Work to widen town centre bridge to begin soon

WORK to widen Victoria Arch to allow Guildford Road, Woking, to be made into a dual-carriageway are due to start within the next few weeks. Network Rail has provided an artist’s impression... Read more »

Putting effort in to maintain a tranquil waterway

WE ARE very lucky to have the Basingstoke Canal passing through this part of Surrey. It is an area of outstanding natural beauty, with more than 250 acres of the land on... Read more »

Where’s there’s muck there’s iron!

“WHERE there’s muck there’s brass” is a well-known phrase. But in the Woking area, it might be more appropriate to say “Where’s there’s muck there’s iron”. Three weeks ago, Peeps into the... Read more »

Are you intrigued by those tall cast-iron tubes?

HAVE you noticed those tall cast-iron tubes pointing to the sky around Woking and the surrounding villages? They are sewer vent pipes, often called stink pipes. Believed to date to the early... Read more »

New £2m bridge offers route across canal into Woking

A NEW pedestrian and cycle bridge has opened to provide an uninterrupted route across the Basingstoke Canal in Woking. The bridge is alongside the Chobham Road highway bridge, where the towpath changes... Read more »

M25 repairs will reduce noise pollution

WOKING MP Jonathan Lord says the announcement of further work on the concrete surface of the M25 between junctions 10 and 11 is “absolutely fantastic news”. The repairs that have been taking... Read more »

Action group presents M25 petition to Downing Street

WOKING MP Jonathan Lord joined residents in presenting a petition to 10 Downing Street lobbying the Government to resurface the M25 between junctions 10 and 11.   The M25 Resurfacing Action Group,... Read more »

Plastic pavements get trial run in Surrey

RECYCLED waste plastic waste from bottles, bags and packaging has been used in pavements for the first time in Surrey. The trial has seen waste plastic that would otherwise have gone to... Read more »