Accolades for very special citizens

A HORSELL woman who set up a group in the village to make personal protective equipment for NHS staff and care workers during the pandemic has been given the Eminent Citizen award.... Read more »

May Fayre returns and proves busier than ever

THE Horsell Scouts and Guides Grand May Fayre returned busier than ever to the Wheatsheaf Recreation Ground on Bank holiday Monday. Absent since 2019 because of the pandemic, the fayre generated a... Read more »

Mayor impressed by Ukraine relief effort run from local airport

THE Mayor of Woking has praised the relief effort for Ukraine being co-ordinated at Fairoaks Airport. Cllr Liam Lyons was hugely impressed when he visited the hub last Friday to witness first-hand... Read more »

Life savers receive their awards

MEMBERS of Woking Life Saving Club received their awards for continuing their studies and training during the pandemic lockdowns despite not having access to a pool. The club held its first awards... Read more »

Talented performances at Woking Young Musician of the Year

THE latest Woking Music Festival season came to a resounding crescendo when the Woking Young Musician of the Year competition was held for the first time at St John’s Church in St... 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 »

Schoolboy honoured for saving pal from drowning

A YEAR 10 pupil from Knaphill has received an award for his bravery in saving a friend from drowning. Riley Axtell, who attends St John the Baptist School in Woking, had gone... Read more »

Double awards for hard-working Explorer Scouts

FIVE Woking Explorer Scouts have achieved both the Queen’s Scout and Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards. Amy Butcher, Owen Parsley, Yousuf Mahmood, Oliver Faulkner and Tom Wittke were presented with their Queen’s... Read more »

New site and wetland area at historic burial ground

BROOKWOOD Cemetery has always been a picturesque and tranquil place to explore and now there’s a new area to discover at this historic burial ground. Woking Borough Council has created a beautiful... Read more »

Tributes to pioneer of football club’s links with the community

THE leader of Woking Football Club’s work in the community has retired after 17 years in the role. Jane Booth, also well known as Jane Spong, a pioneer of fostering engagement between... Read more »