Woking’s joint campaign to improve future environment

WOKING has put climate change and sustainability at the heart of its 2020 plans with the launch of a major integrated campaign to encourage more people to get directly involved and help... Read more »

Campaign of hope for Hasti

THE parents of an eight-year-old girl with a rare genetic syndrome for which there is currently no treatment are trying to raise £2.5 million for research and clinical trials of a possible... Read more »

Residents shocked to learn their homes are to be demolished

FAMILIES living near the A320 road-widening scheme in Woking have been shocked to find their homes are targeted for demolition as part of the project. Residents of around 36 houses, in York... Read more »

Unsafe insulation to be removed from high-rise

UNSAFE insulation material is to be removed from a building in Woking town centre and fire wardens are on duty 24 hours a day until the work is completed. The moves come... Read more »

Commissioner’s ‘serious concerns’ over police funding

THE Surrey Police and Crime Commissioner David Munro has criticised the government’s funding settlement as “unfair to Surrey” and set out his “serious concerns” in a letter to the Home Secretary. Mr... Read more »

Fun Mum workout group nominated for national award

A WOKING business has been nominated for a national award run by the Family Network. Funmumsfitness, a workout group built around children started by Dora Szentivanyi, is on a shortlist of six... Read more »

Fitness group to tackle Tough Mudder for children’s hospice

TEN women who take part in an outdoor fitness group in Woking have signed up for a gruelling obstacle race to raise funds for Shooting Stars Children’s Hospice. The Squat2Fit group is... Read more »

Norovirus outbreak at St Peter’s

ASHFORD and St Peter’s Hospitals are continuing to restrict visiting to patients, as the hospital trust seeks to prevent a norovirus outbreak from spreading. With 23 patients being treated for the virus,... Read more »

Firefighters may face disciplinary action over restructure dissent

FIREFIGHTERS say they are being threatened with being disciplined for resisting a reorganisation which will reduce night-time fire brigade cover in Surrey. The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) is concerned that 150 of... Read more »

Festivities cancelled over coronavirus fear

FEARS about the possible spread of the deadly coronavirus forced Chinese New Year celebrations in Woking to be cancelled and have seen the temporary closure of a school teaching Cantonese and Mandarin.... Read more »