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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 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 Volunteering Matters 16 Apr 2014

Selie Suffolk - Bequest & Identity

Grant to Volunteering Matters 20 Dec 2013

Great War pop-up exhibition

Amount: £9,700
Funder: The National Lottery Heritage Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Weekend D-Day celebration event 25 Jun 2004

The Gateshead branch of the Royal British Legion has been awarded a grant towards their weekend of celebrations in commemoration of the D-Day landings. This will involve a church service as well as entertainments and refreshments. The event is open to all residents in the Gateshead area.

Northern Remembrance Concert 24 May 2004

The organisation, in general, safeguards the welfare, interests and memory of those who served in the armed forces. With the funding it will arrange for the Royal Marine band to visit and perform at the first Northern Remembrance Concert in Manchester that the British Legion will host. The event will enhance community spirit whilst at the same time create a platform for inter-generational relationship development. It will also develop comradeship and audience participation.

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.

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

The purpose of the group is to cater for the well-being of all ex services personnel and their families, to help in cases of illness and distress and to provide convalescence where applicable. The money is for coach and ferries; B&D; subsistence.

60th Anniversary Royal British Legion Lunch 13 Apr 2005

The Royal British Legion Hackleton and District branch have received an award to hold a special meeting for their members to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2 where a special lunch and refreshments will be provided.

Hordle Royal British Legion 60th anniversary celebrations 14 Apr 2005

The Hordle branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold a service and celebration to mark the 60th anniversary of the Second World War. This event will involve all members of the local community.

VE & VJ Day celebrations 24 Mar 2005

The Petersfield branch of the Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to allow them to carry out a number of events to celebrate VE and VJ day.

Concert, Reunion and Display 24 Mar 2005

The West Wickham branch of The Royal British Legion will use their grant to commemorate both VE and VJ Days by holding a concert, parade and Drum Head Service. The group will also be visiting schools to talk to school children about WW2.

The Royal British Legion Cheshire Cathedral Service 25 Mar 2005

The Royal British Legion Cheshire have been awarded a grant that will enable them to organise a special Cathedral Service in Chester in commemoration of the ending of World War two. This will be followed by a parade through the city and where a number of events/displays will take place. The event is open to the whole community and will be attended by WW2 veterans and local schools.

Amount: £13,500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Royal British Legion Cheshire
Region: North West
District: Warrington

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.

Children's Party and Parade 28 Apr 2005

The Edmonton branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to commemorate the 60th anniversary by holding a children's party and an adult's evening event, followed by a parade and service of remembrance.

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