Byfleet Running Festival

IN GLORIOUS weather last Saturday, 153 entrants took up the challenge of the Byfleet Running Festival. Record numbers of children turned out for the one-lap, two-lap and four-lap races, the most popular... Read more »

Star-studded ballet gala in aid of Dexter

A BALLET gala featuring some of the world’s top dancers and hosted by star choreographer Wayne Sleep is being organised to help a four-year-old disabled Woking boy to receive medical treatment that... Read more »

Local man aims to ride length of Britain for hospices

THE care given to a terminally ill woman by the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices has inspired her son to raise money for the charity by cycling the length of the country.... Read more »

Woking family walks canal towpath for charity

TWO young brothers from Sheerwater and their dad have walked the length of the Basingstoke Canal towpath to raise money for a local youth group charity. Jack Hardy, 11, his brother Aiden,... Read more »

Three Peaks Challenge in memory of friend to aid Woking Mind

ALONG with 15 other walkers, Surrey residents Tabitha Richardson, 28, and Erin Grieve, 29, will be attempting the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge next month to raise money for mental health charity Woking... Read more »

Charity fundraiser aids Save the Children

An Italian music and dance evening has raised £1,500 for Save the Children charity. The dinner and dance event, held at Chertsey Hall recently, was the brainchild of local fundraiser Maria Bellanca.... Read more »

Fighting grandad, 80, raises money for church hall fund in the boxing ring

AN 80-year-old fighting grandad has demonstrated his determination and prowess in the boxing ring to raise money for a local church hall. Brian Dossett, from Byfleet, took on Richard Atkins, forty years... Read more »

Woking cyclist raises money to help fight heart disease

WOKING cyclist Michael Smith has helped to raise £250,000 for research into heart disease by completing a 100-mile ride in the Prudential Ride London-Surrey event on Sunday. Michael, 59, was one of... Read more »

York Road Project quiz night

MORE than £1,000 has been raised for the homelessness charity, York Road Project, at its annual quiz night. About 60 people took part in the event at the United Reformed Church with... Read more »

Local woman aims to shed 10 stone for hospice charity

A KNAPHILL woman is working to raise money for the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices charity by losing 10 stone. Niki Handover, who has lived in the village all her life, previously... Read more »