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THE WYTHENSHAWE GAMES 2015!

THE WYTHENSHAWE GAMES 2015!
    Now in its fourth year, Wythenshawe Games is Manchester’s largest community sports festival, taking place over seven days in and around Wythenshawe and centering on the beautiful and historic Wythenshawe Park and Hall. This year we have improved the Games programme even further based on the things you told us, so look out for: Drop-in Family Activity every day 11am – 4pm The under... 

The Bradshaws comes to Wythenshawe FM

The Bradshaws comes to Wythenshawe FM
The Bradshaws is a fictional family created and voiced by the comedian and musician Buzz Hawkins, The family was created for The Gary Davies Show with Gary Davies on Piccadilly Radio in 1983 when Hawkins wrote a poem about a family’s day trip to Blackpool. This soon developed into a series. In 1986, Hawkins was made producer of The Phil Wood Show, on which he performed more Bradshaws material. Hawkins... 

ELECTION 2015 COVERAGE ON WFM 97.2

ELECTION 2015 COVERAGE ON WFM 97.2
Wythenshawe FM has been speaking to the candidates competing for your vote to become the next MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East. We did some in-depth interviews with the candidates about their backgrounds, their interests, their connections with Wythenshawe, and those all-important party policy commitments, covering things like the economy, jobs, the NHS, immigration, and more. We also covered the... 

Marathon Runner From Sale completes In Two Marathon’s

Marathon Runner From Sale completes In Two Marathon's
Joshua Jones a marathon runner from Sale completed 2 marathons within two weekends, Joshua was urged on by the Christie, just days before the Greater Manchester Marathon and the London Marathon took place. Joshua Jones is raising money for the Christie, one of Europe’s top cancer centers, treating around 44,000 people each year in Greater Manchester and beyond. Joshua is running for The Christie... 

Poetry Passion With Kermit Leveridge (Black Grapes Sensational Rapper)

Poetry Passion With Kermit Leveridge (Black Grapes Sensational Rapper)
On Friday 20th March I was invited to attended a Pioneering Poetry performance being held at the Jam Street Café in Cholton. I went along with high expectations. I grew up on poetry, throughtout my childhood my father, god rest his soul, played a lot of Bob Dylan and introduced me to the works of late, great, Dylan Thomas. My expectations were high for one simple reason, Kermit! Knowing Kermit from... 

WFM Presenter Colin Smith’s Shave for MacMillan Nurses

WFM Presenter Colin Smith's Shave for MacMillan Nurses
Colin suffers with CLL, a form of leukaemia, and may need the help of MacMillan Nurses in the future! Colin lost his mum to bowel cancer, his ex mother-in-law as well and my ex has had breast cancer! We all know someone who has or has had cancer! MacMillan Nurses are not just there for the patient, but also their families as well! Colin is a single dad with two teenage daughters at home, 18 and16.... 

‘Urmston Live 2015’ Abbotsfield Park, August 1st & 2nd

'Urmston Live 2015' Abbotsfield Park, August 1st & 2nd
Following the undoubted success of The Beatles In Urmston weekend in August 2013 -the organisers behind the event are staging another fun packed weekend of live music and entertainment on August 1st & 2nd. ‘Urmston Live 2015’ will take place on Abbotsfield Park in Urmston with the theme this year being music of the 70s. Original bands already booked to appear include Showaddywaddy... 

Film Premier ‘Charlie’s Plan’ screened at The Theatre Of Dreams

Film Premier ‘Charlie’s Plan’ screened at The Theatre Of Dreams
Manchester United’s theatre of dreams was the setting for The Film Premier of ‘Charlie’s Plan’ made up of members from the Better Things group based at Benchill community centre. Stars of stage and screen were amongst the audience for the screening of a project that had started 5 months ago. After the speakers for the sponsors from Wythenshawe Community Housing Group, Manchester United Foundation... 

Radio Shows Over The New Year Period

Radio Shows Over The New Year Period
          Wednesday 31st Dec 11am  Christmas Thoughts 1 12pm  Election Special 1pm  Christmas Thoughts 2 2pm  Dave Hill Slade Interview 3pm  Christmas Thoughts 3 4pm  Black Ice Radio Play 7pm  The Show That Rocks 8pm  Christmas Thoughts 4 Thursday 1st Jan 10am  Christmas Thoughts 5 12pm  Christmas Thoughts 6 2pm  Freddie Flood Xmas Special 3pm  Yipee Radio Play 4pm ... 

Black Coffee, Opera House, Manchester. November 2014

Black Coffee, Opera House, Manchester. November 2014
If you like your drama like your coffee – elegantly dark, refreshing, and invigorating – then Agatha Christie’s whodunit mystery Black Coffee will hit the spot for you. Anyone who has ever reached for the television remote to switch off yet another blood-soaked crime and forensics caper will relish the chance to experience a subtle classic, the chance to sit back and enjoy as your brain... 

Christmas Radio Shows 2014

Christmas Radio Shows 2014
            Wednesday 24th Dec 11am Top 40 Ever Part 1 (Ray’s best 40 tracks from all years!) 12pm World War One Special 1 1pm World War One Special 2 2pm Christmas Play 3pm Home Front 1 (Broadcast in 2005 about WW2 – local residents stories, radio dramas, interviews) 4pm Home Front 2 (Broadcast in 2005 about WW2 – local residents stories, radio dramas, interviews) 7pm... 

WFM 97.2 FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY SPECIAL

WFM 97.2  FIRST WORLD WAR CENTENARY SPECIAL
Wythenshawe FM presents the story of local heroes who fought, died, or survived the horrors of the bloody conflict that shook the world one hundred years ago. This hour-long special marks the centenary of Britain’s entry into the First World War in August 1914 and it features music and poems which capture the mood of the era. Wythenshawe FM teamed up with the Rector of Northenden, Greg Forster –... 

SMARTMOAN – SCHOOLGIRL’S PHONE STORY REVEALS TRUE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS

SMARTMOAN - SCHOOLGIRL’S PHONE STORY REVEALS TRUE MEANING OF CHRISTMAS
As we hurtle towards the most tech-influenced Christmas ever, with web spending set to top the £11bn spent online in December 2013, it has taken a Manchester schoolgirl to remind grown-ups of the true meaning of Christmas. 11-year-old Hannah Lillis’s winning story in a festive writing competition is a simple and stark reminder to time-pushed parents that all their children want this Christmas is... 

Thousands of people flocked to Manchester city centre for the annual Christmas Lights Switch-On

Thousands of people flocked to Manchester city centre for the annual Christmas Lights Switch-On
Thousands of people flocked to Manchester city centre for the annual Christmas Lights Switch-On, marking the start of the festive season in the UK’s Christmas capital. The Manchester Christmas Light Switch-on, in association with Key 103, has become the beginning of Christmas for generations of Manchester people, and this year was no exception. The city centre squares became Britain’s biggest... 
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