Life-changing experience inspires Trevor’s fundraising

A ST JOHN’S man, whose wife has multiple sclerosis, has raised nearly £100,000 for the MS Society’s Surrey Group over the past 16 years. In his latest fundraising effort, Trevor Gregg recently... Read more »

Temple’s meditation garden is opened

THE Wat Phra Dhammakaya Buddhist temple in Knaphill opened its meditation garden recently, coinciding with a day-long Kathina robe-offering ceremony. The garden is open to anyone seeking a calm place for contemplation.... Read more »

Secret marriage shocked national newspapers

WHEN barrister and poet Arthur Joseph Munby died, aged 81, in 1910, he took to his grave a secret that was not revealed until six months later, when his will was published.... Read more »

Local sculptor exhibits at COP26

A HUGE sculpture by a local artist is to be installed at COP26 climate change conference in Glasgow starting next week. Burnt Wood, by Mark Weighton, has been chosen to be included... Read more »

Cinderella pumpkin raises charity funds

SQUIRES Woking and the Horsell Allotment Society have teamed up to raise funds for children and adults with learning disabilities. A competition to guess the weight of a giant pumpkin is running... Read more »

Find the ghost to win tickets and support foodbank

THERE’S still time to win tickets to the hit Andrew Lloyd Webber show Phantom of the Opera and secure a £50 donation to a local foodbank, thanks to one company’s Halloween-themed initiative.... Read more »

Tania’s love of crafting becomes her business

A HORSELL woman, who was made redundant at the start of the first pandemic lockdown, has used her lifelong passion for crafting to create her own business providing classes for children and... Read more »

Couple rewarded for creating local pub with modern twist

A CHOBHAM pub has won a prestigious award two years after being taken over by new landlords who were prevented by the pandemic from fully revealing their transformation of the hostelry. The... Read more »

Rishitha gets the chance to put students’ message across at COP26

AN A-level student from Gordon’s School will be representing students from all over the UK at the UN’s COP26. Swapping membership of the West End school’s Eco Society for a global environmental... Read more »

Pressing ahead with printing works’ closure

AT one time Unwins’ printing works at Old Woking employed up to 200 people, but these photos show it during its final days after the presses fell silent. Richard Christophers, an archivist... Read more »