Businesses in Ripley look to save village High Street

BUSINESSES in Ripley have come together to help save the village High Street. The Ripley Business Association is the first such organisation in the village and evolved between business owners during lockdown.... Read more »

Zero Waste shop expands thanks to help from community

THE support of the local community has helped a zero-waste pop-up shop to keep going during the coronavirus lockdown and it is now expanding. For the past few months, Bare and Fair... Read more »

Enterprising traders import popular Indian fruit and veg

IT HAS been raining Indian mangoes in Woking over the last few weeks. Two enterprising women working independently have sourced and supplied the king of fruits to local families in a year when... Read more »

Indoor glamping for the ultimate kids’ sleepover

A WOKING business is providing local children with colourful sleepover parties in teepees. Jo Ballerini started the themed parties 18 months ago when a friend showed her the idea, which is popular... Read more »

Coffee lovers turn distributors

A WESTFIELD couple love coffee so much that they bought their own distribution company. Stacey and Paul Hope, who moved to Woking from South Africa in January, were looking for a business... Read more »

Barber plans online virtual queueing system

A CHOBHAM businessman is hoping to revolutionise the barber industry with an online queueing system. Paul Stead, who owns Urban Fox barbers in Bagshot, has also put in place measures to protect... Read more »

New image plumbers with old-fashioned service

A YOUNG team of local plumbers and gas and heating engineers are bringing old-fashioned values to the Woking area. Bailey Plumbing and Heating (UK) Ltd was set up in 2014 by Guy... Read more »

Free online event to help businesses get back on track

WOKING Chamber of Commerce has organised a free online event aimed at helping businesses get back on track. The webinar entitled How to sell – and bring your business back to life... Read more »

Making a proper job of clearing up

WHILE many businesses have suffered during the coronavirus lockdown, a family-run rubbish clearance company is busier than ever. Active Rubbish Clearance Ltd was set up 12 years ago by Lenny Loughman and... Read more »

Eco-friendly garden rooms company offers complete service

TWO friends and former colleagues have set up a company building garden rooms and larger structures using environmentally friendly panels after they separately moved back to the Woking area. Simon Crease, who... Read more »