Woking Foodbank’s busiest Christmas

WOKING Foodbank has had “its busiest Christmas”, administrator Alison Buckland told the News & Mail. The charity, in its sixth year, recorded an increase in food donations but also a significant rise... Read more »

Bishop of Dorking attends festive lunch for Christian charity volunteers

A FESTIVE lunch celebration was held for volunteers at the local Christian charity Engage Woking Schools along with representatives of local churches with the Bishop of Dorking and the Mayor of Woking... Read more »

Carol service hits all the right notes for hospice

SCHOOL students from Year 1 to 11 took part in the Combined Schools Carol Service in Horsell, raising nearly £163 for the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices. Organiser Steve Goodwin, the director... Read more »

Wisley Glows up for Christmas

RHS Garden Wisley has been transformed into a winter wonderland by its Glow 2019 light spectacular, which will run until 5 January. Visitors will be enchanted by giant botanical-inspired illuminations as they... Read more »

Village enjoys a weekend of festive fun

MORE stalls and extra entertainment were added to this year’s Christmas celebrations weekend in Horsell. A trio of attractions kept the crowds filling the village, with cold but bright weather perfect for... Read more »

Winter Wonderland comes to St Dunstan’s

A WINTER Wonderland came to Woking on Saturday, with the opportunity for people of all ages to enjoy some ice skating. The rink at St Dunstan’s Primary School wasn’t actually made of... Read more »

Dumped puppies love their Christmas jumpers

TWO balding puppies found dumped by the roadside on a cold, wet day are being kept warm by some Christmas jumpers. The 12-week-old lurchers are being looked after at the RSPCA’s Millbrook... Read more »

News & Mail angling columnist shares Christmas fishing forecast

CHRISTMAS is almost upon us and that must mean it’s nearly the end of the year. Scrap that, because it’s nearly the end of the decade. The next time we speak we’ll be... Read more »

Experience the Magic of Christmas

THE Magic of Christmas has returned to Chobham Adventure Farm, and it’s the perfect way to indulge in festive spirit. Following on from last year’s success, the Yuletide extravaganza is back. It... Read more »

Santas run for Woking hospices

THE ANNUAL Santa Fun Run took over Woking Park on Sunday to raise money for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices. In what is now its ninth year, the sea of 230 Santas... Read more »