Supermarket support for local good causes

SHOPPERS in the Woking area managed to raise thousands of pounds last year through Co-op supermarket branches to help a number of local good causes. The Co-op’s Local Community Fund is giving... Read more »

Sports club members delivered goodwill initiative

A GOODWILL initiative organised by Valley End Cricket Club to deliver food hampers and presents has been given a festive thumbs-up. “Our Chari-tree initiative was a great success,” said Brian Barr, 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 »

Light Up Your Home and raise money for Woking Hospice

RESIDENTS are being urged to be as “creative as they dare” in lighting up their homes for Christmas, in a competition raising money for the Woking Hospice charity. The aim is to... Read more »

Homelessness project makes appeal for harvest donations

THE York Road Project has launched its annual Harvest campaign for donations of clothes and other items and has added a scheme for financial donations to be made by text message. A... Read more »

Support for hospice motors on

FIELD’S Car Centre has raised £2,000 for Woking Hospice by donating £5 from every MoT fee throughout June and July. Not only did the scheme help the charity – whose income has... Read more »

Healthy snacks for hospital workers

A YOUNG businesswoman whose life was saved twice by staff at St Peter’s Hospital has donated hundreds of her company’s healthy snacks to keep them going during the coronavirus outbreak. Julianne Ponan... Read more »

Gordons School helps tackle crisis

THOUSANDS of disposable gloves, protective goggles and food containers have been donated by Gordon’s School to help people who are dealing with the coronavirus crisis. Several of the West End school’s teachers... Read more »

Woking Foodbank’s busiest Christmas

WOKING Foodbank has had “its busiest Christmas”, administrator Alison Buckland told the News & Mail. The charity, in its sixth year, recorded an increase in food donations but also a significant rise... Read more »

Foodbank boost from festive craft session

CHILDREN got into a festive mood while helping raise money for the Woking Foodbank on Sunday afternoon. They were taking part in a Christmas craft session organised by Trudi Fletcher, who is... Read more »