Emma’s creative community challenge is a winner

A WOKING dance teacher has won a community champion award for running a creative challenge to help lift the spirits of local people during the pandemic.  Emma Brewer, who runs First Dance... Read more »

Emma launches slimming group, after overcoming food and weight issues

AFTER weeks of festive excess, plus the potential of weight gained with more people working from home during the pandemic, it’s timely that a Byfleet slimming group is being relaunched. Having struggled... Read more »

Shop assistants honoured for dedication during lockdowns

TWO shop assistants have won Chobham’s annual community award, recognised for their sterling efforts in helping customers survive the pandemic lockdowns. Tania Turner and Emma Sullivan are joint winners for 2021 of... Read more »

Wedding industry still needs certainty, says bridal boutique MD

ASK Emma Meek what the Government’s latest guidance on weddings has meant for her bridal boutique and the answer comes straight back. “Turmoil,” she says. Emma, managing director of Miss Bush in... Read more »

Last in a year of bin night outfits

THE year-long bin night theatricals at a house in West End ended with a surreal finale. Andrea Belcher – who has been donning fancy dress once a week since April 2020 to... Read more »

Fundraiser Juliet invited to reopen adventure farm

A SIX-YEAR-OLD Knaphill girl has raised £500 to support the animals at an adventure farm while it was closed because of the pandemic. Juliet Sherringham was invited to cut a ribbon for... Read more »

Ursula steps out for charity and herself

A SEND woman has raised more than £300 for cancer support charity Maggie’s Centres by walking 10,000 steps a day. Ursula Crawley was inspired to complete her first fundraiser as an antidote... Read more »

What a performance on bin night!

BIN night has been theatrical performance night in a road at West End for almost a year, as a pub landlady cheers up her neighbours during the COVID-19 pandemic. Andrea Belcher has... Read more »

Enjoy but respect and protect the countryside

VISITORS to the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are being urged to follow the Countryside Code as lockdown restrictions are eased. Heather Kerswell, chair of the Surrey Hills AONB Board,... Read more »

Free online Business School workshops for new start-ups

ENTREPRENEURS of the future are being offered places on a free online workshop which aims to get them up and running, even in the face of COVID-19 restrictions. The PopUp Business School... Read more »