Best foot forward for winter walking - free guided walks 17th-25th February
From parks and parakeets to Pokémon and potatoes, there’s something for everyone during Greater Manchester Walking Week. From 17th-25th February, Winter Walking Week will offer more than 100 free guided walks in Manchester, Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford... 
Greater Manchester Mayor welcomes clean bus funding
The campaign for local clean air has received a boost with Greater Manchester successfully bidding for £3 million funding to help reduce harmful emissions from the region’s bus fleet. The region is one of 20 local authorities to successfully bid to the national Clean Bus Technology Fund. In... 
GMP Mobile Team Wins ‘Innovative Access to Public Services Award’
Photos by Tangerine Event Photography [www.tangerineeventphotography.co.uk]Greater Manchester Police’s Mobile Team has been named winners of the iNetwork ‘Innovative Access to Public Services’ award, recognising the introduction of mobile technology to deliver efficient services. Mobile... 
Major milestone for Trafford Park Line
A major milestone has been reached in the £350m Metrolink Trafford Park Line scheme with the laying of the first piece of track at Parkway Circle. Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, the Leader of Trafford Council, Councillor Sean Anstee and Chair of the Transport for Greater Manchester... 
‘None for the Road’ Campaign Impacts Drivers across Greater Manchester
Greater Manchester Police arrested 152 people for drink and drug driving offences over the Christmas and New Year period as part of its ‘None for the Road’ drink and drug drive operation. Officers across the Force breathalysed or drug tested 923 drivers between 1 December 2017 and 1 Jan... 
Big Kid Circus..... book now!
Big Kid Circus returns to World of Pets, Timperley  with an all new show featuring Clown  La Loka, Ring Mistress Olympia and a host of amazing acts, both on the ground & in the air. See the show that is captivating all ages, with tickets from £5. Opens 18th. October Book on line at bigkidcircus.co.uk or... 
Listen to WFM 97.2 interviews with Wythenshawe parliamentary candidates
Voters are going to the polls in the General Election on June 8. WFM 97.2’s News Team carried out a series of in-depth interviews with the candidates who are competing for your vote. This is your chance to go beyond the world of news sound bites and hear in detail what these candidates believe... 
We want to celebrate great local music.
So, throughout June here on Wythenshawe FM we’re doing our bit to support them as part of Local Music Live. It’s a month long initiative to highlight the very best local music around different parts of the country. Visit LOCAL MUSIC LIVE to watch and listen to some amazingly talented people. There’s... 
Wythenshawe FM welcomed a delegation of American radio students to the local airwaves.
Wythenshawe FM welcomed a delegation of American radio students to the local airwaves this week. A group of students from Point Park University in Pittsburgh and Ohio Northern University prepared and delivered an hour of radio as part of a ten-day “Maymester” course at the University... 
Listen to WFM 97.2 interviews with Mayor of Greater Manchester election candidates
Wythenshawe voters will head to the polling stations on Thursday this week to elect a Mayor for Greater Manchester Voters in Manchester, Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan will make their choice from eight candidates who are bidding to become the... 
Review: Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games  Palace Theatre Manchester April 2017
Manchester-born James Keegan steps into the shoes of the legendary Michael Flatley – a very hard act to follow – in Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games. Michael Flatley, who with Riverdance brought Irish dance to the world stage, is creator, producer, director and choreographer of... 
GMP long service award for former officer after 52 years in policing
A former police officer has received a long service award after 20 years of service with GMP bringing his total time working in policing to 52 years.  John Baron MBE, 69, began his policing career as a cadet at just 16 years old. He became a fully-fledged officer two years later, and achieved... 
Review: My Country; a work in progress at HOME Manchester until Saturday 22 April
I watched My Country; a work in progress at HOME on the day the Prime Minister announced a general election would be held in June. This play provides a timely reminder of the real people, the real voices, the real hearts, hurts, and hopes that travel to polling stations to leave their marks... 
Listen to WFM 97.2 to find out what Wythenshawe people are saying about Brexit
  Prime Minister, Theresa May, triggered Article 50 On Wednesday 29th March and began the process of taking Britain out of the European Union. Just hours after this historic event, WFM 97.2’s News Team asked local people what they had to say about Brexit. People who voted both leave... 
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