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WFM Introduction to Stand Up Comedy!

WFM Introduction to Stand Up Comedy!
Do your mates tell you you’re funny ? Do you wish you had the bottle to have a go ? Then Come and join us as we give you all the secrets and tips of the trade over 6 weeks, which culminates in performing a 5 minute set at a Wythenshawe venue. Course cost £30 per person 5 x 2 hour sessions + Comedy Gig Starts Tuesday 2nd April 2013, 6-8pm, Forum Library Course tutor—Lewis “Big Lou” Jones For... 

The Energy Switch Campaign…..

The Energy Switch Campaign.....
The Energy Switch Campaign….. is proving extremely successful, with almost 12,500 signing up for this collaborative energy scheme, which is based on a previous campaign run by Oldham. You can monitor (and sign up yourself!) here: http://gmfairenergy.com. Background We know that rising energy prices are an increasing concern for residents. We also know that many people would get a better... 

2012 Christmas Lights Switch On

2012 Christmas Lights Switch On
The 2012 Christmas lights switch on was a great success with over 1000 people in attendance! WFM managed the stage with live artists entertaining the crowd with some amazing voices. Robert Read and Isabel Duncan compéred the event and really got the crowd into a frenzy and warmed up on a cold winter evening. The two were superb and had local links with Robert  a local lad from Wythenshawe who acts... 

Radio Shows over the Christmas and New Year period

Radio Shows over the Christmas and New Year period
Top 40 Ever Part 1- 24th December 11am  (Ray’s best 40 tracks from all years! Top 40 Ever Part 2- 25th December 11am  Top 40 Ever Part 3 – 26th December 11am  Domestic abuse – 25th December 7pm, repeated 1st January 7pm (Listen to Helen’s story about domestic abuse, Written by Jason Kenyon & Performed by Stephanie Bishop) Party in the Park 2hr (Ian Hills) 24th December... 

GSF! Nominated for european podcast award

GSF! Nominated for european podcast award
If you don’t know already we have been nominated for a “European podcast award”   Wythenshawe FM has the chance to be European champions! If we can get some support and votes?  Its just click here and vote (Not the facebook recommended but the vote button) and maybe something on the WFM website might help, who knows What do you think? http://www.european-podcast-award.eu/de/start/vote-and-win/personality/type/player/nc/1/uid/7239/podid/7239.html Please... 

CONSULTATION TO BEGIN ON A6 TO MANCHESTER AIPORT RELIEF ROAD

CONSULTATION TO BEGIN ON A6 TO MANCHESTER AIPORT RELIEF ROAD
From Monday 22 October, residents, businesses and road users will be able to give their views on the proposals for the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road. Part of the wider South East Manchester Multi-Modal Strategy (SEMMMS), the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road is a proposed dual carriageway, approximately 10km long linking the A6 at Hazel Grove to the eastern end of the existing A555 at Woodford... 

Wythenshawe FM Reunion

Wythenshawe FM Reunion
Come join the fun and see the WFM people from past and present! Wythenshawe FM has been broadcasting full time since 2002 and started with three short broadcasts in 2000. In that time hundreds of volunteers, students, staff and the odd pet have been part of the Wythenshawe FM team. So come and join the fun! Saturday 22nd September 7pm till 12am Wythenshawe Cricket Club 78 Longley Lane, Northenden Manchester,... 

Having problems with your partner? Or does your heart skip a bit every time you see them?!

Having problems with your partner? Or does your heart skip a bit every time you see them?!
Having problems with your partner? Or does your heart skip a bit every time you see them? Don’t miss Katie and Jason on ‘Snog, Marry, Divorce’ on Monday 9th July from 4 – 5pm. Have you had some embarrassing dates, or do you want to strangle your fella whenever he leaves the toilet seat up? Just wait till you listen to what we’ve heard – you’ve heard nothing yet!! The hilarious... 

Free cooking course!

Free cooking course!
Free 6 week cooking course running from Thursday 19th April until Thursday 24th May 2012 11am – 1 pm at St Andrews House, BrownleyRoad,M22 0DW.  Come along and make quick, tasty and affordable meals.  Improve your cooking skills, get tips on budget cooking, healthy eating and lots of new recipe ideas. Call Eleanor Murphy on 0161 217 3951 to book your place as numbers are limited.   Read More →

PAWS FOR THOUGHT

PAWS FOR THOUGHT
AIRPORT OLLY FINDS A NEW HOME A stray cat who set up home at  Manchester Airport, stole hearts around the world, and became a celebrity with thousands of followers on Facebook, is enjoying a well-deserved retirement in a comfortable new home at a secret location in South Manchester. Olly the cat isn’t as young as she used to be so Airport bosses decided it was time for the much-loved moggie to swap... 

Big Lou’s Theme Time Radio

Big Lou's Theme Time Radio
Join Lewis Jones every Thursday Evening between 7-9pm for “Big Lou’s Theme Time Radio” Every week, Big Lou puts together a two hour show dedicated to a theme which is suggested by the listeners. To get involved, you can contact the studio when the show is on air by emailing studio@wfmradio.org or by joining the show’s Facebook Page which can be found by searching for Big Lou’s... 

Wythenshawe FM 97.2 What’s On Guide

Wythenshawe FM 97.2 What's On Guide
Attention Wythenshawe Event’s Organisers & Co-Ordinators: Every Day, the volunteers presenters at WFM are happy to spread the word regarding everything Wythenshawe!  If you have got an event or an appeal that you would like to have mentioned on air, drop us a line at jk@wfmradio.org Alternatively, if you would like to advertise your business on The “Business What’s on Guide”, which... 

Big Lou’s Theme Time Radio

Big Lou's Theme Time Radio
Every week, Big Lou chooses a theme and you, the listeners, get to suggest the tunes related to that theme. This week, to Celebrate Manchester United’s participation in this years Champions League Final vs Barcelona at Wembley, Big Lou has chosen this weeks Theme as “Manchester United” ! It’s only fair as two ago it was all about Manchester City to coincide with their day out... 
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