New initiatives to help shoppers support local stores

TWO initiatives to encourage shoppers back to the High Street have been launched by Woking Borough Council. According to retail technology start-up NearSt, 83% of shoppers would prefer to shop locally instead... Read more »

Breathing life back into the local economy

A CAMPAIGN has been launched by #Wearewoking urging residents and visitors to the town centre and surrounding areas to shop, eat and enjoy everything local as more businesses reopen. The new Love... Read more »

Chamber providing support through difficult times

WOKING Chamber of Commerce’s lifeblood is face-to-face meetings – networking, seminars, talks over coffee, but none of this has been possible over the last three months, writes Paul Webster. However, we are... Read more »

Business grants available to help struggling Woking firms

CRITICAL financial support is now available to Woking’s small and micro businesses which operate with fixed property-related costs and are financially struggling due to the coronavirus lockdown regulations. Woking Borough Council has... Read more »

Rameeza’s Repertoire

DISCOVERING an appetite for food with flavour and dishes from a variety of cultures has fuelled the success of cooking and catering business Rameeza’s Repertoire. It was set up by Rameeza Rayner,... Read more »

Surrey Straw Switch initiative launches

SURREY Straw Switch took off in Woking town centre as local outlets serving cold drinks to sip or slurp raised their glasses to a plastic straw free future. The Woking-based company Paper... Read more »