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 »

Lions’ Martian race goes virtual

MEMBERS of St John’s Running Club will be among those tackling the Martian virtual race organised by Woking Lions. The Martian Race has taken place on Horsell Common since 2015, but had... Read more »

Volunteers build beautiful friendships

COMMUNITY volunteers brought together in the unique circumstances of the pandemic have become firm friends and hope they will eventually be able to meet as a group for the first time. Founder... Read more »

Valley End Cricket Club’s girls are back in action

VALLEY End’s girls are firmly entrenched in cricket again after fearing they wouldn’t be able to play at all during 2020. The pandemic hit the sport hard, and clubs were not allowed... Read more »

The Lightbox reopens with new exhibition line-up

THE Lightbox welcomed visitors for the first time in almost five months last week. “It was wonderful to open our doors again,” Pru Shackley, operations director at the award-winning Woking gallery, said.... Read more »

Woking records small rise in COVID-19 cases

A MOBILE COVID-19 testing unit has been moved into Woking after 20 new cases were recorded in the borough over the past week. The increase is twice that of any other borough... Read more »

Annual Hiroshima commemoration to be held online

AN ANNUAL commemoration of the first use of nuclear weapons in war is being livestreamed on the internet this year, rather than being held in public, because of COVID-19 restrictions. Woking Action... Read more »

Brooklands Museum finds new ways to welcome back visitors

BROOKLANDS Museum’s historic vehicle and aircraft collections open to the public again on Saturday, with visitors required to book timed-entry tickets in advance. The museum, ranged across 32-acres of the former aircraft... Read more »

Extra pressure on brigade as firefighters test for COVID-19

FIRE service staff have been advised to get tested for COVID-19 after coming into contact with a firefighter who is suffering from the virus. The News & Mail was told this week... Read more »

Bustler service offers free rides

THE Bustler dial-a-ride service is being offered free of charge throughout August and September. The Woking Community Transport minibuses, which take registered members who have difficulty using public transport from their homes... Read more »