Freephone helpline to support the more vulnerable & Inspired Taskforce Support

Freephone helpline to support the more vulnerable in Manchester A new freephone helpline to support the more vulnerable people in Manchester during the Coronavirus pandemic will go live on from 8.30am from Monday 30th March 2020 offering support to • People over the age of 70 who are self-isolating and have no support network • […]

We thank you….

Spotted on Slade Lane, Lev

Food – for those in need…

For those in need call 0300 365 3101 or goto:

News from Levenshulme Inspire

The government has issued guidance saying that community centres should be closed other than for “essential voluntary and public services” and cafes are permitted to be open for “food delivery and takeaway”. Following this guidance, and in discussion with other community partners, the Inspire Centre is now closed to the general public. However, Inspire staff […]

Staying fit at home

Here’s a couple of website that may help

Coronavirus news Update: 24th March

  For help and support in Whalley Range, or if you know of an older or vulnerable person who might need some help, please contact your local councillors: Mary Watson, tel: 0161 860 5523 Angeliki Stogia, tel: 07901 528 750 Aftab Razaq, tel: 07799 560 244 Barlow Moor Community Association have a  package of support […]

Coronavirus news updates 20th March

Hi everyone, we’re going to attempt an ALL FM daily update re CoronaVirUs and what’s on out there. Firstly, there’s a lot  people out there who want to help and support, so let’s try and stay positive. If you want to tell us about anything going on in your community please email Let’s quickly […]

ALL FM Training Ltd is looking for a Sales Person.

Freelance Sales Person ALL FM Training Ltd is the trading arm of ALL FM (ALL ARTS & MEDIA trading as ALL FM), a registered charity supporting the communities of Manchester. We use radio training and live broadcast to improve the soft, employability and life skills of the more vulnerable in the Manchester communities. ALL FM […]

Studio 2 is Opening very soon and there’s hardly any tickets left….

On Sat 1st Feb we’re opening our new studio & we’re doing it in style, with live performances from: Caoilfhionn Rose   Rose Greenwood    Nadja Letizio     Moz Walsh Tickets are only £5 (+ eventbrite commission) and all the money raised goes to ALL FM. Get your tickets from:

Studio 2 Live Music Opening Night

Following the amazingly brilliant live music event to launch our Stevie Fly Studio. We’ve decided to host another amazingly brilliant live music event to launch Studio 2 and we’d like you to come. Live music, live bar and lots of lively people, it’s going to be a lot fun. We have fantastic artists performing: Caoilfhionn […]

ALL FM Training Ltd is hiring!

ALL FM Training Ltd is looking for a Salesperson ALL FM Training Ltd is the trading arm of ALL FM (ALL ARTS & MEDIA trading as ALL FM, a registered charity supporting the communities of Manchester). ALL Arts & Media run a community radio station serving the communities of South, East and Central Manchester. With […]

We are hiring!!

ALL FM is looking for an Employment Support Provider We are searching for a Provider; this may be a sole trader or an organisation. Purpose of the Role: The Employment Support Provider will play a central role in the implementation of ensuring that the ALL FM Radio Production Training is addressing employability skills for the […]

Studio 2 begins

We have commenced building Studio 2. We anticipate it being operational in December. We are very grateful to The Foyle Foundation and The Leatherseller’s Company Charitable Fund for their support in this project.  

We are the Champions!!

The Community Radio Awards 2019 ‘Station of the Year’ is……..ALL FM 96.9 Manchester’s ALL FM won the prestigious ‘Station of the Year’ award in the Community Radio Awards in South Wales on Saturday night. Nominated for the third successive year, ALL FM was competing with; ‘Pride Radio’, ‘Spark FM’, ‘Ujima Radio’ and ‘Wycombe Sound’. A […]

Community Radio Awards 2019: Gold for Community Development Project

ALL FM & Chapel St Primary Primary School were triumphant in the Community Radio Awards winning Gold in the Community Development Project Award for their ‘Radio Takeover Day’ in Dec 14th, when children from Chapel St presented and produced every show live from 9am till 7pm One judge commented; “Great to see Community Radio’s resources […]

Community Radio Awards: Station of the Year Nomination

For the third year in succession we have been nominated for ‘Station of the Year’. Last we were Bronze, so come on ALL FM….

Community Radio Awards: Community Development Project

Our Radio Takeover Day with Chapel St Primary School, when on Dec 14th, the children presented and produced every show from 9am -7pm, has been nominated for ‘Community Development Project’ at the Community Radio Awards.

Community Radio Awards Nominations: Sage Person

Congratulations to our very own Moz who has been nominated for ‘Sage Person’ in the Community Radio Awards.

