CANDIDATE - Mohammed Rashid will stand for the Conservatives

Tory candidate Mohammed Rashid pledges to clean up ward

THE Conservatives are the latest party to reveal their candidate for the upcoming September by-election. The Maybury and Sheerwater ward seat became vacant because Liberal Democrat Mohammed Bashir, who won the election... Read more »

Mohammad Ali deserves praise for uncovering corruption, says former Labour Party chairman

A FORMER Labour Party chairman has hit out over members of other parties not being gracious towards Mohammad Ali after winning a year-long, arduous battle to expose fraud. John Pitt said to... Read more »
PERFECT IMAGERY – Mick Jagger with band-mate Keith Richards

Iconic images that gave Sheerwater resident a new life

A SURPRISE  phone call from a relative in Buenos Aires completely turned around a Sheerwater man’s life. Twelve months ago, after years of nursing his mother through a long illness, David Steel’s mum sadly... Read more »
OLYMPIC LEGACY – it is anticipated that the races will inspire tens of thousands of people to take up cycling regularly

Wheels set in motion for Prudential RideLondon bike races

SOME of the world’s best riders will be battling it out in a new and exciting festival of cycling this weekend. Wheels were set in motion by keen cyclist and Mayor of... Read more »
PRESERVATION OPERATION – the historic burial ground in Horsell is primed to receive a much-needed facelift

Work starts on £166,000 renovation of Horsell’s Muslim Burial Ground

WORK to restore a burial ground in Horsell gets underway today, much to the delight of the key figures behind the facelift. Horsell Common Preservation, Representatives from the English Heritage Society and... Read more »
POTENTIAL DOWNSIZE - Woking Borough Council could be cutting six seats

Borough chiefs submit proposals to cut six council seats

A “LEANER, meaner council” is how the Conservatives view the future of the civic offices after Woking’s leaders proposed a reduction of six chamber seats. Lib Dem resistance over a report to... Read more »
SILVER LININGS – LinkAble and Plan International were the big winners on the night

Hoe Bridge pupils and staff round off anniversary year with £40,000 donation

STAFF at Hoe Bridge School celebrated the end of their 25th anniversary year with a glitzy ball and £40,000 donation to worthy causes. The black tie bash and presentation was held in... Read more »
ROYAL PROCESSION – Mayor Roberts with Parish Day Queen Layla Baldock, King Joel Turner, Princess Olivia Rooney and Prince Mattie Jenkins

Mayor hails Byfleet’s best-ever Parish Day

PROUD Byfleet resident and mayor, Anne Roberts, hailed the 148th Parish Day as the most successful ever in the village’s history. Children enjoyed a plethora of games and activities – including a... Read more »
SMILES AHEAD – president Shane Burrows and wife Jackie celebrate the news

West Byfleet club named flavour of the month for whole of UK

IT’S HAPPY hour every hour down at West Byfleet Social Club after they were named the UK’s club of the month. The Station Approach-based watering hole has been recognised by Club Journal... Read more »
CHEER WE GO – Knaphill Junior School erupts with glee as their 75th anniversary party reaches its stunning climax

Knaphill school celebrates 75 years with trip through time

PUPILS captured the sounds, shapes and spirit of decades gone by as Knaphill Junior School toasted their 75th anniversary with a trip through time. Having spent three quarters of a century at... Read more »