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... 
Tribute to Paul Goggins MP unveiled at Wythenshawe Interchange
A plaque in memory of Paul Goggins MP was unveiled by his family at Wythenshawe Interchange on Friday 23rd October. Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) installed the plaque in memory of the former MP for Wythenshawe and Sale East, following the completion of the new £6m facility earlier... 
Kirsty Howard who inspired celebrities and world leaders alike has died aged 20
Kirsty Howard was a courageous fundraiser who inspired celebrities and world leaders alike has died aged 20, defying doctors who gave her just weeks to live at the age of four. Kirsty Howard, who was born with her heart back to front, died in the early hours of Saturday surrounded by her family. Kirsty... 
Chinese President Visits Manchester and Manchester Airport
Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Manchester and Manchester Airport on Friday (Oct 23rd 2015). The trip to Manchester came on the last day of the President’s State visit to the UK. On Thursday night the Chinese leader stopped for a pint and a photo call with Prime Minister David Cameron... 
Learn to talk to your dog at St Pauls Catholic High School
Wednesday 21 October 5.45pm – 7.45pm Saint Paul’s Catholic High School, Firbank Road Wythenshawe For access to means tested benefits vouchers please make sure to bring along evidence of housing benefit, council tax benefit, income support, working tax credit jobseekers’ allowance... 
Join the fun at the big kid circus spectacular new show
Lots of fun for the whole family to enjoy with the Big Kid Circus spectacular new show this October in Timperly. Georgie the noisy mischievous Clown returns; alongside Olympia the sparkling singing Ring Mistress. A host of daring and exciting acrobats and the only three man Wheel of Death in... 
BUZZ HAWKINS PRESENTS THE BRADSHAWS IN GOOSED
THE BRADSHAWS are currently touring UK theatres with their BRAND NEW “The Bradshaws” stage show called goosed. Radio’s favourite funny family is coming to the stage! SHOW SYNOPSIS There’s a danger of peace breaking out in the little two-up-two-down home of the Bradshaws. With... 
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