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40's Night Remembrance Concert 25 Jun 2004

The Standish branch of the Royal British Legion in Wigan, Lancashire have been awarded a grant to enable them to carry out a range of activities as part of their 40's Remembrance Concert. The Concert will have entertainment, refreshments, and the participants will be wearing fancy dress. The Concert will be for a wide range of veterans from around the local region.

Amount: £1,850
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Standish Royal British Legion
Region: North West
District: Wigan District

Concert Evening 17 Jun 2005

The Church and Oswaldtwistle branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to host 2 concert nights to commemorate the 60th anniversary and will visit local schools to give talks on WW2.

Airfields and War Museums Trips. 20 Jul 2006

This group of ex service veterans and their families have been awarded a grant to visit to memorial sites and war museums to preserve the memory and tradition of the armed forces by recounting historical events to other organisations.

Amount: £5,000
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Standish Royal British Legion
Region: North West
District: Wigan District

60th Anniversary Weekend Celebration and Concert 24 Jun 2005

The Royal British Legion (Irlam and Cadishead Branch) in Cheshire will use an award to fund a 60th Anniversray Party, Children's Party and Remembrance Service and Parade.

60th Anniversary of VE Day Celebrations 08 Jul 2005

This group will use their award to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War by holding a parade and service of thanksgiving.

Street Party Celebration 08 Jul 2005

An award has been made to the Royal British Legion Weaverham branch to enable them to carry out a 1940's themed community celebration in recognition of the 60th anniversary of the end of WW2.

WW2 Commemoration Parade 08 Jul 2005

The Wallasey branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold a Commemoration parade to mark the 60th anniversary of VE and VJ Day.

VE and VJ Celebrations 29 Apr 2005

The Moreton Wirral branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to hold a VE and VJ Day social night to commemorate the 60th anniversaries.

'Reflections of the Second World War' 11 May 2005

The Little Sutton Branch of the Royal British Legion will use an award to a special commemoration event entitled 'Reflections of the Second World War'. This will include guest speakers, a 1940's themed 3 course meal, and an evening of entertainment.

Visit to the Memorial Arboretum and VE/VJ Party 27 May 2005

This branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold a VE/VJ party and to visit the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire.

Church Service and Celebration 27 May 2005

The Handforth Branch of the Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to hold a commemorate event to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the end of World War Two. A reception will be held afterwards with local cadet forces, girl guides, scouts and other community groups expected to come together to celebrate.

Reunion Party 27 May 2005

The Poynton Branch of the Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to hold a reunion and street party to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Local veteran groups, schools and community groups will come together for a weekend of celebration and an exhibition will detail life during the war.

Amount: £3,300
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion Poynton Branch
Region: North West
District: Cheshire East

WW2 Commemorative Event 08 Jul 2005

The Ellesmere Port Club of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold events to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. The activities will incorporate wartime sing-a-longs, 1940s themed nights and a family event.

Visit to Buckingham Palace for WW2 Celebrations 24 Jun 2005

The South Manchester Branch of the Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to enable two of their members to attend the 60th anniversary celebrations in London on 10 July. The veterans have been invited to Buckingham Palace for the VE Day Commemorative Lunch.

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

Comrades in Arms 19 Sep 2008

This branch of the Royal British Legion will use the award to deliver a programme of activities for members and their families. This will include trips and events such as attending an All Forces Reunion, a Festival of Remembrance and the RAF Waddington Air Show. This project will enable veterans to reunite and provide opportunities for older people to engage in events that they might otherwise not be able to access.

Amount: £4,950
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Standish Royal British Legion
Region: North West
District: Wigan District

Airbase Activities 27 May 2005

The Penketh and Sankey Branch of the Royal British Legion have been awarded a grant to hold a street party to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Burtonwood Heritage Museum will contribute exhibits to the event and an evening dance with have a themed 1940's troupe.

Exhibition and Celebration Events 29 Apr 2005

The Royal British Legion Halton branch have been awarded a grant to carry out a VE and VJ day celebration. The group will have war time entertainment and an exhibition of memorabilia.

Amount: £5,500
Funder: The Big Lottery Fund
Recipient: Royal British Legion Halton
Region: North West
District: Halton

Miss VE/VJ & Party 29 Apr 2005

The Winsford Branch of the Royal British Legion will use their award to hold a range of activities to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Second World War. These activities will include a Miss VE/VJ competition where the competitors will be dressed in the clothing of the time, a painting competition with the VE/VJ 1940s theme and a party in July for 400 in the Civic Hall.

Disabled toilet 16 Feb 2006

This is a project to improve the disabled toilet facilities at the local Royal British Legion in order to meet the regulated requirements for disabled persons and extend access and participation. The grant will pay for building, alterations, plumbing, and decorating for the disabled toilets.