Council committees to hold virtual meetings

COUNCIL meetings are to resume in Woking, with committees using video conferencing technology. The virtual meetings, hosted via Zoom, begin with the Planning Committee tonight (12 May) at 7pm. Public participation at... Read more »

Families invited to play the numbers game

A SCHOOL is inviting all Woking households with children to take part in a series of educational games by displaying a number that can be seen from the street. The initiative comes... Read more »

Singalong lifts village spirits

THE residents of Byfleet are taking part in a mass singalong from their gardens and streets to bring some cheer to the local community. Byfleet Sings was set up by former professional... Read more »

Local hero prepares free meals for Foodwise charity

NEW Life Church in Old Woking has partnered with Foodwise to provide free meals for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Foodwise, a charity that seeks to relieve the impact of financial... Read more »

Volunteer group offers Phone Buddy support

VOLUNTEER group Horsell Prepared, hard at work providing a community response to the coronavirus outbreak, has introduced a Phone Buddy service. It matches local volunteers with Horsell villagers who would welcome hearing... Read more »

Local actor streams performances live from Gordon’s School

AN ACTOR and musician who is a house parent at Gordon’s School is entertaining local families with open air musical performances. Ben Heathcote, who has appeared on the West End in The... Read more »

Hartbeeps to Sing a Rainbow for isolated children and NHS

A LOCAL children’s group is to Sing a Rainbow to help entertain isolated children, and raise money for the NHS. Inspired by the pictures of rainbows seen in windows all around the... Read more »

Lockdown isolation enables domestic abusers warns charity

THE coronavirus lockdown is playing into the hands of perpetrators of domestic abuse because they can constantly monitor their victims who are isolated from outside help, says a Woking charity. Your Sanctuary... Read more »

Phased reopening for community recycling centres

WOKING’S community recycling centre will reopen on Monday with social distancing measures in place. As part of a phased plan aiming to deal with the expected high demand, when the Martyr’s Lane... Read more »

Woking looks to the stars as lockdown clears the skies

VIEWS of the night sky are the clearest in decades – due to the unprecedented reduction in pollution and clouds formed by airliner vapour trails during the COVID-19 pandemic. Amateur astronomer John... Read more »