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Kilkeel RBL - Saving Our Community Venue 22 Oct 2015

The group is a community and voluntary based organisation providing a range of services and activities to the local community. They received a grant of £10,000 to make improvements to their venue so that it can be used for more classes and activities.

Royal British Legion - Ballymoney Branch - refurbishment 21 May 2015

The organisation supports serving and ex service military personnel and their families. They are using the £10,000 to upgrade their facilities so they can be used for more community activities and events. ).

D-Day Commemoration Service and Parade 25 Jun 2004

The Northenden branch of the Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to enable them to hold a commemmoration service and parade in celebration of the anniversary of D-Day. Various old comrades groups and associations will be represented. The event will culminate in a concert by the local silver band.

Veterans Awareness Day at the Races 30 Dec 2004

This independent branch of the charity will use an award to commemorate the end of the Second World War by holding a "Veterans Awareness Day" at the Races in Lingfield Park during the National Veterans Awareness Week in July 2005. The Races will be named after Veterans and a parade of standards accompanied by a Royal British Legion band will take place before the main race. This event will also comprise stalls and exhibitions of WWII memorabilia and the presentation of Veteran badges.

Parade to the War Memorial 28 Apr 2005

The Clacton-On-Sea Branch of The Royal British Legion would use the grant to assist with the costs of holding a parade to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the end of WW2. This would involve numerous local groups besides the Legion itself, including: Sea Cadets, the Scouts, St John's Ambulance Brigade, Land Army and an array of ex-servicemen and women. This would be supported by a marching band and would provide the centrepiece for the localities commemoration programme.

Eastleigh ChandlersFord & District Branch VE Street Party 28 Apr 2005

This branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold three events to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Second World War. These events will involve a Drum head service, a street party and a concert.

Recording of Experiences and Memories 28 Apr 2005

The Southminster branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to record the wartime memories of veterans and local residents. A parade through the village involving veterans and historical vehicles will visit local schools enabling the children to see and talk with the members and the owners of the vehicles.

Celebratory Evening and Dance 28 Apr 2005

The Royal British Legion, Welwyn Garden City Branch have been awarded a grant that will allow them to hold two celebratory events for VE and VJ Day. The events will be attended by members and their families.

Parade and Parties 29 Apr 2005

The North Ferriby branch of the Royal British have been awarded a grant to carry out 2 parades in commemoration of VE and VJ Day.

Dinner Dance to Commemorate the 60th Anniversary 29 Apr 2005

The Newbiggin branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold a reunion / dinner dance to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

Her Majesty's Royal Marines Concert 15 Apr 2005

The Leeds District of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold a VE and VJ Day 60th anniversary concert which will involve Her Magesty's Royal Marines band.

Service 25 May 2005

The Royal British Legion Gwent County Committee have been awarded a grant to hold a Drumhead Service of Thanksgiving to mark the 60th anniversary of the cessation of hostilities of World War Two. The event will be attended by many ex-services and veterans groups and will cover five county authorities in Wales.

Mildenhall VE Day Carnival 26 May 2005

The Mildenhall Branch of the Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant that will allow them to hold a 1940's style party in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2.

VE Day Service 26 May 2005

The South West County branch of the Royal British Legion will use a grant to fund a VE Day parade to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the end of WW2. This will involve a large number of veterans who served in various capacities during the War.

Wartime Dinner & Entertainment 27 May 2005

The Seaham branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to hold a commemoration dinner to remember the contribution made 60 years ago during WW2 by the town. The group will be inviting various members of the community to attend the event.

60th Anniversary Celebrations 27 May 2005

The Sussex County Branch of The Royal British Legion will use a grant to organise a day of events designed to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the end of WW2. This will include a parade, remembrance/thanksgiving service and a series of displays by various organisations and youth groups. This will be alongside a display of WW2 military vehicles and the sunset ceremony of the Last Post with a massed band.

Holland Trip 18 Mar 2005

The focus of the group is the support of ex service personnel. The award will be used to fund a trip Wageningen, Holland to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the capitulation of German and Japanese forces.

Tattoo at Fort Paull 25 Mar 2005

The East Riding of Yokshire branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to stage a 'Tattoo' event that will commemorate the 60th anniversary of VJ Day. The event will include a range of activities ranging from bands, displays including the Battle of Britain Flight, the culmination of the event will be a massed parade. The event will include both veterans and youth organisations.

60th Anniversary Royal British Legion Lunch 13 Apr 2005

The Royal British Legion Hackleton and District branch have received an award to hold a special meeting for their members to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2 where a special lunch and refreshments will be provided.

commemorative events 24 Mar 2005

The purchase of a silenced mobile generator plus accessories will enable the group to hold outdoor commemorative events and services.

Amount: £2,372
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion Portishead
Region: South West
District: North Somerset