Newly honoured nurse is on COVID frontline

A NURSE who was recognised in the New Year Honours has been at the forefront of preparing hospital staff to cope with a second wave of the coronavirus pandemic. Louise Maltby is... Read more »

Hospital launches trials for COVID-killing nasal spray

THE first clinical trials in Britain and Europe of a nasal spray that kills coronavirus has started at St Peter’s Hospital. The SaNOtize Nitric Oxide Nasal Spray (NONS) is designed to kill... Read more »

Listeners pay tributes after death of radio DJ Lara

TRIBUTES have been paid to Radio Woking DJ Lara McNamee, who has died after falling ill with COVID-19. A JustGiving page set up in her memory has raised nearly £5,000. Her fiancé... Read more »

DIY festive wreaths help fund Christmas cheer

A TALENTED florist stepped in to save the Woking Lions Club’s intitiative that will bring cheer to people who will be on their own at Christmas. The Lions’ festive wreath master classes... 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 »

Foodbank is here for everyone

WOKING Foodbank is appealing to local residents who have fallen on hard times during the pandemic to seek help before their problems escalate. Alison Buckland, the foodbank administrator, said many people think... Read more »

Schools receive hand sanitisers from ‘local hero’

A RESTAURANT owner has donated more than 5,000 personal hand sanitiser distributors to six schools in his local community. The donations have been paid for by Sunil Khadka, who owns the New... Read more »

Lockdown feelings buried in time capsule

PUPILS at Westfield Primary School have buried a time capsule with photographs and news reports from this year in the school’s wild garden. As part of the recovery curriculum and the return... Read more »

Help needed as pandemic hits poppy sellers’ efforts

WOKING’S Poppy Appeal organiser has turned to local schools and businesses for support as COVID-19 has forced collectors off the street. “The Royal British Legion’s overriding priority is to keep volunteers safe... Read more »

Safety first keeps gymnastic club open

A WOKING gymnastics club is spending £1,000 a month on cleaning and protection equipment to keep its classes going during the pandemic. Prime Acrobatics reopened its facilities at Heather Farm on Horsell... Read more »