Foodbank is here for everyone

WOKING Foodbank is appealing to local residents who have fallen on hard times during the pandemic to seek help before their problems escalate. Alison Buckland, the foodbank administrator, said many people think... Read more »

Switch on a window wonderland for festive cheer

CHRISTMAS lights are going up across Knaphill, encouraged by a competition that aims to get the whole village glowing and glittering. Knaphill Window Wonderland is urging householders, businesses and churches to bring... Read more »

Football club branches out to sell Christmas trees at festive market

WOKING FC is opening a festive market with gifts, memorabilia and Christmas trees to raise money for the club. The tree market will open in the main car park on Sunday (22... Read more »

Doorstep photos give foodbank a festive boost

WOKING Foodbank is receiving much-needed money in the run-up to Christmas from local residents having their photos taken on their doorsteps. The initiative, by photographer Liz Lockie, has been running for three... Read more »

Light Up Your Home and raise money for Woking Hospice

RESIDENTS are being urged to be as “creative as they dare” in lighting up their homes for Christmas, in a competition raising money for the Woking Hospice charity. The aim is to... Read more »

Great support for festive pop-up shop

PEOPLE rose to the occasion and bought Christmas goods from the pop-up good causes shop in Woking before it had to shut at the start of the new lockdown Sales on Monday... Read more »

Woking Foodbank’s busiest Christmas

WOKING Foodbank has had “its busiest Christmas”, administrator Alison Buckland told the News & Mail. The charity, in its sixth year, recorded an increase in food donations but also a significant rise... Read more »

Bishop of Dorking attends festive lunch for Christian charity volunteers

A FESTIVE lunch celebration was held for volunteers at the local Christian charity Engage Woking Schools along with representatives of local churches with the Bishop of Dorking and the Mayor of Woking... Read more »

Carol service hits all the right notes for hospice

SCHOOL students from Year 1 to 11 took part in the Combined Schools Carol Service in Horsell, raising nearly £163 for the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices. Organiser Steve Goodwin, the director... Read more »

Wisley Glows up for Christmas

RHS Garden Wisley has been transformed into a winter wonderland by its Glow 2019 light spectacular, which will run until 5 January. Visitors will be enchanted by giant botanical-inspired illuminations as they... Read more »