Guide dog carol service goes online

THE Mid Surrey branch of the Guide Dogs for the Blind Association is unable to hold its annual carol service at St Peter’s Church, Old Woking, next month because of COVID-19.  The... Read more »

Pub manager wins award for supporting NHS staff

THE manager of a Woking pub has won a national award for his work supporting frontline NHS staff during the first lockdown. Cee-Jay Williams, of the Junction Tap on Chertsey Road, received... Read more »

Support for those struggling in lockdown

PEOPLE who are feeling lonely or anxious during the new lockdown are being urged to contact a mental health charity. Woking Mind wants to make sure that early help is available, following... Read more »

Last chance to see autumn’s colourful display

THE wonderful open spaces at the RHS Garden Wisley remain open for visitors to enjoy their fresh air and exercise during the new lockdown. Thanks to the recent weather conditions, the most-dazzling... Read more »

Florist sounds ‘Don’t forget us’ call on behalf of small businesses

A FLORIST in St John’s has marked the Remembrance commemorations by covering its windows with paintings of poppies. Ring-a-Roses is renowned for its imaginative window displays, but because of lockdown it has... Read more »

Free art kits to help the lonely during lockdown

A VOLUNTEER group that has been helping the elderly and vulnerable in and around Woking during the coronavirus crisis is asking for nominations of isolated and lonely people to be given free... Read more »

Great support for festive pop-up shop

PEOPLE rose to the occasion and bought Christmas goods from the pop-up good causes shop in Woking before it had to shut at the start of the new lockdown Sales on Monday... Read more »

Remembrance events reduced due to coronavirus

REMEMBRANCE Sunday commemorations in and around Woking this year have been reduced to small, invitation-only events because of coronavirus. The annual mass gathering in the town centre will be replaced by a... Read more »

Leisure centres locked down again

THE leisure centres in Woking operated by Freedom Leisure on behalf of Woking Borough Council have closed their doors for the second time this year in response to the four-week lockdown. Pool... Read more »

Lockdown spurs Grace to launch new venture

LAUNCHING a new business can be daunting, even more so in the middle of a pandemic. But a Horsell family saw an opportunity to branch out into something new. Kiwi & Scot... Read more »