Council marketing team win pancake race glory for second year flipping

WOKING Borough Council’s marketing team fought off a strong challenge from the Woking Gym Club to win the annual town centre pancake race for the second year in a row. The Ambassadors,... Read more »

Ripley pupils donate own money to Jigsaw Trust

TWO pupils at Ripley Court School who saved up their own money for charity have presented a cheque for £195 to the Jigsaw Trust for children and adults with autism. Brother and... Read more »

Bonfire night boost for local charities

LOCAL charities and groups have received thousands of pounds from the Ripley bonfire, one of the biggest firework events in the South East. Representatives of Cubs, Scouts and Explorer Scouts and Ripley’s... Read more »

Brooklands College fundraisers

TRAVEL & tourism students at Brooklands College have raised more than £2,000 for Dreamflight by planning and delivering a spectacular fundraising dinner at the Brooks Restaurant on the Weybridge campus. Each year... Read more »

Aladdin panto conjures £5,804 for Roald Dahl children’s charity

AUDIENCES from the New Victoria Theatre’s pantomime Aladdin have raised £5,804.63 for Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity. The theatre team presented the charity, based in Amersham, Buckinghamshire, with a cheque last week,... Read more »

Cherry Trees shows support for cycle race

The Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 has received backing from a local charity, which says the cycling race provides vital fundraising and is also enjoyed by the disabled children and young people it helps.... Read more »

Menzies chooses WSB Hospices as their charity of the year

MENZIES has chosen the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices as its charity of the year, and the Woking office has made a flying start by raising £800 towards its target of £10,000.... Read more »

Charity celebrates a milestone in fundraising

YOUNG people will benefit from grants totalling £74,000 from a charity which is celebrating 25 years of fundraising. Chobham-based Children With Special Needs Foundation (CWSNF) marked its significant milestone with presentations to... Read more »

York Road Project grateful for community support

From its roots as a soup kitchen and winter shelter to a charity offering services all year round, the York Road Project tackles homelessness in Woking. Jennie Buzaglo finds out more: THE... Read more »

Woking man to drive tractor to Ireland for charity

A WOKING man is planning to drive a 67-year-old tractor 485 miles to his sister’s farm in Ireland and raise money for the local hospice. John Leane was recently given the 1952... Read more »