Village garden safari will raise funds for Woking Community Hospital

GARDEN lovers may need something more substantial than a carrier bag if they are planning on bringing home something from the annual Horsell Garden Safari plant sale. This year, the organised tour... Read more »

Students triumph in test of spirit and teamwork

STUDENTS from Gordon’s School in West End took pulling together literally when they tackled the Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award. The team of six, part of a contingent of almost 120 Year... Read more »

Making classical music accessible to everyone

A CONCERT in support of mental health charity Woking Mind will feature two acclaimed musicians playing together for the first time. Pianist Peter Donohoe and violinist Harriet Mackenzie will be performing at... Read more »

Focus on yoga wellbeing, and raise money for Woking Mind

AN ONLINE yoga class is being run this weekend to raise money for the charity Woking Mind. Woking teacher Shweta Marwaha is holding the special class on Sunday 20 June, to coincide... Read more »

Family wins own football stadium – in back garden

A WOKING family is enjoying the European Championships in their own “garden stadium” after winning a national competition. Maxine Feehely, from Horsell, applied for an offer by the sandwich chain Subway for... Read more »

Sun shines on village’s community hub campaign

DOZENS of families supported the first fundraising event run by the trust that is aiming to turn the old Byfleet Fire Station into a community hub. The organisers were delighted with the... Read more »

Hasti is queen for a day

A GIRL from West Byfleet with a rare genetic condition was “treated like royalty” when she was chosen to receive the salute at the final dress rehearsal for Trooping the Colour. Hasti... Read more »

Work to widen town centre bridge to begin soon

WORK to widen Victoria Arch to allow Guildford Road, Woking, to be made into a dual-carriageway are due to start within the next few weeks. Network Rail has provided an artist’s impression... Read more »

Chris completes Jurassic marathon for mental health charity

A WOKING man has completed a 100km ultra marathon in support of a mental health charity, despite badly damaging a knee in a fall less than a quarter of the way into... Read more »

Ambitious plan to convert old fire station into community hub

VILLAGERS have joined forces to buy and restore the old Byfleet Fire Station and convert the building into a community hub. They have formed a trust which has an initial fundraising target... Read more »