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WFM Presenter Colin Smith’s Shave for MacMillan Nurses

WFM Presenter Colin Smith's Shave for MacMillan Nurses
Colin suffers with CLL, a form of leukaemia, and may need the help of MacMillan Nurses in the future! Colin lost his mum to bowel cancer, his ex mother-in-law as well and my ex has had breast cancer! We all know someone who has or has had cancer! MacMillan Nurses are not just there for the patient, but also their families as well! Colin is a single dad with two teenage daughters at home, 18 and16.... 

Film Premier ‘Charlie’s Plan’ screened at The Theatre Of Dreams

Film Premier ‘Charlie’s Plan’ screened at The Theatre Of Dreams
Manchester United’s theatre of dreams was the setting for The Film Premier of ‘Charlie’s Plan’ made up of members from the Better Things group based at Benchill community centre. Stars of stage and screen were amongst the audience for the screening of a project that had started 5 months ago. After the speakers for the sponsors from Wythenshawe Community Housing Group, Manchester United Foundation... 

Radio Shows Over The New Year Period

Radio Shows Over The New Year Period
          Wednesday 31st Dec 11am  Christmas Thoughts 1 12pm  Election Special 1pm  Christmas Thoughts 2 2pm  Dave Hill Slade Interview 3pm  Christmas Thoughts 3 4pm  Black Ice Radio Play 7pm  The Show That Rocks 8pm  Christmas Thoughts 4 Thursday 1st Jan 10am  Christmas Thoughts 5 12pm  Christmas Thoughts 6 2pm  Freddie Flood Xmas Special 3pm  Yipee Radio Play 4pm ... 

Black Coffee, Opera House, Manchester. November 2014

Black Coffee, Opera House, Manchester. November 2014
If you like your drama like your coffee – elegantly dark, refreshing, and invigorating – then Agatha Christie’s whodunit mystery Black Coffee will hit the spot for you. Anyone who has ever reached for the television remote to switch off yet another blood-soaked crime and forensics caper will relish the chance to experience a subtle classic, the chance to sit back and enjoy as your brain... 

Christmas Radio Shows 2014

Christmas Radio Shows 2014
            Wednesday 24th Dec 11am Top 40 Ever Part 1 (Ray’s best 40 tracks from all years!) 12pm World War One Special 1 1pm World War One Special 2 2pm Christmas Play 3pm Home Front 1 (Broadcast in 2005 about WW2 – local residents stories, radio dramas, interviews) 4pm Home Front 2 (Broadcast in 2005 about WW2 – local residents stories, radio dramas, interviews) 7pm... 

WFM 97.2 FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY SPECIAL

WFM 97.2  FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY SPECIAL
Wythenshawe FM presents the story of local heroes who fought, died, or survived the horrors of the bloody conflict that shook the world one hundred years ago. This hour-long special marks the centenary of Britain’s entry into the First World War in August 1914 and it features music and poems which capture the mood of the era. Wythenshawe FM teamed up with the Rector of Northenden, Greg Forster –... 

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
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 of Manchester people, and this year was no exception. The city centre squares became Britain’s biggest... 

It’s that Movember time of year again!

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 the moustache is the badge – much like the pink ribbon is the badge for Breast Cancer Awareness. The State... 

Win a pair of tickets for The Russian State Ballet &Opera House of the ballet Swan Lake

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 is telephone the studio on 0161 499 0222 on Thursday 6th November 2014 on the Out To Lunch Show with Roz Johnson... 

Litter bugs to be hit by on the spot fines

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 team of officers will work seven days a week looking out for selfish people who ignore rubbish bins and drop... 

Men of Manchester unite for Breast Cancer Care!

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 Pink Fridays, Breast Cancer Care have brought together the ‘Men of Manchester’ to dispel the myths of men... 

FIRST WORLD WAR ANNIVERSARY – AUGUST 1914

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 world and claimed millions of lives and started exactly one hundred years ago. This hour-long special marks the... 

Wythenshawe Station Campaign

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 these words: Subject Line: Franchise Agreement-Mid Cheshire Line ‘I/We request that you ensure the new... 

Foster Carers Needed

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 and commitment of our foster carers we will strive to provide the essential foundations for life, influencing... 
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