From Kabul to West End: One performer’s exciting comedy journey

A MONTHLY comedy club at St John’s aiming to bring some of the biggest comics on the circuit to Woking has had its ambitious plans stalled by the coronavirus outbreak. Heathcote’s Comedy... Read more »

Does anyone remember Flexees of Byfleet?: The hunt for a missing Factory

DOES anyone recall a factory in Byfleet called Flexees? Perhaps you worked there or know someone who did? These photos were emailed to me by reader Phil Gasson. They belong to his... Read more »

Woking MP expresses disappointment at M25 inaction

WOKING MP Jonathan Lord has expressed his disappointment that there has been no immediate resolution agreed to resurfacing the M25 between junctions 10 and 11. Speaking at a Westminster Debate last week, ... Read more »

Mosque providing food and help during COVID-19 crisis

THE Shah Jahan Mosque has launched a 24-hour service offering food and other help to people affected by the COVID-19 crisis. The SJM Coronavirus Self-Isolation Support project has been funded by £8,000... Read more »

Community Helpline offers assistance for residents

SURREY County Council has set up a Community Helpline number 0300 200 1008 to provide assistance for vulnerable residents. The purpose of the hotline is to help direct residents who need support,... Read more »

Councillors refuse plans for two more tower blocks

COUNCILLORS dug their heels in last week to resist two more tower blocks being built in Woking town centre. The borough council’s planning committee refused applications for 28 and 39-storey buildings. Members... Read more »

Woking couple trapped by coronavirus outbreak

A WOKING couple are trapped in New Zealand after flights out of the country were cancelled because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Jan Rubin, who is a volunteer at The Lightbox, went with... Read more »

St Peter’s Hospital receives award for veteran recruitment

THE military background of senior staff has helped the Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust win a national award for its work in recruiting former armed forces personnel and their... Read more »

Recognition for retired civil servant

A WOMAN who worked at the New Haw “Vet Lab” for nearly 50 years has been presented with the Imperial Service Medal. Rosemary Dunn worked her way up at the government laboratories... Read more »

Spitfires collide over Woking course: 1941

THOSE brave airmen of the RAF who died in action against the German Luftwaffe during the Second World War are rightly remembered, while those who also gave their lives but died in... Read more »