Strictly judge Craig bringing new panto magic to Woking

DANCE show judge and performer Craig Revel Horwood is returning to Woking to bring some festive panto magic – oh yes he is! The Strictly judge the nation loves to hate will... Read more »

Therapy dog Bilbo puts patients and staff at ease

A THERAPY dog is helping patients at the Priory Hospital in Woking dealing with problems including relationship difficulties, obsessive compulsive disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and addictions. Bilbo, a one-year-old cockapoo, is... Read more »

Festive market to support the hospice

Knaphill Christmas Market will be going ahead next Saturday, 5 December. The market is being staged in memory of Mel Crossman from the village, who was cared for at Woking Hospice in... Read more »

Foodbank is here for everyone

WOKING Foodbank is appealing to local residents who have fallen on hard times during the pandemic to seek help before their problems escalate. Alison Buckland, the foodbank administrator, said many people think... Read more »

Switch on a window wonderland for festive cheer

CHRISTMAS lights are going up across Knaphill, encouraged by a competition that aims to get the whole village glowing and glittering. Knaphill Window Wonderland is urging householders, businesses and churches to bring... Read more »

We need to consult and engage with residents, says new council leader

WOKING Borough Council will be more open with residents and more transparent in the decisions it makes, says Ayesha Azad, the new leader. Cllr Azad replaced David Bittleson when he unexpectedly resigned... Read more »

Dove Ball online auction will boost hospice

AN ONLINE auction featuring a wide range of prizes has so far raised more than £4,500 for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices. The Dove Ball auction is running for the whole of... Read more »

Schools receive hand sanitisers from ‘local hero’

A RESTAURANT owner has donated more than 5,000 personal hand sanitiser distributors to six schools in his local community. The donations have been paid for by Sunil Khadka, who owns the New... Read more »

Local actor Charlotte prepares to step on to Corrie cobbles

AN ACTOR who grew up in Chobham will soon be appearing in the UK’s most-watched TV soap. Charlotte Jordan has won a part in Coronation Street, playing the stepdaughter of the Rovers... Read more »

Garden sleep-out raising foodbank funds

A 10-YEAR-OLD West End boy is raising money for a charity fighting hunger by sleeping in his garden in a tent for a year. Freddie Owen started the sleepout on 27 March... Read more »