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Groups come together to further enhance Handforth Station

Groups come together to further enhance Handforth Station

With the help of Community Payback and 1st Handforth Scout Group, Friends of Handforth Station have planted a new garden to make the station a more attractive…
Handforth Station flies the flag for WW1 centenary

Handforth Station flies the flag for WW1 centenary

Friends of Handforth Station have teamed up with St Benedict's Catholic Primary School to commemorate the centenary of the First World War. Year 6 pupils,…
Campaign for better station access takes a step forward

Campaign for better station access takes a step forward

George Osborne MP has pledged to support an appeal for improved access to platforms at Handforth Station. The station is currently blighted by 35 steps…
Crowning glory for Handforth Station

Crowning glory for Handforth Station

The 2nd June marks the 60th anniversary of the Queen's Coronation at Westminster Abbey and Handforth Station is marking the event by flying a new flag…
Handforth Station wins special Jubilee award

Handforth Station wins special Jubilee award

Handforth Station scooped another award at the 10th Cheshire Best Kept Stations awards night held at The Weaver Hall Museum in Northwich. The station…
What next for Handforth Station?

What next for Handforth Station?

Community Group, The Friends of Handforth Station, are asking their local community: "What Next for Handforth Station?" at an open meeting on Tuesday…
Volunteers needed for station clean up

Volunteers needed for station clean up

Fresh from winning the 'Big Society Award' at the 2011 Cheshire Best Kept Station awards night, The Friends of Handforth Station are preparing for a busy…
Handforth Station wins top award

Handforth Station wins top award

Handforth Station has added to its list of awards with its receipt of the 'Big Society' award in the annual Cheshire Best Kept Station Competition. The…
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Flying the flag at Handforth station

Flying the flag at Handforth station

As a part of an ongoing link with the Handforth railway station, students at Wilmslow High school created a new station flag. Under the guidance of school…
Handforth Station gets a Big Tidy Up

Handforth Station gets a Big Tidy Up

Volunteers turned out in force on Saturday, March 12th to support Handforth Station's litter pick. Hosted by The Friends of Handforth Station with the…
Get involved in station's Big Tidy Up

Get involved in station's Big Tidy Up

England's biggest ever litter pick is coming to local railway stations. The Big Tidy Up is a nationwide campaign backed by Keep Britian Tidy and supported…
Handforth station receives another award

Handforth station receives another award

Having been named Cheshire's Best Kept Station in 2005 and 2009, Handforth station was honoured again at this year's awards ceremony. Handforth received…
Guides capture time to mark centenary

Guides capture time to mark centenary

Handforth District girl guides have marked their centenary with their very own time capsule which has been buried under Handforth Station's garden. The…
Handforth is Cheshire's best kept railway station

Handforth is Cheshire's best kept railway station

Handforth Railway Station has been named the Best Kept Railway Station in Cheshire, for the second time, at the recent Cheshire Best Kept Stations Awards…
Prince Charles steams in to town aboard Tornado

Prince Charles steams in to town aboard Tornado

Prince Charles paid a whistle-stop visit to Handforth Station today when the Royal Train, hauled by the newly built, coal-fired steam locomotive Tornado,…
Time stands still for 50 years

Time stands still for 50 years

Handforth station will soon have its very own time capsule in an exciting initiative by Handforth District Girl Guiding, The Rotary Group of Wilmslow Dean…