Road to reopen once temporary repairs to hotel structure are completed

VICTORIA Way is expected to reopen once “temporary remedial works” to the Hilton Hotel structure have been completed – which could be by the end of the week. An exclusion zone has... Read more »

National glory for teen riders

TWO members of a special riding club in Chobham have become champions and two others achieved high places in a national competition. The four teenagers from Quest RDA excelled in dressage tests... Read more »

Exclusion zone remains while investigators probe cause of falling panels from hotel building

AN exclusion zone around Victoria Way will remain in place while an investigation team examines why a number of exterior panels fell from the new multi-million Hilton Hotel development. A council statement... Read more »

Cards make ‘lovely gesture’ to ensure George’s first game is one to remember

WOKING Football Club have won heartfelt thanks from the father of an autistic boy who was helped to attend his first game there. Exiled Grimsby fan Mark James, now living in Maidenhead,... Read more »

MP committed to meeting constituents in person, despite colleague’s killing

WOKING MP Jonathan Lord says he remains committed to meeting his constituents in person, following nationwide security concerns after the killing of Sir David Amess last week. “I will, of course, be... Read more »

Radio show changing perceptions of learning disability

A COMMUNITY radio show presented and produced by people with learning disabilities has marked its first year on air. It’s That Friday Feeling is presented by Mark O’Reilly and James Fieldus, with... Read more »

Support ‘builds fast’ for campaign against HGV access road scheme

A GROUP opposed to relocating access routes to the Day Aggregates depot as part of the Victoria Arch widening scheme say support for their campaign is growing rapidly. York Road Against HGVs... Read more »

Charity workers spend night on the street to raise awareness of homelessness

YORK Road Project took to the streets of Woking last week as part of its Sleep In, Sleep Out initiative for World Homeless Day. “Seven of us slept out on Friday night,”... Read more »

Mayor takes leap of faith to support Woking Mind

THE Mayor of Woking marked World Mental Health Day last Sunday with a skydive from 15,000 feet to raisefunds for Woking Mind, his mayoral charity. Cllr Liam Lyons joined a ten-strong team... Read more »

Motion to move gravel depot out of town

THE Liberal Democrats have submitted a motion to Woking Borough Council to have the Day Aggregates depot moved out of the town centre. The proposal comes as the council plans to create... Read more »