Progressive health problems reduced Rachel Johnson’s mobility, restricting her access to her and her husband’s favourite destination, Lundy Island. Now, National Lottery funding has helped her bring a ‘tramper’ to the island so she can explore again.
Danielle Shortall loved growing up in Northern Ireland, and had always dreamt of a career in conservation. She was disappointed to discover a biological sciences degree and a wealth of hands-on volunteering experience wasn’t enough to secure paid employment.
Back in 1995, 28-year-old Neil Clements was near to completing a demanding course to be a Royal Navy Parachute Instructor. He was a fit young man; a self-confessed ‘adrenalin junkie’. Then in a split second his life changed for ever.
Keeley Hampton worked in finance for 20 years, but after experiencing redundancy, divorce and depression, she decided to ditch city life and pursue her dream job of working in the Wiltshire countryside.
A chance encounter with a National Lottery project commemorating the First World War centenary has given a Grimsby woman a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to pay a special tribute to the memory of her great grandfather.