Wythenshawe Transport Interchange Public Consultation
Transport for Greater Manchester, in partnership with Manchester City Council and the Wythenshawe Regeneration Team, is proposing to relocate the bus station in Wythenshawe from its current site to a brand new site off Poundswick Lane, next to Wythenshawe Forum to create a new transport interchange. TFGM... 
MANCHESTER’S CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY 2012
MANCHESTER’S CELEBRATION OF  INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, Manchester Town Hall,  Sunday 4 March 2012   11am – 6pm A host of free activities will be on offer at Manchester’s International Women’s Day event this Sunday. The Town Hall will be split into three zones with... 
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... 

Free cooking course!

Feb 20th, 2012
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... 
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... 
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... 
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... 
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... 

PAWS FOR THOUGHT

Feb 6th, 2012
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... 
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... 

Community Stars

Jan 18th, 2012
Community Stars
We all know Wythenshawe is a great place to be, that some neighbours are lovely and will always be there for you when you need them and they’ll go that extra mile to help. There are some quiet, unassuming heroes in the community who volunteer to help others as often as they can or who are... 
PS Vita Rooms have landed in Manchester!
The popup store launched on Thursday the 12th of January and was welcomed by a host of stars including Mario Balotelli, Amir Khan, and Rowetta & Bez from the Happy Mondays. The PS Vita is Sony’s newest gaming addition. The handheld console allows gamers to play each other wherever they... 
UK’s first ‘Airport City’ unveiled
The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, has unveiled plans for the development of a £659million ‘Airport City’ – the first of its kind in the UK– at Manchester Airport. The site is expected to deliver 1.4 million sq ft of logistics and warehousing. The detailed ‘stage two’... 
Are you interested in growing your own food?
  What is the programme about? The programme is about supporting community food growing projects to become more sustainable and ensuring that local people with the enthusiasm to grow food can access support to ensure their projects succeed. We’d like to support new and existing projects. ... 
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