ALL FM Prize Draw

The ALL FM Prize Draw: Win i) 1 Day Radio Training (worth £150) ii) Meal for two at Cibus iii) £20 King Bee Records voucher.   All monies go towards the ALL FM Studio Two fund. Suggested donation £3 per ticket pls go to   T&Cs: ALL ARTS & MEDIA Prize Draw Terms and […]

Today is International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM.

Communities speak with one voice to protect girls in the lead up to the International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM ● FGM stands for Female Genital Mutilation and it is also known as ‘cutting’, ‘female circumcision’ or ‘sunna’ among other terms ● 6th February – International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM The Government’s […]

Radio Takeover Day by the children of Chapel St Primary School

We trained twenty pupils from Chapel st School in radio production and live broadcast. On 14th Dec ALL FM 96.9 hosted a Radio Takeover Day by their pupils. Fr

Women’s Training Day

Today and tomorrow we hosted training days aimed at recruiting more women radio presenters and producers at ALL FM. Introduction and training today. More training tomorrow which will culminate in a live show on ALL FM 96.9!!

Routes into Levenshulme launch

                After a year of researching, training, audio editing and drinking lots of coffee, we launched Routes Into Levesnhulme, a series of shows about the people of Levenshulme; their journies, their stories, their lives.

Benefit Gig for ALL FM

On July 6th at Fred’s Ale House, the Bridgewater Blues Band with able support from Jelly Sours will playing a benefit gig for ALL FM. So come along, enjoy, sup and help support your favourite community radio station!!!

Running the North West for ALL FM

A brave team of volunteers will be running across the NW on May 20th to raise funds for your favourite community radio station. We train, we broadcast, we support. The voice of Manchester and slightly beyond… Please support our runners:

Young Carers

We have our Young Carers training and broadcasting on ALL FM 96.9

Community Day of Action

Volunteers Needed!! Levenshulme community workshop and clean-up will be taking place this Saturday 3rd March (weather permitting!!). WE NEED VOLUNTEERS… Meet at Levenshulme Inspire on Stockport Road 12-1pm CLEAN UP OF WOODFOLD AVE CAR PARK 1-1.30PM REFRESHMENTS 2-4PM PRIORITES FOR LOCAL ACTION WORKSHOP To reserve a place email Or just show up on Saturday… […]

The doors of Levenshulme Library officially open…

The Library opened its doors and the good people of Levenshulme, Gorton & beyond came. We are delighted to be part of this ambitious project and look forward to exciting times ahead…

The Owl and the Coconut.

We’re delighted to welcome the Owl & the Coconut to Lev Library as our fellow tenants & neighbours. Their mission is to create a mindful, healthful, happy, creative society for all! ‘We create safe, preventative Mindful Art tools, events and resources, to enable people to be active partners in nurturing their own mental and emotional […]

Freelance Radio Trainer

We are looking for a Freelance Radio Trainer to assist in training children aged 8 to 11 for our Children’s Radio Training project. This project will involve training and supporting children aged 8-11 in all aspects of radio production leading to live shows. The shows will be a mix of interviews, discussion, issues affecting children […]

Come & Celebrate…

ALLFM’s Linda Breakbeat Bee wins Best Radio Show in the 2017 BBS awards!

Huge congratulations to our very own Linda Breakbeat Bee who just won best radio show in the 2017 BBS awards! Tune in every Friday at 9pm to find out why.


So it’s a bit cold and needs a little hoovering here and there. But its home to ALLFM. Or least the West Wing of the library is home to ALL FM. Or at least it will be when the crack gets repaired. We’re getting there…. troubles, we believe…

Home Sweet Home

Goodbye Albert Road

We are departing 19 Albert Road. Many live sessions came from here, lots and lots of radio training, radio drama, thousands of hours of broadcast and many happy memories. Many people were welcomed as guests, presenters, volunteers and friends. But don’t despair they’ll be lots more to come in our new home; Levenshulme Old Library. […]

Community Radio Awards 2017

Here we are with Sheun Lok with our Bronze for ‘Best project’. It’s nice to be recognised for the good quality work that so many people here at ALL FM put; staff & volunteers.

Community Radio Awards 2017

We have been nominated in two categories in the Community Radio Awards; ‘Best Station’ and in partnership with our friends Sheun Lok, ‘Best Project’. Excited & deserved…!

ALL FM & the launch of ‘Creative Health’.

On the 21st July ALL FM hosted an Outside Broadcast at the Manchester School of Art for the launch of ‘Creative Health’ report

Didsbury FM at ALL FM

As part of ALL FM Training’s Radio Training In A Day program on Sunday 11th June, we trained Didsbury FM.

