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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... 

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... 
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