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£18m Investment for Extra Care Scheme in Wythenshawe!

£18m Investment for Extra Care Scheme in Wythenshawe!
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) in South Manchester is delighted to announce that they will be building a landmark Extra Care Housing Scheme following their successful Care & Support Specialised Housing fund bid through the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). This news was announced by Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb and is the largest scheme announced in the North West today.... 

Fancy a cuppa? historic tea rooms set to re-open at Wythenshawe Park

Fancy a cuppa? historic tea rooms set to re-open at Wythenshawe Park
The historic courtyard cafe at Wythenshawe Park is set to open its doors again after a two-year closure, while long-term funding options were explored. The tearooms – which closed temporarily while a sustainable plan was made for their  future – will now be operated by social enterprise group Sport 4 Life. They will officially re-open on the first day of the Wythenshawe Games –... 

Olympic-inspired event returns to Wythenshawe – and is just what the doctor ordered

Olympic-inspired event returns to Wythenshawe - and is just what the doctor ordered
A community sporting event inspired by the Olympics is back this year in Wythenshawe – and is aiming to beat its record of getting 10,000 residents to take part in its sport and cultural programme. Last year’s Wythenshawe Games was a 9-day community replica of London 2012. The event was so popular – even attracting an 83-year-old ‘virtual’ boxing granny – that more than 10,000 Wythenshawe... 

Role-play buffs stage seventeenth century battle in Wythenshawe for Olympic-inspired cultural programme

Role-play buffs stage seventeenth century battle in Wythenshawe for Olympic-inspired cultural programme
A Wythenshawe stately home is set to become the backdrop for seventeenth century swashbuckling, as role-play fans re-enact the English Civil War as part of an Olympics-inspired cultural legacy event. Pikes, cannon balls and muskets will all be at the ready as Royalists do battle for King Charles I during part of the cultural programme linked to this year’s Wythenshawe Games, on Sunday July... 

The Hallé: Live At Jodrell Bank Observatory

The Hallé: Live At Jodrell Bank Observatory
The Hallé Orchestra invites you to a wonderful Summers evening of classical music under the stars. Stephen Bell will conduct a concert inspired by the stars, including Jupiter and Mars from Holst‘s The Planets, classics from Strauss, Mozart and John Williams, as well as a selection of out-of-this-world film music such as Star Wars, Independence Day, Star Trek, E.T., Apollo 13, Close Encounters... 

Macmillan Coffee Morning SILENT AUCTION

Macmillan Coffee Morning SILENT AUCTION
WORLD’S BIGGEST COFFEE MORNING Macmillan Coffee Morning – Friday 27 September 2013 In the Education & Research Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital at 10 – 12pm We have been given a signed Ryan Giggs No. 11 Manchester United football shirt for this year’s Macmillan fundraising.  County Galleries in Altrincham have kindly framed the shirt with the authenticity certificate – free of charge. ... 

BABY YOU’RE THE BEST! Manchester toddler group wins a top award in ‘Parenting Oscars’

BABY YOU’RE THE BEST! Manchester toddler group wins a top award in ‘Parenting Oscars’
The Manchester Health Academy is celebrating after their toddler group was named one of the best in the area/ in the UK’s biggest parenting competition. The group which runs at the MHA Community Facility was voted the area’s most popular in the prestigious competition run by Britain’s largest parenting site Netmums.com. The group, which is open to children aged from birth to 5, has been running... 

The Boys Are Back In Town.

The Boys Are Back In Town.
The Ladyboys of Bangkok that is, with their Glamorous Amorour show. Thin Lizzy’s classic song heralded in the arrival of the cast of sixteen Lady Boys of Bangkok into the atmospheric Sabai Pavilion striding onto the stage in their usual dazzling, provocative, entertaining style to a range of classic and contemporary hits from the world of pop music. With fantastic song and dance numbers from Saturday... 

New plans for a community outreach library in Northenden

New plans for a community outreach library in Northenden
Residents in Northenden will have access to library services in their community thanks to a new partnership between Manchester Libraries and the ‘Wythenshawe Community Housing Group’. The community outreach facility will house a small collection of books with customers being able to reserve and collect using the e-library. There will also be access to number of PCs with Internet access.  We... 

PARKLIFE EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE AVAILABLE FROM 9AM THURSDAY 27TH JUNE

PARKLIFE EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE AVAILABLE FROM 9AM THURSDAY 27TH JUNE
    As 45,000 music lovers descended on the iconic fields of Heaton Park, Parklife truly cemented it’s place as one of the UK’s biggest and best festivals. Temperatures soared as crowds roared to unforgettable performances from the likes of Rudimental, Rita Ora, Jurassic 5 and a very special performance from Plan B. While Manchester played host to over 150,000 music fans over the course... 

Wanted…12 Voices for Change in Wythenshawe

Wanted...12 Voices for Change in Wythenshawe
12 Voices for Change in Wythenshawe – deadline for applications – 5.00pm Wed 12th June    A once in a lifetime opportunity for YOU to bring about real change in YOUR Community   12 people will be randomly chosen from your neighbourhood to take part in an exciting project that will change the way you think about your area   The LSEN (an independent, not for profit organisation)... 

THE SALE 5K SIZZLERS

THE SALE 5K SIZZLERS
This summer’s four 5k runs in Wythenshawe Park, South Manchester, famously known as the Ronhill Sale Sizzlers, have a distinct Olympic atmosphere about them.  Eight former Olympians spanning 10 Olympic Games and 50 years will be attending one or more of them. The runs are for all abilities with everyone welcome to take part. Olympian marathon legend  Ron Hill (Tokyo ’64 and Munich ’72), Alan... 
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