The WOW Zone in Wythenshawe has just been awarded £10k from the Heritage Lottery Fund and a further £5k from Archives+ in Manchester to deliver a project with Young People aged 11-19 into Wilfred Owen’s view of life in the trenches.
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) is delighted to announce that Faye Greaves, a young volunteer from Northern Moor, Wythenshawe, has been declared the winner of the regional finals in the Young Tenant of the Year category at this year’s Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS) awards.
Please be aware that our offices will be closed on Friday 18th April and Monday 21st April due to the Easter Bank Holidays. During this time our emergency repairs and out of hours services is available on 0800 633 5500
The Real Food Project Team that encourages local residents to eat healthily with a message of ‘Grow it! Cook it! Eat it!’ will be featured on BBC Radio 4’s iconic programme, Gardeners Question time on Easter Sunday, 20th April.
The Real Food Project Team from Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) has made it through to the shortlist for a national award that celebrates the best community projects
A short video looking back at some of the Key Achievements of WCHG since forming on 1st April 2013.
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) is delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted in two categories of the Housing Heroes Awards!
Colleagues at Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) were celebrating with Joe Mather, a labourer from the roofing team, as he scooped the top £18k prize in this year’s Manchester Evening News’ dream wedding competition
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group is helping residents enjoy the benefits of the internet by providing a new computer recycling service, affordable computer equipment and computer skills courses
Full planning approval has now been granted to Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) for their landmark Extra Care Housing Scheme in Wythenshawe, South Manchester.
Students from London South Bank University (LSBU) came on a fact-finding visit to Wythenshawe to see a Housing Association in action as part of their Housing Studies degree course.
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) is delighted to announce they have been awarded the diversity network accreditation from the Housing Diversity Network (HDN).
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group have helped to raise over £800 for a local football team by holding a 5-aside Football Tournament.
Tickets are available from the Lifestyle Centre Reception and are £4 each. This event is for over 25’s – for more information please ring 0161 436 0560 or email email@example.com
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group is delighted to have been shortlisted in the 2014 Tenant Participation Advisory Service (TPAS) awards.
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group is proud to announce they are one of 27 housing providers nationally to be recognised as a living wage employer
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Wythenshawe Community Housing Group gave a warm welcome to seven Housing Apprentices who recently joined them following a pre-employment course held in partnership with The Manchester College.
Work is on schedule for the 12 two bed-room bungalows being built on Gladeside Road in Brownley Green, Wythenshawe
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group has been shortlisted for the UK Housing Awards 2014 for their Real Food Wythenshawe project.
Courtesy of the Budweiser Club Futures programme, non-league Wythenshawe Amateurs FC is set to go head-to-head with seven other clubs for a chance of securing £100,000 worth of funding in a fans’ vote.
Real Food Team has helped to re-launch of the Wythenshawe Community Farm Shop. In partnership with farm staff and a team of volunteers who all helped to decorate the shop.
New Youth Projects Open in Bideford, Norbrook, Woodville
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group is delighted to launch their New App for smartphones for their tenants.
A partnership between Wythenshawe Community Housing Group, University Hospital of South Manchester and Manchester Public Health Development Service invites proposals to develop and deliver a smokefree pregnancy themed public art project.
Now its 5th year Manchester Day 2014 will be even bigger, better and more spectacular!
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group expresses its great sadness at the passing away of MP Paul Goggins.
Meet our 11 new apprentices as they start three-year training.They have already proved themselves remarkable after beating off tough opposition from over 70 applicants to secure their places!
To ensure our services are accessible for you when you need them, all of our offices will be open during the Christmas break.
Read the latest edition of WCHG's newsletter Wythenshawe Life
Since 1st April , we have been closely monitoring the impact of the Bedroom Tax on our community. This six month impact assessment, 'A View from the North' explains how the Bedroom Tax has impacted on the community
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group is very proud to announce they have recently been awarded the prestigious Customer Service Excellence Accreditation for the services they deliver to tenants.
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group held its first Tenant Conference since the formation of the partnership between Willow Park and Parkway Green in April 2013 at Wythenshawe Forum on Thursday, 7th November.
Congratulations to Victoria McDowell from Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) for coming away with the Young Achiever Award in the inaugural Women in Housing Awards on 6th November
Real Food Wythenshawe, the project to support local residents and community groups to grow, cook and eat their own food, has been short listed for an Award at this year’s Manchester ‘Be Proud’ Awards
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group and Wythenshawe Forum Trust are proud to support Bonfire Night at Wythenshawe Park this November 5th
Birch Tree and Edwards/WCHG make a donation to Wythenshawe Hospital
To mark World Mental Health day, Manchester United Foundation and Wythenshawe Community Housing Group, hosted a five-a-side football tournament at Woodhouse Park Lifestyle Centre in Wythenshawe.
Macmillan Cancer Support has launched a social network across Manchester to help combat feelings of isolation cancer survivors often experience after completing treatment.
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All Greater Manchester households will by now have had their annual electoral registration form which they must complete as soon as possible.
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) are delighted to launch their 2013 Community Awards for customers
Dave Chorlton, an independent non-executive director of the Willow Park Board, was elected as Chair of the Board at the Trust’s Annual General Meeting in September
Read our Annual Report for 2012/13 for both Parkway Green and Willow Park Housing Trust who are both now part of the Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG)
Willow Park is delighted to welcome Dennis Finnegan back to the Board following a recent tenant election ballot of all their tenants in Wythenshawe
A FREE event to celebrate International Older People's Day at the Woodhouse Park Lifestyle Centre on the 1st October 11-3pm
Manchester’s chosen theme for International Women’s Day 2014 is ‘Women as Peacemakers’. Coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the start of the First World War.
