Have a hoot at Woking Palace

AS PART of national Heritage Open Days, Woking Palace are opening their doors to the public between 11am and 5pm over the weekend of Saturday and Sunday, September 6 and 7. Back... Read more »

Surrey here to guide way

MORE than 500 extra Surrey families will get help to transform their lives after the Government rewarded the county for being among the best at supporting those most in need. The Government... Read more »

Teens are riding high

IT WAS hats off to Woking’s teenagers as they lined up to collect their precious GCSE exam results last Thursday. Anticipation and trepidation were rife at schools across the borough as the... Read more »

Marching as to war

APPROPRIATELY suited and booted, a tenacious local woman is putting her best foot forward for her own personal pilgrimage of remembrance. As part of the national programme commemorating the centenary of the... Read more »

Just so much to crow about

PIRBRIGHT villagers have been invited to send their scarecrows to a live audition in London. No doubt it will be scary coming up against the nation’s best field watchers when Scarecrow Festival... Read more »

Wisley show is blooming

A FAMILIAR face will be at the spectacular RHS Wisley Flower Show on Tuesday, September 2. Judge in the BAFTA TV series he Great British Bake-Off, and Royal Horticultural Society Ambassador, Mary Berry CBE, will be declaring the colourful... Read more »

Cycling team ride their way to £20k

THE efforts of determined managers from a builders’ supplies warehouse – including one Woking rider – have pulled in £20,000 for charity. The News & Mail reported last week that a total of 14 branch and senior managers... Read more »

Be heard in consultation

PUBLIC consultation on Woking’s proposed new ward boundaries closes on October 6. The draft recommendations made by the Independent Local Boundary Commission also propose that Woking Borough Council should, in future, have 30 councillors, six fewer than at present. It also means... Read more »

Woking People of Faith united against conflict

WOKING People of Faith have made their stance on the Gaza Strip conflict clear and have pleaded for an end to the violence. Following a Woking Action for Gaza protest in the heart of town last... Read more »

Strut your stuff to aid runners’ amazing cause

A COUPLE of mega-marathon runners are calling on residents to get behind them in their Woking leg of a seven-day 700km fundraiser. From Saturday, September 6, Joe Williams and Jeff Weigh will be running seven... Read more »