Lockdown spurs Grace to launch new venture

LAUNCHING a new business can be daunting, even more so in the middle of a pandemic. But a Horsell family saw an opportunity to branch out into something new. Kiwi & Scot... Read more »

Woking Music Festival concludes with Young Musician of the Year

THE Woking Music Festival season came to a resounding conclusion last Saturday with performances by seven outstanding musicians competing for the Young Musician of the Year Award at Christ Church in the... Read more »

Mayor lights candle to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

THE Mayor of Woking, Cllr Beryl Hunwicks, lit a candle yesterday with schoolchildren from Halstead School and representatives from Woking’s faith communities, to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (27 January). A symbolic candle... Read more »

Council supports White Ribbon Day

WOKING Borough Council has dressed the town centre’s most prominent figures to mark White Ribbon Day, also known as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Towards Women. The symbolic act... Read more »

Mayor of Woking visits Hopes and Dreams Garden

THE Mayor of Woking, Cllr Beryl Hunwicks, declared the Eikon Hopes and Dreams Garden at Fullbrook School “most inspiring” on a recent visit. Eikon, an award-winning charity, works with pupils who need... Read more »

Mayor of Woking tours new hospital facilities

NEW and improved facilities at Woking Community Hospital, including its expanded walk-in centre, were seen by the Mayor of Woking on Thursday last week. Cllr Beryl Hunwicks was shown some of the... Read more »

Countdown begins as charity card shop opens

THE Cards for Good Causes Christmas Card pop-up shop has opened at Christ Church in Woking town centre.  Staffed by a team of local volunteers, the Woking pop-up shop is part of... Read more »

34th Handycamp a grand success, despite rain

OVER 190 scouts and leaders from the Woking area came together to ensure a fun-filled weekend for children with special needs at Woodlarks Campsite in Farnham. The 34th Handycamp was a nursery-themed... Read more »

Extended surgery provides better services

THE Mayor of Woking, Cllr Beryl Hunwicks, officially opened the new extension of Westfield surgery in Woking last week. A branch of the Southview Medical Practice, the Westfield site received a grant... Read more »

Party in the Park success

THE biggest crowd ever attended Saturday’s Party in the Park, with around 20,000 people estimated to have enjoyed a day out in the summer sun. The organisers, Celebrate Woking, said around twice... Read more »