For Morgan Taylor, the First World War was just a part of the distant past, until a Scout group heritage project brought it much closer to home
A project examining Richard Burton’s diaries gave young people in Port Talbot pride in Wales, in their town, and in themselves.
The Robinson brothers had never visited nearby Auckland Castle until an HLF-supported project saw them step through its doors for the first time.
Owen Mort started his own business using an ancient craft after support from HLF's Skills for the Future programme.
A fascination with birds of prey has proved a life changer for 51-year-old Tracy Norris. The Hampshire GP was so enthralled with the ospreys nesting at a Welsh nature reserve that she has moved home and job to be near them.
When Elinor Meloy started wildlife spotting with her grandmother at her local wetland reserve, little did she know it would later spark a passion for pollinators.
The youth club at the Galley Centre offered the young people of Kidsgrove, Staffordshire, a reason to keep off the streets and out of trouble. But when bored teenagers, including some of 17-year-old Ben's friends, vandalised the centre, the youth club was closed down. It left them with nothing to do
Tilly the dog helps Tom Jenkin tackle his anxiety. But it was a National Lottery-funded lambing course which gave him the confidence to aim for a career as a vet.