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Cash boost for station enhancements

Cash boost for station enhancements

A project to improve the appearance of Handforth Station has received a boost from Handforth Parish Council. Friends of Handforth Station (FoHS) were…
Help design station's new archways

Help design station's new archways

Friends of Handforth Station would like to invite all passengers and local people of all ages to participate in a drop-in ideas and design session. …
Call for better access at Handforth Station

Call for better access at Handforth Station

Friends of Handforth Station (FoHS) organised a demonstration last week calling for better access to the station for everyone, whether they be wheelchair…
Rail expert joins Friends to celebrate their 20th anniversary

Rail expert joins Friends to celebrate their 20th anniversary

Friends of Handforth Station (FoHS) are delighted that rail expert Professor Paul Salveson will be the guest speaker at their forthcoming annual meeting.…
Deano arrives in Handforth

Deano arrives in Handforth

The Friends of Handforth Station were delighted to receive lots of entries to name the latest art arrival at the station. The Fox sculpture designed and…
New arrival at Handforth Station needs a name

New arrival at Handforth Station needs a name

There's a new creature hiding in the bushes at Handforth Station, amongst the many other artistic items for passengers to look out for. The latest addition…
National recognition for heritage railway signs

National recognition for heritage railway signs

Two heritage railway signs located at Handforth Station have been recognised as being of sufficient interest to warrant preservation. As part of their…
Handforth Station scoops another Best Kept Award

Handforth Station scoops another Best Kept Award

Handforth station picked up another award at the Cheshire Best Kept Stations Annual Award Evening attended by the Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire David Briggs…
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Watercolour donated to Friends of Handforth Station

Watercolour donated to Friends of Handforth Station

The Friends of Handforth Station received an early birthday present on Tuesday, 3rd November, when the retired organiser of Cheshire Best Kept Station…
Another award to add to the collection at Handforth Station

Another award to add to the collection at Handforth Station

The Friends of Handforth Station have picked up another award to add to their growing collection. Last weekend they attended the 2015 Community Rail Awards…
Pupils fly the flag for Churchill

Pupils fly the flag for Churchill

A flag designed by pupils from St Benedict's Primary School is on display at Handforth station as part of their commemoration of Winston Churchill on…
Silhouettes exhibition commemorates Churchill

Silhouettes exhibition commemorates Churchill

As part of their commemorations to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill, the Friends of Handforth Station are hosting a "Silhouettes"…
Winston Churchill exhibition arrives at Handforth station

Winston Churchill exhibition arrives at Handforth station

As part of their commemoration of Winston Churchill on the 50th anniversary of his death and of the creation of the Churchill Travelling Fellowships,…
Station friends to commemorate Winston Churchill

Station friends to commemorate Winston Churchill

Friends of Handforth Station are organising a number of activities to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of former Prime Minister Winston Churchill.…
Student's artwork on display at ticket office

Student's artwork on display at ticket office

Friends of Handforth Station, who recently won the Creative Partnership Award in The Cheshire Best Kept Stations competition, have launched their latest…
It's no tail - Handforth Station goes Manx

It's no tail - Handforth Station goes Manx

The Isle of Man boasts a unique mix of rail modes with a steam railway, a tram-style electric railway, Snaefell Mountain Railway and a horse-drawn tramway…
A Platform for Art

A Platform for Art

Over the years Friends of Handforth Station have brought more and more art onto the platforms at Handforth. Dean Oaks Primary School has installed a series…