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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.

Service Development within Rotherham Borough. 07 Sep 2004

The organisation provides information about services for people with dementia and their carers and also supports them in influencing future service delivery. The project will enable better co-ordination of this work. The two year grant will contribute to staff costs for a full time Co-ordinator.

Amount: £37,379
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alzheimer's Society
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Rotherham District

Living with Dementia 07 Sep 2004

The project aims to improve the quality of life of people with dementia and their carers in the Craven area. It will help to reduce the isolation and stress of beneficiaires by providing information and support, as well as opportunities for contact with people in similar situations.

Amount: £144,407
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alzheimer's Society
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Craven District

Reapplication: Carer support and information 08 Sep 2004

The Alzheimer's Society supports people with dementia and their families and carers by providing information, advice and practical support. The project will focus on support for people in the Middlesbrough area. The 3 year Big Lottery Fund grant will contribute towards the cost of a new full time Carer Support Worker and three other staff.

Amount: £150,569
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alzheimer's Society
Region: North East
District: Middlesbrough

The Stepping Stones Project 14 Sep 2004

The Stepping Stones Project addresses a gap in service provision for homeless people in Barnet. The project will operate on Sunday and Bank Holidays to complement a week-day service run by Homeless Action in Barnet at the same location. Homeless people will be provided with meals and supported to access services in areas such as health, personal hygiene and drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Volunteers will receive training to help broaden their experience and develop their skills.

Amount: £15,155
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: London
District: Islington London Boro

There is no project name available for this record 22 Sep 2004

This registered charity supports people with Alzheimers and their carers in the local area. They will use the award to set up two monthly support groups for carers and families, which will offer support, practical advice and information. _x000B_The award will pay for refreshments; speaker costs; admin for group; transport for carers; support material; facilitators fees.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alzheimer's Society
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: York

Parade and church service to commemorate 60 years of D-Day. 29 Jul 2004

This branch of the registered charity would use an award to organise a reunion consisting of a parade and a church service to commemorate the 60th anniversary of D-Day landings. Many of their members in Kent will not be able to attend National events either abroad or in this country because of their age and state of heath. Ashford is easily reached by road or rail. Organisations and youth groups like St Johns Ambulance, Army cadets, Navy cadets and scout groups would also attend.

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.

Ballynahinch Royal British Legion Festival 24 Mar 2005

As part of the 60th Anniversary festival being held in Ballynahinch the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold a parade. Up to 200 veterans as well as Brownies, Guides, Beavers, Scouts and Cadets will take part. This will provide a valuable link between the youth of today and those who served their county in the Second World War.

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.

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.

There is no project name available for this record 18 Jan 2005

The Selby branch of the Society provides information, guidance, practical and emotional support to people with dementia, carers and their families. They will use the award to set up two new information and education groups developing into a monthly support group. The money will be spent on venue hire; support materials and promotion; cost of facilitators; speaker costs and expenses; transport for carers; refreshments and running costs for first year.

Amount: £3,380
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alzheimer's Society
Region: Yorkshire and the Humber
District: Selby District

Fete and Entertainment 25 May 2005

The Royal British Legion Minchinhampton Branch have been awarded a grant that will allow them to carry out a 60th anniversary community event, where veterans will be present to talk to children and a display of wartime memorabilia will be present. The group will also host a 1940's style event for the veterans with entertainment from the era. A booklet will also be produced about the local community during the war and the impact of rationing, etc.

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.

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

60th Anniversary Event 11 May 2005

The Ladybarn and district branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold a celebration of the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. The celebration will involve entertainment from local group who will play music from the period.

Evening of Song & Dance 11 May 2005

The Middleton Branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to hold a 60th anniversary commemoration parade followed by an outdoor service. In the evening there will be entertainment and a hotpot supper.

Social activities 22 Apr 2005

Last year this branch organised therapeutic social activities to improve the quality of life for people with Alzheimer's and their carers. The activities were 'singing for the brain' and 'walking for the brain' and the pilots were very successful. An awards for All grant will be used to put on these activities this year, including advertising, room hire and leaders fees.

Amount: £4,350
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Alzheimer's Society
Region: South Central
District: West Berkshire

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