Chobham Carnival will distribute up to £10,000 in grants

THIS year’s Chobham Carnival has been confirmed as a record-breaker, raising more money for good causes than at any time in the history of the event. The organisers have between £8,000 and... Read more »

VJ Day parade held on war veteran’s Bill’s doorstep

THE 75th anniversary of VJ Day took on a special significance last weekend for Bill Blount when a Royal Naval Association parade came to his door to commemorate the occasion. Bill, 95,... Read more »

Gordon’s School marches through Whitehall

THE centre of British government echoed to the Gordon’s School pipes and drums as they led pupils on an annual march in honour of a national hero. Traffic was halted as the... Read more »

Diwali: Festival of Lights

IF YOU visit Woking’s Maybury Centre on Tuesday mornings, you will have found a group of elderly Nepalese women working together to create lanterns using newspapers and recycled paper. Guided by their... Read more »