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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.

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.

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.

Parade and Church Service VE VJ Day celebrations 24 Feb 2005

This branch of the Royal British Legion will use its award to organise a parade through the town centre accompanied by a marching band. This will be followed by a summer fair with an open-air Drumhead service.

Street Party and Photo Gallery 22 Jul 2005

A project to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2 with the provision of a street party and exhibition for the benefit of members of this community based in Llanrwst, Conwy.

Amount: £6,900
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Royal British Legion Llanrwst Branch
Region: Wales
District: Conwy - Conwy

Fun Day / Carnival 29 Jul 2005

A project to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2 with the provision of a fun day and carnival for the benefit of members of this community based in Machen, Caerphilly.

Church service and Parade in llangollen 05 Aug 2005

Llangollen and District Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to help commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2. They will have a Parade through the streets of Llangollen with a Church Service and buffet.

Parade and Service 12 Aug 2005

Royal British legion Ludlow branch has been awarded a grant to enable them to carry out a range of activities as part of their commemoration and celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the end of WW2. The project will encompass three Parades and an Entertainment day for the community which will include a band, funfair, military vehicle display and will also hold an exhibition of then and now a story of the community and the changes the area has seen.

Amount: £9,753
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion - Ludlow Branch
Region: West Midlands
District: Shropshire

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.

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.

V.J. Day Celebration Event 17 Jun 2005

The Paddock Wood and District Branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold a service to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. The day will begin with a parade of ex-service organisations with the day culminating in a reception for all those involved.

VE and VJ Day event 17 Jun 2005

The Paddington branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to host a service of remembrance and thanksgiving to commemorate the 60th anniversary of V.E. Day and V.J. Day.

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.

Visit to Eden Camp 01 Jul 2005

The Cowgate and Blakelaw branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold a Second World War themed night. The group will also take an educational trip for veterans, senior citizens and army cadets to Eden Camp Second World War museum.

Church and Memorial Services 27 Apr 2005

A project to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2 with the provision of a series of remembrance events for the benefit of members of this group and the wider community of Portishead, North Somerset.

Amount: £1,620
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion Portishead
Region: South West
District: North Somerset

60 Years On- A Family Day 28 Apr 2005

The group will use a grant to organise a day of activities aimed at celebrating the 60th Anniversary of VE Day. The programme of events will include a band, military demonstrations and the presentation of 'veterans badges' by the MOD. A large-scale display of both military and civilian vintage vehicles will take place alongside displays from the Royal British Legion, Horticultural Society, The Red Cross and the WRVS.

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.

VE and VJ Celebrations 29 Apr 2005

The Moreton Wirral branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to hold a VE and VJ Day social night to commemorate the 60th anniversaries.

Day Outing 09 May 2005

A project to commemorate the events leading to the end of WW2 with the provision of an outing for members of this group based in Bratton, West Wiltshire and pupils of a local primary school to the Army Air Corps Museum in Wessex.

Amount: £945
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion - Bratton Branch
Region: South West
District: Wiltshire