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. ... 
Volunteer Center in Manchester – Open for business
  Volunteer Centre Manchester is in development phase but is open for business. What Will Volunteer Centre Manchester Do? The vision for the Volunteer Centre will be to champion volunteering in Manchester and promote good practice to volunteer involving organisations. The Centre is based... 
PEOPLE POWER COMES TO WYTHENSHAWE
People power came to Wythenshawe recently when residents voted to choose which community groups received a share of a pot of nearly £40,000 worth of Manchester City Council funding.   In an unusual exercise in democracy – called U Decide – residents from Northenden Ward,... 
Win McAffee All Access 2012
Win McAffee All Access 2012 Shopping for gifts, looking for great deals on new digital gadgets, e-planning family get-togethers and of course, using online or mobile banking to make sure they can afford it all. Cybercriminals will have more opportunities than ever to trick consumers out of... 
Do you have something to say about Wythenshawe FM?
Do you have something to say about Wythenshawe FM? An independent charity is holding a listener focus group in Wythenshawe and they want to hear your thoughts about the station. There’s a draw for a Ł20 voucher for participants. Join the discussion by emailing toolkit@radioregen.org... 
Christmas Helpline Numbers
Christmas is a time of strong emotions, reflectionson lost loved ones and stress from shopping and preparing for seasonal parties and gatherings. If you feel you need to speak to somebody there are people who can help. Wythenshawe FM would like to take this opportunity to give some numbers... 
BUS SERVICES FOR CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR
(Information from Transport for GreaterManchester)   Friday 23 December Normal Friday services. Saturday 24 December, Christmas Eve Saturday services until 6pm. From 6pm onwards buses will stop running. Sunday 25 December, Christmas Day No services except bus 43 running between Manchestercity... 
Santa’s not the only one working this Christmas
It’s not just Santa who will be working on Christmas Eve. Whilst many of us will be making last minute plans, wrapping presents and putting excited children to bed, National Grid will be working around the clock to keep the gas flowing to ensure gas supplies are safe over the festive period. National... 
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