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WFM wins Queens Award

WFM wins Queens Award
On 2 June 2014 The Cabinet Office announced that Wythenshawe’s Community Media charity has won a Queens Award for Voluntary Service. The annual awards, established to mark the Queen’s Golden Jubilee in 2002,recognise and reward excellence in voluntary activities carried out by groups in the community.On the 3 June 2014 two volunteers and the General Manager went to the Houses of Parliament... 

The Last Days of Troy – Royal Exchange Theatre – World Premiere –  until 7 June

The Last Days of Troy - Royal Exchange Theatre - World Premiere -  until 7 June
 Actors acted their socks off, spat their fury across the stage lights, beat their chests and waded in gore in a passionate portrayal of an ancient conflict in Simon Armitage’s The Last Days of Troy at the Royal Exchange Theatre.   In fact, so vivid was the portrayal of relentless warrior fury, at times it seemed as if the heroes of ancient and Greece and Troy might – just might –... 

Free radio training in Northenden

Free radio training in Northenden
Northenden Community Radio Show is Coming soon………………. Do you live in Northenden? Do you have a spare 2 hours a week? Do you want to make a difference in Northenden? If yes! Then join the Northenden Community Radio Show Team! The training will be delivered at Wythenshawe Community Housing Trust 460 Palatine Road, Northenden, M22 4DJ Training dates; Tuesday 15th, 22nd,... 

A Helping Hand for Job Hunters Thursday 6 March 12 Noon – 5pm

A Helping Hand for Job Hunters Thursday 6 March 12 Noon - 5pm
Local people looking to get their hands on a new job are invited to a free major public recruitment event at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Job City has been organised by Manchester City Council and will take place on Thursday, 6 March from 12 – 5pm. Businesses representing sectors, including construction, customer service, and health and social care, will be in attendance and looking to... 

Hate crime awareness jan 2014 – Listen to the link

 Hate crime awareness jan 2014 - Listen to the link
In the studio we have Kath Forden, local resident who has been visually impaired since birth. Phillip Simbada local resident of African descent who works on the buses. Debbie Weake Inspector for GMP and Adrian Hopkins, Community safety manager for Manchester City Council. In England and Wales, hate crimes are any crimes that are targeted because of hostility or prejudice in relation to: • disability •... 

Hate Crime Awareness Week – Starts 20th January 2014

Hate Crime Awareness Week - Starts 20th January 2014
Tune into Wythenshawe FM for a week of programming about Hate Crime Awareness.  Throughout the week hear interviews and news packages about hate crime. Listen to a discussion about hate crime and how we can help to prevent these crimes happening. Friday 24th January 1-2pm Hate Crime! Challenge it! Report it! Stop it! You can call GMP on 101 or Manchester City Council on 08000 830 007or online via... 

Free Comedy Night – Friday 17th January 2014

Free Comedy Night -  Friday 17th January 2014
Friday 17th January 2014 Comedians: Robert Maxfield, Mark Rough and John Ryan. FREE Tickets, FREE Hot Pot and FREE Mens Health Information! Charity raffle for signed Manchester United memorabilia. St Anthony’s Parish Centre, Portway, Wythenshawe. Admission: 7.30pm. Show starts at 8pm. The event is free but if you register for a ticket before the event you will be entered into a FREE PRIZE DRAW. Tickets... 

Radio Shows over the Christmas and New Year period

Radio Shows over the Christmas and New Year period
Top 40 Ever Part 1– 24th December 11am  (Ray’s best 40 tracks from all years!  Top 40 Ever Part 2– 25th December 11am Top 40 Ever Part 3 – 26th December 11am  Age Concern variety show (Performers Robert Read and Dave Cox) 25th December 12 noon Domestic abuse awareness – (Listen to Helen’s story about domestic abuse with interviews, Written by Jason Kenyon & Performed... 

Bogus Police Officers in Northenden Alert

Bogus Police Officers in Northenden Alert
Police are warning residents to be vigilant after three distraction burglaries – including on in Northenden – were carried out by men claiming to be police officers. The first incident took place at about 1pm when two men approached the house of an 87-year-old woman on Bankfield Avenue, Heaton Norris on Tuesday 15 October. They claimed to be officers and forced their way in, went through... 

Live bands to super-charge Manchester’s Christmas Lights Switch-on

Live bands to super-charge Manchester’s Christmas Lights Switch-on
X-Factor favourite, James Arthur, and new kids on the block, The Vamps, have been announced as the headline acts to push the button at Manchester’s Christmas Lights switch-on. Manchester’s Christmas celebrations will kick off from 7pm on Friday 8 November with an evening of high-energy live entertainment in front of an audience of thousands – culminating in a dramatic firework finale. Albert... 

Greater manchester POLICE APPRENTICE SCHEME

Greater manchester POLICE APPRENTICE SCHEME
Young people are being invited to apply now to take part in a Greater Manchester Police apprenticeship scheme. The lucky recruits will form part of a team of around 50 apprentice Operational Support Officers. They’ll work alongside police officers and staff and receive on-the-job training to help develop skills in areas like customer service, office administration and IT support. Greater Manchester... 

Win a pair of tickets to the Manchester date of the Headbangers Balls Tour at Club Academy

Win a pair of tickets to the Manchester date of the Headbangers Balls Tour at Club Academy
How would you like to Win a pair of tickets to the Manchester date of the Headbangers Balls Tour at Club Academy on this weeks The Rock Pit 8.30pm – 10pm on Friday? You can by answering a simple question, which we tell you on the show. Tune in from 8.30pm till 10pm  every week for tickets to local rock and metal events across the north west plus great rock, metal and unsigned bands with your... 

Life in Woodhouse Park! Monday 22nd July 4-7pm

Life in Woodhouse Park!  Monday 22nd July 4-7pm
Join Jane, Katrina, David and Dennis for “Life in Woodhouse Park”. Throughout the live broadcast at the Woodhouse Park Life Style Centre you will get to here interviews relating to the Woodhosue Park area, local bands, health tips, movie & acting tips and much more. Tune in on Monday 22nd July 4-7pm  for a fantastic show live from the Woodhouse Park Life Style Centre.  Read More →

Woodhouse Park Community Radio Show is coming………

Woodhouse Park  Community Radio Show is coming……...
Do you want to present your own radio show? Do you live in Woodhouse Park? Do you want to help improve Woodhouse Park? Have you got a hidden talent? Are you a local group waiting to be discovered? Join the Woodhouse Park Radio Show, It’s a chance get your message out, loud and clear on YOUR local radio station…… Don’t miss the train, Be Part of it Training is fun, free of charge, so Be fast,... 
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