ALL FM Training at the Greater Manchester Business Fair

ALL FM Training was broadcasting live from the Greater Manchester Manchester Business Fair. Opening our live Outside Broadcast was our Patron, Lemn Sissay.

Gorton By Election 4th May 2017

We’re planning to interview the candidates in the Gorton byelection.If you have a question pls email & we’ll try to ask.

ALL FM Training Ltd

ALL FM Training Ltd was established to train organisations and SMEs in team building via radio training leading to a live show on ALL FM 96.9. The live show which is devised, written & hosted by the particpants. What’s in it for organisations? Your staff inprove their communication and presentation skills plus it’s a great […]

Christmas Outside Broadcast at Central Library

ALL FM & North Manchester FM joined forces to broadcast a special Christmas show from Manchester’s Central Library. From 9am-5pm we re wrote our schedules for some festive fun at one of Manchester’s most iconic resources. Ho! Ho! Ho!

‘Through the Ear of a Child’ project: Evaluation

Having successfully completed the World War One Radio and Theatre project,we interviewed the children (& their teacher) from St Mary’s CE School to gain their thoughts on the project and World War One.

Key Commitments

Our revised Ofcom Key Commitments Key Commitments Licence number: CR000023 Service name All FM Licence area South Manchester (as shown in the licensed coverage area map) Frequency 96.6 MHz Description of character of service All FM provides an ‘ultra-local’ service for the local communities of South Manchester and encourages members of the communities to be […]

Outside Broadcast at the Whitworth Art Gallery

On 30th September to celebrate the close of the Vintage FM project and ‘National Older People’s Day’, ALL FM hosted an OB at the Whitworth with each show hosted by an older person. The majority of whom have been trained in the Vintage FM project. Vintage FM is a project run in partnership with Age […]

Through the Ears of a Child Broadcast on ALL FM 96.9

After months researching the lives of children in Manchester & Moss Side during World War I, working with; IWM North, PHM & John Rylands Library, the children then worked with a Soundscape artists to create the sounds of Manchester & Moss Side in 1916. The next task was to work with a writer to recreate […]

‘Through the Ears of a Child’ Performance

On July 15th St Mary’s CE School performed ‘Through the Ears of a Child’. Working with ALLFM (via Alison Down and Joe Gillbanks) the yr 10 pupils using the monologues they’d developed earlier in the project as a starting point for a performance about being a child in Manchester in WW1. This project was supported […]

Culture Champions on ALLFM

After merely a few weeks of training our Culture Champions broadcast their first radio show on ALLFM and they were amazing!! Culture Champions are part of the Vintage FM project in which we’re partnered by; Age Friendly Manchester, The Royal Exchange, Manchester Art Gallery & The Whitworth Art Gallery. The project is supported by The […]

Through the Ears of a Child

In July St. Mary’s CE Primary School, Moss Side broadcast their ‘Through the Ears of a Child’ audio project on ALLFM 96.9 FM. This project saw ALLFM work with St Mary’s in researching the lives of Moss Side children in WW1. Visiting; the Imperial War Museum, the People’s History Museum, the John Rylands Library, as […]

Vintage FM at The Royal Exchange

Our Vintage FM team were at The Royal Exchange to review ‘The Mighty Waltzer’. Vintage FM is a project in which we’re partnered by; Afe Friendly Manchester, The Royal Exchnage, Manchester Art Gallery & The Whitworth Art Gallery. The project is supported by The Baring Foundation, Anchor Housing and Manchester City Council.

#LiveMusicDay 23rd July2016

ALL FM hosted the very best unsigned Manchester bands to promote #LiveMusicDay along with our radio broothers & sisters at North Manchester FM. A range of whows, diverse musicians and lots of fun. Btw it was also our 16th birthday!!

Lemn Sissay MBE is our new Patron

We are delighted to announce that Lemn Sissay is to be the ALL FM Patron. As one of the nation’s best loved poets and writers, Lemn is also known for his support and campaigning for children in care, Chancellor of The University of Manchester, the official poet of the 2012 London Olympics, the list goes […]

Jess, our community news reporter

Here is Jess, our community news reporter. You have something you want to promote let her know… email tweet @Jess_Franny Tel: 0161 248 6888


Susan Cattan was a writer on ALLFM from the first soap writing session onwards. She helped develop the ideas, the characters and the script. Her contribution to ‘Station Road’ and ALL FM was significant and we mourn her passing. There are many scripts that she wrote we have still to record. We will miss her […]

Radio Training at ALLFM

We will offer unemployed Manchester residents training in radio production and broadcast leading to a live show on ALL FM 96.9. The learners will learn all aspects of radio production; driving the desk, utilising the software, writing shows, interview techniques, talking on the mic, planning, pitching and presenting a show. The benefits for the learner […]

