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Battlefields Visit Dunkirk 15 Jan 2009

This branch of the Royal British Legion will use a grant to plan a trip with local Sea Cadets to the site of the Royal Navy evacuation of thousands of troops from the beeches of Dunkirk. Professional guides will inform the members and cadets of the historical site and on their return the cadets will then inform other cadets and schools of their experience by showing a DVD recording of their visit.

Pilgrimage to Normandy 22 Feb 2007

This branch of the Royal British Legion will visit Normandy to see the site of the landing of the Durham Light Infantry. Both veterans and cadets will visit the site.

Wartime Dinner & Entertainment 27 May 2005

The Seaham branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to hold a commemoration dinner to remember the contribution made 60 years ago during WW2 by the town. The group will be inviting various members of the community to attend the event.

War Greaves Pilgrimage 17 Mar 2006

The purpose of this group is to look after the needs of ex service personell and their families. An award will allow the group to visit the site of war graves of family and friends of our president. The visit will be recorded to create an informative historical record for future generations.

VE Day show 25 Feb 2005

The Trimdon branch of the Royal British Legion have been given an award to allow them to carry out a 60th anniversary 1940's evening. The evening will consists of war time entertainment and decor. They will also use the night to carry out interviews with residents who experienced the war years. These interviews will be video recorded and used when the veterans carry out visits to schools.

Church Service and Parade 08 Jul 2005

The Bishop Auckland Branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold a parade and service commemorating the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

Grant to Volunteering Matters 25 Jul 2016

Visions of volunteering (then and now )

Amount: £9,600
Funder: The National Lottery Heritage Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: North East
District: County Durham

Grant to Volunteering Matters 23 Mar 2015

The men go forth to Battle, the women wait and knit

Amount: £9,800
Funder: The National Lottery Heritage Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: North East
District: County Durham

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

WW2 Memorial Service 24 Jun 2005

The County Durham Branch of the Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to hold a parade and service to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

Eden Camp Visit 15 Jul 2005

The Newton Aycliffe branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to visit Eden Camp Second World War museum. The group will also invite local senior citizens to a commemoration concert so that they can relive memories of the time.