Charity workers spend night on the street to raise awareness of homelessness

YORK Road Project took to the streets of Woking last week as part of its Sleep In, Sleep Out initiative for World Homeless Day. “Seven of us slept out on Friday night,”... Read more »

Mayor takes leap of faith to support Woking Mind

THE Mayor of Woking marked World Mental Health Day last Sunday with a skydive from 15,000 feet to raisefunds for Woking Mind, his mayoral charity. Cllr Liam Lyons joined a ten-strong team... Read more »

Motion to move gravel depot out of town

THE Liberal Democrats have submitted a motion to Woking Borough Council to have the Day Aggregates depot moved out of the town centre. The proposal comes as the council plans to create... Read more »

Archbishop of Canterbury answer big questions at Woking FC

WOKING Football Club welcomed the Archbishop of Canterbury, Justin Welby, on Sunday 26 September as part of his Big Questions programme. The archbishop then visited Gordon’s School in West End to conclude... Read more »

Myrianthe aims for success with UK paragliding accuracy team

A ST JOHN’S woman will represent the UK in the Paragliding Accuracy World Championships next month. Myrianthe Ewington is part of a five-strong team heading out to Prilep, North Macedonia, today to... Read more »

Vaccine centre appeals for more volunteers to help with booster jabs

ANYONE who received their second COVID-19 vaccination at least six months ago can now get a booster jab at a centre in Woking. The vaccine is available to people who qualify at... Read more »

Guide dog charity grateful for help after impact of pandemic

WOKING welcomed the Mid Surrey Branch of Guide Dogs this month when a collection in Jubilee Square raised almost £300. “It was wonderful to be able to get out and engage with... Read more »

Young fundraisers get set for half marathon challenge

LOCAL schools are putting the finishing touches to their preparations for the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon on Sunday. Pupils from Halstead Preparatory School for Girls in Woking and two Knaphill schools will... Read more »

Sailing charity helps teen get back to a more normal life

A WOKING teenager who is living through cancer has enjoyed five days of sailing on the Solent with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust. Emmie Smith, 19, was seven when diagnosed with acute... Read more »

Message in a bottle brings families together across the airwaves

RADIO Woking will know all about The Police’s Message In A Bottle, but now it has added its own twist to the lyric. “I saw a post on Radio Woking social media... Read more »