Through the ears of a Child

As part of our ‘Through the Ears of a Child’ project, which looks at children’s lives in Manchester during WWI. Pupils from St Mary’s CE Primary school tour the city centre looking at the Great War’s effects upon Manchester, courtesy of the People’s History Museum. The project is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund, North […]

Culture Champions at ALLFM

Radio training commences for Culture Champions at ALLFM. Partnering with Age Friendly Manchester, Royal Exchnage Theatre, Whitworth Art Gallery & The Manchester Art Gallery, we’ll be training our newest presenters to broadcast live radio shows about Manchester’s Cultural opportunities for older people. This project is supported by The Baring Foundation, Anchor Housing, Manchester City Council […]

Vintage FM

ALL FM is joining forces with Age Friendly Manchester, The Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester Art Gallery & The Whitworth Art Gallery in a project designed to promote arts and culture to older people using radio and radio training. We are working with older people, some in care homes training them in radio production and broadcast […]

International Women’s Day 8th March 2016

Thirteen different shows, including children, older people and everyone in between, all to celebrate International Women’s Day. Teaming up with North Manchester FM we both re wrote our schedules to promote and celebrate womens’ issues and achievements in Manchester and beyond. Thanks to all the presenters, guests, artists and volunteers who made this such a […]

International Women’s Day, 8th March 2016 on ALLFM 96.9

On Tue 8th March ALL FM are re writing the schedule, inviting special guests and celebrating all things female, joining forces with North Manchester FM to bring music, news and interviews from a woman’s perspective. From 7.30 in the morning till 11 at night


Dec 12th ALL FM joined forces with North Manchester FM to broadcast live music to the whole of Manchester. We kicked off at 7.30 am finishing at 10pm. Even then we weren’t finished, broadcasting live sessions recorded at ALLFM throughout the years all night long. Cajun, folk, rap, rockabilly, poety and Iranian rap were among […]

December 12th is #LiveMusicDay

ALLFM & North Manchester FM are teaming up to broadcast live music to the whole of Manchester, by some of Manchester’s finest and up and coming musicians. The ALLFM scheule for #LiveMusicDay is: Presenter Musican 7.30am-9am James Graham The Early Risers 9am-10am Lydia Ni-Cola 10am-11am Mog CP Lee & Vocal Harem / Amy and Aidan […]

Out and About Manchester

HUGE congratz to Martin, Annette, Donal & all the team at ‘Out and About Manchester Radio’ and to everyone who danced, sang and supported the  ALLFM’s 15th birthday fundraiser.

From Lille to Longsight for our 15th birthday

The Spunyboys came from Lille to Longsight to close our 15th birthday celebrations. That, they did in style. Big thanks to The Spunyboys and to the rock ‘n’ roll fans there for helping support us. And let’s not forget ‘Girls Gone Rockin’ crew (Deb’s,Lesley,Sue ) & of course Davy Jones for promoting and organising the […]

Happy Birthday to us!

Thanks to everyone who came along, supported, popped in, listened in, donated money, donated time, beeped their horn, retweeted, smiled and in anyway at all made ALL FM’s 15th birthday a day to remember.

ALL FM Prize draw results

LIST OF PRIZES IN ORDER OF DRAW WITH WINNER’S NAMES: One pair of tickets to Bestival  Winner: G Scott Host your own show on ALLFM Winner: U Sattler One pair of tickets to the Royal Exchange Winner: P Elliott SOAK signed new album, guest passes Winner: A Webb Meal for two at Trove Winner: B […]

ALLFM Radio Training

Are you: out of work, in part time or temporary employment? ALLFM radio training: Learn new IT & interview skills,go LIVE on air and pitch for a show on ALLFM96.9. And ITS FREE!!! June 15th, 16th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th, 30th. (This will be the last course for a while.) For more info email

Interested in particpating in an ALL FM project?

