Nightmare on Liberty Rise

A FAMILY is bringing some ghoulish cheer to their street by turning their front garden into a home-made Halloween frightmare. Allan Bungay has filled the space with spine-chilling props to entertain his... Read more »

Top award for barefoot fundraiser Chris

A WEST Byfleet father has won a national Pride of Britain award for helping to raise more than £600,000 to find a treatment for his daughter’s rare genetic condition. Chris Brannigan raised... Read more »

Anglers’ competition lands record sum for hospice

A RECORD £2,800 was raised for the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices at an annual fundraising fishing competition. The total comfortably beat the previous record of £2,000, which was set last year.... Read more »

Strictly star opens brother’s new gym

STRICTLY Come Dancing star Flavia Cacace joined Woking Deputy Mayor Saj Hussain for a coronavirus-safe official launch of a new gym club. Flavia is the sister of Max Cacace, who has opened... Read more »

Enormous squash stuns allotment holder

A KEEN gardener was stunned by the size of a squash in this year’s crop on his allotment at Old Woking. Bob Dewsy says the vegetable is exceptional. “I’ve never seen anything... Read more »

The great ‘Footpaths war’ of 1909 saw residents take on landowner

A ‘FOOTPATHS war’ broke out in 1909 when landowner Rupert Guinness, of the Irish brewing dynasty, sought to divert two paths on land at his Pyrford Court Estate. It resulted in mass... Read more »

Children’s workshops will celebrate the magic of acting and dance

MUSIC, acting and dance workshops inspired by Harry Potter, The Wizard of Oz and The Sorcerer’s Apprentice are being held in Ripley next week. Witches and Wizard will be run by the... Read more »

Charity boss going extra mile in round-the-clock run

THE head of a Woking-based charity will begin her latest fundraising challenge on Saturday. Starting at noon, Alison Keeley, CEO of LinkAble, aims to run at least a mile every hour until... Read more »

Evacuation after fire breaks out in hotel

HOMELESS people were safely evacuated from their temporary accommodation in a hotel after a fire broke out in one of the bedrooms on Sunday afternoon (18 October). The blaze started in an... Read more »

Community radio show helps those with learning disabilities

A COMMUNITY radio DJ is producing a show from his Woking home aimed at people with learning disabilities. Jon Andrews recently took over the twice weekly Sunny Sessions on Surrey Hills Radio... Read more »