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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.

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.

Amount: £8,150
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion Tisbury Branch
Region: South West
District: Wiltshire

75th Anniversary 01 Mar 2006

The group will make their 75th anniversary with a re-dedication service and a programme of celebratory events.

Branch 80 Years Service 24 Nov 2005

The 80th anniversary of this Branch will be celebrated with a parade, church service and tea for members and invited guests from other RBL Branches.

Celebratory Event 24 Nov 2005

The group will mark 80 years of service by holding a social evening for veterans.

holiday to Ireland 09 Jan 2006

This branch of the British Legion will take local older community members on an eight day holiday.

Volunteer Recruitment Campaign 22 Oct 2007

This charity will host volunteer recruitment and publicity events across Gloucestershire. Activities will include displaying stands and delivering presentations in a variety of public buildings.

80th Anniversary of the Formation of Alphington Branch 18 Feb 2008

This Royal British Legion branch in Devon will host a celebratory event open to the local community commemorating the 80th anniversary of its formation.

RSVP Devon 16 Apr 2009

This charity will use funding to hold a publicity drive to recruit and train new volunteers. The project will encourage more people to volunteer and will enable the charity to extend its service throughout Devon. The grant will contribute towards events costs, display stands, projector hire, publicity and training.

Amount: £3,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: South West
District: South Hams District

Royal British Legion North Wiltshire Youth Corps of Drums 05 Jun 2009

This group based in Calne, Wiltshire, will train young people in drumming. Funding will enable them to provide musical instruments allowing members to take part in community events and develop their musical ability.

Amount: £7,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Royal British Legion Wiltshire Yo...
Region: South West
District: Wiltshire

Visit to the British war graves in Belgium 20 Feb 2007

The award will contribute towards the cost of travel as part of a trip to the First World War graves in Belgium for members who have close relatives buried there.

Amount: £2,500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Shrewton & District Royal British Legion
Region: South West
District: Wiltshire

Day Trip To the Imperial War Museum for 40 Ex-service Veterans 12 Aug 2005

The Royal British legion Banwell Branch has been awarded a grant to enable them to carry out a day trip to London as part of their celebration and commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2. The project will encompass a day trip to London to visit the Imperial War Museum for 40 veterans, which will also include lunch and dinner.

Lampton Community Gardens 15 Sep 2006

CSV Environment (Bristol) will promote and develop the community gardens and establish a volunteer community management group to sustain it for the benefit of all local residents.

Amount: £9,724
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

The Royal British Legion in Wiltshire launches Poppy Appeal 2006 21 Aug 2006

The group will promote their work during the 2006 Poppy campaign by visiting market squares on market days across the county with a view on recruiting more volunteer to act as caseworkers.

Amount: £4,450
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion - Wiltshire County
Region: South West
District: Wiltshire

Outside The Box 13 Oct 2006

This registered charity aims to provide education and support for volunteers. Their project will set up an environmental resource/lending library for the local community.

Amount: £9,805
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Celebration 27 Apr 2005

The Hindon branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to hold a range of activities to commemorate the 60th anniversary of WW2. This will include a dig for victory venture, a wartime tea party, historical talks, and an exhibition. The week of events will conclude with a celebration day, which will include a parade, re-enactments, a flying display and a Concert._x000B_

Amount: £4,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion Hindon Branch
Region: South West
District: Wiltshire

Commemorative Events 26 Jan 2005

A project to commemorate the end of WW2 with the provision of a series of events veterans and youth organisations based in Salisbury, Wiltshire.

Amount: £7,850
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion - Wiltshire County
Region: South West
District: Wiltshire

WW2 Artefact Exhibition 24 Jun 2005

The Mid Torridge Branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold an exhibit of World War Two memorabilia and artefacts.

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