Royals cook lunch and pack supplies at homelessness project

A WOKING charity supporting the homeless welcomed a visit from the Earl and Countess of Wessex last week. Their Royal Highnesses joined volunteers at York Road Project’s temporary facility at the HG... Read more »

Walking challenge raises funds and awareness for mental health charity

A MAN who had to give up a highly successful career because of mental health difficulties is raising money for the charity MIND by walking 300 miles over 14 days. Gary Campbell,... Read more »

Family’s year of challenges to fundraise for hospice

A FAMILY from Bisley will attempt to complete a new challenge each month throughout the year to raise money for the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices. The four Kemp children, Ella, 12,... Read more »

Chris takes on ultra-marathon for mental health support

A WOKING man is taking part in a 100km ultra marathon to raise money and awareness to help tackle mental health problems. Chris Searle, who has worked for various police services over... Read more »

Students put the fun in fundraising

SECONDARY school students raised almost £3,000 for charity while taking part in a range of fun and educational activities in their homes. Online lessons at Woking High had been replaced for a... Read more »

Young rugby player running to help find cure for dad’s cancer

A JUNIOR rugby player has taken on a lockdown challenge raising money to help find a cure for brain tumours – the disease which is affecting his father. William Priddy, who plays... Read more »

Charity forced to close home-visiting service due to funds shortfall

A CHARITY that has been providing vital social contact for older people during the COVID-19 pandemic has run out of money for its befriending services in the Woking area. Friends of the... Read more »

Barrie strides on to national award

A LOCAL 86-year-old man has been given a national award for raising £9,000 for charity by walking nearly 2,200 miles in 11 weeks. Barrie de Suys walked an average of 20 miles... Read more »

Snow and storms can’t stop Freddie’s sleepout

MORE than £10,000 has been raised for a foodbank charity by a 10-year-old West End boy who has been sleeping in a tent in his garden every night for more than ten... Read more »

Memories of grandfather keep Pippa on her virtual journey

A SCHOOLGIRL from Windlesham has raised almost £1,000 for Alzheimer’s Research UK to honour the memory of her grandfather. Pippa King, aged 11, lost John Orme to dementia a year ago and... Read more »