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 »

Charlotte’s litter picking party

FRIENDS of a Woking schoolgirl received invitations to an unusual event to celebrate her sixth birthday. Charlotte Thwaites asked 18 children to join her on a litter-picking expedition in their neighbourhood. She... Read more »

Woking’s joint campaign to improve future environment

WOKING has put climate change and sustainability at the heart of its 2020 plans with the launch of a major integrated campaign to encourage more people to get directly involved and help... Read more »

SWT hedgerow project receives Lottery boost

AN AMBITIOUS new project by Surrey Wildlife Trust (SWT) to inspire young people to connect with nature has received a £390,000 boost from The National Lottery Heritage Fund. By reconnecting people with... Read more »

Penguin ice sculpture

SCULPTORS will create a family of penguins out of frozen water in Woking today, to raise awareness of the melting of Earth’s polar ice caps. The birds will emerge from blocks of... Read more »

Woking residents join Extinction Rebellion protest

SEVERAL Woking residents attended demonstrations in London by Extinction Rebellion calling for the government to declare a climate and ecological emergency. Lizzy Harley, a science journalist who lives in St John’s, was... Read more »

Wildlife garden winner

A WOKING woman has won a Wildlife Garden Award in an annual competition run by Surrey Wildlife Trust. Liz Hales landed the small garden category in the event, which is supported by... Read more »

McLaren staff tidy up common

AROUND 30 McLaren employees have spent a day helping the Horsell Common Preservation Society maintain the land that borders the company’s main Woking site. Employees worked in teams alongside local residents to... Read more »

Nursery’s eco success

THE environmental credentials of Pennypot Day Nursery in Chobham have achieved a deeper shade of green through its success in an international schools scheme. The nursery has achieved the Green Flag award... Read more »