Christmas Radio Shows 2015
          Thursday 24th Dec 11am Dr Dawn Harper News Item 12pm A Christmas Tale 1pm Dr Dawn Harper News Item 2pm Health and wellbeing show with Mike George 3pm Home Front 1 (Broadcast in 2005 about WW2 – local residents stories, radio dramas, interviews) 4pm The... 
Be the difference! Foster Manchester
“We want to recruit 50 new foster carers over the next few months (particularly people willing to foster children aged over 10 years, and sibling groups), so if you’ve ever considered fostering there’s never been a better time to get involved. Visit: http://ow.ly/UKn5Y or call... 
Campaigners march to save services at Wythenshawe Hospital
More than a thousand people marched through Wythenshawe on Saturday, 7th November, to protest against plans to axe services at Wythenshawe Hospital. The Fianna Phadraig Pipe Band led the way as Keep Wythenshawe Special campaigners marched, turning Wythenshawe streets into a sea of white balloons... 
Manchester shows how to kick-start the Christmas season with incredible Switch-on event
MANCHESTER Christmas light with on 2015 Thousands of people flocked to Manchester city centre for the annual Christmas Lights Switch-On, marking the start of the festive season in Santa’s favourite city. The Manchester Christmas Light Switch-on, in association with Key 103, has become the... 
Listen to WFM 97.2 Special - Tommy Steele in the Glenn Miller Story
Wythenshawe FM interviewed former teen idol and star of countless musicals, Tommy Steele, when he came to Manchester earlier this year to promote his new musical, The Glenn Miller Story, which opened at the Palace Theatre in Manchester this week and runs until Saturday 7th of November. Now... 
The Glenn Miller Story,  Palace Theatre Manchester, until Saturday 7th November
Tommy Steele doesn’t try to be a Glenn Miller lookalike in this production but continues to sell his own brand – the loveable song and dance man and star of countless musicals. The American accent was very much optional and although the tousle-haired star didn’t morph into lean,... 
Metrolink Airport line soars on 1st birthday
Soaring passenger numbers have seen 1.88 million journeys made on Metrolink’s multi award-winning Manchester Airport line in its first year. The 15-stop line, which was opened more than a year ahead of schedule, celebrates its first birthday on Tuesday 3 November. The success of the £400... 
Kirsty Howard's funeral: Hundreds of people donned pink in tribute
Hundreds of people donned pink in tribute to courageous fundraiser Kirsty Howard at her funeral. The 20-year-old’s coffin was laid to rest at Southern Cemetery, in Chorlton, following a service at St Michael and All Angels Church. Crowds of mourners turned out to pay their respects as a cortège... 
Listen to the WFM 97.2 Halloween Freak Out Special tonight at 8pm
  Join me, Paul Forrest, tonight at 8 pm – if you dare – for my two-hour Halloween Freak Out special. I’ve been digging in the Freak Out vaults, with my co-host Boris Karloff, to bring you two hours worth of spookiness, horror soundtrack music, dialogue from horror movies,... 
Funeral details for courageous fundraiser Kirsty Howard have been revealed. Kirsty, who was born with her heart back to front, died in the early hours of Saturday surrounded by her family.. Doctors gave her just weeks to live at the age of four, but Kirsty continued to defy medical opinion... 
Halloween SPOOKTACULAR event at Wythenshawe Civic Centre Fri/Sat 30th 31st Oct 2015
SPOOKTACULAR event at Wythenshawe Civic Centre starts on Friday there will be Face panting, bouncy castle, fun run, bucking pumpkin, photo booth to capture scary faces, Wythenshawe FM broadcasting live on both days, (haunted house Saturday only), fire engines, you will need to go into all the... 
The acts and performers for this year’s Christmas Lights switch-on have been confirmed and 2015 looks to be one of the biggest parties yet. Filling Albert Square with and audience of thousands, Manchester’s switch-on celebration is one of the biggest in the UK and will feature some incredible... 
Stay Safe this Autumn
The dark Autumn nights bring the challenge of staying safe, particularly around Halloween and Bonfire night. To help people stay safe at this time of year Greater Manchester Police target their resources in a crime and anti-social behaviour reduction campaign called Operation Treacle. At the... 
Listen to WFM 97.2 Halloween Special
There were screams of terror – and not all of them from the actors – when Wythenshawe FM took a trip into the unknown to explore Manchester’s chilling new horror attraction, House of the Dead. If you like your fun tinged with an icy chill of fear at this time of year you’ll... 
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