Teams invited to make a splash for Swimathon

SPLASH out for charity and have fun while you’re at it, as part of this year’s Woking Rotary Swimathon. “This event has raised over £170,000 in the last 12 years for local... Read more »

Guide dog charity grateful for help after impact of pandemic

WOKING welcomed the Mid Surrey Branch of Guide Dogs this month when a collection in Jubilee Square raised almost £300. “It was wonderful to be able to get out and engage with... Read more »

Young fundraisers get set for half marathon challenge

LOCAL schools are putting the finishing touches to their preparations for the Mercer Surrey Half Marathon on Sunday. Pupils from Halstead Preparatory School for Girls in Woking and two Knaphill schools will... Read more »

Chris marches barefoot in America to help Hasti

THE soldier who walked barefoot from Lands End to Edinburgh to raise money for research into his daughter’s rare condition has set out on an even longer fundraising trek. Major Chris Brannigan,... Read more »

Postie takes on 15,000ft skydive for Mind

A WOKING postal worker is tackling a 15,000ft skydive next month in memory of a young colleague who took his own life. Lynda Hughes was inspired to raise money for the mental... Read more »

Community turns out to support Roman’s wish list

MORE than £4,000 was raised at a fun day held to fund the “bucket list” of a boy who is losing his sight and a charity that supports people with his condition.... Read more »

Louise loses weight to gain pounds through wing walk for hospice

A WOKING funeral arranger has overcome personal challenges to complete a wing walk and raise more than £1,200 for Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice. Louise Jarrett, of Woking Funeral Service, was finally able to... Read more »

Get set for a fun day on Sunday

THE charity fun day to raise money for nine-year-old Roman Bellairs, who has been diagnosed with the degenerative eye disease dominant retinitis pigmentosa, has been rescheduled for this Sunday, 15 August. The... Read more »

Woking Citizens Advice to hold fundraising auction

WOKING Citizens Advice (CAB) is staging an online fundraising auction of items ranging from a collection of special cupcakes to a flight experience in a light aircraft. A host of local businesses... Read more »

Sky Sports commentator hosts charity golf day for hospice

GOLF enthusiasts have raised more than £15,000 for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices through an event hosted by a TV commentor whose father was cared for by the charity. Twenty teams of... Read more »