1. Radio training: We’re running monthly radio training. It’s aimed primarily at adults who are: unemployed low paid employment part time employment not f/t students It’s a 30 hour course, so you need to attend all these dates. It’s @ all fm, Levenshulme. The course will culminate in a live broadcast on ALL FM 96.9 […]

ALLFM on IrishTV:

IrishTV broadcast a feature on ALLFM. Here we are talking about ‘Fusion’ (our young people’s music project) and all what’s good about ALLFM…

Bye Bye Christine

Sadly Christine will be leaving ALL FM in November. In the year and a half that she has been here, she has been a wonderful asset to ALL FM and I know that everyone at ALL FM will miss her. On the plus side Jane will be taking over the running of the ‘Fusion’ project. […]


It is with much sadness that we have to inform you that Danny Lumley aka Fish who presented ‘The Antisocial Social’ on Tuesdays passed away on Friday 19th September. Fish was a wonderful presenter and person, and his talents and energy will be missed by everyone here at ALL FM. Our sympathies, thoughts and prayers […]


Are you 13-19 years old?Interested in Music? Wanna learn Lyric Writing,Vocals, Guitars and Drums? And work with professional musicians? then ALLFM’s Summer Music project is for you And it’s free (no experience needed) Limited places so call or email us to book your place. Contact Mandy/ Chrissie on 07434 282513 or email

Want to present or produce shows on ALL FM?

The next all fm radio training course runs 12-5pm on the following dates in October: Tue 1st Wed 2nd Tue 8th Wed 9th Tue 15th Wed 16th The course will culminate in a live broadcast on ALL FM 96.9 FM. We will also offer the opportunity of broadcasting your own show after your training is […]

Artbeat’s Andrew Edwards has been nominated…

Artbeat’s Andrew Edwards has been nominated for the Lesbian and Gay Foundation Homo Hero So let’s get busy voting…spread the word for Andrew……………..

Free radio training if you’re out of work

Are you unemployed ? Why not train in radio broadcast and production? You could host your own radio show on allfm 96.9! We’ve started a radio training project working with   unemployed adults using radio production and broadcast  to develop employability and soft skills. At the end of the training you’ll have the opportunity to […]

ALL FM funded projects | Cloudcasts

ALLFM projects is our new mixcloud page and online streaming outlet for current or recently funded projects with groups and schools within our local community. All of our projects are broadcast live on 96.9FM across Manchester UK and online. …………. Latest ALLFM Projects’s Cloudcasts on Mixcloud

LISTEN AGAIN to recent shows from ALL FM 96.9

You can now catch up on some of your favourite shows from the stations archive. See what you’ve missed out on and listen again. …. Please note: All of the cloudcasts (re-broadcasted shows) are uploaded solely by the presenter and not by the station, so if there’s something that you can not find – please […]

From basement to training room….nearly

From a room full of junk just a few weeks ago, the basement is now resembling a new training room. Not there yet, but not far away. BIG thanks to Martin, Mark and Terry for their hard work….lets not forget Kev who had the idea and submitted the funding bid to the CDF (thanks CDF)  […]

Newest member of the ALL FM Team-Christine Cox has joined us as ‘Development Manager’.

Hello! Thank you for the warm welcome from everyone.  I’ve really enjoyed  my time at the station so far and hope I can get to know you all. If I haven’t met you yet: please come  in and say hi. Chrissie : )  

Young Radio Playwrights

This week pupils from Alma Park Primary School and St Mary’s RC Primary School recorded  plays, that were written by  pupils from their respective schools. The plays ‘Victoria’ and ‘Reborn’ will be broadcast on ALL FM 96.9. Pictured are pupils from St Mary’s preparing for their next scene. The project was supported by the Co-operative […]

ALL FM needs YOU….

We’re clearing our basement so we can use it as room which can be used by community groups……we need help on monday from 10 am onwards to help empty it…even if you can spare only an hour..We’d be really grateful…..

The New Playwrights from Alma Park

Students from Alma Park Primary School are attending workshops at ALL FM where they’ll develop their writing skills. Working with a writing tutor they will write their own radio plays. These plays will be recorded and peformed by young actors from Alma Park. The plays will be broadcast on ALL FM 96.9 FM. Thanks to […]


BIG THANKS to Paul Johnson who collected £115.74 for ALL FM just by ‘rattling a tin’…..

Manchester 10k for ALL FM

Thanks to Martin Logan & Fiona Ledgard who ran the Manchester 10k for ALL FM…and also big thanks to Ursula Pabisch for her top sponsorship skills…

Free radio training for 50+ @ all fm

Over 50? Out of work? Fancy training in radio and broadcasting a show? ALL FM is starting a course for you. Email Ed Connole

Free radio training if you’re out of work

Are you unemployed ? Why not train in radio broadcast and production? You could host your own radio show on allfm 96.9! We’ve started a radio training project working with community organisations and individuals working with unemployed adults using radio production and broadcast  to develop employability and soft skills. At the end of the training you’ll […]

JOB VACANCIES | Business Development Officer ALL FM 96.9

Business Development Officer The post of ‘Business Development Officer ‘ is to develop revenue streams for ALL FM via fundraising and sales. The hours are flexible. We anticipate the working week will be 2-3 days. This post is supported by Ofcom. Experience in community radio is not essential. We are looking for candidates who have […]

