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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

Grant to Royal British Legion 19 Sep 2013

Events to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War in 2014

Grant to Royal British Legion Leiston Branch 13 Feb 2014

Commemorating Leiston in the Great War

Grant to Chelmsford (1925) Branch Royal British Legion 16 Apr 2014

Commemoration Project to raise community awareness of WW1 and it's impact on local heritage

Grant to Volunteering Matters 16 Apr 2014

Selie Suffolk - Bequest & Identity

Grant to The Royal British Legion - Bishop's Stortford Branch 18 May 2016

Restoration of the Bishop's Stortford Old Contemptibles' Standard for public view in our local Museum

Grant to Royal British Legion 06 Dec 2016

Ipswich and the Battle of Arras: 1917-2017

Grant to Chatteris Branch, Royal British Legion 09 Mar 2017

George Clare VC: A town commemorates

Extension of front hall to include disabled toilets and baby-change facilities. 14 Dec 2004

The Legion's hall is used for a variety of clubs and individuals. As part of an ongoing refurbishment project they will extend and develop the front hall to include disabled toilets and baby-changing facilities.

Media and communications workshops 17 Feb 2005

CSV Media is the arm of CSV which seeks to use media to empower and inform people to give different communities a voice. The project 'FIRST' will work with people who are disadvantaged in the labour market and have low levels of IT skills. It will run a series of workshops around the Ipswich area on the subject of interactive storytelling enabling people to share experiences and gain understanding.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: East of England
District: Ipswich District

Entertainment afternoon 24 Mar 2005

This branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold a reunion to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

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.

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.

Parade to the War Memorial 28 Apr 2005

The Clacton-On-Sea Branch of The Royal British Legion would use the grant to assist with the costs of holding a parade to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the end of WW2. This would involve numerous local groups besides the Legion itself, including: Sea Cadets, the Scouts, St John's Ambulance Brigade, Land Army and an array of ex-servicemen and women. This would be supported by a marching band and would provide the centrepiece for the localities commemoration programme.

Recording of Experiences and Memories 28 Apr 2005

The Southminster branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to record the wartime memories of veterans and local residents. A parade through the village involving veterans and historical vehicles will visit local schools enabling the children to see and talk with the members and the owners of the vehicles.

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.

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.

Service Of Thanksgiving 28 Apr 2005

The Sandy & District Branch of the Royal British Legion are seeking a grant to assist in paying for a Service of Thanksgiving to mark the 6oth Anniversary of the end of WW2, including the laying up of three dedicated standards in front of a large cross-generational congregation. This would be followed by a buffet and Anniversary cake for all of those involved. The contribution would also help to fund a video record of the event and a large number of souvenir orders of service.