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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

VE Day Parade Celebration 14 Apr 2005

The Kings Lynn branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to hold a V.E. Day and V.J. Day commemoration event to mark the 60th anniversary of these significant events. This will include a Veterans parade, and Memorial service which will include Naval, Army and Air Cadets.

Social Evening To commemorate The 60th Anniversary 22 Jul 2005

Royal British Legion Soham Branch have been awarded a grant to enable them to carry two events as part of their celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War. The project will be comprises of two parts the first being a trip to the Horse guards Parade and Buckingham Palace and the second being a social evening for the members and the other local veterans.

Party in The Park VE/VJ Day Celebrations 22 Jul 2005

Needham market & district Royal British Legion - VE/VJ Day Celebrations Committee have been awarded a grant to enable them to carry out a range of activities as part of their commemoration and celebration of the 60th Anniversary of the end of WW2.

Schools Battlefield Tour 21 Jun 2006

This Royal British Legion group will take children from four local schools, as well as teachers and branch members, on an educational visit to the historical sites of Ypres, Belgium. This will increase the childrens knowledge of their heritage and, on their return, will take part in talks and displays to the other pupils and the local community to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the first battle of the Somme.

Visit to Battlefields of Northern France & Belgium 30 May 2007

The Royal British Legion in Braintree and Bocking plan to send a number of members on a trip of remembrance to the battlefields of Western Europe. The travellers will lay wreaths on behalf of their friends, fathers and grandfathers.

60th anniversary celebration parade 17 Jun 2005

The Bedford Branch of the Royal British Legion will be staging two events to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the ending of World War Two. A church service will be held which will be followed be a reception for all veterans. The second event will be a parade, followed by a wartime memorabilia exhibition and display. Reunion corners will be set up so that Old Comrades can meet again. Entertainment with a 1940's style will also be provided.

1940's Style Garden Party with Afternoon Tea 29 Jul 2005

A project to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2 with the provision of a 1940s style garden party for the benefit of members of this group and the wider community.

Veterans Visit to the Menin Gate and War Graves 19 Jan 2007

This branch of the Royal British Legion will use the award to enable their members to visit Ypres and pay their respects at the Menin Gate of remembrance.

CSV Vocal Project 15 Aug 2012

This grant will expand the volunteer project for people with learning disabilities into new parts of the county, offering a programme of training, volunteering and supported employment using community mentors. Called the Vocal Project, participants work with community volunteers who help them to access training and social events. As their confidence around people and skills develop, they will then gradually move into volunteering placements either in a group or an individual setting._x000B_

Sam's Coffee House and Enterprise Lounge 20 Jan 2016

This organisation will use the funding to renovate, purchase and install fittings and appliances for its social enterprise cafe. This will enable the organisation to reach young people aged 16-25 who are disengaged with mainstream services and aim to increase their self confidence, self-esteem and self worth.

Amount: £10,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Access Community Trust
Region: East of England
District: Waveney District

POP Place of Pride LGBT Youth Group 21 Feb 2019

The organisation will use funding to create a youth group for the LGBT+ community. Activities will be designed by the participants but will include mindfulness, arts and culture, sporting and camping. There will also be opportunities to develop employment skills.

Grant to St Johns Housing Trust 14 Mar 2012

towards the renovation of a disused public house into a wellbeing centre in a disadvantaged area of Suffolk

Amount: £50,000
Funder: The Henry Smith Charity
Recipient: St Johns Housing Trust
Region: East of England
District: Waveney District

Grant to Royal British Legion 19 Sep 2013

Events to commemorate the Centenary of the First World War in 2014

Grant to Access Community Trust 26 Feb 2019

Memories Carved In Stone

Entertainment afternoon 24 Mar 2005

This branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold a reunion to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

60th Anniversary Commemoration Service 26 May 2005

The Barnack & District Branch of The Royal British Legion will use a grant to organise a remembrance service aimed at commemorating the 60th Anniversary of the end of WW2. This will involve a broad range of local groups and will be followed by a buffet and refreshments.

Parade to the War Memorial 28 Apr 2005

The Clacton-On-Sea Branch of The Royal British Legion would use the grant to assist with the costs of holding a parade to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the end of WW2. This would involve numerous local groups besides the Legion itself, including: Sea Cadets, the Scouts, St John's Ambulance Brigade, Land Army and an array of ex-servicemen and women. This would be supported by a marching band and would provide the centrepiece for the localities commemoration programme.

Stowmarket VE/VJ Day Celebrations 28 Apr 2005

The group will use a grant to organise a day of events to both celebrate and commemorate the 60th Anniversary of VE/VJ Day. This will include a parade and Church service featuring a number of local organisations. This will all be concluded with a large-scale curry lunch for veterans and other attendees.