Dowse and former Cards stars gearing up for charity bike ride

WOKING FC manager Alan Dowson and two former players are taking part in a scaled-down charity bike ride between Knaphill and Brighton. The annual Downslink Challenge, which raises money for Woking Hospice... Read more »

Mums on the run for charity

MUMS who take part in a local fitness boot camp completed their own version of the Tough Mudder Challenge to raise £1,193 for Shooting Star Children’s Hospices. Seventeen members of the Squat2Fit... Read more »

Woking’s own Captain Tom drives on to help local charities

WOKING’S very own Captain Tom completed a 24-hour golf marathon to raised money for two local charities. Tom Wesolowski played at total of 126 holes at Hoebridge Golf Club, where he is... Read more »

Fitness group take on ‘obstacle fun run’ challenge

WOMEN who are in an outdoor fitness group in Woking are taking part in their own version of a gruelling obstacle race after the main event was postponed for a year. Members... Read more »

Lockdown idea produces stunning fundraising pictures

A PHOTOGRAPHER has used lockdown to capture local families on their doorsteps and has raised more than £2,000 for the Woking domestic abuse charity Your Sanctuary. This has led to the creation... Read more »

Welcome boost for Your Sanctuary charity

A WOKING-based domestic abuse charity has been awarded more than £60,000 in additional funding to help with the costs of adapting working practices during lockdown and coping with the expected increase in... Read more »

Foodbank grows to meet increasing need

WOKING Foodbank is expecting to distribute supplies sufficient to feed 3,000 more people this year than it helped in 2019. With the coronavirus crisis taking hold and demand increasing sharply, the charity... Read more »

Simon smashes charity target in supreme effort

A SPONSORED walk on crutches has raised more than £5,000 for charity – 20 times the hoped-for amount. Simon Hawkings walked a total of 2.6 miles over 36 days, mainly on daily... Read more »

Charity furniture project gets back to business

A CHARITY that takes donations of furniture and household items to sell at low cost or give to people in need, is reopening after suspending its work three months ago because of... Read more »

Church members raise thousands to aid domestic abuse charity

WELCOME Church has raised almost £32,500 for the Woking domestic abuse charity YourSanctuary in a huge fundraising effort involving hundreds of people. Towards the beginning of the coronavirus lockdown, the church asked... Read more »