Community food table helping residents

A COMMUNITY food table is providing much-needed help for people in and around Goldsworth Park. Lakeview Community Pantry was set up by Vanessa Lambert, who noticed that some of the families on... Read more »

‘Snowball’ effect of treasured volunteers

A CALL for volunteers to band together to help vulnerable neighbours at the start of the pandemic “snowballed” and led to West Byfleet Coronavirus Support group. Emma Osborne, who runs her own... Read more »

Requests double for foodbank support

THE South Woking Community Foodbank based at New Life Church in Old Woking has seen a near doubling in demand during the coronavirus lockdown period. The foodbank, mainly focused on Old Woking,... Read more »

Gift boxes for supportive angels

A GIFT shop in St John’s has given hampers of goodies to local people helping others during the coronavirus pandemic – and is looking for support from the community to keep the... Read more »

Families invited to play the numbers game

A SCHOOL is inviting all Woking households with children to take part in a series of educational games by displaying a number that can be seen from the street. The initiative comes... Read more »

Chefs seek community support to provide meals for NHS staff

CHEFS on furlough from their jobs have set up an operation to provide free meals to St Peter’s Hospital staff at the end of their shifts. They are appealing for donations –... Read more »

Volunteer group offers Phone Buddy support

VOLUNTEER group Horsell Prepared, hard at work providing a community response to the coronavirus outbreak, has introduced a Phone Buddy service. It matches local volunteers with Horsell villagers who would welcome hearing... Read more »

Hospice grateful for community support

A CHARITABLE donation has put a smile on the faces of staff at Woking & Sam Beare Hospice as they care for some of the community’s most vulnerable patients during the coronoavirus... Read more »

Byfleet Care still offering support

THE volunteers who run Byfleet Care have reminded people that they are still available to help residents. The group’s drivers have been providing transport for those who need in Byfleet and West... Read more »

Multi-faith effort supporting needy residents

AROUND 50 households are receiving food and essential supplies from an operation based at Woking Mosque and supported by St Dunstan’s Church and the local community. Volunteers from the mosque are delivering... Read more »