John to tackle 485-mile tractor trip for hospice

A WOKING man is to drive a 70-year-old tractor 485 miles to his sister’s farm in Ireland, a trip for charity that he had to abandon at the last minute two years... Read more »

Charity’s clients leave moving messages as closure looms

CLIENTS of Woking Mind have left moving messages on the window of the mental health charity’s offices after learning of its impending closure. Woking Mind announced last week that it will shut... Read more »

Charity festival Jackfest goes Wild West

A BISLEY outdoor venue will be transformed into a Wild West town for the return of the charity festival, Jackfest. The event, which has had to be scaled back for the past... Read more »

Mental health charity hit by funding crisis to close 

A CHARITY that has helped thousands of people cope with mental health problems is closing due to shortage of money to run its services. Woking Mind has announced it will shut down... Read more »

Queen honours charity with equivalent of MBE 

A WOKING charity has received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest honour given to a local voluntary group in the UK and the equivalent of an MBE. The Lighthouse, from... Read more »

Hundreds go on the run for charity

THE county’s biggest closed-road running event attracted 1,000 more people than last year, as serious athletes tested their fitness and fun runners raised money for charities. There were 1,575 finishers in the... Read more »

Christmas appeal to help refurbish charity’s sensory room

A CHARITY that supports adults and children with learning disabilities and autism is seeking to raise the £5,000 needed to complete the refurbishment of one of its most-popular facilities. The sensory room... Read more »

Racing to support injured service personnel

A WOKING motorsport clothing brand is preparing a team for the Race of Remembrance at Trac Mon circuit on Anglesey. Solo64, who are seeking to follow up winning their class in the... Read more »

Teams invited to make a splash for Swimathon

SPLASH out for charity and have fun while you’re at it, as part of this year’s Woking Rotary Swimathon. “This event has raised over £170,000 in the last 12 years for local... Read more »

Charity seeks to use former Debenhams as community hub

THE former Debenhams in Woking town centre could be used as a charity and community hub, under plans from a charity that arranges for good causes to use vacant shops. ASTOP is... Read more »