News and updates

Keep up-to-date with the Big Lottery Refund progress!

One of our supporters recently wrote to his MP about the campaign – he received this reply from Tracey Crouch, Minister for Sport and Civil Society – 11 October 2017
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Charities still waiting for the Lottery millions raided to build West Ham’s new stadium – 10 September 2017

The great Olympic raid – 21 August 2017

World Athletics Championships mark 10th anniversary of Big Lottery Fund raid – 17 August 2017

Campaign calling for Olympic Park funds to be returned goes on – 15 August 2017

Directory of Social Change brands time taken to repay Olympic loan ‘shameful’ – 14 August 2017

WAC 2017 marks shameful 10 year anniversary of the Big Lottery Fund raid – 11 August 2017

New Sports and Civil Society Minister Tracey Crouch needs to listen to the grassroots – 16 June 2017

Sadiq Khan replies to the Big Lottery Refund campaign – 13 October 2016

MPs call for Big Lottery Refund in motion submitted to UK Parliament – 11 October 2016

Debra Allcock Tyler: My interest in West Ham United is not for the love of football – 30 September 2016

The London Paralympics – four years on, more progress is needed – 7 September 2016

MSPs call for Big Lottery Refund in motion submitted to Scottish Parliament – 15 August 2016

What could you do with a grant from the Big Lottery Fund? – 19 August 2016

Charities seek return of £425m lotto cash used for London Olympics, Guardian, 6 August 2016

Olympic Stadium ripoff ‘hammers’ charities into the turf – 15 April 2016

Big Lottery Refund on ITV London – 8 August 2016

What do 3849, 1360, 425, 4 and 2 have in common? – 4 May 2016

Budget 2016: a missed opportunity – March 2016

Big Lottery Ripoff averted following campaign – 25 November 2015