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Lead me to the dark

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 the film started. The money will be used as follows: £2000 – Equipment. We will be purchasing a Black... 

James Murphy needs your sponsorship!

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 participation cycling event that offers three separate distances, for all abilities, over a 13-mile city-based... 

Manchester man to cycle the Tour De France from start to finish.

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 hundred riders follow the race leader up the Champs-Elysees. He has taken up the challenge to raise funds for... 

WFM wins Queens Award

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 in the community.On the 3 June 2014 two volunteers and the General Manager went to the Houses of Parliament... 

A Helping Hand for Job Hunters Thursday 6 March 12 Noon – 5pm

A Helping Hand for Job Hunters Thursday 6 March 12 Noon - 5pm
Local people looking to get their hands on a new job are invited to a free major public recruitment event at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Job City has been organised by Manchester City Council and will take place on Thursday, 6 March from 12 – 5pm. Businesses representing sectors, including construction, customer service, and health and social care, will be in attendance and looking to... 

Hate Crime Awareness Week – Starts 20th January 2014

Hate Crime Awareness Week - Starts 20th January 2014
Tune into Wythenshawe FM for a week of programming about Hate Crime Awareness.  Throughout the week hear interviews and news packages about hate crime. Listen to a discussion about hate crime and how we can help to prevent these crimes happening. Friday 24th January 1-2pm Hate Crime! Challenge it! Report it! Stop it! You can call GMP on 101 or Manchester City Council on 08000 830 007or online via... 

Free Comedy Night – Friday 17th January 2014

Free Comedy Night -  Friday 17th January 2014
Friday 17th January 2014 Comedians: Robert Maxfield, Mark Rough and John Ryan. FREE Tickets, FREE Hot Pot and FREE Mens Health Information! Charity raffle for signed Manchester United memorabilia. St Anthony’s Parish Centre, Portway, Wythenshawe. Admission: 7.30pm. Show starts at 8pm. The event is free but if you register for a ticket before the event you will be entered into a FREE PRIZE DRAW. Tickets... 

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  Age Concern variety show (Performers Robert Read and Dave Cox) 25th December 12 noon Domestic abuse awareness – (Listen to Helen’s story about domestic abuse with interviews, Written by Jason Kenyon & Performed by Stephanie... 

Manchester Sound:The Massacre Manchester Library Theatre Company until Saturday 6 July

Manchester Sound:The Massacre Manchester Library Theatre Company until Saturday 6 July
  Caption: Stephen Fewell (DJ Liberty) in Manchester Sound: The Massacre by Polly Wiseman, directed by Paul Jepson, presented by the Library Theatre Company.  Photo by Kevin Cummins. Manchester Sound: The Massacre Manchester Library Theatre Company until Saturday 6 July Trippy, dippy, dance ravers demand more tunes and the right to party while their buttoned-up ancestors brave swords in a... 

St Wilfrid’s Church Open Day This Weekend 22 and 23 June

St Wilfrid’s Church Open Day This Weekend 22 and 23 June
You can hunt your ancestors, ring a bell, climb a medieval tower and see the landscape of the whole of Wythenshawe’s garden city spread before you if you go along to the St Wilfrid’s Open Days which take place in Northenden on Saturday and Sunday this weekend. The church, on Ford Lane, offers treats for architecture and local history fans and visitors will have the chance to view parish and poor... 

The British Franchise Exhibition 21 / 22 June 2013 at Manchester Central.

The British Franchise Exhibition 21 / 22 June 2013 at Manchester Central.
Successful businessman Rob Neill from Chester will be giving aspiring business owners valuable insight into the creation and development of thriving enterprises at a series of popular Growing Your Own Business seminars taking place at The British Franchise Exhibition on 21 and 22 June at Manchester Central. Rob Neill, managing director of luxury menswear brand Lucky West, will be one of the keynote... 

St George’s festival and parade

St George’s festival and parade
England’s biggest St George’s Day celebration returns this weekend – so expect dragons, drama and plenty of entertainment. The patron Saint of England will be honoured through a weekend of flamboyant events from midday Friday 20 April and will continue through until Sunday 22 April – with the annual St George’s Day Parade from 11.30am until 1.30pm on the Sunday.   The parade that... 

Comic Relief Aims High in Wythenshawe

Comic Relief Aims High in Wythenshawe
Staff and students from the Manchester College Wythenshawe Campus dressed up in fancy dress and braved the wind and the rain to abseil down their four-storey building to raise £5,000 for Comic Relief on Red Nose Day. Fundraising for Comic Relief created a buzz around the Brownley Road campus as students worked to raise a minimum of £50 and staff to raise a minimum of £100 pounds in sponsorship.... 

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... 
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