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New Book On Irish In Manchester

New Book On Irish In Manchester
REPEATED 8pm Bank Holiday Monday April 1 – Irish Festival Book Signing ALAN Keegan and Danny Claffey officially launched their third book ‘Irish Manchester Revisited’ on Friday, March 15 at the Chorlton Irish Club in Manchester. The event, which was  sponsored by Guinness, was one of the literary highlights of this year’s 2013 Manchester Irish Festival. Alan explains why he has brought... 

Manchester Irish Festival Sets New Record

Manchester Irish Festival Sets New Record
REPEATED 2pm Bank Holiday Monday April 1 – St Patrick’s Parade  60 minute special This years’ 2013 Manchester Irish Festival set a new record for attendance this year as over One hundred thousand people lined the three mile route from the new Irish World Heritage Centre into Albert Square in the city centre. The ten day festival with over 200 events at 100 different venues is Europe’s... 

Exhilarating Banff Mountain Film Festival – The Plaza, Stockport 2nd March 2013

 Exhilarating Banff Mountain Film Festival - The Plaza, Stockport 2nd March 2013
The world-renowned Banff Mountain Film Festival (BMFF) returns to UK shores in 2013, visiting Ireland for the first time on its largest World Tour to date. Through the big screen, audiences are offered an intense and inspiring experience, as the films take them around the globe alongside some extraordinary adventurers. BMFF is an international film competition hosted by The Banff Centre, based in... 

Save Northenden Library

Save Northenden Library
Save Northenden Library Campaign Launched  Protest to be held at the Farmers’ Market, Palatine Road, Northenden 1pm  Saturday 2 March Following the latest financial settlement from central government, Manchester City Council says it must find savings to the tune of £80m by 2014/15. The Council has proposed a series of spending cuts which include replacing six of the city’s smaller libraries... 

Solution Focused Practice discussions

Solution Focused Practice discussions
  WFM Broadcast 4 15 minute Solution Focused Practice discussions with Steve Freeman & Owen Charnley Steve says: I share with Owen a passion for Solution Focused Practice as discussed in the four short programmes being aired by WFM. The approach began as Solution Focused Brief Therapy and was developed by Steve de Shazer, Insoo Kim Berg and the team at a family centre in Milwaukee. The approach... 

Orpheus Descending by Tennessee Williams At The Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester

Orpheus Descending by Tennessee Williams At The Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester
Orpheus Descending by Tennessee Williams Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester until 24 November There’s a shop and there’s a procession of gossips and misfits and a sense of small town boredom and people just killing time. And into the store walks a man with a snakeskin jacket and a guitar. He’s just killing time too, wondering if he’s too old to stay on the road. In Orpheus Descending,... 

Movember – Men Needed To Take Part In “Movember”

Movember - Men Needed To Take Part In “Movember”
Men – we need as many moustache growers as possible! Take part in “Movember” Unleash your inner Magnum (the man, not the ice cream!) or your inner spitfire pilot (wing commander moustache? Go for it!) Building on the success of last year South Manchester Healthy Living Network is working with Wythenshawe FM to promote this campaign. Listen out for ads, news features and interviews throughout... 

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... 

LORD ALFRED MORRIS Memorial Service

LORD ALFRED MORRIS Memorial Service
 ST ANTHONY’S CHURCH, DUNKERY ROAD, WOODHOUSE PARK 12 NOON   FRIDAY 12 OCTOBER  –  ALL WELCOME Local people are being invited to celebrate the life of Lord Alfred Morris at a memorial service which will be held at St Anthony’s Church inDunkery Road,WoodhouseParkat 12 Noon on Friday 12 October. Everyone is welcome to attend to pay their respects to a man who was Wythenshawe MP for 33... 

High profile charity photographic competition launches in Manchester

High profile charity photographic competition launches in Manchester
In a year when all the focus is on London with the Jubilee, Olympics and Paralympics, a photographic competition to capture the community and spirit of Greater Manchester and put it back on the map is being launched by Informa plc.* The Manchester division of the international publisher is launching a quest to find photos to represent a 24 hour period in the city, forming a collage of the people and... 

WYTHENSHAWE RESIDENTS INVITED TO HAVE THEIR SAY BY SUNDAY 7 OCTOBER

WYTHENSHAWE RESIDENTS INVITED TO HAVE THEIR SAY  BY SUNDAY 7 OCTOBER
Wythenshawe residents are being encouraged to give their views on proposed changes to the support given to people who need help to pay their Council Tax. The Government is abolishing the current Council Tax Benefit Scheme from next April and has asked each council to design a local scheme. Manchester City Council says that, while the Government currently meets the whole cost of council tax support,... 

ARE YOU COMPROMISING TO GET THE LIFE STYLE YOU WANT?

ARE YOU COMPROMISING TO GET THE LIFE STYLE YOU WANT?
Are you compromising to get the lifestyle you want? As Professor Karen Pine from the University of Hertfordshire says almost three quarters of people make trade-offs in their everyday lives in order to achieve the lifestyle they want, we ask what do the compromises we make say about us?   We all know compromise is important in life but in times when budgets are being tightened, the main reason Brit’s... 

CREWS FACE PANICKING CROWDS AND THICK SMOKE IN MAN CITY EXERCISE

CREWS FACE PANICKING CROWDS AND THICK SMOKE IN MAN CITY EXERCISE
PANICKING crowds and plumes of smoke faced firefighters and football ground staff in a dramatic training exercise at the Etihad Stadium. Plans to deal with a large incident at the ground were put to the test on Sunday, September 30, when volunteers filled one of the stands and were engulfed in synthetic smoke to make training realistic for crews and club security. Volunteers demonstrated acting skills... 

Coast Flagship Store At The Trafford Centre

Coast Flagship Store At The Trafford Centre
  Coast is opening their first flagship store in the Trafford Centre on Thursday the 27th September. In order to celebrate the launch Coast are hosting an exclusive VIP launch party.  The North West celebrity style icons will be attending including; Coleen Rooney, Michelle Keegan, Jorgie Porter etc. There will be champagne, an exciting catwalk presentation of the latest Coast collection and... 
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