MAKE MINE A DOUBLE - The Sovereigns staff show off their two prizes

Bed Bar and The Sovereigns are Best Bar None

BED BAR is the best bar in Woking according to the people who really matter. . . you. The late-night cocktail bar on Church Path scooped the Woking News & Mail-sponsored People’s... Read more »
IN THE RED, WHITE AND BLUE CORNER – pupils at Hermitage School, St Johns, give their Jubilee celebrations the thumbs up

Woking residents out in their thousands to celebrate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

IT was a weekend none of us will ever experience again. Street ­closures were rejoiced. The weather was not an issue. The Queen was ­celebrating 60 years on the throne and Woking... Read more »
HOSPICE FUNDRAISER - Bruce Foxton headlines Wake Up Woking 3

Bruce Foxton ready for Wake Up Woking 3 after Paul Weller reunion

BRUCE FOXTON is a happy man. A new wife, a new album and a reunion with his childhood friend and former bandmate Paul Weller have helped turn his life around. The man... Read more »

Sheerwater pub landlord died from heart condition – post mortem reveals

A POPULAR Sheerwater pub landlord found dead after an alleged assault died of a heart condition, a post mortem has revealed. Mick Clark, 58, was discovered on Thursday morning hours after police... Read more »
ELECTED - new mayor of Woking Michael Smith

Michael Smith elected new mayor of Woking

CONSERVATIVE councillor Michael Smith has taken up office as mayor of Woking. Horsell East and Woodham stalwart Cllr Smith succeeds Ken Howard as council ­ambassador after successfully defending his seat at the... Read more »
RULING - owenership of Brookwood Cemetery was recently award to Dianne Holliday

Erkin Guney brands judge a ‘lunatic’ over Brookwood Cemetery High Court ruling

ERKIN GUNEY has branded the High Court judge who awarded ownership of Brookwood Cemetery to his father’s Knaphill-based former lover a ‘lunatic’. The death of his father, Ramadan Guney in 2006 sparked... Read more »
CRACKDOWNS - but drug crime is on the rise

Drug offences in Woking nearly double in a year

DRUG offences in Woking have nearly doubled in the last year despite crime in general dropping across borough. Figures from the Home Office show an 8.2 per cent reduction in crime for... Read more »

Body found in Chobham Place Wood

THE body of a man has been found in Chobham Place Wood. Surrey Police were called at around 5.20am on Wednesday morning in response to a missing person’s enquiry to assist Thames... Read more »
CAN’T RAIN ON OUR PARADE – dancers made sure the wet weather did not dampen spirits at the fair

Scouts guide revellers to grand May fair fun

SMILING faces won over miserable drizzle at Horsell Scouts and Guides’ 34th annual Grand May Fair celebrations. Hundreds donned their macs and umbrellas to attend the festivities at Wheatsheaf Common which centred... Read more »
WINNERS – front row, from left, Tony Branagan, Derek McCrum, Anne Roberts, Ashley Bowes, Ian Johnson, Mohammed Bashir and Amanda Coulson. Back row, from left, Michael Smith, David Bittleston, Ian Eastwood and Sajjad Hussain

Apathy reigns as voters stay home

APATHY, disillusionment, lack of conviction… whatever the reason, it was a poor turnout at the polls on ­Thursday when just over a third of Woking’s electorate bothered to vote. At the count... Read more »