Man dies after falling on to the tracks at Guildford train station

A MAN from Woking has died after being hit by a train at Guildford station late last night (March 30). British Transport Police confirmed that a 22-year-old passed away from fatal injuries... Read more »

Temporary reprieve on gipsy site plans

THE initial euphoria of Byfleeters learning that plans for a gipsy site on Murrays Lane had been withdrawn, may well be short lived. It is believed that a survey of bats and badgers in the... Read more »

Fire station set to remain in town centre

THE new site proposed for Woking fire station is at the junction of Goldsworth Road and Church Street West. Its current Cawsey Way home, less than 200m away, is set to be... Read more »
COMMON GROUND - the new wildlife centre will be for everyone

Horsell Common wetlands project to top £1million

HORSELL Common is set to undergo a massive revitalisation in a bid to encourage more wildlife in the borough. The 17-acre site in Chobham Road, which belongs to the Horsell Common Preservation Society,... Read more »
CONGREGATION - a packed St John's Church in West Byfleet

West Byfleet discusses Sheer House development proposals

ST JOHN’S CHURCH in West Byfleet was packed out for a different sort of service when 260 people piled into the pews to discuss proposals for a major transformation in the village. Byfleet, West... Read more »
CLOSURE - the company's website is being shutdown

End of road for Woking-based bus firm boss

A WOKING coach operator responsible for transporting children to and from school has had his licence terminated and four business contracts torn up. At a recent hearing, it was revealed that owner of... Read more »
CAMPAIGN - Brookwood councillor Kevin Davis fought for action

Council pledges to find Brookwood Crossroads solution

CONCERNED residents can at last breathe a sigh of relief after Highways finally caved in and agreed to address the chaos at Brookwood Crossroads sooner rather than later. Councillors have been calling... Read more »

Children at risk with third of Woking’s cigarettes bought on black market

BLACK market cigarettes make up almost a third of those smoked in Woking, according to a recent survey, putting children at risk of criminal exploitation. The borough has a higher ‘non domestic’ rate than... Read more »

Residents’ anger over Moor Lane tree felling – council bombarded with complaints

RESIDENTS’ anger at plans to develop land next to Moor Lane has ­intensified after the council started chopping down trees in the area. Westfield householders were informed by the council in a... Read more »

Sophie, Countess of Wessex marks Chobham St Lawrence Primary School’s bicentenary year with official visit

“I’VE JUST seen The Queen!” a youngster squealed in delight when a member of the royal family visited a Chobham school today. Her Royal Highness was in fact Sophie, Countess of Wessex,... Read more »