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Grant to Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers 20 Mar 2015

as a staff grant towards the running costs of an organisation which brings people together to knit and sew for good causes

Amount: £2,000
Funder: The Tudor Trust
Recipient: Norfolk Knitters and Stitchers
Region: East of England
District: Broadland District

Bereavement support for children and parents 09 Mar 2005

The project will provide a child bereavement service for children aged 7-13 years through one-to-one support by qualified staff and volunteers. These will be non-residential weekend and evening sessions. A small learning element of the project will see three days of education a year on the needs of bereaved children delivered to health and social care professionals.

North West Norfolk Royal British Legion 60th commemorations 24 Mar 2005

The Royal British Legion North West Norfolk branch will use their award to hold a range of activities to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the end of the War. These activities will involve a street party, 1940s style Tea Dance, 1940s Big Band Dance, Parade and a Commemorative service.

High Ongar Section 60th Anniversary Parade 14 Apr 2005

The High Ongar Branch of the RBL have received an award to carry out a parade in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of VE and VJ Days.

60th Anniversary Commemoration 28 Apr 2005

The Mordens Branch of the Royal British Legion will use a grant to hold a joint event with the 335th Fighter Group Association to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of VE Day. The programme of events will include a Service of Thanksgiving and wreath-laying ceremony to be concluded with a 'Hog Roast' and fireworks in the evening. This will be attended by a broad array of people- including veterans from Britain and the United States, alongside the other members of the local community.

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.

60th Anniversary Of The End Of WW2 26 May 2005

The Buckhurst Hill Branch of The Royal British Legion will use a grant to fund two events aimed at commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the end of WW2. This will include a day of remembrance to be followed by a street party, alongside the rededication of the local war memorial.

Development of Community Groups and volunteers in rural areas of Huntingdon 11 Feb 2008

This is a project which is divided into 2 aspects; firstly, Care Network will guide the development of local community groups in rural areas, identifying and training volunteers to run Good Neighbour schemes and secondly, a Welcome Home from Hospital scheme, which will provide social care for older and disabled people living in rural villages.

Parade and Service to mark 60th Anniversary of the End of World War 17 Jun 2005

The Norfolk County Branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold a service to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of World War Two. A military parade will include members of the Armed Forces, ex-Service organisations with their standards as well as youth organisations. A reception will be held after the parade for all involved.

Drumhead Service and parade 17 Jun 2005

The Ipswich Branch of the Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to hold a commemorative event to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the end of World War Two. A service and parade will be held which will be followed by a reception with a wartime film and memorabilia exhibition on display.

60th anniversary celebration parade 17 Jun 2005

The Bedford Branch of the Royal British Legion will be staging two events to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the ending of World War Two. A church service will be held which will be followed be a reception for all veterans. The second event will be a parade, followed by a wartime memorabilia exhibition and display. Reunion corners will be set up so that Old Comrades can meet again. Entertainment with a 1940's style will also be provided.

Voices for Hospices 14 Jul 2005

The hospice will use an award to raise awareness of the service and its work amongst young people and to attract younger volunteer helpers. They will hold a 'Voices for Hospices Under 18 Search for a Star' singing competition. The funding will pay for venue hire and administration for the event as well as IT and presentation equipment. The equipment will also be valuable for generating awareness in the future and for fundraising.

Carers Needs 21 Oct 2014

Not Available

Volunteer Amabssador Scheme 20 Sep 2012

This charity based in Essex will use their funding to recruit and train volunteers to become ambassadors of their hospice. This will enable the group to provide representatives for community events and seminars, with the aim of promoting the hospice and their services to a wider audience.

CSV Vocal Project 15 Aug 2012

This grant will expand the volunteer project for people with learning disabilities into new parts of the county, offering a programme of training, volunteering and supported employment using community mentors. Called the Vocal Project, participants work with community volunteers who help them to access training and social events. As their confidence around people and skills develop, they will then gradually move into volunteering placements either in a group or an individual setting._x000B_

South Cambridgeshire Advice Network (SCAN) 19 Apr 2013

The aim of this project is to improve access to advice and information, so more people who need it can access the right advice from the right provider in the right place and at the right time. The project will also develop a joint model for measuring advice outcomes and use evidence of impact to generate income for future years. The project will create a new local advice map and new advice channels for people living in rural areas by engaging GP surgeries, libraries, day centres and community groups.

R.E.S.P.E.C.T. 30 May 2013

This is a new project developed through consultation from a previous project delivered by CSV based in Ipswich, which aims to provide vulnerable and disadvantaged families considered 'at risk' with support that will promote positive relationships and stable family structure through learning together and regular and consistent mentoring by volunteers. _x000B_

Amount: £325,599
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: East of England
District: Ipswich District

Wellbeing in North Cambridgeshire 06 Nov 2013

This continuation project by Care Network Cambridge aims to develop and enhance provision for older and vulnerable adults living in the most rural and deprived communities across Cambridgeshire. Care Network Cambridge will support them to stay independent and maintain social contact with friends and the community. The aim is also to reduce occurrences of ill health or difficulty with health for beneficiaries and maintain or regain independence as quickly as possible._x000B_

Problems Overcome with Empowerment and Resilience (POWER) 30 Aug 2018

No press summary is available in this release.