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POLICE SAFETY ADVICE TO CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR PARTY-GOERS

POLICE SAFETY ADVICE TO CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR PARTY-GOERS
Revellers are hitting the streets to party in the run up to Christmas and New Year and in some British towns and cities paramedics are preparing, as if for warzone conditions, by setting up field hospitals and mobile treatment centres. But, here in Manchester, Greater Manchester Police are hoping for a peaceful Christmas, if not quite a silent night, and they’re hoping festive fun seekers will look... 

JustGiving Awards 2012

JustGiving Awards 2012
  JustGiving celebrates the power of giving back: Nominations open for JustGiving Awards 2012 Nominations are now open for the JustGiving Awards 2012, celebrating the achievements of over 380,000 fundraisers, and 8,000 charities who have used the site to raise over £200 million for good causes over the past year. Now in their third year, the Awards will be given out in 13 categories, from Most... 

What are the Top Ten Toys for Christmas 2011?

What are the Top Ten Toys for Christmas 2011?
At this special time of year, children across the world will be asking Santa for their favourite toy, but picking the right one can be a real struggle for parents. Last year the UK toy market was worth about £2.7 billion a year, with almost two thirds of sales occurring over Christmas, yet each year nearly 20% of parents end up taking back 1-3 unwanted presents after Christmas. So if you’re joining... 

BEWARE THE CHRISTMAS LOAN SHARK

BEWARE THE CHRISTMAS LOAN SHARK
Christmas is an expensive time of year and no one wants to be left out of the fun so some people end up taking    out loans to fund their festivities – loans which some people can’t afford to pay back, according debt advice  service, Money Mentors.                                                       Julie Blairs, financial inclusion... 

NEW POLICE NON-EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBER 101

NEW POLICE NON-EMERGENCY PHONE  NUMBER 101
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NORTHENDEN HERON

NORTHENDEN HERON
Local children are voting to choose a name for a landmark attraction which has been dubbed Northenden’s Angel of the North.   Ballot papers have been sent to Northenden schools so youngsters can be involved in choosing a name for the popular heron sculpture which stands  alongside the children’s playground by the River Mersey in Mill Lane.   Gwyneth Lloyd, chairman of the Friends... 

NORTHENDEN TOILETS

NORTHENDEN TOILETS
          It’s been difficult to spend a penny in Northenden of late – following the closure of public toilets in Mill Lane. A wave of Manchester City Council cuts this year has also seen public toilets closed at Wythenshawe Civic Centre and Hollyhedge Road shops. But now Northenden residents are looking forward to the prospect of opening up and running their toilets... 

KNITTED TREE – CROSSACRES RESOURCE CENTRE

KNITTED TREE – CROSSACRES RESOURCE CENTRE
    A multi-coloured tree has been amazing passersby in Crossacres for the last few weeks.   It’s all the work of an army of dedicated knitting and crochet fans who’ve joined an international craze called yarn bombing by decorating a tree from top to toe outside Crosscacres Resource Centre.   Kay Bamford, Age Concern Ageing Well Development Worker at the Centre, recently... 

Wythenshawe Park play areas project.

Wythenshawe Park play areas project.
Wythenshawe Park play areas project. Wythenshawe Park Watch have made plans to improve and transform children’s play areas in the park, they have a business plan and a funding application have been made with Kevin Shackell, the play development officer for Manchester City Council’s neighbourhood cultural and community services department, opinions from local residents are needed to shape play in... 

Right now we need your help.

Right now we need your help.
Right now we need your help. Wythenshawe FM needs to buy a portable radio studio. Natwest Bank is offering grants based on votes by you, the public. You can vote by clicking on the link http://communityforce.natwest.com/project/775 Wythenshawe Community Media (original co name = WFM Commmunity Media) communityforce.natwest.com Take a look at Wythenshawe Community Media (original co name = WFM Commmunity... 

c’est un triomphe for Wythenshawe FM

c'est un triomphe for Wythenshawe FM
c’est un triomphe for Wythenshawe FM Mike Dawson, Wythenshawe FM presenter, stand-up comic and playwright will be undertaking a huge charity bike ride between the 19th and 24th September 2011. Mike will be cycling a total of 284 miles from Westminster Bridge in London to the Arc De Triomphe in Paris and its all in aid of Wythenshawe FM. All funds are gratefully received for this extremely impressive... 

Do you want to learn all about radio, in one day?

Do you want to learn all about radio, in one day?
Do you want to learn all about radio, in one day? Our radio in a day workshop is available to all and is completely free! We will teach you presenting tips and scripting ideas to help produce your own radio feature. You will also take part in either a pre-recorded or live radio show. You can then stay with us for further training or join our team of volunteers! Radio in a day is on the 24th August... 

Rounders and a Picnic in Wythenshawe Park

Rounders and a Picnic in Wythenshawe Park
A great day was had by all! when members of Wythenshawe FM got together to have a picnic and game of rounders in Wythenshawe Park! The only problem was that each time the tennis ball was hit more than once, it broke. Lesson learnt!!! dont buy tennis balls from pound shop to play rounders. It was a good job James brought his football!  Read More →

Recently my ex-wife sadly lost her brave fight against lung cancer!

Recently my ex-wife sadly lost her brave fight against lung cancer!
Recently my ex-wife sadly lost her brave fight against lung cancer! I want to help our children to honour their mum’s memory by helping to raise funds so that the scientists, doctor’s & nurses can continue their invaluable work to find a cure for this terrible disease! Donating through JustGiving is simple, fast and totally secure. Your details are safe with JustGiving – they’ll... 
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