Foodbank says thanks for ‘wonderful support’ over holiday period

FOOD and essential supplies for 546 adults and children were sent out by Woking Foodbank last month. The charity, which received 192 referrals of people in need of support during December, also... Read more »

Countess of Wessex lends a helping hand

THE Countess of Wessex joined staff and volunteers at Woking’s York Road Project to help pack goody bags for clients in the run-up to Christmas. The charity, which provides support and accommodation... Read more »

Mary and Joseph tour local homes for Nativity play

MARY and Joseph went on a tour of churchgoers’ homes as part of a coronavirus-era Nativity play. They visited families who attend the New Life Church in Kingfield, seeking shelter as part... Read more »

Topical festive tree display brings joy

FESTIVE trees of many designs and sizes cheered up people visiting St Peter’s Church in Old Woking last weekend. The church was staging its biennial Christmas tree festival, held despite the need... Read more »

Choir provides festive cheer for all with free, virtual concert

SO many festive traditions have been put on ice this year, from carol concerts to pantomimes. But one local choir are aiming to provide some Christmas spirit at home with a virtual... Read more »

Festive £500 from Titan for local charity

TITAN Storage Solutions, which has a branch in Woking, is asking its Facebook followers to nominate a local charity to receive a £500 donation this Christmas. Charities can be put forward to... Read more »

Day centre wardrobe offers entry to Narnia

A DAY centre has been turned into Narnia for a touch of magic from the CS Lewis classic for local residents. The Narnia experience, featuring a seven-metre snow tunnel, the characters from... Read more »

Counting down the days to Christmas

THE congregation of Lakeside Fellowship have installed an Advent wreath outside their place of worship, the Dianthus Building in Wishbone Way, Goldsworth Park, to acknowledge the importance of this time of year.... Read more »

Christmas Tree Festival will light up St Peter’s Church

IT’S beginning to look a lot like Christmas – especially at St Peter’s Church in Old Woking, which hosts its Christmas Tree Festival this weekend. The biennial event will see the church... Read more »

Name the St John’s giant Nutcracker figures

HAMPERS of gift shop treats, flowers and free fitness classes are on offer in a competition to name two giant Nutcracker dolls outside shops in St John’s. The dolls are outside the... Read more »