JAILED - Linda and and John Hirst

Woking woman jailed for role in £10million money-laundering scheme

A WOKING woman has been jailed for her part in a £10million investment scam. Linda Hirst, 62, will serve two and a half years after being found guilty of money laundering. Her... Read more »

Silver-medal glory for 16-year-old Hannah Russell at Paralympics

LOCAL swimming sensation Hannah Russell smashed her personal best by SIX seconds to grab a Paralympic silver medal in the  400metres freestyle. Hannah, who is only 16 and attends Gordon’s School in... Read more »
PRISON BREAK - the trio camped on the roof for hours

Coldingley Prison trio perform Jailhouse Rock in Bisley

THREE lags at Coldingley Prison will be blowing their own trumpets after escaping on to the roof amid embarrassing scenes at the category C prison. The trio of prisoners have been camped... Read more »
EXPANSION - Paul Fisher is set to open another Bed Bar in Torquay

Bed Bar boss charged over seaside glass attack

A KNAPHILL man planning to expand a nightclub business to Torquay has been barred from all pubs and clubs in the seaside town after allegedly glassing a clubber. Bed Bar managing director... Read more »
APPROVAL - Woking's core startegy has been given the nod by an independent inspector

Woking Core Strategy given the thumbs up by an independent inspector

A COUNCIL framework for how Woking as a borough will evolve over the next 15 years has been declared ‘sound’ by an independent planning inspector. The policy, also known as Woking 2027,... Read more »

Blazing saddles: the Olympic road race rips through the borough

A NATION swelled with pride as the Olympic Games burst into life over the weekend, and Woking was at the emotional heart of it. Thousands lined the streets as the men’s and... Read more »
INVESTIGATION - The case has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission

Tragedy of disabled man shot by armed police in Knaphill

KNAPHILL residents have lifted the lid on the ex-soldier who was shot by armed police – describing him as an unstable individual who “just needed someone to listen”. Richard Pell was shot... Read more »
IN THE RED CORNER - Mohammad Ali is a step closer to having a controversial election result overturned

First round to Ali in Maybury and Sheerwater election fraud battle

A LABOUR candidate is a step closer to having a controversial election result overturned after winning a High Court battle. Mohammad Ali has filed a civil case against Liberal Democrat Mohammed Bashir... Read more »
INVESTIGATION - the IPCC have taken over investigations

Man shot in Knaphill identified as former soldier

A MAN shot by armed police in Knaphill has been identified as ex-soldier Richard Pell. Pell, better known as ‘Ricky’ around the village, was shot in the shoulder by armed officers after... Read more »
CORDON - Oak Tree Road is sealed off by police

Man shot by armed police in Knaphill was carrying a BB gun

A MAN shot by police in Knaphill last night was carrying a black BB gun, the Independent Police Complaints Commission have revealed. Armed Response Units rushed to Oak Tree Road just after... Read more »