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 »

Shop assistants honoured for dedication during lockdowns

TWO shop assistants have won Chobham’s annual community award, recognised for their sterling efforts in helping customers survive the pandemic lockdowns. Tania Turner and Emma Sullivan are joint winners for 2021 of... Read more »

Community efforts help children to begin making music

GENEROUS Woking residents have donated musical instruments to The Winston Churchill School, allowing about 30 Year 7 students to take free music lessons. The donations are part of a new scheme in... Read more »

Church rooflights watertight again thanks to community funds

ST ANDREW’S Church in Goldsworth Park has fixed its leaking roof windows with aid from two community funds. “After 36 years the bespoke glass roof ‘lantern’ that lets in light also began... Read more »

1,000 acts of kindness from community of volunteers

A NETWORK of community volunteers has completed more than 1,000 tasks for people isolated or shielding during the pandemic in its first year of work. The Knaphill, St John’s, Brookwood (KStJB) Volunteers... Read more »

Big-hearted riding stables facing crisis point appeals for local help

A RIDING stables that has helped raise many thousands of pounds for charity has reached crisis point in its struggle to survive during the coronavirus pandemic. LGB Equestrian runs an annual sponsored... Read more »

Volunteers still available to offer a helping hand to those in need

THE work of community volunteers has continued through the third pandemic lockdown with more than 130 pairs of socks donated to the homeless in Woking and a mass leaflet drop in Horsell... Read more »

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 »

Outdoors Knaphill Christmas market offers festive fun

KNAPHILL Christmas Market has received great support from local businesses and residents in the run-up to the event on Saturday. Dueyna Chinere, one of the organisers said that an article in the... Read more »

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 »