NO SMOKING DAY

Mar 13th, 2012
NO SMOKING DAY
Manchester Stop Smoking Service and Manchester Markets Quit and be Quids In! A message from Manchester Stop Smoking Service: Every day, people make positive choices about their life. Choosing to stop smoking can be the single most important and worthwhile decision a person ever makes. In Manchesterlast... 
GMP MALE VOICE CHOIR JOBS
Talented musicians from Wythenshawe have a chance to apply for jobs with Greater Manchester Police Male Voice Choir. The hunt is on for a musical director and a deputy accompanist for the choir which was founded in 1974. They are looking for a deputy accompanist, with previous experience, and... 
Chill Factore Avalanche
      Two of Wythenshawe FM’s presenters visited Chill Factore to test the new Avalanche take a look at the videos and see how they got on Avalanche – Snow Sphereing The world’s first snow sphereing experience! This experience isn’t for the faint of heart and will... 
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... 
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