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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

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

Party And lunch 12 Aug 2005

The Royal British Legion Women's Section Yatton Branch have been awarded a grant to allow them to undertake a 60th anniversary celebratory meal. The group will also undertake visits to the Dunkirk Memorial Home and local Royal British Legion residential home.

celebration of 80 years of service 21 Aug 2006

This branch of the Royal British Legion for women will organise a celebration day to mark eighty years of service. A parade will take place and an afternoon reception where current and ex-members can meet to reflect on the organisation's achievements.

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

holiday to Ireland 09 Jan 2006

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

Day of Remembrance 01 Jul 2005

The Wellington branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to hold a day of remembrance for the 60th anniversary of V.J. Day.

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

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.

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

Disabled Toilets 21 Jul 2005

The club will install a new disabled toilet to improve access and comfort for their many disabled members.

75th Anniversary 01 Mar 2006

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

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

Party and Parade 25 May 2005

The Christchurch Branch of the Royal British Legion has been awarded a grant to carry out a parade followed by a VJ day party in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2.

commemorative events 24 Mar 2005

The purchase of a silenced mobile generator plus accessories will enable the group to hold outdoor commemorative events and services.

Amount: £2,372
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion Portishead
Region: South West
District: North Somerset

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.

85th Anniversary Celebration 21 Jan 2008

This award will be used to hold a celebratory lunch for members of the Royal British Legion Women's Section and local dignitaries. Some light entertainment will also be provided.

Amount: £1,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Royal British Legion Womens Section
Region: South West
District: Torbay

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.

Comemerative Dinner 10 Dec 2007

This project will host a commemorative dinner party at the Lansdown Strand Hotel in Calne, Wiltshire, for members of the Royal British Legion, the Royal Naval Association and the Royal Air Force Association The grant will contribute to the formal dinner costs.

Amount: £2,400
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion (Calne Branch)
Region: South West
District: Wiltshire

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.