Cambridgeshire organisations have received £228million National Lottery investment since first draw, figures reveal

The National Lottery

The National Lottery - Credit: Archant

The National Lottery has invested more than £228m in Cambridgeshire projects in the 20 years since the first draw in November 1994.

In total, 3,589 grants have been awarded to individuals and organisations across Cambridgeshire.

Organisations of all sizes have received a boost - The Imperial War Museum at Duxford were given £10.5m for its Air Space project, while Haddenham Rovers Colts were given £500 to set up an under-8s football team.

Jackie O’Sullivan, of the National Lottery, said: “In 20 years, the National Lottery has helped transform life in Cambridgeshire for the better, creating iconic cultural landmarks, empowering communities and developing world class sporting talent.

“National Lottery funding has improved people’s health, preserved our rich heritage and created a better future for all.”

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