Rugby club honours young fundraisers with top award

TWO junior rugby players who between them have raised many thousands of pounds for charity have been given a top award by their club. Freddie Owen and Will Priddy are joint winners... Read more »

Hospice fundraisers get back to business with a woodland walk

WOKING & Sam Beare Hospice and Wellbeing Care is limbering up for a Hospice Woodland Walk in a bid to return to a post-pandemic fundraising programme. The new family-friendly event is due... Read more »

Store agrees Christmas pud donation after sunflower display is killed

MORRISONS is to donate puddings for a foodbank’s Christmas lunch as a penance for a community sunflower-planting project at its Woking branch being inadvertently ruined by weedkiller. The flower seedlings were put... Read more »

Top award for Hasti from Chief Scout

A GIRL from West Byfleet with a rare genetic condition has earned the Chief Scout’s Personal Award, only 11 of which were awarded nationally last year. Hasti Brannigan, nine, was presented with... Read more »

Schoolgirl escapes attempted abduction

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after the attempted abduction of a schoolgirl last Friday (25 June) on the wooded public footpath near to Philip Southcote School in Addlestone Moor. “The incident happened... Read more »

Katie’s swim challenge helps her through the sadness of grief

A WOKING woman is to take on a swimming challenge in memory of her husband who died from a cardiac arrest at the leisure centre. Jamie Hunt, 44, collapsed after going to... Read more »

Isla’s challenge raises £3,000 for welfare of ponies

A YOUNG girl with a rare genetic condition has raised nearly £3,000 to help feed and look after the ponies at Chobham’s Riding for the Disabled Association group. Seven-year-old Isla Williams was... Read more »

Village garden safari will raise funds for Woking Community Hospital

GARDEN lovers may need something more substantial than a carrier bag if they are planning on bringing home something from the annual Horsell Garden Safari plant sale. This year, the organised tour... Read more »

Students triumph in test of spirit and teamwork

STUDENTS from Gordon’s School in West End took pulling together literally when they tackled the Duke of Edinburgh’s Bronze Award. The team of six, part of a contingent of almost 120 Year... Read more »

Making classical music accessible to everyone

A CONCERT in support of mental health charity Woking Mind will feature two acclaimed musicians playing together for the first time. Pianist Peter Donohoe and violinist Harriet Mackenzie will be performing at... Read more »