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Citywide Festival of volunteering and community groups

Citywide Festival of volunteering and community groups
Showcasing the spirit of the voluntary and community sector in Manchester There are over 3000 charities, voluntary and community groups and social enterprises in Manchester doing fantastic work in local communities. Macc, the organisation which supports the voluntary sector in Manchester, has announced a Festival to celebrate the work of thousands of volunteers and paid staff working in organisations... 

Air Guitar Take Over In Record Breaking Attempt At Tesco Baguley

Air Guitar Take Over In Record Breaking Attempt At Tesco Baguley
Possibly the wildest ever shopping trip took place at Baguley Tesco last Saturday (15th August) when the store hosted Rock the Shop – a world air guitar record breaking attempt. The crazy guys and gals at Tesco joined forces with their pals at Tesco stores across the country in a bid to have the most people playing air guitar at the same time. And if that wasn’t a jaw-dropping enough prospect... 

New transport interchange is an eye-catching gateway to Wythenshawe

New transport interchange is an eye-catching gateway to Wythenshawe
An impressive new gateway welcomed visitors to Wythenshawe today after the opening of the town’s new £6m transport interchange. The new interchange opened its doors on Wednesday 29 July 2015, providing a modern, high quality gateway to the town centre with improved safety and security for both bus and Metrolink passengers. The development was carried out by contractors Kier on behalf of Transport... 

Wythenshawe FM to feature on freeview Channel 8

Wythenshawe FM to feature on freeview Channel 8
Sadly, it’s not going out until the end of the week, but there is a piece on ALLfm tomorrow who celebrated their birthday…. We will keep you posted of the new dates and times That’s Manchester  have done a feature on Wythenshawe FM, it is likely to go out during the news programme today Tuesday 28th July 2015 between 5.30 and 7.30pm, then again the following morning 29th July... 

SCRIPT AN ALTERNATE ENDING TO YOUR FAVOURITE FILM TO WIN £2,000

SCRIPT AN ALTERNATE ENDING TO YOUR FAVOURITE FILM TO WIN £2,000
“Here’s looking at you, kid”: Movie lovers urged to pen alternative endings to blockbuster movies   Calling all film buffs, writers and movie lovers! A nationwide competition is searching for the UK’s most inventive and creative film fans to take on Hollywood and come up with an alternate ending to a movie classic for a chance to win £2,000. If you ever thought you could do a Scorsese,... 

‘Urmston Live 2015′ August 1st & 2nd

‘Urmston Live 2015′  August 1st & 2nd
‘Urmston Live 2015′ will take place on August 1st & 2nd at Abbotsfield Park in Urmston with the theme this year being music of the 70s. Original bands already booked to appear include Showaddywaddy , The Bay City Rollers (with Les MKeown) , The Real Thing , The Rubettes (Feat Alan Williams) and Paperlace. These chart-topping bands from yesteryear will share the stage with T Rex , Abba and Queen... 

Wythenshawe Town Pre season Friendly against Oldham July 4th

Wythenshawe Town Pre season Friendly against Oldham July 4th
Wythenshawe Town FC are delighted to announce that they’ll face Oldham Athletic in a friendly on Saturday, July 4th. The game will be a 1:00pm Kick-off, and the admission for the game will be £2 for Adults, £1 for Concessions and Free for U16’s. Our match day programme will be on sale for just £1 with the latest goings on at Wythenshawe Town. Make sure you’re at the game, and don’t forget... 

Manc2Paris

Manc2Paris
  Mike Dawson is doing it again. The Tour De France from start to finish. This year the Tour Grande Departe takes place in Utrecht in Holland on July the 4th. Three weeks later over three hundred riders will follow the race leader up the Champs-Elysees to the finish line. Two weeks after they depart we will be on the very same start line heading for the same destination although our route will... 

27 year old Rochdale vocalist hopes to scoop recording contract

27 year old Rochdale vocalist hopes to scoop recording contract
Rachel Kelly is a 27 year old vocalist/ performer/ You-tuber from Rochdale in Greater Manchester. Rachel has been singing from the age of 4, starting out on karaoke’s. As she grew up she became interested in other aspects of performing and starred in various local pantomimes and musicals. Rachel has entered a singing competition called Brand New Artists which looks for up and coming talent Brand... 

Interim Mayor for Greater Manchester – Councillor Engagement Sessions

Interim Mayor for Greater Manchester - Councillor Engagement Sessions
On Monday a session took place to give councillors from across Greater Manchester the chance to hear directly from the Greater Manchester interim Mayoral candidates – and it will be streamed live for public viewing. During the session – the first of four – councillors will be able to pose the candidates questions before an interim mayor is chosen by a panel consisting of representatives of the... 

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... 
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