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... 
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group achieves Fair Train Gold Standard
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group is delighted to be accredited with the Fair Train Gold Standard – the highest level it awards – for the work it does to offer work experience and help people find work. Fair Train highlighted a number of areas of best practice which will be shared nationally... 
Annie Get Your Gun at The Opera House Manchester
The show started its UK tour in Manchester with all guns blazing and, within minutes, there were more than a dozen cowboys and showgirls at the front of the stage belting out ”There’s No Business Like Show Business.” Annie Get Your Gun is touring the UK now and is well worth... 
Gatley Festival Parade and Funday Sunday 6th July 2014
Gatley Carnival Parade starting 11.45am followed by Family Fun Day, Gatley Hill starting 12:30pm Following last years very hot weather, which you may know led to several casualties during parade and caused significant delays, the committee have decided this year the Carnival Parade and Fun... 
Have Your Say with Local MP Mike Kane
Local MP Mike Kane will be holding a question and answer discussion meeting with local residents at St Andrews Church, Brownley Road on Tuesday 5th August 11am till 2pm. Refreshments will be served and there is parking and disabled access. The idea of the discussion is for local residents... 
James Murphy needs your sponsorship!
James Murphy is doing  the Greater Manchester Cycle  to raise money for the Station.If you would like to Sponsor James however small please contact Wythenshawe FM 0161 499 7982 or email jk@wfmradio.org The Great Manchester Cycle 2014 will take place on Sunday 29 June. We are a unique mass... 
Manchester man to cycle the Tour De France from start to finish.
The 2014 Tour De France Grande depart takes place in Leeds on Saturday 5th July. Two weeks after they depart Michael Dawson will be on his bike on the very same start line heading for the same destination, a mere 550 miles away. He plans to arrive at the finish line a day before over three... 
WFM wins Queens Award
On 2 June 2014 The Cabinet Office announced that Wythenshawe’s Community Media charity has won a Queens Award for Voluntary Service. The annual awards, established to mark the Queen’s Golden Jubilee in 2002,recognise and reward excellence in voluntary activities carried out by groups... 
The Last Days of Troy - Royal Exchange Theatre - World Premiere -  until 7 June
 Actors acted their socks off, spat their fury across the stage lights, beat their chests and waded in gore in a passionate portrayal of an ancient conflict in Simon Armitage’s The Last Days of Troy at the Royal Exchange Theatre.   In fact, so vivid was the portrayal of relentless... 
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