Woking to take part in world’s biggest COVID-19 treatment trial

WOKING has been chosen as the site for one of just 14 new plasma donation centres across Britain in the biggest trial of its kind in the world to find a treatment... Read more »

Remembrance events reduced due to coronavirus

REMEMBRANCE Sunday commemorations in and around Woking this year have been reduced to small, invitation-only events because of coronavirus. The annual mass gathering in the town centre will be replaced by a... Read more »

Leisure centres locked down again

THE leisure centres in Woking operated by Freedom Leisure on behalf of Woking Borough Council have closed their doors for the second time this year in response to the four-week lockdown. Pool... Read more »

Local venues celebrate ‘life-saving’ culture grants

THE Fiery Bird music venue in Woking is celebrating a life-saving award of £135,000 as part of the Government’s measures to help support the arts through the coronavirus pandemic. “It’s rescued us,”... Read more »

Rise in COVID-19 cases, as Woking school is forced to close

RESIDENTS are being urged to stay vigilant, following what officials are calling “significant rises” in people testing positive for coronavirus. “We are continually monitoring the data across the county, and we now... Read more »

‘We must all play our part’, urges crime commissioner

THE Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey, David Munro, has stressed that public co-operation remains vital as COVID-19 restrictions are increased. “We must all continue to play our part,” Mr Munro said.... Read more »

Wildlife photographers put glorious images online

BIRDWATCHING photographers had entries for a competition judged online for the first time, as members of their club were unable to meet in person to make assessments. Guildford and District Local Group... Read more »

McLaren HQ set to be sold by end of this year

WOKING-based supercar manufacturer McLaren Group is looking to have the sale of its stunning Surrey headquarters completed by the end of the year. McLaren has instructed property agent Colliers to market a... Read more »

Woking firm warns events industry faces huge job losses

THE owner of a Woking-based lighting and audio-visual company has warned the events industry in Britain could be seriously damaged with huge job losses because of a lack of help during coronavirus... Read more »

Positive COVID-19 test at Woking school

SEVERAL children at a Woking secondary school are self-isolating after being in close contact with a pupil who has tested positive for COVID-19. Parents of pupils at The Winston Churchill School in... Read more »