Firework displays not going off this year

TWO major firework displays will not be happening for a second year running because of the coronavirus pandemic. Woking Fireworks Extravaganza has been cancelled. It follows a decision by Ripley Bonfire Association... Read more »

Woking powers to the top of Vitality Index

WOKING has clinched top spot in the UK Vitality Index 2021, an annual assessment of the health of the UK’s towns and cities outside of London. The town combined the best rankings... Read more »

The lives of residents are at risk, says council leader

AS Woking, along with most of Surrey, moved into Tier 3 – the Very High COVID alert level – today, the leader of the council has warned the lives of residents “are... Read more »

Active Surrey issues safety advice as gyms prepare to reopen

WITH gyms, leisure centres and indoor swimming pools ready to reopen at the end of this week, advice has been issued for staying safe while getting back to “normal” forms of exercise.... Read more »

Seize timely opportunity to put wheels in motion

THERE are plenty of negative day-to-day effects of coronavirus, but one way in which we could all benefit is by changing how we travel. As shops and workplaces open up more people... Read more »

Don’t let months of lockdown go to waist

THE initial coronavirus lockdown brought with it many problems, but one that may linger is the effect it has on our waistlines. With people asked to self-isolate, routines and regular pastimes, including... Read more »

Keep kids active to help home-schooling

Bob Pritchard of Active Surrey says that keeping your children active can help them with their home-schooling. BY NOW, most parents of primary school age children will have experienced the joys of... Read more »

Fitness company helping people stay active and healthy at home

A FITNESS company is tailoring its approach to reach out and help people stay active and healthy at home. Be Military Fit (BMF) are using the Zoom app, which has become very... Read more »

Musical cancelled an hour before curtain up

THE musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert was cancelled at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking with just an hour to curtain up after all Ambassador Theatre Group venues were closed because... Read more »

Big Hiit fitness fundraiser called off over Coronavirus concern

EMMA Goodman-Horne has called off her Big Family Hiit, the fundraising event she had planned for Pyrford Cricket Club this Saturday, because of the coronavirus outbreak. “The more I thought about it... Read more »