When an electricity workers’ concert raised money for town’s hospital

COMMUNITY life in Woking almost 80 years ago was not so different to today and in February 1939 the staff from the Woking Electric Supply Company got together to perform in a fundraising concert.

Just seven months later war broke out and the WESCO PIE 1939 concert became a distant memory as life changed and some of the men who been involved in the fundraiser joined the Home Guard.

Members of the WESCO Home Guard platoon

See the Peeps Into The Past Column of our 24 May edition for the full story

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