Emma encourages WW2 veterans to take advantage of Heroes Return grant

May 30, 2014

Emma Lewell-Buck 19As well as the centenary of the start of the First World War, this year marks the 70th anniversary of the Normandy Landings, and the Big Lottery Fund is helping veterans to commemorate this important occasion through its Heroes Return grants.

UK veterans can receive grants of up to £8,140 towards travel and accommodation expenses for a visit to places across the world where they served, or to fund a commemorative visit in the UK.

Over £28 million of grants have already been awarded by the Big Lottery Fund for visits to France, Germany, the Far East and elsewhere.

Emma encourages any veterans who want to take advantage of this opportunity to call the Heroes Return helpline on 0845 0000 121, or to visit www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/heroesreturn to find out more.  If you know a veteran who you think would like to take this opportunity, please let them know.

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