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 »

Chinese community celebrate new year from their homes

MORE than 130 families joined an online party to help Woking celebrate the Chinese New Year at the weekend. Lockdown prevented their traditional lion dances in the town centre for the second... Read more »

Blooms put spring in the step of passers-by

A HORSELL artist has created a local community project to bring a little cheer to people while they take their daily exercise. Hannah Bruce is the creative mind behind Woking Window Flower... Read more »

Uplifting signs of the times decorate Tracey’s garage

PASSERS-BY are smiling at the latest addition to a mural on a garage door in Horsell. Tracey Adkins has depicted a couple sitting on a bench gazing at the rainbow she painted... Read more »

Commissioner asking for council tax rise to fund more police

SURREY’S Police and Crime Commissioner is again asking householders to support an above-inflation rise in the police share of council tax, to fund more officers and increased resources for the county force.... Read more »

Local sportsmen and women who have excelled in the face of adversity

PEOPLE from the world of sport who have excelled in the face of adversity and shown inspirational leadership have been honoured despite the difficulties imposed by the coronavirus pandemic. A public ceremony... Read more »

Actors decide the show must go on

A WOKING theatre group is finding inventive ways to work around lockdown restrictions, staging a play filmed on Zoom from six different locations. The Actor’s Nightmare, which is being produced by the... Read more »

Pub landlord devastated by COVID restrictions

THE landlord of Chobham’s new micropub is devasted at not being able to re-open at the end of the second coronavirus lockdown. Rob Belcher was due to launch the Horse and Groom... Read more »