Busy Christmas for Woking Foodbank

WOKING Foodbank reported another busy Christmas with 232 referrals to the charity last month, up 14% on December 2020. The number of adults and children provided with food was almost identical to... Read more »

Nativity trail to entertain children

A FUN challenge has been set for families with young children in Goldsworth Park this Christmas. The special Nativity Trail has the bonus of free activities to amuse and entertain youngsters when... Read more »

Christmas Day at work? Chef loves it

THE head chef of a Horsell care home is looking forward to celebrating her 23rd Christmas Day with residents and says she “wouldn’t want to spend it anywhere else”. Since joining Kettlewell... Read more »

Open-air carol service a huge success

THE first open-air carol service to be staged at a Woking church was judged a huge success, attracting nearly as many people as would usually be accommodated indoors. There were more than... Read more »

Window dressing creates a magical forest for Santa

THE window of the Woking Hospice shop in Goldsworth Park has been decorated with a spectacular festive scene featuring a forest with Santa’s workshop. The display has been put together by the... Read more »

Go wild outdoors in the Christmas holiday

THERE aren’t many hours of daylight at the moment and the weather can be damp, cold and dreary, so you are probably missing the enjoyment of being outdoors during the warmer months.... Read more »

Bears will cheer up children in hospital

LOCAL people have funded the donation of 90 Mood Bears to bring comfort to children who are patients at St Peter’s Hospital over Christmas. The fundraising was organised through the website Jolly... Read more »

Fire engine comes to Santa’s rescue as he heads to school fair

A PASSING fire engine came to the rescue of Father Christmas when his sleigh broke down as he travelled to the Christmas fair at St Lawrence Primary School in Chobham. He arrived... Read more »

Festive fun run boosts funds for hospice

AROUND 115 people put on Christmassy clothes and hats to raise money for the Woking & Sam Beare Hospice charity on Sunday morning. Their aim was to run, jog, skip, walk or... Read more »

Henry to donate his Christmas presents to support the homeless

A 10-YEAR-OLD boy who wants to make a difference will donate his presents to help the homeless this Christmas. Henry Carter believes everyone should receive a gift at this time of year,... Read more »