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Brownies get green fingers at Handforth Station

Brownies get green fingers at Handforth Station

4th Handforth Brownies carried out a spot of gardening during a recent visit to Handforth Station. The Brownies, helpers and leaders were as given a tour…
Handforth Station gets an international twin

Handforth Station gets an international twin

The Friends of Handforth Station celebrated their international twinning with a ceremonial flag hoisting at the station on Tuesday, 1st May. The group…
New friends invited as station group plans for the year ahead

New friends invited as station group plans for the year ahead

The Friends of Handforth Station are pressing ahead with plans for a major sculpture and access for all at the station in the coming months and in order…
Handforth Station awarded for its work with young people

Handforth Station awarded for its work with young people

Handforth Station was amongst the winners at the 15th Cheshire Best Kept Stations Awards evening held on Tuesday 23rd January. The Friends of Handforth…
Schoolchildren's festive art on display at Handforth Station

Schoolchildren's festive art on display at Handforth Station

Following the much praised Christmas "stained glass" windows display by St Benedict's Catholic Primary School last Christmas, the Friends of Handforth…
Flying the flag for conservation

Flying the flag for conservation

Friends of Handforth Station chose 'Conservation' as the theme for their 21st year and asked local schools to design a flag to fly at the station. Rainbow…
Friends of Handforth Station shortlisted for two national awards

Friends of Handforth Station shortlisted for two national awards

The Friends of Handforth Station are delighted to have been shortlisted for two National Community Rail Awards. Mike Bishop, Founder of Friends of Handforth…
Friends add to their collection of railway signs

Friends add to their collection of railway signs

The Friends of Handforth Station, who are celebrating their 21st anniversary, received a second Metrolink sign in the tram's current colour. The sign…
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Station exhibition showcases student's talent

Station exhibition showcases student's talent

The Friends of Handforth Station, now entering their 21st year, are hosting a fourth exhibition in their gallery. The 'Art in a Box' gallery, created…
Lucky for some as Handforth Station scoops 13th award

Lucky for some as Handforth Station scoops 13th award

Friends of Handforth Station picked up the 2016 Cheshire Best Kept Station Award at the 14th annual awards evening last week. Held on Tuesday 10th January,…
Are you 'Snoofing' on the train?

Are you 'Snoofing' on the train?

The Friends of Handforth Station have exhibited many items provided by Irish Rail over the years, starting with the first foreign railway's "Handforth"…
Friends congratulated for leading the way

Friends congratulated for leading the way

As the first group in the country to adopt a local railway station, Friends of Handforth Station recently held a party to mark their 20th birthday. Friends…
Christmas Story lights up Handforth station

Christmas Story lights up Handforth station

The Friends of Handforth Station continue their 20th anniversary commemorations and have added a third exhibition in the "Art in a Box" gallery. Children…
Friends go back 80 years for latest project to mark their 20th anniversary

Friends go back 80 years for latest project to mark their 20th anniversary

For the latest of their commemorations of their 20th anniversary, the Friends of Handforth Station have gone back over 80 years to the days when the London…
Friends put on display of 'quirky posters'

Friends put on display of 'quirky posters'

The Friends of Handforth Station (FoHS) continue their 20th anniversary commemorations with another new initiative in partnership with Irish Rail. The…
Flying the flag for seafarers

Flying the flag for seafarers

Merchant Navy Day was commemorated at Handforth Station this year with the flying of a Merchant Navy Flag. The Friends of Handforth Station responded…
Residents compile history of Handforth goods traffic

Residents compile history of Handforth goods traffic

Local residents have contributed over 125 years local knowledge to another display to help celebrate the Friends of Handforth Station's 20th anniversary.…