Woking News & Mail reader survey

Woking News & Mail reader survey goes live THE Woking News and Mail launched its first survey this week, confident that demand for a local newspaper is stronger than ever. Woking’s only... Read more »

Princess Royal opens National Vaccinology Centre

THE Princess Royal officially opened a £24 million world-leading vaccine development facility at The Pirbright Institute near Woking. The Jenner Building is home to the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC)... Read more »

Woking Loyalty Card – shop and save!

WOKING shoppers and businesses could to join a groundbreaking worldwide loyalty card scheme that combines cash-back with bonus points. The planned scheme would involve shoppers signing up for a Lyoness card with... Read more »

M&S deal boost for town centre redevelopment

THE redevelopment of Woking town centre has moved an important step forward with retail giant Marks & Spencer signing a lease for a two-storey 50,000sq ft food and clothes store in the... Read more »

Students’ formula for success

STUDENTS aiming to be Formula 1 engineers have been given a big boost by a Woking businessman. Billy Gallon, boss of the Buckingham car dealership in Albert Drive, Sheerwater, has stepped in... Read more »

Journey advice ahead of £800million railway upgrade

NETWORK Rail and South West Trains have published detailed information to help passengers plan their journeys in advance, ahead of some major disruptions taking place this summer. As part of an £800... Read more »

Councils co-operated on garden village bids

SURREY Heath and Runnymede councils supported each other’s applications to be included on the Government’s garden villages list, it has emerged. While the communities near Fairoaks Airport and the former military land... Read more »

Months of disruption for Woking motorists

DRIVERS are facing months of disruption in Woking town centre as roads are closed or made one-way during work connected with the major building developments. Diversions and a temporary closure will make... Read more »

Railway’s rolling stock on track

SOUTH West Trains recently took delivery of the first of its 30 new Class 707 high density inner suburban five car trains. The Desiro City (707101) rolling stock is now under wraps... Read more »

Gym opens after £250k refurb

HOEBRIDGE Golf Centre, near Old Woking, has opened its newly refurbished gym after a £250,000 investment at the venue. The renovations to the Gym at Hoebridge, previously known as Horizones Health and... Read more »