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£400,000 S106 money held for Handforth - with 50% set aside for bus service improvements

£400,000 S106 money held for Handforth - with 50% set aside for bus service improvements

Cheshire East Council has over £400,000 in its S106* account from Next Plc which has been allocated for improvements in Handforth. Next paid Cheshire…
Controversial plans for two new retail parks to be considered alongside one another

Controversial plans for two new retail parks to be considered alongside one another

Plans for two new retail parks on adjacent sites in Handforth are now scheduled to be determined alongside one another at next month's Strategic Planning…
Plans for new retail park recommended for refusal

Plans for new retail park recommended for refusal

Plans for a new retail development adjacent to the existing Handforth Dean retail park are due to be determined next week. Members of the Strategic Planning…
Residents protest against plans to build homes on green belt

Residents protest against plans to build homes on green belt

Campaigners were out in force on Saturday, 21st January, to protest against plans to build 250 new homes on green belt land to the west of Handforth.…
Robbers steal delivery van after asking for directions

Robbers steal delivery van after asking for directions

A van was stolen from a delivery driver whilst he was was working in Handforth. Three men in a blue Nissan van approached the victim at the junction of…
Plans to build new scooter store

Plans to build new scooter store

Plan have been submitted to build a new scooter store at the site of Oakmere retirement apartments on Spath Lane, Handforth. Avantage Mobility Scooter…
Handforth bungalow set to be replaced with four houses

Handforth bungalow set to be replaced with four houses

Planning permission has been granted to demolish a bungalow on Wilmslow Road, Handforth and replace it with four semi-detached houses. The development…
Armed robbers strike at Handforth store

Armed robbers strike at Handforth store

Shortly after 10.30pm on Wednesday, 27th January, two men entered a store in Handforth and threatened staff with a knife. It is believed they entered…
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Plans to convert chapel into 12 apartments approved

Plans to convert chapel into 12 apartments approved

Plans to convert a former Methodist chapel on Wilmslow Road, Handforth into apartments have been approved. The Northern Planning Committee granted planning…
New plans to convert chapel into 12 apartments with additional parking spaces

New plans to convert chapel into 12 apartments with additional parking spaces

Another planning application has been submitted to convert a former Methodist chapel on Wilmslow Road, Handforth into twelve apartments. The building…
Electrical fault causes fire at Handforth building

Electrical fault causes fire at Handforth building

Crews were called to a fire at a property on Wilmslow Road, Handforth on Sunday, 2nd August. One fire engine from Wilmslow and one from Greater Manchester…
New plans to convert former chapel into 12 apartments

New plans to convert former chapel into 12 apartments

A new planning application has been submitted to convert a former chapel on Wilmslow Road, Handforth into twelve apartments. Last year permission was…
Cabinet backs sale of Handforth site for retail led scheme

Cabinet backs sale of Handforth site for retail led scheme

Cabinet members today (Tuesday, March 3rd) voted to go ahead with a proposal to dispose of 14-acre plot off Earl Road, Handforth. Cheshire East formed…
Free CPR training to benefit community

Free CPR training to benefit community

A Handforth mum is aiming to help train as many local people as possible in a first aid technique which could help save people's lives. Jean Billsdon,…
Green light for Handforth retirement village

Green light for Handforth retirement village

P.E. Jones has been granted outline planning permission to erect a close care* retirement village on a greenfield site which lies south of Coppice Way,…
Application for new Handforth takeaway refused

Application for new Handforth takeaway refused

A planning application for the change of use of a premises in Handforth to enable a takeaway business to open has been refused. The proposal was to change…
Trampoline park plans recommended for approval

Trampoline park plans recommended for approval

Planning permission is expected to be granted next month for the creation of an indoor trampoline centre on the Stanley Green Industrial Estate in Handforth.…