Volunteers build beautiful friendships

COMMUNITY volunteers brought together in the unique circumstances of the pandemic have become firm friends and hope they will eventually be able to meet as a group for the first time. Founder... Read more »

Welcoming back customers to lively village pub

THE Royal Oak pub in Knaphill has reopened after the coronavirus lockdown and used the nearly 15 weeks when it was closed to make several improvements. Mark McDermott, who took over the... Read more »

Paul’s project makes him a model citizen

A KNAPHILL man has put a smile on people’s faces during the coronavirus outbreak by becoming a model citizen. Paul Staps, who lives on the border of Bisley Common and Knaphill, has... Read more »

Knaphill scouts litter pick village clean

KNAPHILL Scouts kicked off the new year with their annual village litter pick. Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, leaders and parents spent the first weekend of 2020 in the parks and streets of Knaphill... Read more »

Marissa back home for album launch

Reading grungers Marisa and the Moths are heading to Surrey tonight (Thursday 21 November) to launch their self-titled debut album – which is no great surprise as frontwoman Marisa Rodriguez comes from... Read more »

Knaphill marks Armistice Day

THE Last Post sounded out in Knaphill at 11am on Monday for the village’s Armistice Day commemoration. Ruth Moore, from Woking District Scouts, played the traditional bugle call as the generations gathered... Read more »

Just playing the music they love

WHEN Hot Chip and Scritti Politti collaborator Rob Smoughton wanted an outlet for his own music, he put together Black Peaches. The band this year followed up their acclaimed 2016 debut with... Read more »

Burst water main floods homes again

RESIDENTS were woken up early on Monday morning to find that a water main in their road had burst and flooded homes and gardens for a fourth time. A ruptured supply pipe... Read more »

Pub attack victim speaks out

THE victim of a violent attack outside a Knaphill pub has spoken of its crippling impact: “Basically, my life is finished.” The 53-year-old man was attacked as he left The Anchor pub,... Read more »

Community raises over £1,280 to make local hero a British citizen

A COMMUNITY crowdfunding campaign has raised over £1,280 to fund a British citizenship application for Rajendra Chhetri, a 73-year old Knaphill resident for almost 50 years, who is renown for his civic... Read more »