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Urmston choir marks First World War centenary

Messenger Newspapers: 'On Cloud 9' with Elmbridge Choir

4:24pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

URMSTON Choral Society presents Songs for Heroes, a special concert to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Choir evening of high emotion and music to commemorate First World War

Messenger Newspapers: 'On Cloud 9' with Elmbridge Choir

3:58pm Monday 11th August 2014

AN evening of high emotion and light-hearted music is planned when Urmston Choral Society and the Gemini Choir from Swinton join together to perform 'Sing for Heroes', a tribute to the nation's Armed Forces.

First World War picnic in Woodstock Park

Messenger Newspapers: The longest picnic

8:11am Saturday 9th August 2014

BROADHEATH Community Association and Woodstock Park Friends group are putting on a First World War themed picnic for residents in the area at Woodstock Park on August 13 from noon to 3pm.

First World War exhibition remembers Trafford war heroes

Messenger Newspapers: Captain Edward Kinder Bradbury VC

12:52pm Thursday 7th August 2014

A MAJOR new exhibition has opened at Sale's Waterside Arts Centre to tell the stories of the Trafford people who served King and country in the First World War.

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11:22am Thursday 7th August 2014

AUGUST 4 2014 marks 100 years since the start of the First World War.

Trafford pays tribute to First World War sacrifice

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12:46pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

THE lights went out all over Trafford on Monday evening to commemorate the start of the First World War.

VIDEO: Lights out for WW1 anniversary

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11:28am Tuesday 5th August 2014

The Houses of Parliament and the London Eye as they were plunged into darkness last night to mark the 100th anniversary of Britain's entry into the First World War.

Royals plant ceramic poppies to mark lives lost in First World War

Messenger Newspapers: The Tower of London: One of the historic sights on the London Trekathon

10:46am Tuesday 5th August 2014

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will join Prince Harry at the Tower of London today to each plant a ceramic poppy in an art installation symbolising the thousands of lives lost during the First World War.

VIDEO: Duke and Duchess attend WWI memorial service in Belgium

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5:35pm Monday 4th August 2014

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a ceremony at the Cointe Inter-allied Memorial, Liege, Belgium, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.

Dedicate a tree to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the First World War

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12:51pm Monday 4th August 2014

Over the next four years, the Woodland Trust will be commemorating the centenary of the First World War by planting millions of trees across the country – and you have the chance to create a lasting tribute to those who lived and served during the war.

Scouts to play Last Post at Trafford war memorials

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10:36am Monday 4th August 2014

SCOUTS in Trafford are planning to play the Last Post today at all of the borough's war memorials.

Cascade of one million poppy petals marks First World War centenary at Trafford Centre

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6:38am Saturday 2nd August 2014

A CASCADE of a million poppy petals stunned Trafford Centre staff and customers at an event commemorating the centenary of the First World War.

Turn lights out to honour First World War dead

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6:12pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

COUNCIL chiefs are calling on Trafford residents to join the local authority as it takes part in the UK wide Lights Out event.

Find out more about the First World War at IWMN

Messenger Newspapers: In memory: Students from Redcar & Cleveland College left small poppy crosses at the Thievpal Memorial in memory of the old boysfrom Sir William Turner’s School who died.

12:23pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

THE Imperial War Museum North, Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford Park, presents Perspectives 14 until December 28.

Residents asked to honour war dead by turning off lights

Messenger Newspapers: Lessons by candlelight for Croxley pupils

12:23pm Monday 14th July 2014

COUNCIL chiefs are calling on Trafford residents to join the body as it backs the UK wide Lights Out event - as part of the First World War centenary celebrations.

Friends of Halecroft Park to hold First World War commemorative event

Messenger Newspapers: World War One poppies to be planted across Bushey

1:57pm Monday 7th July 2014

THE Friends of Halecroft Park group is holding an event to commemorate the outbreak of the First World War.

A closer look at D-Day

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6:20pm Thursday 26th June 2014

THE Imperial War Museum North, Trafford Wharf Road, Trafford Park, presents A Closer Look - D-Day until June 30.

Stamford Military Hospital at Dunham Massey to stage live BBC broadcast

Messenger Newspapers: Soldiers playing the piano in the soldiers' Rec Room at the Stamford Military Hospital Dunham Massey

12:56pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

A national radio show will broadcast live from Dunham Massey on Thursday as part of the the BBC's First World War centenary commemorations.

D-Day 70: Live updates as Europe remembers

Messenger Newspapers: D-Day - credit MOD

10:00am Friday 6th June 2014

Live updates as Europe remembers the sacrifices made by the the armed forces on D-Day 70 years ago

Hale sailors commemorated - after nearly 100 years

Messenger Newspapers: SV Inveramsay;

6:20pm Monday 26th May 2014

TWO teenage merchant sailors from Trafford who died during the First World War have finally been commemorated nationally – nearly 100 years after they died.

Remembering a device that saved lives - invented in Trafford

Messenger Newspapers: Edgar Duerr

11:30am Wednesday 30th April 2014

A JAM making dynasty from Altrincham is offering people the chance to get their hands on a piece of First World War history.

Sounds of the First World War at IWM North

Messenger Newspapers: Internationally renowned sound artist Bill Fontana

3:12pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

A NEW installation by an internationally renowned sound artist will be the first in a major series of contemporary art works – specially commissioned by IWM North, part of Imperial War Museums to mark the First World War Centenary.

Trafford Council plans to mark First World War anniversary

Messenger Newspapers: Cllr Anstee and Staff Sgt Matt Spruce of the 207 Field Regiment with the Stretford book of remembrance

3:24pm Monday 14th April 2014

TRAFFORD Council will mark the anniversary of the First World War with a thought provoking programme of events and activities.

Trafford Council and IWM North launch 'Serving Stories' project

Messenger Newspapers: The Imperial War Museum North

6:10am Monday 14th April 2014

TRAFFORD Council has secured a grant of more than £50,000 from the Armed Forces Community Covenant for its ‘Serving Stories’ project.

The Imperial War Museum North launches First World War centenary programme

Messenger Newspapers: Salford Quays, home of the Imperial War Museum is just one of the sights worth seeing on a day trip across the Pennines to Manchester

6:10am Friday 11th April 2014

THE Imperial War Museum (IWM) is to commemorate the centenary of the First World War with a four year programme of cultural activities.

Do you have any First World War photographs?

Messenger Newspapers: GAS ALERT: Gas masks for soldier and horse during the First World War

4:54pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

TRAFFORD Local Studies based in Sale, Is looking for First World War photographs and memorabilia to be used in a major exhibition.

Former BBC war reporter launches Dunham Massey exhibition

Messenger Newspapers: Kate Adie in the reconstructed main ward of the hospital

6:10am Saturday 1st March 2014

DUNHAM Massey Hall is about to stage a major exhibition highlighting its role as a hospital for seriously injured servicemen in the First World War.



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