Family garage reopens with deals for NHS staff

A CAR dealership that recently celebrated its 50th anniversary has reopened after being briefly closed during the coronavirus outbreak and is offering a special deal for NHS staff and care workers. West... Read more »

New vicar’s Zoom induction service

THE vicar of Christ Church Woking has been licensed by the Bishop of Guildford online in one of the first such remote services in the country. The Rev Adrian Beavis was appointed... Read more »

Big Bear brings a touch of whimsy to Chobham lockdown

PEOPLE passing a house in Chobham during the coronavirus crisis have been entertained by a giant teddy bear appearing in everchanging costumes. Big Bear has been dressed up differently by Sue and... Read more »

Community recycling centres to start taking more types of waste

WOKING’S community recycling centre (CRC) will be taking more types of waste from this Monday, 1 June. Ten of Surrey’s CRCs were reopened on 11 May, but only for black bag waste... Read more »

Three charged after police officer is attacked

THREE people have been charged with assault against an emergency services worker, after a police officer was attacked while investigating a possible breach of lockdown rules in West Byfleet. The three –... Read more »

Return to Woking Town Centre: 1960s

THE vintage photos of Woking town centre in the 1960s featured on the Peeps page recently brought some great responses by readers. Nigel Searle has added some details about the shops. He... Read more »

Books to share at the lockdown library

THE Knaphill, St John’s, Brookwood Volunteers Group (Covid-19 Help) has set up a “lockdown library” just outside the Post Office and Knaphill Library. Organised by Knaphill resident Sonal Sher, there is a... Read more »

Meet new people at online friendship club

A FRIENDSHIP club in West Byfleet has turned to the internet to keep their regular meetings going. Jacqui Joyce started the Philotes Friendship Club in February 2018 in response to widespread concerns... Read more »

In praise of life in Pyrford

A JAUNTY song in praise of Pyrford is helping to raise money for Woking Hospice. The Pyrford Song by Ian Wishart has raised £1,800, split between the charity based in Goldsworth Park... Read more »

Chinese community supporting the NHS

CHINESE people living in and around Woking have donated more than £6,000 to local hospitals and to buy personal protective equipment for charities. Members of the Chinese Association of Woking donated £2,000... Read more »