Zero Waste shop expands thanks to help from community

THE support of the local community has helped a zero-waste pop-up shop to keep going during the coronavirus lockdown and it is now expanding. For the past few months, Bare and Fair... Read more »

Enterprising traders import popular Indian fruit and veg

IT HAS been raining Indian mangoes in Woking over the last few weeks. Two enterprising women working independently have sourced and supplied the king of fruits to local families in a year when... Read more »

Indoor glamping for the ultimate kids’ sleepover

A WOKING business is providing local children with colourful sleepover parties in teepees. Jo Ballerini started the themed parties 18 months ago when a friend showed her the idea, which is popular... Read more »

Welcoming back customers to lively village pub

THE Royal Oak pub in Knaphill has reopened after the coronavirus lockdown and used the nearly 15 weeks when it was closed to make several improvements. Mark McDermott, who took over the... Read more »

Chamber providing support through difficult times

WOKING Chamber of Commerce’s lifeblood is face-to-face meetings – networking, seminars, talks over coffee, but none of this has been possible over the last three months, writes Paul Webster. However, we are... Read more »

Salon hopes for double win in award finals

A HORSELL health and beauty salon has reached the final of two categories of the National Hair and Beauty Awards for 2020. Norsworthys, on the High Street, is in the top three... Read more »

Coffee lovers turn distributors

A WESTFIELD couple love coffee so much that they bought their own distribution company. Stacey and Paul Hope, who moved to Woking from South Africa in January, were looking for a business... Read more »

Barber plans online virtual queueing system

A CHOBHAM businessman is hoping to revolutionise the barber industry with an online queueing system. Paul Stead, who owns Urban Fox barbers in Bagshot, has also put in place measures to protect... Read more »

New image plumbers with old-fashioned service

A YOUNG team of local plumbers and gas and heating engineers are bringing old-fashioned values to the Woking area. Bailey Plumbing and Heating (UK) Ltd was set up in 2014 by Guy... Read more »

Business grants available to help struggling Woking firms

CRITICAL financial support is now available to Woking’s small and micro businesses which operate with fixed property-related costs and are financially struggling due to the coronavirus lockdown regulations. Woking Borough Council has... Read more »