Family of missing teen issue plea

THE family of a missing Woking teenager has made a direct appeal to the 13-year-old to return home. The parents of Nisha Mazhar are urging their daughter to make contact and come... Read more »

Police ask for help in search for missing Woking teen

POLICE are appealing for help from members of the public to help locate a teenager who has gone missing from the Goldsworth Park area of Woking. Nisha Mazhar, 13, was last seen... Read more »
COVERED - sheets and cones hide the body

Tragic foal play as pony’s body is left by Chobham roadside for three days

IT ISN’T the first dead horse found dumped on the roadside and, unless something is done about the problem, it won’t be the last. An ‘angry and disgusted’ Chobham resident and her... Read more »
THE MAN WITH A PLAN – Paul Thorogood

Council nets £100k to fund new pavilion

FOOTBALL fans in Maybury have scored a £100,000 grant from the country’s largest sports charity to secure a new pavilion. Woking Borough Council, working alongside Woking Football Club, have received a £99,999 cash... Read more »
POUR AND DISORDER OVER CHRISTMAS – the torrential rain during the storms turned roads into rivers and made homes inaccessible

Floods of tears for Byfleet and Old Woking

BYFLEET residents received a ministerial visit from Government on Boxing Day when the village floods featured heavily on TV’s national news channels. Concerned about villagers, Parliamentary Under-Secretary for the Department for Environment,... Read more »
FUNDRAISING MARCH – Cllr Ashley Bowes, Cllr Liz Bowes, Cllr Saj Hussain, candidate Debbie Harlow, Cllr Melanie Whitehand, MP Jonathan Lord, Cllr David Bittleston, candidate Chitra Rana, council leader John Kingsbury and Cllr Kevin Davis at the supper

Tories reveal May election candidates

IT WAS a full house at Stef’s Breakfast and Lunch on Friday night when Woking Conservative Party members gathered in the Knaphill restaurant for a fundraising feast. The atmosphere was lively and... Read more »
A LEARNING CURVE – Michael Hall with diocesan director of education Derek Holbird

Free school plans gain momentum

PARENTS interested in sending their children to a new Church of England secondary school in Woking from 2016 have until Tuesday (December 17) to say so before the bid is submitted to... Read more »
CAMPAIGN - Jonathan Lord MP

MP takes helm in new campaign to wage war on litter

WOKING’S Jonathan Lord has been asked to spearhead a major county-wide clean-up as lead MP. The launch against litter was formally announced at a Surrey County Council meeting on Tuesday. Aimed at... Read more »
RED-DY, STEADY, GO! – Santa Fun Runners helped raise a massive total for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices at Mercedes-Benz World

Santa on the run

THE impressive grounds of Mercedes-Benz World were brimming with a red sea of Santas on Sunday as hundreds took part in the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices’ festive Fun Run. Participants chose... Read more »
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION – the new complex is due to open in 2016

Hospice make house a home in £6m switch

THE £6 million council-funded relocation of Woking & Sam Beare Hospices will see the charity move into Goldsworth House. The News & Mail announced that talks between the council and hospice chiefs... Read more »