A grounding for life from school football

THIS week in Peeps into the Past, we see how skills acquired in a school football team can stand you in good stead for later life. David Raggett, a regular reader, played... Read more »

More memories of orthopaedic hospital

THIS week, Peeps into the Past brings more memories of life at the Rowley Bristow Orthopaedic Hospital in Pyrford. Brian Westen got in touch to say his father-in-law, Fred Billingsby worked at... Read more »

Memories of taking O-levels in hospital

THE recent stories on the Peeps page about Pyrford’s Rowley Bristow Orthopaedic Hospital has resulted in readers getting in contact with their memories. When he was a schoolboy, Alan Fairlie injured his... Read more »

Fond memories of growing up in Ripley

READER Sue Grimmer has fond memories of the village of Ripley, where she lived from 1944 to 1953. Following the Peeps into the Past story about tea shops and cafés in bygone... Read more »

Seventies Scouts all smiles on Remembrance Day

HOW many people do you recognise from this old photo? Taken around 1974, it shows members of 1st Old Woking Scout Group at an annual Remembrance Day service outside the front entrance... Read more »

Bill, 95, recalls his part in end of Second World War

TODAY, on the 75th anniversary of VJ Day, a Pyrford man recalls his part in the end of the Second World War. Bill Blount was in Singapore for VJ Day and a... Read more »

A grandfather’s memories

MANY of us will have fond memories of visiting grandparents when we were young. Peeps correspondent Michael Collyer can recall going to see his maternal grandfather, George Holloway, who lived in an... Read more »

Peeps into the past

LET’S take another wander through Woking town centre in the 1960s, this time beginning with a food theme. Previously featured photos from the same period have been very popular with readers, many... Read more »