Charity boss going extra mile in round-the-clock run

THE head of a Woking-based charity will begin her latest fundraising challenge on Saturday. Starting at noon, Alison Keeley, CEO of LinkAble, aims to run at least a mile every hour until... Read more »

Pupils’ bounce-a-thon helps the hospice

PUPILS at a Horsell school have raised more than £1,400 for Woking & Sam Beare Hospice through a sponsored mufti day and bounce-a-thon. he children of Club House at St. Andrew’s, ably... Read more »

Local support spurs on marathon efforts to beat the weather

THREE women helped to raise nearly £13,000 for charity by running the virtual London Marathon from their homes in Woking and West End. Tamsin Sharland, from Goldsworth Park, helped to raise £6,500... Read more »

Couple take on 100 miles in a day charity cycle challenge

A LOCAL couple have raised £1,500 for the charity Action for Carers Surrey by cycling 100 miles in a day around the Surrey Hills. Jessica Griffiths and Patrick Carter decided to do... Read more »

Henrietta’s musical marathon challenge

A LOCAL woman is to run the virtual London Marathon around Woking and Guildford while playing the recorder to raise money for the charity Music in Hospitals & Care. Henrietta Stock, who... Read more »

Citizens Advice team put themselves to the test

STAFF, volunteers and trustees of Citizens Advice Woking are hoping to raise £10,000 for the charity by taking part in a variety of activities from exercise to baking cakes around the theme... Read more »

Homelessness project makes appeal for harvest donations

THE York Road Project has launched its annual Harvest campaign for donations of clothes and other items and has added a scheme for financial donations to be made by text message. A... Read more »

Golf club tees up charity funds

GOLFERS observing coronavirus rules teed off in glorious late summer sunshine to raise thousands of pounds for a charity that supports disadvantaged young people and adults. A total of 160 players in... Read more »

Smile Inside project goes on show

A PROJECT which began as a response to COVID-19 is being showcased at an exhibition in Woking this weekend. Smile Inside, the idea of Sarah Gilmartin and Kate Finegan from Inclusive Intergenerational... Read more »

Shoppers supporting local children’s charity

WOKING Shopping has revealed that its charity of the year, as voted for by the local community, is Sebastian’s Action Trust. It will support the local charity by encouraging shoppers to make... Read more »