Actors decide the show must go on

A WOKING theatre group is finding inventive ways to work around lockdown restrictions, staging a play filmed on Zoom from six different locations. The Actor’s Nightmare, which is being produced by the... Read more »

Listeners pay tributes after death of radio DJ Lara

TRIBUTES have been paid to Radio Woking DJ Lara McNamee, who has died after falling ill with COVID-19. A JustGiving page set up in her memory has raised nearly £5,000. Her fiancé... Read more »

Survey debunked wealthy’s claims about nomads

ON two days in 1913, police officers throughout Surrey were out and about looking for Gypsies, hawkers, casual farm workers, tramps and travelling show people, recording what they were doing and where... Read more »

Hidden gem transformed into a wildlife haven

FOX Corner Community Wildlife Area is a hidden gem that is well worth visiting if you fancy a short country walk in a secluded setting. The 5.5 hectare (14 acre) site was... Read more »

Cold snap doesn’t daunt Freddie on his sleep-out fundraising mission

A BIG-HEARTED 10-year-old West End boy who is sleeping in a tent in his garden every night in aid of a foodbank charity, has so far raised more than £8,000. Even the... Read more »

Council poised to appoint a new chief executive

A NEW chief executive for Woking Borough Council is likely to be appointed this evening after a recruitment process left one candidate in the running, who is a senior WBC official. Julie... Read more »

Young baker Izzy, 6, raises £1,100 for charity

A ST JOHN’S schoolgirl has raised more than £1,100 for charity by selling cupcakes she baked during lockdown. Izzy Schupbach, aged six, was inspired by talks about values at her school, St... Read more »

New skate park a village asset

SKATEBOARD enthusiasts in West End have been enjoying the opening of a facility they lobbied the parish council to build. The new skatepark on the village recreation ground was officially opened in... Read more »

Survey aims to help residents feel more connected

A CHARITY group is asking residents to take part in a short online survey to gauge the local effects of loneliness and isolation. Back in March, just before lockdown began, Redeeming Our... Read more »

Back to the sofa for cancelled carol service

LOCAL residents reacted swiftly to being moved into the Government’s new Tier 4 restrictions by switching their planned drive-in carol service at Mizens Railway, Knaphill, to online. Neil Hopkins, vicar of Holy... Read more »