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

The items will feature in Our Heroes, an event to be staged at the Waterside Arts Centre from 4 August until 11 November.

This will launch the official Trafford Council First World War Centenary Commemoration and will illustrate, using photographs, archive documents and memorabilia, the personal contribution played by everyone from all walks of life.

The photographs, which will be scanned for use in the exhibition will also be added to the digital image database Trafford Lifetimes which can be viewed at on the Trafford Council website.

Of particular interest to TLS are any photographs relating to the war hospitals in what is now Trafford, Chapel Street, Altrincham, and especially those which relate to people listed on the war memorials.Anyone interested in getting involved should contactTrafford Local Studies, Waterside, Sale, M33 7ZF, call 0161 912 3013 or email All original photographs/memorabilia will be returned.