Residents report hearing loud bangs in Handforth

Police are investigating after receiving several reports recently of a loud bang occurring in Handforth, usually at around 7pm.

PCSO Gareth Harding said "This has been reported in the Bulkeley Road & Woodlands Road area. This has been happening on & off since before Christmas."

Anyone with information is requested to get in touch, either by calling 101, or giving the details online.



Here's what readers have had to say so far. Why not add your thoughts below.

Kathleen Roberts
Saturday 6th March 2021 at 4:37 pm
I have heard it ,and it is always once,a very loud bang. Makes me jump.
Marcia McGrail
Wednesday 10th March 2021 at 8:28 pm
I think it's designed to, Kathleen. And not just you. It's called desensitisation.
Derek Ferguson
Friday 12th March 2021 at 6:18 pm
After a gap of a few days, there it is again tonight, Friday 12th, at around 7:15pm. It is coming from the Bulkeley Road area. We have had several sticks from spent fireworks in our garden since Christmas.