MIND, BODY AND SOUL – at Brookwood’s Buddhist Temple open day residents learn how to meditate using the Dhammakaya tradition

Buddhist temple opens it doors to residents

SHROUDED in mystery but always open to those wanting to expand their horizons, the Buddhist temple in Knaphill welcomed guests to their illustrious halls on Sunday. Members of the community turned up... Read more »
HAPPY ONCE MORE – Julie and Trevor Jones

Brave Trevor doubles his fundraising target to £20,000

A WOKING father still battling back from serious illness has reached his fundraising targets so quickly that he has decided to double his goal. Trevor Jones now aims to donate £20,000 to... Read more »
UNDER STARTER’S ORDERS – a record 154 competitors lined up for the five-mile, off-road route from Fairoaks Airport Pictures by: Sports-alive

Mud, sweat and cheers at Fairoaks Five fundraiser

IT WAS on your marks, get wet, go… on Sunday for more than 150 runners who defied the torrential rain to pound the ground in the third Fairoaks Five Woking Hospice fundraiser.... Read more »
HAPPY AS COULD TREE – it was a lovely sunny day helping stir the crowds to Woking’s medieval site

Unearthing the past at Woking Palace

FRIENDS of Woking Palace held their yearly archaeological excavation open day on Sunday, proving to the public that the medieval site still has more hidden treasures to be revealed. On a day... Read more »
READY TO ROLL – Derrick Laing and Chris Moon brief their officers

Surrey-wide drugs swoop results in 39 arrests

A MAYBURY property was raided by officers as part of a Surrey-wide crackdown on drugs. Following the execution of a warrant, a 27-year-old man was arrested and bailed for possession of class... Read more »
FREE PARKING – Christ Church, one of the three churches to benefit

National Secular Society drops legal action in ‘pay to pray’ debacle

THE NATIONAL Secular Society is no longer going ahead with legal action against Woking Borough Council regarding the ‘pay to pray’ parking row. Council leader John Kingsbury said: “I am pleased to... Read more »
PIECE OF CAKE – Vera Harper, Babs Warner, Pat Berry, Woking Mayor Anne Roberts, Joyce Osborne, Joyce Strudwick and centre manager Adele Hall

There is Moor to come from Centre for the Community

THE show went on and on at the ever-popular Moorcroft Centre for the Community as volunteers and guests toasted the facility’s 21st birthday with the help of Frank Sinatra. It was most... Read more »
ICONIC - the panda is new settling in at Woking

Panda-monium as WWF icon moves to new habitat

THE WWF-UK’s iconic marble masterpiece has painstakingly been relocated to a new home in Woking. A team of expert handymen from JA Mackenzie Lifting and Haulage Specialists donned hardhats and high-vis vests to... Read more »
Picture Perfect - Dr Tim Rudman

Tim is focus of Royal Photographic Society award

A DECORATED shutterbug has praised his Woking roots after being awarded a top honour by the Royal Photographic Society. Tim Rudman was presented with the Fenton Medal for his outstanding contribution to... Read more »
ON PATROL – officers Abdulrahman Al Tamemi and Mazen Al-Nofie with Horsell resident Tony Kremer

Arabian Knights head to Horsell for training

OFFICERS from the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia were out on the beat in Woking as part of a police training programme. Police attending the UK for training found out first-hand... Read more »