Local shoppers thanked for donating more than 17,000 meals

GENEROUS shoppers at local Tesco stores have been thanked after helping to donate more than 1.5 million meals’ worth of food to help charities feed people during Christmas and the winter months.... Read more »

Commissioner seeks policing tax increase

SURREY’S Police and Crime Commissioner is asking the public to approve a 3.5% increase in her council tax precept – a year after residents and councillors rejected a rise proposed by her... Read more »

Steven lights up to give thanks for his treatment

SPECIAL illuminations have been put up at a house in West End by a festive lights enthusiast to raise awareness of the cancer he was diagnosed with this year. Steven Lomax has... Read more »

Christmas Day at work? Chef loves it

THE head chef of a Horsell care home is looking forward to celebrating her 23rd Christmas Day with residents and says she “wouldn’t want to spend it anywhere else”. Since joining Kettlewell... Read more »

Window dressing creates a magical forest for Santa

THE window of the Woking Hospice shop in Goldsworth Park has been decorated with a spectacular festive scene featuring a forest with Santa’s workshop. The display has been put together by the... Read more »

Bears will cheer up children in hospital

LOCAL people have funded the donation of 90 Mood Bears to bring comfort to children who are patients at St Peter’s Hospital over Christmas. The fundraising was organised through the website Jolly... Read more »

Choir spreading festive cheer across national airwaves

A LOCAL choir will be spreading seasonal cheer across the nation this evening. A carol recording by Mosaic Chamber Choir is to be broadcast on Classic FM Drive tonight (20 December), shortly... Read more »

Christmas appeal to help refurbish charity’s sensory room

A CHARITY that supports adults and children with learning disabilities and autism is seeking to raise the £5,000 needed to complete the refurbishment of one of its most-popular facilities. The sensory room... Read more »

Appeal for rejected football stadium scheme is thrown out

AN APPEAL by developer Wayne Gold against the rejection of plans to build a new 9,000-seat stadium for Woking Football Club and more than 1,000 adjacent flats has been dismissed following a... Read more »

Young eco-warriors turning trash into treasure for wildlife

THREE Year 3 pupils at Halstead Preparatory School in Woking have been turning trash into treasure to help save threatened wildlife habitats around the world. Juliet, Ember and Emily describe themselves as... Read more »