Rainbow Trail revived

CHILDREN’S rainbow drawings put up around Brookwood to boost morale during the coronavirus crisis have been returned after being taken down from lamp posts by overzealous Surrey County Council contractors. The News... Read more »

95 year old S.O.E veteran mobilises volunteer group

AGE is no barrier when it comes to volunteering to help others in your neighbourhood – and when you’ve previously worked for the Special Operations Executive, you’ll certainly have the skills to... Read more »

Police help to support the vulnerable

NEIGHBOURHOOD policing teams are supporting visits made by council staff to vulnerable people in Woking identified as being at greatest risk during the coronavirus crisis. Officers are helping establish the needs of... Read more »

Residents band together to form Woking Mutual Aid group

WOKING residents have banded together to set up a volunteer group to help the elderly and vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis. “Myself and a few other people in Woking have organised it,”... Read more »

Bringing some magic sparkle to the lives of isolated children

A CHILDREN’S party organiser is cheering up children whose birthday parties have been cancelled or are in isolation because of coronavirus by chatting to them online dressed as their favourite character. Zara... Read more »

Woking’s Fiery Bird venue plans to live up to its namesake during lockdown

WOKING’S Fiery Bird is, like all other entertainment venues and theatres in the country, currently closed with bookings and gigs cancelled. But despite the difficult times, co-founder and Radio Woking DJ Elaine... Read more »

Artist’s challenge to get families drawing during lockdown

A WOKING artist is running a sketchbook challenge in which families are invited to draw something every day this month. Susan Yeates’ At Home in April online event is open to anyone... Read more »

Shah Jahan Mosque steps up Coronavirus measures

THE Shah Jahan Mosque is offering recorded sermons and is running its Islamic school online after having to close all buildings because of coronavirus. The News & Mail reported two weeks ago... Read more »

Fitness company helping people stay active and healthy at home

A FITNESS company is tailoring its approach to reach out and help people stay active and healthy at home. Be Military Fit (BMF) are using the Zoom app, which has become very... Read more »

Children’s rainbow trail brings much needed cheer to Brookwood

DOZENS of children’s rainbow drawings are bringing a splash of colour to Brookwood village in a bid to boost the morale of locals during the coronavirus crisis. Following up on an email... Read more »