Scouts’ summer lovin’

THE hot sunshine at the beginning of the summer holidays helped 32 Explorer Scouts and their leaders from the five Woking units enjoy a fun-packed week in the Purbeck Hills of Dorset for their summer... Read more »

Plant some inspiration

WOODHAM & New Haw Horticultural Club’s Open Annual Show will be held next Sunday (Sept 7). Do you take pride in your vegetables? Are you keen on your flowers? Do you have a special plant or a hanging basket that pleases you?... Read more »

Morrisons plan is down the pan

A SUPERMARKET chain have confirmed that they will no longer be opening a new store in Kingfield. Late last year, Morrisons announced they would be opening a shop in Sherpa House on Kingfield... Read more »

Have your say in village plan

BYFLEETERS are being given the chance to influence the future of their village, thanks to their Neighbourhood Forum’s new questionnaire. Put together by a team from the Byfleet Forum and Woking Borough Council, its aim is... Read more »
JUDGING PANEL – Annie Mackender with judges Bill Moore, Tony Boxall and Beverley Lodge

West Byfleet fits the Bill

A CHAIN of funeral directors gave a salute to the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War with a bit of healthy competition this month. Beverley Lodge, a Director of... Read more »

Another con on our doorsteps

RESIDENTS are at risk of a new con that follows hot on the heels of a cold-calling PPI scam. After the News & Mail warned the borough of the dangers of door-to-door... Read more »

Seven cabs stopped in police op

DOZENS of vehicles were stopped by Surrey Police in Old Woking as part of an operation to clean up driving offences. In a four-hour operation on Thursday, July 31, 60 vehicles were... Read more »
TALENT – Michael Morpurgo with Caitlin Wilkins (front right), and fellow winners Susanna Tredinnick, Liya Khan, Rhian Hutchings, Freya Carter, Zainab Abbass and Christopher Pritchard Picture by: Dan Wooller

Wicked national win for Caitlin

A GIFTED Windlesham girl was declared the winner of a prestigious writing award at a glittering ceremony in London on Thursday. Last week the News & Mail reported that Caitlin Wilkins had... Read more »
SOMBRE SERVICE – the Grenadier Guards Association honour our Great War heroes

Pirbright keep the home fires burning

THE 100-year anniversary of Britain declaring its part in the First World War was commemorated on Monday afternoon when more than 70 people gathered together to pay their respects in Pirbright. Members... Read more »
laying a wreath – Trench Experience founder Edward Jones pays his respect to Woking’s fallen

History may be in the making

A MAN running an educational charity that specialises in the First World War is hoping he has secured a home to relaunch an ambitious project in Brookwood. To mark the First World... Read more »