Pupils plant a mini orchard for jubilee

A BYFLEET school has added its contribution to the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative. Pupils at St Mary’s C of E Primary planted a row of 15 fruit trees near its Rectory Lane... Read more »

Looking into the Pullinger family history

DOES anyone recall Pullinger’s bakery shop in Chertsey Road, Woking, and its second establishment on Knaphill High Street? John Pullinger has been in contact to say that he has lately become embroiled... Read more »

Dragons battle it out for top spot

IT WAS a nail-biting finish in the final of Sunday’s dragon boat races on Goldsworth Park Lake, with just hundredths of a second separating the three contestants. The result – in favour... Read more »

Garden makeover creates new reading space for pupils

VOLUNTEERS from a Camberley company have helped create a new reading garden at Valley End Infant School. Six staff members from Stewart and Co spent a day clearing, trimming, weeding, cleaning and... Read more »

Special day for ballet pupils

PUPILS from the Susan Robinson School of Ballet in Byfleet have performed at the world-famous Victoria & Albert Museum in London to celebrate 100 years of the Royal Academy of Dance. They... Read more »

Children thrilled by British Empire Exhibition

YOUNGSTERS from Woking were among the 27 million people who flocked to the British Empire Exhibition over a six-month period in 1924, as featured in this week’s Peeps into the Past. The... Read more »

Fitness group’s fun run supports Ukrainian family

MUMS and their families ran for fun and decorated umbrellas to help support Ukrainians who have come to stay in the area while war rages in their country. Their efforts in Woking... Read more »

A welcome return for hospice’s Dragon Boat Fun Day this weekend

THE lifting of almost all pandemic restrictions is enabling Woking Hospice to mark its 25th anniversary through mass-participation fundraising events and fully opening its charity shops. The main fundraiser is the return... Read more »

Cycling group proves learning new skills is as easy as riding a bike

A CYCLING group for mostly Muslim women in Woking is attracting new members from the area and farther afield. The group was set up to teach cycling to women who did not... Read more »

Up to 5,000 visitors enjoy a stunning array of tulips

THE gardens of historic Dunsborough Park were at their spring-time peak for the annual tulip festival held across the estate. A spectacular display of multi-coloured flowers of many varieties graced the landscaped... Read more »