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New Cast Member in Shamless

New Cast Member in Shamless
Wythenshawe Park Riding Stables owner Elaine Green said there was definitely no horsing about when an impeccably behaved Waldo was invited to star in an episode of the Channel 4 television series Shameless. She told WFM’s IanHills that balloons, umbrellas and carrier bags were all bad news for our four-hooved friends but the secret of steadying nerves and achieving a perfect equine television performance... 

NO SMOKING DAY

NO SMOKING DAY
Manchester Stop Smoking Service and Manchester Markets Quit and be Quids In! A message from Manchester Stop Smoking Service: Every day, people make positive choices about their life. Choosing to stop smoking can be the single most important and worthwhile decision a person ever makes. In Manchesterlast year, 4536 people stopped smoking with the help of Manchester Stop Smoking Service. This No Smoking... 

GMP MALE VOICE CHOIR JOBS

GMP MALE VOICE CHOIR JOBS
Talented musicians from Wythenshawe have a chance to apply for jobs with Greater Manchester Police Male Voice Choir. The hunt is on for a musical director and a deputy accompanist for the choir which was founded in 1974. They are looking for a deputy accompanist, with previous experience, and a musical director who is able to play the piano and to help in the training and conducting of the 40 choir... 

Chill Factore Avalanche

Chill Factore Avalanche
      Two of Wythenshawe FM’s presenters visited Chill Factore to test the new Avalanche take a look at the videos and see how they got on Avalanche – Snow Sphereing The world’s first snow sphereing experience! This experience isn’t for the faint of heart and will be sure to get pulses racing as you hurtle down theUK’s longest indoor ski slope at speeds up to 30mph... 

MANCHESTER’S CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2012

MANCHESTER’S CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2012
MANCHESTER’S CELEBRATION OF  INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, Manchester Town Hall,  Sunday 4 March 2012   11am – 6pm A host of free activities will be on offer at Manchester’s International Women’s Day event this Sunday. The Town Hall will be split into three zones with activities relating to the themes, Recognise, Represent, and Resolve. In the Recognise zone, there will be the... 

Metrolink Airport Line – Simonsway Road Closure

Metrolink Airport Line -  Simonsway Road Closure
Work is underway to build the new Metrolink extension to Manchester Airport. The line will extend from the South Manchester line at Cholton and run 14.5km (9 miles) of new track via Northern Moor, Baguley and Wythenshawe to Manchester Airport.   A temporary road closure on Simonsway, from it’s junction with Haslington Road to its junction with Peel Hall Road. Access to Haslington Road and Peel... 

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 →

SUPERBIKER – THE SHOWDOWN’ RACES INTO APOLLO CINEMAS Altrincham

SUPERBIKER  – THE SHOWDOWN’ RACES INTO APOLLO CINEMAS Altrincham
Apollo Cinemas Altrincham to offer free popcorn to bikers at screening of one of the greatest motorbike races of all time   “Gentlemen, start your engines!” As one of the highest-octane films of the year, – The Showdown’ prepares to race into Apollo Cinemas Altrincham for a premiere screening on February 21st. And, to celebrate the release, Apollo Cinemas Altrincham is inviting cinemagoers... 

No to Wythenshawe Park Life Concerts

No to Wythenshawe Park Life Concerts
Thousands of music fans will once again flock to Platt Fields Park for this year’s Parklife Weekender festival after plans to move the event were dropped. Rapper Dizzee Rascal and veteran rockers The Flaming Lips will headline the two-day festival, which aims to be the biggest in its three-year history. It is understood organisers have extended the festival’s capacity by 10,000 tickets to meet... 

Apollo Cinemas Altrincham welcomed the Dark Side in 3D

Apollo Cinemas Altrincham welcomed the Dark Side in 3D
To mark the release of Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace in 3D, Apollo Cinemas Altrincham welcomed some special members of the Dark Side for a screening of the film in spectacular 3D and truly bringing the epic film franchise to life for film fans   On a rare afternoon off from guarding the Dark Side, the Stormtroopers surprised cinemagoers at Apollo Cinemas Altrincham as they were... 

BE SAFE ON THE ROADS THIS WINTER

BE SAFE ON THE ROADS THIS WINTER
      Rescue Crews dealt with several road traffic collisions in Greater Manchester over the weekend (4-5 February) as a result of frosty weather and snow. During last year’s cold snap, from the beginning of November 2010 to the end of February 2011, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service rescued 255 people, more than it rescued from fires, as a result of wintry conditions on... 

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... 

RECLAIM PROJECT – INSPIRATION AND ASPIRATION

RECLAIM PROJECT – INSPIRATION AND ASPIRATION
A charity called Reclaim has been running an ambitious mentoring scheme which is giving confidence and inspiration to Wythenshawe girls. The charity, set up in 2007, launched its first scheme in Wythenshawe last October and since then around 25 local girls have been taking part in a  project where they are paired with a volunteer mentor from their area and  take part in a variety of activities. In... 

Do you have something to say about Wythenshawe FM?

Do you have something to say about Wythenshawe FM?
Do you have something to say about Wythenshawe FM? An independent charity is holding a listener focus group in Wythenshawe and they want to hear your thoughts about the station. There’s a draw for a Ł20 voucher for participants. Join the discussion by emailing toolkit@radioregen.org or Call 0161 237 3931 leaving your name and number – and they’ll get back to you. If you have something... 
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