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 »

Hospice opens doors to new pop-up shop

A NEW Woking & Sam Beare Hospice pop-up shop opened its doors to customers on Knaphill High Street last Saturday. The shop, the second to be run by the charity in the... Read more »

Sky Sports commentator hosts charity golf day for hospice

GOLF enthusiasts have raised more than £15,000 for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices through an event hosted by a TV commentor whose father was cared for by the charity. Twenty teams of... Read more »

Fundraising goal as stars come to Woking for charity football match

A HOST of celebrities will be putting on their boots when Woking Football Club stages a charity match at the Laithwaite Community Stadium. Ant Middleton, Calum Best, James Arthur, Love Island’s Callum... Read more »

Rugby club honours young fundraisers with top award

TWO junior rugby players who between them have raised many thousands of pounds for charity have been given a top award by their club. Freddie Owen and Will Priddy are joint winners... Read more »

Katie’s swim challenge helps her through the sadness of grief

A WOKING woman is to take on a swimming challenge in memory of her husband who died from a cardiac arrest at the leisure centre. Jamie Hunt, 44, collapsed after going to... Read more »

Record fundraising at school

STUDENTS at an Old Woking secondary school have raised more than £17,000 for a series of charities, including locally based The Lighthouse. St John the Baptist pupils marked the 40 days of... Read more »

Chris completes Jurassic marathon for mental health charity

A WOKING man has completed a 100km ultra marathon in support of a mental health charity, despite badly damaging a knee in a fall less than a quarter of the way into... Read more »

Charity canal trek in memory of Jack

A WOKING DJ has raised more than £900 for Shooting Star Chase children’s hospice in memory of his nephew by walking the entire length of the Basingstoke Canal towpath. Andy Mabbutt and... Read more »