SCRAPPED - Alpha now plan to sell on the property in Victoria Road

Knaphill residents’ action puts an end to Alpha Hospital plan

ALPHA HOSPITALS will not be going ahead with plans to use a house in Knaphill as a facility for vulnerable teenagers. Residents had called an emergency meeting after finding out that the... Read more »
BID – Mohammad Ali (right) with Labour agent Elizabeth Evans and candidate Tom Crisp

Labour candidate Mohammad Ali seeks new election

A CANDIDATE for Maybury and Sheerwater has petitioned the High Court to declare a Woking Borough Council election result null and void and is seeking a new election for the ward. Labour... Read more »

Fans turn out in force to see unveiling of sculpture tribute to The Jam

FANS of The Jam travelled from all over the country to see a £45,000, 7.7 ton tribute to Woking’s famous musical sons unveiled at the New Central development in the town. The... Read more »
MEETING - residents gather at St Hugh of Lincoln Church

Residents have their say on controversial Alpha hospital plan

FURIOUS Knaphill residents battling a private company’s plans to move mental healthcare patients into a house in their street turned out in force for an emergency meeting. The Victoria Road Action Against... Read more »
CARE HOME? – No.14 Victoria Road

Outraged residents draw battle lines in Victoria Road care home row

A GROUP of outraged residents are fighting plans to house patients with mental health conditions in a property recently bought by a private healthcare  company. The ‘underhand’ manner in which Alpha Hospitals... Read more »
PROPOSED DEVELOPMENT – plan of existing buildings at DERA North Site in brown with new builds in blue

DERA plans spark a north south divide in Chobham

A PUBLIC exhibition giving residents the opportunity to learn about the revised development proposed for the former DERA North Site in Chobham took place last week. Owners Crest Nicholson and Aviva Investors... Read more »
HONOURED - wreaths were laid in the town square

Woking out in force to honour soldiers in Veterans Parade

NEARLY 400 people gathered in Woking’s town square on Saturday for the annual Armed Forces and Veterans Parade and service. More than 100 people took part in the parade, with 25 standards... Read more »
UP AND AWAY – Kyra Thomas, Penny Somper, Flaminia Cole, Phoebe Parker, Francesca Brazier, Ceara Walshe, Ella Baumann from St Georges College, Weybridge

Midnight Walk raises £90,000 for Woking and Sam Beare Hospices

FLASHING bunny ears lit up the streets of West Byfleet, New Haw and Brooklands as fundraisers marched their way to nearly £90,000 at Woking and Sam Beare Hospices’ annual Midnight Walk. More... Read more »
MAKE MINE A DOUBLE - The Sovereigns staff show off their two prizes

Bed Bar and The Sovereigns are Best Bar None

BED BAR is the best bar in Woking according to the people who really matter. . . you. The late-night cocktail bar on Church Path scooped the Woking News & Mail-sponsored People’s... Read more »
IN THE RED, WHITE AND BLUE CORNER – pupils at Hermitage School, St Johns, give their Jubilee celebrations the thumbs up

Woking residents out in their thousands to celebrate The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee

IT was a weekend none of us will ever experience again. Street ­closures were rejoiced. The weather was not an issue. The Queen was ­celebrating 60 years on the throne and Woking... Read more »