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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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