SMARTMOAN - SCHOOLGIRL’S PHONE STORY REVEALS TRUE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS
As we hurtle towards the most tech-influenced Christmas ever, with web spending set to top the £11bn spent online in December 2013, it has taken a Manchester schoolgirl to remind grown-ups of the true meaning of Christmas. 11-year-old Hannah Lillis’s winning story in a festive writing competition... 
Food Poverty Debate this Friday 14th November 4-5pm on WFM
Real Food Wythenshawe Organised a debate where the local community got to ask a panel of guests questions on what is being done to tackle food poverty in Wythenshawe. The panel Guests were, Gerry Flanagan (Chair), Maurice Barnes, Tracy Rawlins, Adam Dixon, Liz Grant, Young person representing... 
Thousands of people flocked to Manchester city centre for the annual Christmas Lights Switch-On
Thousands of people flocked to Manchester city centre for the annual Christmas Lights Switch-On, marking the start of the festive season in the UK’s Christmas capital. The Manchester Christmas Light Switch-on, in association with Key 103, has become the beginning of Christmas for generations... 
It’s that Movember time of year again!
It’s that Movember time of year again, as I’m sure you’re aware. Movember is now a highly successful international campaign to raise awareness about men’s health, particularly prostate and testicular cancer, mental health and the importance of physical activity. And... 
Win a pair of tickets for The Russian State Ballet &Opera House of the ballet Swan Lake
                                   Competition There is a pair of tickets to be won for a performance by The Russian State Ballet and Opera House of the ballet Swan Lake at The Plaza Stockport. It’s on Tuesday 18th November at 7.30pm All you have to do... 
Litter bugs to be hit by on the spot fines
People who drop rubbish in Manchester can expect to receive a fine – with a special team of litter busters about to hit the city centre. The move is part of a huge litter crackdown organised by Manchester City Council in response to concerns from residents about the problem. The dedicated... 
I’M DREAMING OF A WRITE CHRISTMAS
          Manchester schoolchildren in festive short story competition A top children’s author is launching a competition encouraging Manchester children to pen a new festive classic for inclusion in a Winter inspired book. Sam Hay, author of the Undead Pets series of books, has... 
Men of Manchester unite for Breast Cancer Care!
Around 350 men each year are diagnosed with breast cancer. However, as the general perception of breast cancer is that it only affects women, those men who are diagnosed are often left feeling isolated and do not know what help is available to them. To launch Breast Cancer Awareness Month and... 
LOCAL ARTIST MARTIN MINSHALL SINGS LIVE AT WFM
Wythenshawe FM drive-time presenter Sarah Dee was joined live in the studio on Tuesday by local singer-songwriter Martin Minshall. Martin who is local to Wythenshawe brought his guitar and best vocals to join Sarah on the show to chat about his upcoming gig in Manchester in October, and sang... 

Lead me to the dark

Aug 15th, 2014
Lead me to the dark
My name is James Twyman and I want to complete my first feature film. After having won several awards for low budget shorts I feel it’s time to take that next step. We aim to raise £5000 , this is about half of what we need but this money has a specific goal in that it will help us get... 
FIRST WORLD WAR  ANNIVERSARY - AUGUST 1914
WFM 97.2 ONE HOUR SPECIAL   Captain The Reverand Francis Cole Lowry Hamilton, Rector of Northernden, who served as an army   chaplin       Wythenshawe FM presents the story of local heroes who fought, died, or survived the horrors of the bloody conflict that shook the... 
Wythenshawe Station Campaign
      WYTHENSHAWE TRAIN STATION DO YOU WANT TO GET ON A TRAIN TO: Manchester Piccadilly, Altrincham, Stockport, Chester A twice an hour service to link up with the tram at Baguley near Tesco – Wythenshawe Hospital – The Health Academy Then email your request, using... 

Foster Carers Needed

Jul 21st, 2014
Foster Carers Needed
Orange Grove is an Independent Foster Care agency that looks after vulnerable children and young people. Our aim is to ensure that those in our care lead happy, enquiring, active childhoods, recognising that this provides the foundations for fulfilled and productive adulthoods. With the help... 
Summer holiday advice for parents
With the start of the school summer holidays, parents are being encouraged to be prepared for the inevitable playground scrapes and minor illnesses. NHS experts from Greater Manchester are asking parents and those who look after children to stock up their medicine cabinets, follow sun-care... 
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