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Results

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

Band Performance 25 May 2005

This branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to transport the National Youth band of the Royal British Legion to Devon so that they can participate in the 60th anniversary celebrations.

75th Anniversary 01 Mar 2006

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

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.

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

Street Party 24 Jun 2005

The Newton Abbot Branch of the Royal British Legion will hold a street party, memorial parade and concert in commemoration of the end of World War Two.

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.

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.

CSV Play Rangers 13 Dec 2012

CSV in Bristol will expand its service to engage, train and support families and volunteers from the local community in the delivery of safe outdoor play events and activities for disadvantaged children with little access to play spaces. This will include working with local and city wide organisations including Bristol City Council, Hartcliffe and Withywood community partnerships, local schools, youth clubs and residents associations.

Amount: £251,458
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Volunteering Matters
Region: South West
District: City of Bristol

Replacement flat roof covering 21 Jan 2015

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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

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.

childrens' rememberance tide wreath 21 Jul 2005

Children from schools and playgroups in the Calne area will make a Remembrance Tide poppy wreath.

Amount: £500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion (Calne Branch)
Region: South West
District: Wiltshire

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

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

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 On the Hill 03 Feb 2011

The is a project by a community group in Marlborough, Wiltshire. The group will use the funding to put on a community based party using local youth bands and artists. This will encourage and promote community cohesion and integration.

Amount: £9,969
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: The Royal British Legion Ramsbury 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

Day Outing 09 May 2005

A project to commemorate the events leading to the end of WW2 with the provision of an outing for members of this group based in Bratton, West Wiltshire and pupils of a local primary school to the Army Air Corps Museum in Wessex.

Amount: £945
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion - Bratton Branch
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.