ELECTED - new mayor of Woking Michael Smith

Michael Smith elected new mayor of Woking

CONSERVATIVE councillor Michael Smith has taken up office as mayor of Woking. Horsell East and Woodham stalwart Cllr Smith succeeds Ken Howard as council ­ambassador after successfully defending his seat at the... Read more »
RULING - owenership of Brookwood Cemetery was recently award to Dianne Holliday

Erkin Guney brands judge a ‘lunatic’ over Brookwood Cemetery High Court ruling

ERKIN GUNEY has branded the High Court judge who awarded ownership of Brookwood Cemetery to his father’s Knaphill-based former lover a ‘lunatic’. The death of his father, Ramadan Guney in 2006 sparked... Read more »
CRACKDOWNS - but drug crime is on the rise

Drug offences in Woking nearly double in a year

DRUG offences in Woking have nearly doubled in the last year despite crime in general dropping across borough. Figures from the Home Office show an 8.2 per cent reduction in crime for... Read more »

Body found in Chobham Place Wood

THE body of a man has been found in Chobham Place Wood. Surrey Police were called at around 5.20am on Wednesday morning in response to a missing person’s enquiry to assist Thames... Read more »
CAN’T RAIN ON OUR PARADE – dancers made sure the wet weather did not dampen spirits at the fair

Scouts guide revellers to grand May fair fun

SMILING faces won over miserable drizzle at Horsell Scouts and Guides’ 34th annual Grand May Fair celebrations. Hundreds donned their macs and umbrellas to attend the festivities at Wheatsheaf Common which centred... Read more »
WINNERS – front row, from left, Tony Branagan, Derek McCrum, Anne Roberts, Ashley Bowes, Ian Johnson, Mohammed Bashir and Amanda Coulson. Back row, from left, Michael Smith, David Bittleston, Ian Eastwood and Sajjad Hussain

Apathy reigns as voters stay home

APATHY, disillusionment, lack of conviction… whatever the reason, it was a poor turnout at the polls on ­Thursday when just over a third of Woking’s electorate bothered to vote. At the count... Read more »

Woking Borough Council May 2012 election results as they happen

Brookwood: Kevin Davis (Con) 468, Norman Johns (Lib-Dem) 123, Rebecca Geach (Lab) 74 Kingfield, Westfield and Barnsbury: Derek McCrum (Lib-Dem) 574, Paul Brown (Lab) 326, John Lawrence (Con) 304, Rob Burberry (UKIP)... Read more »

Woking goes to the polls – spotlight on Conservative, Liberal Democrat and Labour candidates

A FREEZE in council tax but no cuts to services was the bold promise made at Woking Conservatives’ local election manifesto launch. Woking Borough Council leader John Kingsbury said the Tories were... Read more »

Woking seal Blue Square South title thanks to record-breaking Giuseppe Sole

Maidenhead United 0 Woking 1 GIUSEPPE SOLE ended Woking’s 20-year wait for a league title as the Cards clinched promotion to the Conference Premier on an emotional day at York Road. Sole... Read more »

Always believe in your Sole as Gez fires Woking to the brink of promotion

Woking 2 Tonbridge Angels 1 GIUSEPPE SOLE equalled a club record of scoring in eight consecutive league games as Woking clipped the wings of 10-man Tonbridge Angels at Kingfield. Goal-machine Sole tucked... Read more »