Make a start in the skills of beekeeping

BEES are the vital pollinators of many of the food crops that we consume, but their numbers are declining. They are under threat thanks to a combination of disease, toxic pesticides, loss... Read more »

Enjoy the countryside but treat it with respect

NOW spring has well and truly sprung, many more of us are being drawn towards Surrey’s green spaces for fresh air and to reconnect with nature. With the possibility of an increased... Read more »

Enjoy but respect and protect the countryside

VISITORS to the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are being urged to follow the Countryside Code as lockdown restrictions are eased. Heather Kerswell, chair of the Surrey Hills AONB Board,... Read more »

Woking powers to the top of Vitality Index

WOKING has clinched top spot in the UK Vitality Index 2021, an annual assessment of the health of the UK’s towns and cities outside of London. The town combined the best rankings... Read more »

Keynote speakers unveiled for CREST21 Awards

EXPERT speakers have been unveiled for the CREST21 Awards, Surrey’s inaugural business sustainability awards. The speakers will be sharing their knowledge and experience in driving sustainability forward, as well as celebrating the... Read more »

New business sustainability awards going live

SURREY’S inaugural business sustainability awards are launching next week. The CREST21 Business Awards – promoting firms with policies and practices that support the environment – are free to enter, and open to... Read more »

Village project to support environment and promote wellbeing

MEMBERS of the West Byfleet Community Gardening Group have been in action, planting saplings and bulbs on Birch Green as part of a project to improve the local environment. Louisa Abrahams, a... Read more »

SWT issues plea to public over Chobham Common fire

WILDLIFE experts who manage Chobham Common are pleading with the public not to smoke, start campfires or light barbecues in the countryside. Around 74 acres of the northern part of Chobham Common,... Read more »

Dancers wow Rhoda McGaw audience

DANCE Woking’s Boys’ Platform took place last Thursday at the Rhoda McGaw Theatre. The contemporary-led event, on 12 March, celebrated male dancers and choreographers with a focus on sustainability and the environment.... Read more »

New sponsor on board for CREST20 awards

HOLDSWAY, a Woking-based executive recruitment firm, has taken up sponsorship of the Efficiency Champion category in the inaugural CREST20 Sustainable Business Awards. Launched by the News & Mail, with the University of... Read more »