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New plans for a community outreach library in Northenden

New plans for a community outreach library in Northenden
Residents in Northenden will have access to library services in their community thanks to a new partnership between Manchester Libraries and the ‘Wythenshawe Community Housing Group’. The community outreach facility will house a small collection of books with customers being able to reserve and collect using the e-library. There will also be access to number of PCs with Internet access.  We... 

Wanted…12 Voices for Change in Wythenshawe

Wanted...12 Voices for Change in Wythenshawe
12 Voices for Change in Wythenshawe – deadline for applications – 5.00pm Wed 12th June    A once in a lifetime opportunity for YOU to bring about real change in YOUR Community   12 people will be randomly chosen from your neighbourhood to take part in an exciting project that will change the way you think about your area   The LSEN (an independent, not for profit organisation)... 

THE SALE 5K SIZZLERS

THE SALE 5K SIZZLERS
This summer’s four 5k runs in Wythenshawe Park, South Manchester, famously known as the Ronhill Sale Sizzlers, have a distinct Olympic atmosphere about them.  Eight former Olympians spanning 10 Olympic Games and 50 years will be attending one or more of them. The runs are for all abilities with everyone welcome to take part. Olympian marathon legend  Ron Hill (Tokyo ’64 and Munich ’72), Alan... 

Letter to the Future – Newall Green High School Appeal

Letter to the Future - Newall Green High School Appeal
Do you know the people listed below?  If so tell them about the event or show them this lette In the early 1980’s I taught a group of PSHE students in year 10 (4th year). We decided that as an activity we would write a letter to ourselves that would not be opened until March 1993. The letter was confidential and sealed in an envelope which was then securely stored in my filing cabinet. It contained... 

The Creative Crafts Show – Manchester 2 – 4 May

The Creative Crafts Show - Manchester 2 – 4 May
                               The Creative Crafts Show,                       Manchester Central, 2 – 4 May 2013                             Open times: 10am – 5pm daily This annual popular stitch and craft show returns to Manchester Central with even more features and displays than ever before.  A visit to the... 

New Book On Irish In Manchester

New Book On Irish In Manchester
REPEATED 8pm Bank Holiday Monday April 1 – Irish Festival Book Signing ALAN Keegan and Danny Claffey officially launched their third book ‘Irish Manchester Revisited’ on Friday, March 15 at the Chorlton Irish Club in Manchester. The event, which was  sponsored by Guinness, was one of the literary highlights of this year’s 2013 Manchester Irish Festival. Alan explains why he has brought... 

Manchester Irish Festival Sets New Record

Manchester Irish Festival Sets New Record
REPEATED 2pm Bank Holiday Monday April 1 – St Patrick’s Parade  60 minute special This years’ 2013 Manchester Irish Festival set a new record for attendance this year as over One hundred thousand people lined the three mile route from the new Irish World Heritage Centre into Albert Square in the city centre. The ten day festival with over 200 events at 100 different venues is Europe’s... 

Exhilarating Banff Mountain Film Festival – The Plaza, Stockport 2nd March 2013

 Exhilarating Banff Mountain Film Festival - The Plaza, Stockport 2nd March 2013
The world-renowned Banff Mountain Film Festival (BMFF) returns to UK shores in 2013, visiting Ireland for the first time on its largest World Tour to date. Through the big screen, audiences are offered an intense and inspiring experience, as the films take them around the globe alongside some extraordinary adventurers. BMFF is an international film competition hosted by The Banff Centre, based in... 

Orpheus Descending by Tennessee Williams At The Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester

Orpheus Descending by Tennessee Williams At The Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester
Orpheus Descending by Tennessee Williams Royal Exchange Theatre Manchester until 24 November There’s a shop and there’s a procession of gossips and misfits and a sense of small town boredom and people just killing time. And into the store walks a man with a snakeskin jacket and a guitar. He’s just killing time too, wondering if he’s too old to stay on the road. In Orpheus Descending,... 

Movember – Men Needed To Take Part In “Movember”

Movember - Men Needed To Take Part In “Movember”
Men – we need as many moustache growers as possible! Take part in “Movember” Unleash your inner Magnum (the man, not the ice cream!) or your inner spitfire pilot (wing commander moustache? Go for it!) Building on the success of last year South Manchester Healthy Living Network is working with Wythenshawe FM to promote this campaign. Listen out for ads, news features and interviews throughout... 

CONSULTATION TO BEGIN ON A6 TO MANCHESTER AIPORT RELIEF ROAD

CONSULTATION TO BEGIN ON A6 TO MANCHESTER AIPORT RELIEF ROAD
From Monday 22 October, residents, businesses and road users will be able to give their views on the proposals for the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road. Part of the wider South East Manchester Multi-Modal Strategy (SEMMMS), the A6 to Manchester Airport Relief Road is a proposed dual carriageway, approximately 10km long linking the A6 at Hazel Grove to the eastern end of the existing A555 at Woodford... 

LORD ALFRED MORRIS Memorial Service

LORD ALFRED MORRIS Memorial Service
 ST ANTHONY’S CHURCH, DUNKERY ROAD, WOODHOUSE PARK 12 NOON   FRIDAY 12 OCTOBER  –  ALL WELCOME Local people are being invited to celebrate the life of Lord Alfred Morris at a memorial service which will be held at St Anthony’s Church inDunkery Road,WoodhouseParkat 12 Noon on Friday 12 October. Everyone is welcome to attend to pay their respects to a man who was Wythenshawe MP for 33... 

High profile charity photographic competition launches in Manchester

High profile charity photographic competition launches in Manchester
In a year when all the focus is on London with the Jubilee, Olympics and Paralympics, a photographic competition to capture the community and spirit of Greater Manchester and put it back on the map is being launched by Informa plc.* The Manchester division of the international publisher is launching a quest to find photos to represent a 24 hour period in the city, forming a collage of the people and... 

WYTHENSHAWE RESIDENTS INVITED TO HAVE THEIR SAY BY SUNDAY 7 OCTOBER

WYTHENSHAWE RESIDENTS INVITED TO HAVE THEIR SAY  BY SUNDAY 7 OCTOBER
Wythenshawe residents are being encouraged to give their views on proposed changes to the support given to people who need help to pay their Council Tax. The Government is abolishing the current Council Tax Benefit Scheme from next April and has asked each council to design a local scheme. Manchester City Council says that, while the Government currently meets the whole cost of council tax support,... 
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