Illustrating support for mental health charity

AN ILLUSTRATOR is selling her stock of prints at big discounts with a large portion going to the local mental health charity Woking Mind. Katie Hook, who runs a calligraphy and illustrations... Read more »

In praise of life in Pyrford

A JAUNTY song in praise of Pyrford is helping to raise money for Woking Hospice. The Pyrford Song by Ian Wishart has raised £1,800, split between the charity based in Goldsworth Park... Read more »

School friends are inspired by Captain Tom

TWO young school friends have been inspired to raise money for NHS charities by Captain Tom Moore completing 100 laps of his garden. Seven-year-old Keshav Meesariganda, who lives in Goldsworth Road, Woking,... Read more »

Kelly’s Run/Walk Together Apart stages virtual charity challenges

PUT your daily exercise to good use and help others at the same time, is the idea from Kelly’s Storage Charity Events. Unable to hold their usual live fundraising events due to... Read more »

Antique dealer auctions Em’s coat for NHS funds

A COAT worn by actor Emma Thompson is one of the highlights of an antique dealer’s online sale in support of the NHS. Phil Mires is aiming to raise at least £1,000... Read more »

Lockdown marathon runner smashes fundraising target

CHARITY runner Kim Owens smashed her fundraising target over the weekend after a gruelling marathon around her own home. Kim had originally hoped to raise £3,000 for LinkAble as part of the... Read more »

Mum hits the ground running for local charity LinkAble

CHARITY runner Kim Owens is taking on one of her biggest challenges yet with plans to tackle the London Marathon race distance by running the full 26.2 miles around her garden and... Read more »

Virus halts fundraising efforts to find therapy for Hasti

THE coronavirus crisis has halted efforts to find an effective therapy to treat a young Woking girl who has a rare genetic syndrome. Hasti Brannigan, 8, was born with Cornelia de Lange... Read more »

Mum still plans marathon effort for cancer charity

A MUM who was preparing to run the London Marathon in aid of a cancer charity still plans to take part in the event, which has been postponed because of coronavirus. Emily... Read more »

Ministers on the run for charity

THE vicar and curate at a Woking church are taking part in the Surrey Half Marathon with four members of the congregation to raise money for a local charity. The Rev Jonathan... Read more »