Gift boxes for supportive angels

A GIFT shop in St John’s has given hampers of goodies to local people helping others during the coronavirus pandemic – and is looking for support from the community to keep the... Read more »

Drama in pyjamas

DRAMA classes for toddlers in Woking are being run online by a young woman who set up the business a few months before the coronavirus lockdown. Alex Searle, a graduate of the... Read more »

Byfleet pump manufacturer plays key role in battling COVID crisis

A BYFLEET company is playing a key role in the treatment of people suffering from COVID-19 by making and supplying hospitals with vacuum pumps for medical ventilators. Charles Austen Pumps has hugely... Read more »

School friends are inspired by Captain Tom

TWO young school friends have been inspired to raise money for NHS charities by Captain Tom Moore completing 100 laps of his garden. Seven-year-old Keshav Meesariganda, who lives in Goldsworth Road, Woking,... Read more »

Countess of Wessex visits nurses for International Nurses Day

HER Royal Highness Sophie The Countess of Wessex met with nurses and midwives at St Peter’s Hospital yesterday to mark International Nurses Day. The Countess met staff at the Chertsey hospital as... Read more »

Chefs seek community support to provide meals for NHS staff

CHEFS on furlough from their jobs have set up an operation to provide free meals to St Peter’s Hospital staff at the end of their shifts. They are appealing for donations –... Read more »

Union Flag from first VE Day flown for 75th anniversary

UNION Jacks and bunting adorned houses and street parties throughout the area on the VE Day 75 bank holiday, but few of the flags could have had the historic connection of one... Read more »

Local hero prepares free meals for Foodwise charity

NEW Life Church in Old Woking has partnered with Foodwise to provide free meals for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Foodwise, a charity that seeks to relieve the impact of financial... Read more »

Local actor streams performances live from Gordon’s School

AN ACTOR and musician who is a house parent at Gordon’s School is entertaining local families with open air musical performances. Ben Heathcote, who has appeared on the West End in The... Read more »

Hartbeeps to Sing a Rainbow for isolated children and NHS

A LOCAL children’s group is to Sing a Rainbow to help entertain isolated children, and raise money for the NHS. Inspired by the pictures of rainbows seen in windows all around the... Read more »