Woking air cadets’ wilderness adventure

THREE Air Cadets from Woking put on their camouflage uniforms to enjoy an adventure in the open air. Aleksandra Merkelovas, Dominic Noble and Nathan Budd took part a fieldcraft weekend at Longmoor... Read more »

Woking guides battle climate crisis with 200-meter hedge

INSPIRED to take action for the environment by the youth strikes for climate, the 6th Woking (St Mary’s) Guides and Brownies recently planted a 200-metre hedgerow, some 1,100 plants, at Bonhurst Farm... Read more »

The week Woking went Carnival crazy

WOKING went carnival crazy in June 1923 with a week of events raising money for an extension to its Victoria Cottage Hospital. These included fetes, three balls held at the Grand Theatre,... Read more »

Deputy chief constable quits over misconduct

SURREY Police’s deputy chief constable has stepped down from his position and retired from policing following a decision by the Independent Office of Police Conduct (IOPC) that he had a case to... Read more »

Residents’ donation helps equip toddler group

A TODDLER group that was saved from closing by two mums who took it over has been able to buy equipment thanks to a donation from a local residents’ group. Kerryanne Bell... Read more »

Bonfire night boost for local charities

LOCAL charities and groups have received thousands of pounds from the Ripley bonfire, one of the biggest firework events in the South East. Representatives of Cubs, Scouts and Explorer Scouts and Ripley’s... Read more »

The benefits of shared playtime

TWO generations are coming together for special play sessions at a Chobham care home. Children from St Lawrence Playgroup are visiting the residents of Coxhill Manor twice a month to enjoy toys,... Read more »

Brooklands College fundraisers

TRAVEL & tourism students at Brooklands College have raised more than £2,000 for Dreamflight by planning and delivering a spectacular fundraising dinner at the Brooks Restaurant on the Weybridge campus. Each year... Read more »

International Stores and Green Shield Stamps

MANY readers will surely remember shopping at International Stores that once had branches throughout the UK, including several in the Woking area. The store pictured here in the 1980s was on Rosemount... Read more »

Lifting the spirits with a feel-good show

MEMBERS of Winston Churchill School lifted the spirits of audiences who came to see Sister Act at the Rhoda McGaw Theatre. A run of shows from Tuesday to Saturday, plus a matinee... Read more »