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Top 20 Money Saving Tips

When times are tough, is it possible to save money and still be able to support your local community? Follow our top 20 money saving tips, and the answer will be ‘Yes’. Recent rises in the...

12 April 2022

Congratulations to the winner of the £100 Etsy voucher!

We are very proud to announce that a Colchester Samaritans supporter recently won the National Prize of a £100 Etsy voucher and that their cause also received £100! Colchester Samaritan...

23 March 2021

Wellbeing through music

The Brentwood Imperial Youth Band is a traditional marching band founded in 1990. Established with the aim to provide local young people an environment to develop life-skills in a fun, safe, and music...

16 March 2021

Addiction doesn't just affect the individual

Open Road has been offering support to individuals on their journey to recovery from drug and alcohol addiction for over 30 years. The service gives people a safe place to discuss their problems free ...

16 March 2021

A safe space for the community

Starting out as a craft group in 2018, the Witham Hub is now at the heart of the town’s efforts to champion social inclusion. The hub, based within Newlands Shopping Centre, quickly became a pla...

16 March 2021

Motivated to change

As a non-profit Community Interest Company, Motivated Minds designs and facilitates sustainable mental health and wellbeing solutions for adults and children. In addition to preventative measures, the...

16 March 2021

We're more than just growing food

Herts and Essex Community Farm is a not-for-profit community project, founded in October 2013, after a need for more growing spaces in the Harlow community was identified. The community farm produces ...

16 March 2021

Caring for horses who have suffered abuse

Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary in Ingatestone provides lifetime help and care for horses, ponies, donkeys, goats, sheep and cats where they have experienced physical and mental abuse. Their area of ex...

16 March 2021

Happy third birthday to the Essex Lottery!

Since we launched three years ago over £230,000 has been donated to good causes in the county. This is thanks to the thousands of players who buy a weekly £1 ticket – with 60p of eve...

25 November 2020

Congratulations to the Winner of the Spring National Prize Draw 2020!

We are very proud to announce that Michelle Durant supporting Chelmsford Community Radio is a National Prize Winner of a Year of Fruit and Veg Home Delivery!. “I support The Essex Lottery to he...

16 July 2020

Our causes are on track to raise £105,924.00 this year

14.40% Complete

3,395 tickets of our 23,584 ticket goal