Local firms shine at food and drink awards

BUSINESSES in Horsell and Woking are celebrating success in the Surrey Life Food and Drink Awards. Deli Class won the Best Independent Food & Drink Retailer Award, Boz’s Fruit & Veg landed... Read more »

Project to link generations through music goes national

EVERY care home and school in Britain could be linked through music through a campaign launched by a Woking-based project. Together with Music is a partnership between Care England and Intergenerational Music... Read more »

Abandoned pup grows up to be a police sniffer dog

AN ABANDONED Cocker Spaniel puppy who was found in a desperate state of health has grown up to become a crimefighter, working as a trained sniffer dog with Surrey Police. Badger, who... Read more »

Countess on packing line for festive treats

THE Countess of Wessex has helped volunteers at The Lighthouse in Woking to pack more than 1,000 parcels with Christmas presents and treats for people in financial difficulty. The town centre hub,... Read more »

Mary and Joseph tour local homes for Nativity play

MARY and Joseph went on a tour of churchgoers’ homes as part of a coronavirus-era Nativity play. They visited families who attend the New Life Church in Kingfield, seeking shelter as part... Read more »

New plans for 187 flats next to Woking FC ground

A PLAN to build nearly 190 homes in two developments either side of the Woking FC stadium has been shown to two senior councillors. The proposals were shown to Simon Ashall, the... Read more »

Choir provides festive cheer for all with free, virtual concert

SO many festive traditions have been put on ice this year, from carol concerts to pantomimes. But one local choir are aiming to provide some Christmas spirit at home with a virtual... Read more »

The lives of residents are at risk, says council leader

AS Woking, along with most of Surrey, moved into Tier 3 – the Very High COVID alert level – today, the leader of the council has warned the lives of residents “are... Read more »

Vote for the home with the best festive decorations

VOTING is now open for the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices Light Up Your Home competition. Residents across the borough have decorated the outside of their homes and passers-by can vote for... Read more »

Woking, along with most of Surrey, to enter Tier 3 restrictions

WOKING, along with most of Surrey, is being placed into Tier 3, the Very High COVID alert level, as from 0.01am on Saturday, 19 December. Due to rising rates of Coronavirus across... Read more »