Wythenshawe Town bid for semi-professional status within striking distance

wythtownWythenshawe Town face Ashton Reserves on Saturday in the second round of the MCFA Challenge Trophy and will be hoping their winning streak continues.

The cup tie is a break from league action in which they have maintained their top spot in the in the Cheshire League Premier Division, following an impressive 4-2 victory against Altrincham Reserves last weekend.

The Ericstan Park side have started their campaign in great form, playing fantastic football.  But behind the scenes, the club developments are just as exciting. Read More…

Wythenshawe opticians aims to raise vital cash for charity

AN OPTICIANS in Wythenshawe will kick off National Eye Health Week (19-25 September) by raising vital funds in support of Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB).

A new partnership will not only see Specsavers in Allerton raising money for the charity, but will focus on increasing awareness of the importance of regular eye tests in preventing people from needlessly losing their sight.   Read More…

Frog and Bucket Comedy Club comes to Wythenshawe


Manchester’s legendary Frog and Bucket comedy club is bringing top comedians to Wythenshawe in a road-show gig at the Woodhouse Park Lifestyle Centre.

The roadshow will be held Saturday September 24 featuring  Phil Ellis as MC with Chris McCausland and Rob Rouse the fantastic stand up acts.

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YOUR VIEW: Not in my back yard

Alan P Whittaker shares his views and shocking pictures taken this week of fly-tipping in Baguley.

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It was 1968 when I left my home on Bowland Road, South Manchester at the age of 16. Just recently, I made a return visit to my birthplace but I was in for a shock ~ at the rear of my childhood home, there are about 10 concrete garages. The local shop- keepers once used them for storage but now they are in a sorry state. This is where we used to play as kids. Read More…

Wythenshawe school is top of the class for first aid after scooping national award


Saint Paul’s Catholic High School in Wythenshawe has been nationally recognised by St John’s Ambulance when it scooped the Top of the Class at the St John Ambulance Everyday Heroes awards in London. 

The school was nominated for its incredible commitment to first aid and life saving. The school has three defibrillators on site, aims to train 850 students how to save a life and has a First Aid Response Team set up in school.

The event was hosted by presenter and musician Myleene Klass, and supported by Laerdal Medical – creator of the world famous Resusci Anne.  Read More…

Stars of the 70s to recreate Wythenshawe’s Golden Garter Club magic

sheps-outside-the-golden-garterThere’ll be a blast from the past at the end of the month as the resident cabaret act at Wythenshawe’s Golden Garter  Club make a return visit to the town.

Shep’s Banjo Boys, who entertained at  The Golden Garter in Rowlandsway from 1968 until 1972, will play at the Lifestyle Centre in Woodhouse Park on September 30. Read More…

Tree of Life Centre gets charity cash boost

tree-of-life-centre-1The Tree of Life Centre in Wythenshawe received a cash boost thanks to the charity fund-raising efforts of Manchester company Verastar, who raised £500  as part of their Community Support Scheme.

The Wythenshawe-based company has recently set up the scheme which aims to help local charities and community groups working to improve the quality of life for local people.

The Tree of Life Centre aims to improve the lives of those most deprived living in the poorest areas of the community by running a range of projects to meet outlined goals. Projects range from volunteering and foodbanks to community re-paints and health and wellbeing classes. Read More…

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