Take on half marathon to help kids in need

A LOCAL charity is appealing for enthusiastic runners to join its team and help raise funds for vital work with vulnerable children. The Eikon Charity helps children struggling with a range of... Read more »

Scouts lead the way in litter clean-up

BOYS and girls from 1st Knaphill Scout Group picked up huge amounts of litter in the areas around their homes on New Year’s Day. Joined by leaders and parents, they were continuing... Read more »

Benches mark dedicated service

A MUCH-loved former West Byfleet borough and Byfleets county councillor has been commemorated by the unveiling of two benches. Richard Wilson’s life was remembered at ceremonies at Plough Green in Byfleet and... Read more »

Vintage postcards make fascinating reading

THIS week, Peeps into the Past looks at another selection of vintage picture postcards and the messages written on the back of them. Chobham Road in Woking is busy in this scene... Read more »

Man who led campaign against stadium development to stand for council

THE chairman of the residents’ group that helped to defeat plans to build more than 1,000 high-rise flats next to a new 9,000-seat Woking Football Club stadium is to stand for election... Read more »

Second housing scheme for Kingfield site next to football club is withdrawn

A SECOND application by developer GolDev to build on land surrounding Woking Football Club has been withdrawn. The application, submitted in March last year, was for 168 dwellings on two plots. A... Read more »

New Year Honour for special constable

IDENTICAL twins who are special policemen in their spare time were awarded the British Empire Medal in the New Year Honours. Special Constable Adam Parsons, who lives in Woking, and Special Sergeant... Read more »

Do you recognise this bike?

SOMEONE’S year could be off to good start, if they recognise either of these bikes, which Surrey Police are hoping to reunite with their owners. “We’re releasing images of items that we... Read more »

Enterprising mum scoops award for clothing brand

A CHOBHAM woman who designs and sells exercise clothing for pregnant women and new mums has won a business award. Natalie Ward was named as the Start-up Entrepreneur of the Year (South... Read more »

Extreme winters cause havoc in bygone Woking

WHILE temperatures have been unseasonably mild just lately, this week’s Peeps into the Past looks at when winters were so cold the Basingstoke Canal froze over by the Wheatsheaf Bridge in Woking... Read more »