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Grant to Royal British Legion 19 Sep 2013

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

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.

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.

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.

WW2 Street Party, Themed Dance and Exhibition 08 Jul 2005

The Overstrand and Sidestrand Womens Section of the Royal British Legion will use an award to host a WW2 themed children's street party. This will include an exhibition of wartime memorabilia and photographs and a memorial service at the local church.

60th Anniversary VE/VJ Day Civic Procession form the Town Hall 15 Jul 2005

Royal British Legion, Colchester Branch have been awarded a grant to enable them to carry out a day of activities aimed at commemorating the 60th Anniversary of VE/VJ Day with entertainment from the era, a full church service and refreshments.

Party in The Park VE/VJ Day Celebrations 22 Jul 2005

Needham market & district Royal British Legion - VE/VJ Day Celebrations Committee have 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.

Weekend Celebration 26 May 2005

The Great Bentley and Thorrington Branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to host a 2 Day Commemoration event for Ex-Servicemen and family and friends.

Visit to Battlefields of Northern France & Belgium 30 May 2007

The Royal British Legion in Braintree and Bocking plan to send a number of members on a trip of remembrance to the battlefields of Western Europe. The travellers will lay wreaths on behalf of their friends, fathers and grandfathers.

Colchester Veterans' Day 2008 19 Mar 2008

The Royal British Legion will use the award to remember local war veterans by putting on processions, band concerts, performances and a non denominational remembrance ceremony. The group aims to forge closer links between the veterans and the wider community and highlight assistance available for those in need.

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 Chelmsford (1925) Branch Royal British Legion 16 Apr 2014

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

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

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.

Six-Road Shows Throughout Cambridgeshire 05 Aug 2005

Community Service Volunteers (CSV) Media in Cambridge 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 include original BBC 1940's style radio equipment to broadcast archive audio material, where the children will be allowed to read them and make up their own editions to be recorded to take home.

Amount: £10,470
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: East of England
District: Cambridge District

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.