The Strictly Wheelchair Dancing Group, who meet at Woodhouse Park Lifestyle Centre every Saturday at 11am, recently held an Open Day as part of the legacy project of the London 2012 Olympic Games
This year’s Be Proud Awards programme is now open but time is ticking on so don't delay - there's only two weeks left to get your nomination in!
Cllr Tommy Judge, Board Member for Willow Park presented a bouquet of flowers to one of our oldest tenants on her 100th birthday.
We have 2 candidates standing for the Willow Park Board for 1 available place. Over the next few days all our tenants will receive a leaflet about the process, a ballot slip and prepaid envelope to return your votes.
MCC are encouraging customers to contact them via their new online portal. www.manchester.gov.uk
As part of the Lottery Funded Real Food project, staff at Wythenshawe Community Housing Group have planted a new herb garden at Wythenshawe House, with a few edible extras, for staff and public use
informal sessions to provide residents with the opportunity to meet members of the Metrolink team and ask questions they may have regarding the scheme.
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group is delighted to announce that they will be building a landmark Extra Care Housing Scheme following their successful Care & Support Specialised Housing fund bid through the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA).
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) is delighted to hear that they been successful in their bid for funding for 60 new homes from the Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) as part of the HCA’s Affordable Homes Guarantees Programme which aims to help housing providers build new homes.
The Manchester Sports Awards recognise the hard work and achievements of local volunteers, coaches and athletes who have made an impact in their particular field. Have you been inspired by an athlete’s achievements? Has your club had an amazing year? Has your coach or teacher gone the extra mile? Has a volunteer made a difference? Make their day by making a nomination now at www.manchester.gov.uk/sportsawards
Apprentices’ work-based training – and the qualifications they get – are designed to meet employers’ needs. Every size and type of employer can benefit from this proven way to train your workforce, boost your productivity and make your organisation more competitive.
List of products affected by the safety recall and what action you should take.
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The 'Wythenshawe Together' Community Funday will take place this year on 3rd August in Wythenshawe Park.
Real Food Wythenshawe, the lottery funded project managed by Wythenshawe Community Housing Group has teamed up with Laing O’Rourke and partners to help create a ‘fruitful’ legacy as part of this year’s World Environment Day.
The first residents move into Wythenshawe Community Housing Group’s new shared ownership homes at Hollyview on Hollyhedge Road/Rotherby Road.
It's NOW quicker and easier to get Manchester City Council services online 24 hours a day, 7-days a week on a computer, tablet or mobile phone at www.manchester.gov.uk
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Wythenshawe’s 5th annual Garden City Festival will be held from 11am to 4pm on Saturday 14th September in the town centre and Forum
Wythenshawe Community Housing Group celebrated in style with the success of its young people at ‘The Airport Group’ Young Flyers Awards at Old Trafford.
The Manchester Day Parade returns on Sunday 2 June
Due to refurbishments our Portway Office will be closed on 12th, 13th, 14th June.
The theme this year is "Wish you were here" and so to tempt people to visit Wythenshawe we need the people of Wythenshawe to get involved.
Manchester City Council wants your views on framework plans for WythenshaweTown Centre and Medipark.
Parkway Green and Willow Park Housing Trusts have joined forces to create Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG).
A show home for Hollyview, a new development of affordable homes on Hollyhedge Road, Wythenshawe, was officially launched by local MP Paul Goggins on Friday, 22nd March 2013.
To be held Friday 5th April. Live Music From Claire Mooney, Crescents, plus special guests & Manc/Indie disco.
£5 per stall per day. Free local parking Monday to Saturday: 9.30am–4.30pm (stalls allocated from 8.30am).
Willow Park and Parkway Green Housing Trusts have recently entered a team of construction Apprentices into the Brathay Apprentice Challenge (#BAC13).
The unique Real Opportunities project in Wythenshawe was launched in October 2011, ahead of national changes to the welfare system, so that it could help residents develop or update workplace skills.
Are you new to Wythenshawe? Meet new friends and find about services available to you at the Welcome Group. Play activities for young children.
Digital Teapot is an International Women's Day event run by The Sharp Project, aimed at women from the age of 16 upwards who want to learn about entering the creative digital world of work.
Both the Woodhouse Park Lifestyle Centre and Benchill Community Centre are currently offering FREE basic computer skills courses.
The jobs fair with real jobs, real employers and real opportunities.
Do you want to have a chance to hear what is happening in our community? If you are a tenant or resident in the Willow Park area of Wythenshawe, why not come along to one of our Community Forums?
Volunteers are needed to work primarily with children, on exciting IT based projects in an inspiring environment.
The walk-in centre based at Forum Health is moving to University Hospital of South Manchester (Wythenshawe).
Learn how to start a computer, use a mouse, set up an email address. No experience is required.
Write a poem or limerick about what you love about libraries to win fantastic goodies – winning poems will be printed as a postcard!
You have the power to save up to £250 on your electricity and Gas Bills!
Preventing burst pipes and frozen pipes in severe cold weather
On 1st April 2013 a number of changes to the Welfare Benefits System will begin as a result of the Welfare Reform Bill. Now’s the time to find out more about them and what they’ll mean for you and your family... that’s where we can help!
Real Food Wythenshawe is an ambitious five-year programme to engage and excite the people of Wythenshawe in growing and cooking fresh, sustainable food.
Christmas is a time when many of us over do it, whether by eating too much turkey and mince pies, or by spending more than we can really afford.