JOB VACANCIES | Older Person’s Support Worker ALL FM 96.9

Older Person’s Support Worker, ALL FM is commencing a radio training project aimed at developing older people’s employability and soft skills. The Support Worker’s role is to support the older people offering encouragement, advice and working with the ALL FM staff team to ensure quality of training. Main purpose of the job: 1. To support in […]

ALL FM 96.9 | Young person’s radio training project

ALL FM is running a young person’s radio training project. If you’re aged between 13 and 17 and interested in radio production and broadcasting then this could be the project for you. On this project you will learn the technical aspects, how to write your own show, interview guests, use software and how to talk […]

ALL FM 96.9 | Presenter Blog: Doodlebug Nuggets talks Dutty Lingo

Doodlebug Nuggets fortnightly Sunday evening show (7PM-9PM) features a wonky live mix of ‘dutty’ audio extracts juxtaposed topical narratives and music for both ears.  Dutty Lingo on Doodlebug Nuggets Ok…Take a step back and try to recall your own generational transgressions. Youth culture, dominated by musical tastes, fashion, objectionable hairstyles and its own language, is […]

ALL FM 96.9 | Presenter Blog: Standing in The Shadows of Lev – March 2013

Standing in The Shadows of Lev in March. The Americans are coming and the Canadians are going home On this months SITSOL, we say welcome back and Bon Voyage to some of our favourite guests. Gabriel Minnikin has been a mainstay of the show over the last few years and before returning home to Halifax, […]

LISTEN AGAIN to recent shows from ALL FM 96.9

You can now catch up on some of your favourite shows from the stations archive. See what you’ve missed out on and listen again. …. Please note: All of the cloudcasts (re-broadcasted shows) are uploaded solely by the presenter and not by the station, so if there’s something that you can not find – please […]

Community Radio Placements at the BBC

The Audio and Music Department of the BBC is seeking to develop its relationship with communities across the UK by developing partnerships with community radio stations.  They are offering a limited number of 2-week work placements to gain new contacts, stories and experiences. If you’re passionate about Radio and understand what it’s like to have […]

Free Radio Training if you’re out of work

Free Radio Training if you’re out of work! Are you unemployed? Why not train in radio broadcast and production? You could host your own radio show on ALL FM 96.9! We’ve started a radio training project working with community organisations and individuals working with unemployed adults using radio production and broadcast to develop employability and […]

Mike Zodiac Rock’n’Roll Show |Todays’ Christmas Special

Tune into ALL FM 96.9 from 3pm today to catch The Mike Zodiac Rock’n’Roll Christmas Special!! Featuring band sessions and interviews from the past 12 months ALL on one show! Tune in and join in the Festive Cheer with Mike Zodiac, with you until 4pm.

The Mainstream Prophecy

It’s true, it’s true. The end has happened, the Mayans were right. The Mainstream has ended! From way back when, the 19th of March 2009 Kev and Bex brought you: Pet Corner, Style File, Eye on TV, The Cultural Sector, Movies With Mother the rumble from the concrete jungle and the line from the cable […]

SITSOL Christmas Special | Saturday 22nd December

Tune in this coming Saturday 22nd December for a Standing in The Shadows of Lev Christmas Special. As is tradition, the show will last for 3 hours and feature a studio packed to the rafters with live guests and festive cheer. Upon this year’s conveyor belt of talent will be Aidan Smith, Quiet Loner, Butcher […]

Levenshulme Christmas Market | Saturday 22nd December

There’s always plenty of great stalls, fun and food at the Levenshulme market and with Christmas being a special occasion you can expect lots more to choose from. Hope to see you there this coming Saturday, 22nd December. Bring your family and pick up some great gifts for Christmas. …

ALL FM AGM 11/12/12

The 2012 ALL FM Annual General Meeting is on Tuesday 11th December: 7pm- 9pm at: St Mary’s Parish Centre, Elbow Street (off Stockport Road, 3 min walk from ALL FM, first left after ‘The Fiddler’s Green’ Pub if you’re walking towards Stockport.)

