Celebration time at The Hermitage School

THE Hermitage School in St Johns had a busy week with a visit by an Olympic silver medallist and a celebration of the writer Roald Dahl when pupils were invited to dress... Read more »

Oaktree and Hermitage Schools welcome new executive headteacher

THE Oaktree School and The Hermitage School in St John’s have welcomed Clare Spires as their executive headteacher, writes Len Walker. Mrs Spires took up the position at the beginning of the... Read more »

Sister’s wing walk in memory of special effects supervisor

THE sister of a Woking film and TV special effects supervisor on hit TV series such as Killing EveandThe Night Manageris doing a sponsored wing walk in his memory. Andy Collings’s last... Read more »

Volunteers still available to offer a helping hand to those in need

THE work of community volunteers has continued through the third pandemic lockdown with more than 130 pairs of socks donated to the homeless in Woking and a mass leaflet drop in Horsell... Read more »

Connor steps out to raise funds for hospice

THE magnificent achievement set by Captain Tom Moore on behalf of the NHS inspired an 11-year-old boy to embark on his own fundraising quest. Connor Haines walked the equivalent of the marathon... Read more »

Gift boxes for supportive angels

A GIFT shop in St John’s has given hampers of goodies to local people helping others during the coronavirus pandemic – and is looking for support from the community to keep the... Read more »

Youngster calls on kids to make eco-bricks to save the planet

A YOUNG Knaphill resident has suggested an “eco message” in a bottle, as a way to tackle the environmental dangers of discarded plastics. Bonnie, 10, a pupil at The Hermitage School, thinks... Read more »

Sadie’s poem wins national competition

A PUPIL at The Hermitage School in Woking has won first prize in a national competition with a poem about her mother suffering from cancer. Sadie Trotter, 11, came top in the... Read more »

Jay jumps at the chance

A SEVEN-YEAR old Knaphill boy has just set off for Athens in his first international event to represent the UK at a major international martial arts competition that finishes this weekend. Jay... Read more »

A great honour and privilege, says new Woking Mayor

KNAPHILL councillor Saj Hussain is the borough’s new First Citizen, after the official mayor-making ceremony in the council chamber last week. After three years as Woking’s deputy mayor, he is more than... Read more »