Death of close friend inspires local woman to take on Moonwalk

A TEACHING assistant at a school in Sheerwater has described how the death of a close friend inspired her to complete The MoonWalk London on Saturday. Anita Allard planned to complete the... Read more »

Midnight Walk to fund vital hospice care

DRESS up for the 80s disco theme and “Let’s get physical” for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices’ Midnight Walk at 10pm on Friday 21 June. But this eight-mile challenge for ladies is... Read more »

Food bank needs help

WITH demand for support from disadvantaged people still growing, Woking Foodbank has run out of several popular items. It particularly needs donations of UHT milk, canned fruit, jars of pasta sauce, long-life... Read more »

Animal charity benefits from sale of recycled goods

THE League Against Cruel Sports was chosen by residents to receive proceeds from the sale of second hand goods at the Martyrs Lane community tip in Woking. The animal welfare charity is... Read more »

Win a tumble dryer for the price of an Easter egg

YOU could be winning a brand-new tumble-dryer for just the price of an Easter egg, thanks to a charity event being run by RSM Domestic Appliances in Knaphill. Donate an Easter egg... Read more »

Nursery team “sleeps rough” for charities

A TEAM from Pennypot Day Nursery in Chobham “slept rough” recently to help raise about £30,000 for Mind, the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. Their employee-owned company, Childbase Partnership,... Read more »

Gaming centre presents Woking teenager with powered wheelchair

A TEENAGER from Woking has found new independence and freedom after being presented with a powered wheelchair. The chair was bought for 14-year-old Thomas Dring thanks to the fundraising efforts of customers... Read more »

Local swimmers raise £10,000 in Woking Swimathon

SCHOOLCHILDREN and members of community groups raised £10,000 for local good causes in the annual Woking Rotary Club Swimathon. The event, at the Pool in the Park, has raised more than £125,000... Read more »

Midnight walk or Midnight Moon-walk?: Charity event goes all 80s

THE annual Midnight Walk to raise funds for the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices will have a 1980s theme this year. The charity’s biggest annual fundraising event will include Susie Roberts and... Read more »

Thousands battle elements in Surrey Half Marathon

RAIN, hail and blustering wind made running difficult, but more than 3,500 people completed the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon on Sunday. They streamed for over three hours from Woking Park to Jacobs... Read more »