Private hospitals band together to help NHS

TWO private hospitals have given their facilities over to NHS patients, so that local health services are better able to meet increased demand during the coronavirus crisis. The Ashford & St Peter’s... Read more »

Woking’s Fiery Bird venue plans to live up to its namesake during lockdown

WOKING’S Fiery Bird is, like all other entertainment venues and theatres in the country, currently closed with bookings and gigs cancelled. But despite the difficult times, co-founder and Radio Woking DJ Elaine... Read more »

Coronavirus patient praises St Peter’s Hospital after six day induced coma

A MAN who spent six days in an induced coma at St Peter’s Hospital in Chertsey while being treated for COVID-19 has paid tribute to the “phenomenal and attentive” medical team. Andrew... Read more »

Shah Jahan Mosque steps up Coronavirus measures

THE Shah Jahan Mosque is offering recorded sermons and is running its Islamic school online after having to close all buildings because of coronavirus. The News & Mail reported two weeks ago... Read more »

Fitness company helping people stay active and healthy at home

A FITNESS company is tailoring its approach to reach out and help people stay active and healthy at home. Be Military Fit (BMF) are using the Zoom app, which has become very... Read more »

Children’s rainbow trail brings much needed cheer to Brookwood

DOZENS of children’s rainbow drawings are bringing a splash of colour to Brookwood village in a bid to boost the morale of locals during the coronavirus crisis. Following up on an email... Read more »

Mclaren puts ventilator production into gear

WOKING supercar manufacturer McLaren will play a major role in a high-powered consortium created to produce medical ventilators for the UK in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The VentilatorChallengeUK Consortium brings together... Read more »

Firefighters abandon industrial action to help fight pandemic

FIREFIGHTERS have lifted their industrial action against cuts in the Surrey brigade so that they can take on extra duties during the coronavirus crisis. They have volunteered to drive ambulances, deliver food... Read more »

Applauding our NHS heroes

GENEVIEVE Booth was our neighbour from the day she was born until the day she flew her Pyrford nest – all the way to Birmingham Medical School – to become a doctor.... Read more »

Couple trapped in New Zealand home at last

A WOKING couple who were trapped in New Zealand after flights were cancelled because of the COVID-19 outbreak are back home, after being given the last two seats on one of the... Read more »