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- Earliest award date
- 20 Nov 1998
- Latest award date
- 29 Nov 2017
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Any grant will support veterans who need help with improving their lives at a difficult time or in challenging circumstances.
Weekend D-Day celebration event 25 Jun 2004
The Gateshead branch of the Royal British Legion has been awarded a grant towards their weekend of celebrations in commemoration of the D-Day landings. This will involve a church service as well as entertainments and refreshments. The event is open to all residents in the Gateshead area.
Northern Remembrance Concert 24 May 2004
The organisation, in general, safeguards the welfare, interests and memory of those who served in the armed forces. With the funding it will arrange for the Royal Marine band to visit and perform at the first Northern Remembrance Concert in Manchester that the British Legion will host. The event will enhance community spirit whilst at the same time create a platform for inter-generational relationship development. It will also develop comradeship and audience participation.
Schools Battlefield Tour 21 Jun 2006
This Royal British Legion group will take children from four local schools, as well as teachers and branch members, on an educational visit to the historical sites of Ypres, Belgium. This will increase the childrens knowledge of their heritage and, on their return, will take part in talks and displays to the other pupils and the local community to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the first battle of the Somme.
Sudbury at War - a living memorial 24 Nov 2006
Sudbury Royal British legion will use the award to create a permanent display in the town's new heritage centre, in memory of those who fought during the two World Wars. This will include people from the local town, and from overseas forces who were based in the area during the wars.
Time to remember - Tragedy and Triumph 12 Jun 2007
The work of the local Royal British Legion will be bought to the public. Younger people will be encouraged to participate. The project will feature a performance for all the veterans and the local community, by a group of young Canadians from Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Concert 11 May 2005
The Whitley Bay branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to carry out a WW2 commemorative event that will include an exhibition and entertainment and a buffet.
'Reflections of the Second World War' 11 May 2005
The Little Sutton Branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to a special commemoration event entitled 'Reflections of the Second World War'. This will include guest speakers, a 1940's themed 3 course meal, and an evening of entertainment.
Memorial Service 12 May 2005
The Royal British Legion Women's section have been awarded a grant that will allow them to host two launches . One will be for the dedication of a memorial garden for fallen comrades of WW2. The second will be a reunion of members where they will also take the opportunity to have their standard dedicated.
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.
Party and Parade 25 May 2005
The Christchurch Branch of the Royal British Legion has been awarded a grant to carry out a parade followed by a VJ day party in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2.
Parade and Concert 25 May 2005
The Royal British Legion Tisbury Branch have been awarded a grant that will allow them to host a commemorative concert and put on a parade in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of WW2.
Events to commemorate WW2 25 May 2005
A project to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2 with the provision of exhibitions, displays, celebratory evenings and a remembrance service for the benefit of members of this group based in Lampeter, Ceredigion.
Celebrating and Remembering the 2WW 25 May 2005
The Royal British Legion Tisbury Branch have been award a grant that will allow them to carry out a number of events in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2. The group will host a war time concert, a 1940's style street party, a WW2 exhibition and the veterans will also undertake a trip to the National memorial Arboretum. Finally the group the will produce a book of memories obtained by those who lived through the war.
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.
60th Anniversary Commemorative Events 26 May 2005
Thame & District Branch of The Royal British Legion will use a grant to organise a series of events in conjunction with a number of local organisations to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the end of WW2. A parade will be followed by music from the era and a number of exhibitions that reflects upon the regions role during the War.
Social Evening for Veterans 27 May 2005
The Hebburn Branch of the Royal British Legion has been awarded a grant that will allow them to hold a social evening where there will be wartime entertainment in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of WW2.
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.