Displaying an abundant harvest

TASTE of Autumn returns to RHS Garden Wisley tomorrow, running from Wednesday 13 to Sunday 17 October, with spectacular autumn displays, an abundance of seasonal produce to enjoy, and, for the first... Read more »

Woking’s first vegan market declared a success

WOKING’S first vegan market has been welcomed by residents and visitors.  It was held last Saturday at the vacant 32 Goldsworth Road, which developers and site owners EcoWorld London are transforming into... Read more »

Slow cooker scheme to provide meals for struggling families

NEEDY families are being provided with slow cookers to help them prepare nutritious meals by an initiative set up by a couple from Horsell. John and Janet Thurston came up with the... Read more »

‘Happy occasion’ says MP as popular village pub reopens

ST JOHN’S is a great village that deserves to have a great gastropub, said Jonathan Lord, the Woking MP, at the reopening of The Rowbarge. Mr Lord was among six guests, including... Read more »

Looking to share her culinary skills

WOKING community cook Charlotte Fraser is drawing on chef Jamie Oliver’s skills to help families in need create simple and nutritional recipes. Charlotte works for FoodWise, a local Christian charity that, before... Read more »

Brewing up a fresh approach to beer for CREST21

BREWING up a fresh and different approach to beer is the goal of a Woking company hoping for the taste of success at the CREST21 Business Awards. The Good Living Brew Company... Read more »

Microgreens entry hopes to be a big winner in CREST21 Business Awards

EDEN Greens are a family-run urban farm, specialising in growing microgreens for the local community. They have set their sights on the Transforming Food category in the inaugural CREST21 Business Awards. “We... Read more »

Aimee’s passion blooms into vegan cookbook

IF THE growing interest around Veganuary has given you a taste for trying vegan dishes, then a Woking-born food blogger’s cookbook could be the recipe for a new lifestyle. Aimee Ryan, who... Read more »

Foodbank says thanks for ‘wonderful support’ over holiday period

FOOD and essential supplies for 546 adults and children were sent out by Woking Foodbank last month. The charity, which received 192 referrals of people in need of support during December, also... Read more »

New restaurant ready whenever lockdown restrictions are lifted

A NEW restaurant had a one-night opening before COVID-19 restrictions were increased in Woking, closing hospitality venues – but is ready and waiting to reopen when it can. Black & Irons opened... Read more »