Help needed to give dying mum her dream wedding

THE children of a terminally ill mum who brought up her family in Chobham are raising money to give her the best possible wedding before she dies. Angie Wallis, 60, is keen... Read more »

Trudi smashes festive fundraising target

TREATS are stacking up in support of a Brookwood woman’s quest to make sure Woking Foodbank has supplies for the needy families it supports over Christmas. Trudi Fletcher is delighted at the... Read more »

Woking’s road closure disruption extended to the New Year

THE emergency road closure shutting off part of Victoria Way will remain in place into the New Year. An exclusion zone has been in place for more than a month since several... Read more »

Gym classes giving all children a healthier outlook

GYM classes for children with additional needs have become so popular at a Woking club that an extra class has been added. Prime Acrobatics at Heather Farm on Horsell Common has a... Read more »

Hotfooting it across the coals for hospice

INTREPID thrill seekers hot-footed it down to Woking Football Club last week to take part in the Woking & Sam Beare Hospice Firewalk challenge. Brave participants raised funds as they conquered the... Read more »

Woking College to get new £3m teaching block

WOKING College has secured funding for a new £3 million teaching block which will provide much-needed additional space for the oversubscribed sixth-form college. Three-quarters of the money will come from central government... Read more »

Paperchain of kindness raises funds for refugees

A PAPERCHAIN of peace created by Kingfield Primary School pupils has helped raise hundreds of pounds for Afghan refugee families. “Kingfield Primary School decided to join in this fundraising event to help... Read more »

Boutique charity shop to support young people’s mental health

A NEW charity shop has opened in Byfleet in aid of the Matthew Hackney Foundation, which supports the mental wellbeing of children and young people locally. Pretty and Preloved caters for a... Read more »

Local man’s vivid wartime account of flying into danger

A SECOND World War flight sergeant from Woking wrote about 23 bombing raids he took part in over Germany, before he was killed in an air accident in August 1942. He was... Read more »

Community ‘digging deep’ to support Poppy Appeal

WOKING is “digging deep” to support this year’s Poppy Appeal as the Royal British Legion’s iconic campaign battles back from the pandemic restrictions of 12 months ago. On the hundredth anniversary of... Read more »