US sport executive set to pour cash into Cards

A VETERAN American sports executive who has turned around the fortunes of baseball teams is poised to become a lead investor and operator of Woking Football Club. The Cards announced this week... Read more »

Hospital one of the first to use new surgical robot

FRIMLEY Hospital has become one of a handful of medical facilities in the country to use a new surgical robot. The robotic system, Versius, is being used for keyhole surgery mostly for... Read more »

Flood defence scheme to protect Byfleet homes

A FLOOD defence scheme costing £15.5 million is being installed to protect homes in Byfleet as part of wider plans to improve the areas around the River Wey. The Sanway-Byfleet Flood Alleviation... Read more »

Village project to support environment and promote wellbeing

MEMBERS of the West Byfleet Community Gardening Group have been in action, planting saplings and bulbs on Birch Green as part of a project to improve the local environment. Louisa Abrahams, a... Read more »

Safety first keeps gymnastic club open

A WOKING gymnastics club is spending £1,000 a month on cleaning and protection equipment to keep its classes going during the pandemic. Prime Acrobatics reopened its facilities at Heather Farm on Horsell... Read more »

Local venues celebrate ‘life-saving’ culture grants

THE Fiery Bird music venue in Woking is celebrating a life-saving award of £135,000 as part of the Government’s measures to help support the arts through the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s rescued us,”... Read more »

Developer confirms appeal against football stadium scheme rejection

THE developer behind plans to build a new Woking FC stadium and more than 1,000 adjacent flats has confirmed it is appealing against the decision of the borough council planning committee to... Read more »

Fitness group chosen for bank promotion

A WOKING fitness group has been chosen among thousands of Santander customers to run promotions in their branches in Woking and other parts of Surrey. Squat2fit, run by Kim Valente, has been... Read more »

Pupils’ bounce-a-thon helps the hospice

PUPILS at a Horsell school have raised more than £1,400 for Woking & Sam Beare Hospice through a sponsored mufti day and bounce-a-thon. he children of Club House at St. Andrew’s, ably... Read more »

Former sub-postmaster sees end to false charges misery

A FORMER West Byfleet sub-postmaster is nearing the end of a 15-year ordeal in which she was wrongly jailed on theft charges. Seema Misra’s appeal against her conviction for stealing £75,000 from... Read more »