Newly honoured nurse is on COVID frontline

A NURSE who was recognised in the New Year Honours has been at the forefront of preparing hospital staff to cope with a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Louise Maltby is... Read more »

Hospital launches trials for COVID-killing nasal spray

THE first clinical trials in Britain and Europe of a nasal spray that kills coronavirus has started at St Peter’s Hospital. The SaNOtize Nitric Oxide Nasal Spray (NONS) is designed to kill... Read more »

Urgent appeal for COVID survivors to donate plasma

NHS Blood and Transplant is urgently appealing for people who have had COVID-19 to donate plasma at its new Duke’s Court centre in Woking. It will be used in clinical trials to... Read more »

Youngsters tackle litter build-up

TWO young children were so disgusted at the amount of litter in their village that they started a rubbish collection operation on their way home from school. Stan and Tilly Williams have... Read more »

Football club says revised homes plan should include new stand

WOKING FC will oppose plans to build housing next to the stadium unless the developer helps to provide a new west stand at a cost of around £6 million. Rosemary Johnson, the... Read more »

McLaren helping NHS vaccine rollout across the borough

WOKING-based supercar manufacturer McLaren is supporting the NHS vaccination rollout by making available its accessible Victoria Gate office in the town centre as a community centre. Nurses, paramedics, pharmacists and other NHS... Read more »

Supermarket support for local good causes

SHOPPERS in the Woking area managed to raise thousands of pounds last year through Co-op supermarket branches to help a number of local good causes. The Co-op’s Local Community Fund is giving... Read more »

Independent review supports concern at tower blocks plan

RESIDENTS’ opposition to the Greening Goldsworth Road development plans has been reinforced by an independent report paid for by a crowdfunding campaign. The group of more than 60 from Oak’s Road and... Read more »

Weekly bin wheel-out is quite a performance

PUTTING out the bins is a mundane chore that is far from entertaining – but this isn’t the case at a household in West End. Its neighbours have been cheered up by... Read more »

Countess of Wessex lends a helping hand

THE Countess of Wessex joined staff and volunteers at Woking’s York Road Project to help pack goody bags for clients in the run-up to Christmas. The charity, which provides support and accommodation... Read more »