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Grant to Royal British Legion: Colston Bassett, Owthorpe and Cotgrave Branch 04 Aug 2017

Any grant will support veterans who need help with improving their lives at a difficult time or in challenging circumstances.

Grant to Royal British Legion, Newcastle-under-Lyme and Chesterton Branch 29 Nov 2017

Our aim is to provide financial and emotional support to local veterans and their dependants, being there for them in their time of need.

Grant to The Royal British Legion South Darenth & District Branch 29 Nov 2017

Would like to make cosmetic repairs and update the security of our hall so it it is a viable premises to hire, enabling us to fundraise.

Remembrance Concert 25 Jun 2004

The South Lancashire Holding Branch of the Royal British Legion have been granted an award to enable them to host their Northern Remembrance Concert. This will be held at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. There will be a range of guests and performances.

The 40's evening & Veteran's Lunch 02 Jul 2004

This registered charity would use an award to organise two complementary events. The first one is a 1940's night (in the Dymchurch RBL club) for all ages, including children, where the club will be decorated (& blacked out) in 1940's style. There will also be entertainment appropriate to the era. The other event is a formal lunch for WW2 veterans and their partners. This would be open to all veterans, whether or not RBL members.

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

Grand Parade and Church Service 28 Apr 2005

The Castle Acre & District Branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to hold a grand parade and church service to commemorate the 60th anniversary, and a commemoration lunch. The group will be producing a booklet outlining the impact of WW2 on their group's history, this will be distributed to the general public.

Bisley, Knaphill & West End Exhibition Day 28 Apr 2005

The Bisley, Knaphill and West End branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to commemorate the 60th anniversary of WW2 by hiring a local venue and holding a programme of events which will include an exhibition, a video room, and a commemoration meal.

Stowmarket VE/VJ Day Celebrations 28 Apr 2005

The group will use a grant to organise a day of events to both celebrate and commemorate the 60th Anniversary of VE/VJ Day. This will include a parade and Church service featuring a number of local organisations. This will all be concluded with a large-scale curry lunch for veterans and other attendees.

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.

Exhibition and Celebration Events 29 Apr 2005

The Royal British Legion Halton branch have been awarded a grant to carry out a VE and VJ day celebration. The group will have war time entertainment and an exhibition of memorabilia.

Amount: £5,500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion Halton
Region: North West
District: Halton (B)

Hordle Royal British Legion 60th anniversary celebrations 14 Apr 2005

The Hordle branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold a service and celebration to mark the 60th anniversary of the Second World War. This event will involve all members of the local community.

VE Day Parade Celebration 14 Apr 2005

The Kings Lynn branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to hold a V.E. Day and V.J. Day commemoration event to mark the 60th anniversary of these significant events. This will include a Veterans parade, and Memorial service which will include Naval, Army and Air Cadets.

Ceremony and Service 15 Apr 2005

The Formby Branch of the Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to provide them with refreshments for their VE and VJ day memorial services. In addition to this they will also use their award to have a community concert where refreshments will also be provided.

Commemorative VE and VJ Day Celebration 15 Apr 2005

The Laceby and District Branch of the Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to allow them to carry out a remembrance parade which will be followed by a buffet. They will also carry out a celebratory dance with music and entertainment of the era.

The Royal British Legion Cheshire Cathedral Service 25 Mar 2005

The Royal British Legion Cheshire have been awarded a grant that will enable them to organise a special Cathedral Service in Chester in commemoration of the ending of World War two. This will be followed by a parade through the city and where a number of events/displays will take place. The event is open to the whole community and will be attended by WW2 veterans and local schools.

Amount: £13,500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Royal British Legion Cheshire
Region: North West
District: Warrington (B)

Presenting the Legion in the Community 21 Apr 2005

The group will be able to improve the quality of presentations to existing and potential members with enhanced digital equipment.

Amount: £2,283
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion - Wiltshire County
Region: South West
District: Wiltshire

Parade and Ceremony 17 Jun 2005

The West Cheshire District Branch of the Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to hold a service to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. E

VE/VJ Day Celebration Event 17 Jun 2005

The Heywood Branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to hold a V.E./V.J. Day celebration event, this will include a parade, and displays. The event will be open to the local community.

A Cathedral Service/ Parade of Veterans and Tea Party 17 Jun 2005

The Oxfordshire branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to hold a WW2 commemoration event that will involve a cathedral service, and standard parade. A tea party will follow the event where the 'We'll Meet Again' exhibition will be displayed.