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 »

Plastic pavements get trial run in Surrey

RECYCLED waste plastic waste from bottles, bags and packaging has been used in pavements for the first time in Surrey. The trial has seen waste plastic that would otherwise have gone to... Read more »

Youngster calls on kids to make eco-bricks to save the planet

A YOUNG Knaphill resident has suggested an “eco message” in a bottle, as a way to tackle the environmental dangers of discarded plastics. Bonnie, 10, a pupil at The Hermitage School, thinks... Read more »

Animal charity benefits from sale of recycled goods

THE League Against Cruel Sports was chosen by residents to receive proceeds from the sale of second hand goods at the Martyrs Lane community tip in Woking. The animal welfare charity is... Read more »