Golfers chip in for two charities

MEMBERS of Hoebridge Golf Club raised more than £17,000 last year for two local charities. The money will be divided between LinkAble and Woking Age Concern to help support some of the... Read more »

Cold snap doesn’t daunt Freddie on his sleep-out fundraising mission

A BIG-HEARTED 10-year-old West End boy who is sleeping in a tent in his garden every night in aid of a foodbank charity, has so far raised more than £8,000. Even the... Read more »

Taking care of our tranquil waterway

OUR community is blessed with a wonderful waterway, the Basingstoke Canal, which is a fabulous green ribbon running from east to west through borough Woking. In a few paces, we can step... Read more »

Vote for the home with the best festive decorations

VOTING is now open for the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices Light Up Your Home competition. Residents across the borough have decorated the outside of their homes and passers-by can vote for... Read more »

Festive market to support the hospice

Knaphill Christmas Market will be going ahead next Saturday, 5 December. The market is being staged in memory of Mel Crossman from the village, who was cared for at Woking Hospice in... Read more »

Village society calendar marks silver anniversary

THE Byfleet Heritage Society 2021 Calendar, a landmark edition celebrating the society’s 25th anniversary, is now on sale. The calendars are £5 each. “We’ve been doing the calendar for about 10 years... Read more »

Pub staff raise £6,000 in tribute to cricketing legend Bob Willis

STAFF from a Woking-based pub company have raised £6,000 for prostate cancer research in honour of a cricketing hero who was a regular customer. People working at pubs including The Red Lion... Read more »

Dove Ball online auction will boost hospice

AN ONLINE auction featuring a wide range of prizes has so far raised more than £4,500 for Woking & Sam Beare Hospices. The Dove Ball auction is running for the whole of... Read more »

Garden sleep-out raising foodbank funds

A 10-YEAR-OLD West End boy is raising money for a charity fighting hunger by sleeping in his garden in a tent for a year. Freddie Owen started the sleepout on 27 March... Read more »

Doorstep photos give foodbank a festive boost

WOKING Foodbank is receiving much-needed money in the run-up to Christmas from local residents having their photos taken on their doorsteps. The initiative, by photographer Liz Lockie, has been running for three... Read more »