Free Radio Training if you’re out of work

Are you unemployed and live in Manchester? Why not train in radio broadcast and production? You could host your own radio show on allfm 96.9! We’ve started a radio training project working with community organisations and individuals working with unemployed adults using radio production and broadcast  to develop employability and soft skills. At the end of […]

Free radio training for unemployed adults living in Longsight, Arwick or Gorton

Are you unemployed and live in Longsight, Arwick or Gorton? Would you like to have the opportunity to train in radio broadcast and production? Would you like to host your own radio show and broadcast it on ALL FM 96.9? All FM is commencing a radio training project in September to work with community organisations […]

Birthday Gig ‘in aid of allfm’ 28th June at the Ruby Lounge.

allfm is 10 years old and a fundraising gig is being held to celebrate our decade on the airwaves. Expect to see the combined on-stage clout of… DISLOCATION DANCE + guests THE 99’S + MATT WOLF AND THE BLEEDING HEART BLUES BAND + DENISE MORGAN plus allfm DJs On Thursday 28th June 2012, 7.30pm  all for only £4.50 […]

Yasmin Evans joins BBC 1Xtra

Our very own Yasmin has landed her dream job at BBC 1Xtra! Years of studying and broadcasting has paid off and we’re all  terribly proud of young Miss Evans. It goes to show that hard work and being nice pays. We’d all like to wish her well in her broadcast career. Full story on the BBC

ALL FM at Cedar Mount School

In a project supported by the Media Trust, allfm are working with students at Cedar Mount School developing a radio show about issues that affect their lives. They are learning the technical skills involved, plus how to write, produce and present for radio. Their training will culminate with a live broadcast of  ‘Cedar Hype’ on Wednesday 4th July between 10:00-11:00am on allfm 96.9!

The ALL FM App

To celebrate our 10th birthday we’re launching the allfm App. Designed by ‘The App Media Company’,  the allfm App will be available for download from the 14th May. And it’s FREE! Available on the iPhone app store and compatible with all Apple devices. With the allfm App you can tune into the real voice of Manchester  anytime, anyplace, […]

Cultural Collage Festival 2012

World music from Manchester’s diverse communities and beyond… Manchester’s third Cultural Collage World Music Festival will take place in venues across the city centre between Thursday 10th and Saturday 20th May 2012. The Cultural Collage World Music Festival is the only Manchester event to promote professional world music from the city’s diverse communities. It was […]

Kaya Festival: June Bank Holiday Weekend

Celebrating diversity, music and arts in beautiful North Wales Kaya is a global World Music festival set overlooking the Snowdonia National Park in North Wales. Kicking off the festival season, the inaugural Kaya Festival will be on Friday the 1st, Saturday the 2nd and Sunday the 3rd of June 2012. For information on tickets and […]

allfm team up with Manchester Mencap and Manchester People First

allfm has teamed up with Manchester Mencap and Manchester People  First  to  train adults with learning difficulties to develop their own radio shows. Supported by an ESF Community Learning Grants in the North West, the project is aimed at overcoming barriers and gaining the skills and confidence to get back into work. Once trained the […]

ALL FM vacancies for sessional staff

ALL FM is recruiting freelance staff for the following posts: -Youth Support Worker: To support young people at risk of exclusion in a radio training project. One three hours session per week . You will be working with a radio practitioner assisting the young people in radio training production and presentation. You do not need experience […]

FREE radio course for young people!

Are you aged between 12 and 17? Do you live in Manchester? Are you interested in presenting and producing radio shows? If you answered ‘yes’, then allfm is the station for you! We’re running a radio training project where you’ll get to broadcast LIVE on allfm! You’ll be trained by a radio professional and will […]

‘Manchester Voices’ Radio Play Writing Project

We’re about to embark upon a second radio play writing training course. In February we’ll start broadcasting the  nine plays  written by our first group of writers. Course details: You’ll learn the techniques of writing for radio in a friendly supportive atmosphere . You’ll develop your own radio plays with the help of the writing […]

The BBC 2012 Community Reporters scheme

At the end of February 2012 an exciting new training scheme will launch at BBC MediaCityUK and if you are over 18 with a great knowledge of your community, an interest in storytelling and a passion for journalism we want you to be involved! The BBC 2012 Community Reporters scheme is giving budding reporters the chance to receive training […]

Manchester Voices: The ALL FM Radio Play Writing Project

Nine new plays have been written by the writers on the project  covering a range of issues, genres and styles. During the project we have have looked at the many components that comprise writing a play for radio. The next task was to explore ideas and pitch stories.  Finally, came the writing. The stories ranged […]

Low cost office space at ALL FM

Are you looking for low cost affordable office space  in Levenshulme? ALL FM has a  furnished office  approximately one hundred square foot with 24 hour access in a friendly environmen?. For only £40/week including utilities. If you’re interested please email or call 0161 248 6888  

Do you speak another language and want to learn English?

