Tributes to pioneer of football club’s links with the community

THE leader of Woking Football Club’s work in the community has retired after 17 years in the role. Jane Booth, also well known as Jane Spong, a pioneer of fostering engagement between... Read more »

Club raises funds to help get others on their bikes

WOKING Cycling Club have presented a cheque for £1,020 to national charity Cycling Projects, and the same amount to Woking & Sam Beare Hospices. The £2,040 was raised by cycling club members... Read more »

Record number of visitors for the blooming beautiful

THE JOY of being out and about again meant that this year’s Horsell Garden Safari may have achieved record numbers in visitors and funds raised. The organised tour of gardens in Horsell... Read more »

New Woking Mayor joins the chain gang

COUNCILLOR Liam Lyons was elected 47th Mayor of Woking at the official mayor-making ceremony held last week in the Council Chamber. Raised in Dublin, Cllr Lyons has lived in the UK since... Read more »

New restaurant ready whenever lockdown restrictions are lifted

A NEW restaurant had a one-night opening before COVID-19 restrictions were increased in Woking, closing hospitality venues – but is ready and waiting to reopen when it can. Black & Irons opened... Read more »

Faith in the future as flagship store opens

THE first phase of Woking’s £570million Victoria Place redevelopment has been completed with the opening of a new Boots flagship store. The Mayor of Woking, Cllr Beryl Hunwicks, cut the ribbon last... Read more »

Lockdown spurs Grace to launch new venture

LAUNCHING a new business can be daunting, even more so in the middle of a pandemic. But a Horsell family saw an opportunity to branch out into something new. Kiwi & Scot... Read more »

Woking Music Festival concludes with Young Musician of the Year

THE Woking Music Festival season came to a resounding conclusion last Saturday with performances by seven outstanding musicians competing for the Young Musician of the Year Award at Christ Church in the... Read more »

Mayor of Woking plants Sheerwater time capsule

WITH the regeneration of Sheerwater well under way, treasured memories of life on the estate have been preserved in the foundations of the new development. On behalf of the local community, the... Read more »

Mayor lights candle to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

THE Mayor of Woking, Cllr Beryl Hunwicks, lit a candle yesterday with schoolchildren from Halstead School and representatives from Woking’s faith communities, to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (27 January). A symbolic candle... Read more »