Police investigating after body is discovered in Goldsworth Park

POLICE are investigating the discovery of a body found in woodland near Woking. Surrey Police were called on Thursday (July 26) following reports of a corpse seen in a wooded area in... Read more »
CUTS - Mohammad Ali (right) could not sway the council's decision

Woking Borough Council reject petition to save Neighbourhood Advice Centre

A PETITION to overturn the decision to withdraw funding from the Neighbourhood Advice Centre has been thrown out by Woking Borough Council. More than 700 signatures were presented to the council by... Read more »
FRUSTRATION - Councillor Denzil Coulson believes parking should be free for all on Sundays

Councillor Denzil Coulson has little faith in decision on free parking

LIB-DEM leader Denzil Coulson has revealed his frustration at Woking Borough Council’s decision to award parking concessions to church-goers on a Sunday. Cllr Coulson believes free parking for all Woking residents in... Read more »
MISSED – Ron served as a Lib-Dem councillor for eight years from 1983 to 1991

Councillors, friends and family out to honour memory of Ron Hore

WOKING Borough Council representatives were out in force to pay their respects to former ­colleague and friend Ron Hore, who died aged 67 after suffering a stroke at the wheel of his... Read more »
CHARGED - Elvis Hammond will be sentenced on June 8

Ex-Woking striker Elvis Hammond jailed for 12 months

FORMER Woking FC striker Elvis Hammond has been jailed for 12 months for his part in a £278,000 money-laundering operation. Hammond, 31, and associate Victor Williams, 32, were each sentenced to a... Read more »
THEFT - thieves took a handbag and stole a car from a property in Knaphill

Thieves take woman’s car after stealing handbag and keys while she sleeps

A KNAPHILL woman made a terrifying discovery when she woke up to find her handbag had been stolen from inside her home and her car taken. Two men from Horsell have been... Read more »
TOP GEAR – Elliot Alexander, Fin O’Sullivan and Rob Prince with their modest Kia Rio

Woking trio rally round for mammoth drive to Mongolia

A JOURNEY of 10,000km starts with three students and a Kia Rio with a suspect roof rack. Woking trio Fin O’Sullivan, Rob Prince and Elliot Alexander – better known as Team Birdsworth... Read more »
FITTING TRIBUTE – The Queen unveils the stunning Bomber Command memorial in London

World War II veteran sheds tears at Bomber Command memorial unvileing

SECOND World War veteran Bill Moore admitted he was ‘moved to tears’ during last week’s unveiling of the new £6 million Bomber Command memorial in London. The former airman – who took... Read more »
THE JAM - Rick Buckler, Paul Weller and Bruce Foxton

Enter our competition to meet Jam drummer Rick Buckler at statue unveiling

FOUNDING member of The Jam Rick Buckler has agreed to unveil a public sculpture inspired by Woking’s rock legends. The much-anticipated tribute sculpture will be opened to the public by the band’s... Read more »
CHECK US OUT – pupils at Brookwood Primary school celebrate their prize

Brookwood Primary School bounce their way to £1,500 prize

LUMINOUS space hoppers helped children at Brookwood Primary School scoop a cash prize worth £1,500 after their innovative use of the bouncing blobs caught the judges’ attention in a nationwide competition. More... Read more »