Tea party theme brings fun to care home

THE garden of a Chertsey care home was recently decorated in the theme of a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. Residents and staff from Signature at Parklands Manor enjoyed a wonderful afternoon in... Read more »

Active Surrey issues safety advice as gyms prepare to reopen

WITH gyms, leisure centres and indoor swimming pools ready to reopen at the end of this week, advice has been issued for staying safe while getting back to “normal” forms of exercise.... Read more »

Online pilates classes have been a Zooming success

A PILATES teacher who had to move her classes online because of coronavirus is planning to keep the format because they have been so popular. Claire Seager, who ran nine classes a... Read more »

Village show prize fund was equivalent of £8,600

THIS week we take a closer look at the annual agricultural and horticultural shows held at Chobham towards the end of the 19th century. A previous Peeps article included a photograph from... Read more »

Breathing life back into the local economy

A CAMPAIGN has been launched by #Wearewoking urging residents and visitors to the town centre and surrounding areas to shop, eat and enjoy everything local as more businesses reopen. The new Love... Read more »

Fitness group take on ‘obstacle fun run’ challenge

WOMEN who are in an outdoor fitness group in Woking are taking part in their own version of a gruelling obstacle race after the main event was postponed for a year. Members... Read more »

On your bike for cycling with cake

WOKING residents who have recently taken up cycling are being urged to join their local club. Woking Cycling Club has regular weekend group rides that have been suspended during the coronavirus lockdown.... Read more »

Tennis club members rally support for hospice

WOKING Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club has chosen Woking & Sam Beare Hospices as its charity of the year for the 2019 fundraising. Marian Imrie, chief executive of Woking & Sam Beare... Read more »

How Woking flowered into a famous name for plant lovers

WOKING was once the epicentre of the hybridisation and propagation of plants that thrived on the sandy soils. These were sold to garden lovers throughout the UK and exported around the world.... Read more »

Abandoned dog loses litter

STAFF at an animal rescue centre were shocked when a sickly pregnant dog was found abandoned in a field at Chobham. The Jack Russell was discovered in a cardboard box under a... Read more »