Do you want to improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills? Well now’s your chance! Starting in November at various places in Manchester including ALL FM, you’ll have the opportunity to learn or improve your English; speaking, reading and writing. Classes are free, but you must be a Manchester resident. To join the ALL […]

To celebrate ‘The Levenshulme Festival’

To celebrate ‘The Levenshulme Festival’ ALL FM is offering young people the chance to  make their own radio show, small business the opportunity to write, record and brodacst their own ad whilst team building at the same time and buddling playwrights the chance to write their own radio plays. If interested in any of the […]

Vote for ALL FM – Natwest Community Force

      ALL FM has applied to Natwest Community Force for funds that will allow us to work with children, training them in radio broadcast and supporting them as they plan, write and present  their own shows LIVE  on ALL FM 96.9 We will provide them with a voice to speak to other children […]

Saturday 10th September Northmoor All Together Community Event

Saturday 10th September  1pm – 5pm: Northmoor All Together Community Event  Outside Broadcast live at Crowcroft Park: Live music in the park, fun fair, bouncy castle, face painting, food, drum workshop, make your own instruments, information stalls, giant games and a record sale. 11am to 1pm – Trash to Treasure litter pick. Swap a bag of litter for a reward! For more […]

Advertising for Summer: 99 for £99

Interested in advertising on ‘The Real Voice of Manchester?’ You can now get 99 plays of your advert for only £99 (including breakfast and drivetime) with free advert production included. ALLFM has a regular listenership of 14,000 people in Central, East and South Manchester and a potential audience of 200,000 people. These are your customers and with […]

Free Radio Summer School for Children

ALLFM will be running a Radio Production Summer School for children in August. So, if you’re aged 8-11 and live in South, East or Central Manchester and want to work in team;  producing, writing, recording and broadcasting your own show LIVE – now’s your chance. If you’re interested all you have to do is get […]

What do you think of ALLFM?

An independent charity would really like to know what you think of ALLFM. Is it like audio wallpaper in the background or do you love it? Does what you hear change what you think of the area or could it be “Made in Chelsea” for all its relevance to you? We’re holding  a focus group […]

Are you interested in writing radio plays?

Are you interested in writing radio plays? Do you want to learn to write for radio? Would you like to have your play recorded and broadcast on air? Working with a playwright you will learn the techniques of writing for radio. You will develop your own radio plays and with the assistance of the playwright […]

Brentwood SEN School come to ALL FM

On Tuesday 19th July pupils from Brentwood S.E.N. School came to ALLFM to find out about radio. Here they spent the afternoon with Jason Cooke learning all about writing and presenting. They wrote about themselves and their school and then went into our studio to record and present their work. You can hear them on […]

Pupils from St Mary’s Primary School learn about radio at ALL FM

Pupils from St Mary’s R.C. Primary School in Levenshulme work with Dave Murat at ALL FM as they write, record and produce an advert for their school to be broadcast on ALL FM.

Volunteer Steering Group Newsletter: July 2011

Click here for our first Volunteer Steering Group Newsletter: July 2011 VSG Newsletter To listen live turn your dial to 96.9 FM or click LISTEN NOW Or to catchup click: LISTEN AGAIN  

Sir Gerald Kaufman attends Summer Fete

Sir Gerald Kaufman attends Summer Fete The Labour MP for Gorton attends Summer Fete in aid of ALLFM and commends the station on its ‘community spirit’. Sir Gerald Kaufman, the Labour MP for Gorton, honoured the Summer Fete with his guest attendance and spoke to representatives from the station and members of the local community. […]

The Summer Fete is nearly here!

We’re pleased as punch to announce a Summer Fete in aid of ALLFM taking place on Saturday 28 May [11am-5pm] at the Klondyke Club [1 Burnage Range, Levenshulme]. There’ll be live bands, super fun activities for the little ‘uns and some amazing local arts and crafts sellers. As well as some nice cake and a […]

Poems On The Road

We’ve teamed up with  Manchester Literature Festival for a project celebrating poetry along the A6 Corridor. Earlier this year, we commissioned 5 poets from the area (Suzanne Batty, Helen Clare, Pete Kalu, Shamshad Khan and Martin De Mello) to produce new poems set in and around the Stockport Road area of Manchester. We also provided […]

Intergenerational Radio Project

ALLFM’s Intergenerational Radio Project was part of the successful Manchester Generations Together bid. The bid for this particular project had been submitted on behalf of the North West District Partnership Panel (Children’s Services). A multi-agency steering group was formed to oversee the project and they met on a monthly basis. The aim of the Generations […]

Projects Gallery

Here are just a few of the many people we’ve recently worked with across our community radio training projects. [set_id=72157626653674862]

ALLFM Caught on Film!

These two short films show some of our presenters and staff talking through their work with AllFM. We’re grateful to Hannah Burleigh, James Balmont, Beatrix Mortimer, Linda Laace, Aneesa Asam and Hannah Brown, all students from the University of Manchester’s Combined Studies department, for sharing these with us.    

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