MUCK IN – Corp Scott Graham and Jonathan Lord MP with some the of Army participants at the Pirbright barracks gym

Jonathan Lord a force to be reckoned with

WOKING MP Jonathan Lord pitched up at Pirbright Army barracks on Friday to see the final leg of an extreme sponsored 24-hour fitness challenge. In fact the super fit Army personnel kicked off... Read more »
RAISING A GLASS – Principal Andrew Maxwell and MP Jonathan Lord with Deputy Mayor and Mayoress Derek and Rosemary McCrum

Afternoon tea at Tante Marie on diamond day

THE team at a leading culinary academy marked their 60th birthday by inviting special guests to celebrate with them with a toast on Friday. Woking MP Jonathan Lord, borough council Chief Executive... Read more »
CREW BEAUTIES - the teams in action

Oarsome fire-breathers set sail on Goldsworth Park Lake

ALMOST 200 competitors paddled across Goldsworth Park Lake and raised in excess of £10,000 – so far – for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices in their inaugural Dragon Boat Challenge. On Sunday... Read more »
APPEAL – Chairman John Kingsbury, Social Secretary and Poppy Appeal Organiser Joyce Cadwallader, and members Rae Sherrer and Saj Hussain

Local RBL branch issues call to arms

THE Royal British Legion popped up outside Sainsbury’s Brookwood on Saturday in support of Armed Forces Day. Exchanging poppies for donations, members of the Bisley, Knaphill and West End Branch of the... Read more »
MUCKING IN – Army volunteers get down and dirty in the renovation process

Digging deep into site’s past and towards future

AN army of spirited volunteers dug into the history of Woking’s Muslim Burial Ground as they brought a new lease of life to the memorial. Serving soldiers of the British Armed Forces,... Read more »
COMMUNITY SPIRIT - young racers competed in the Community Races

Tip top Tour in town

BLOOD, sweat and gears dominated the town centre on Tuesday as Woking gave a big welcome to the latest installment of the ever-popular Tour Series. Pro riders in the men’s Pearl Izumi... Read more »
BEST FOOT FORWARD – walkers will be showing their support on Friday, June 20

March in the moonlight with Woking & Sam Beare Hospices

WOKING & Sam Beare Hospices have just signed up their 500th entrant for this year’s Midnight Walk. The march in the moonlight takes place on Friday, June 20 and is an eight-mile... Read more »
ALL CHANGE – Cllr Anne Roberts with Mayor and Mayoress Branagan

Charities to receive Branagan firepower

WOKING raised a salute to its new mayor on Thursday. Stepping into the red robes at the council’s Civic Offices late last week was Conservative Councillor for Horsell West, Tony Branagan. The former... Read more »

Wheels set in motion

A NEW project for unemployed young people was officially wheeled out in Sheerwater on Thursday. Aimed at giving 18 to 24-year-olds not in education, employment or training (NEET) a useful life skill... Read more »
SPROUTING UP – church and charity volunteers will mark the grand opening of the garden on June 15

Byfleet’s garden to cherish

A LEADING wildlife charity have teamed up with a Byfleet church to unveil a garden of biblical proportions in the village. Surrey Wildlife Trust are marking Cherishing Churchyards Week (June 9 to... Read more »