community sector groups and organisations. The fund supports projects and activiti...

17 November 2020

SPOTLIGHT: Harrogate Homeless Project has been a lifeline during the pandemic

During the lockdown, Harrogate Homeless Project (HHP) has continued to offer services to people who are experiencing homelessness in the district. Liz from the charity told us how they have reacted to...

12 August 2020

SPOTLIGHT: Happy Wanderers Ambulance Organisation impacted by Covid-19

Happy Wanderers provides transport to older people and disabled people, who have special transport needs and are unable to use public transport or taxi services. Les from the charity told the Local Lo...

06 August 2020

SPOTLIGHT: The Forest School providing vital learning support during Covid-19

During the pandemic The Forest Special School has been open for children of key workers. This means that teachers, support staff, admin, cleaning and catering staff have all played their part in keep...

29 July 2020

SPOTLIGHT: Creative ideas bringing the girl guiding community together

Jo from Girlguiding North Yorkshire West has told us how they have been impacted by Covid-19 and what creative things they've come up with to stay in touch with their young people: Our charity, Girlg...

22 July 2020

SPOTLIGHT: Sharing 'Jennyruth joy' through creative workshops, resources and online shop

Jennyruth Workshops is a thriving business set in a beautiful area just outside the city of Ripon. It is also a charity which exists to meet the needs of adults with learning disabilities, enabling th...

15 July 2020

SPOTLIGHT: Nidderdale Plus reaching those in need in rural areas during Covid - 19 crisis

Nidderdale Plus, a vital community hub, was quick off the mark in the response to the Coronavirus crisis, swiftly putting services in place to help people as we entered lockdown in late March. Helen t...

09 July 2020

SPOTLIGHT: Connecting people during the pandemic thanks to HELP

The Harrogate Easier Living Project and HELP Ripon & Rural provides services to assist those who are either older, vulnerable and/or living with long-term ill health or disabilities to stay safe a...

03 July 2020

Our causes are on track to raise £56,472.00 this year

22.30% Complete

1,810 tickets of our 8,115 ticket goal