Fundraising concert is back to make some noise

WAKE Up Woking, the live music event that raises money for the Woking Hospice, is back after a two-year break. The gig will be held in the Cardinals Bar at the Laithwaite... Read more »

Music legend renames hospice wildlife garden

THE wildlife garden at Woking & Sam Beare Hospice has been renamed the “Wild Wood Garden” after Paul Weller’s 1993 album of the same name. And Woking’s own music legend was there... Read more »

Star’s mum makes nostalgic visit to Shah Jahan Mosque

THE mother of Woking-born music star Paul Weller has made a nostalgic visit to the Shah Jahan Mosque where she was the caretaker 60 years ago. Ann Weller, 82, was accompanied by... Read more »

The Modfather reflects on life, lockdown and a new album

WOKING’S most famous musical son, Paul Weller, is set to release his 15th solo album, On Sunset, later this month and he’s feeling content – despite the COVID-19 lockdown interrupting promotion for... Read more »

Fans turn out in force to see unveiling of sculpture tribute to The Jam

FANS of The Jam travelled from all over the country to see a £45,000, 7.7 ton tribute to Woking’s famous musical sons unveiled at the New Central development in the town. The... Read more »
HOSPICE FUNDRAISER - Bruce Foxton headlines Wake Up Woking 3

Bruce Foxton ready for Wake Up Woking 3 after Paul Weller reunion

BRUCE FOXTON is a happy man. A new wife, a new album and a reunion with his childhood friend and former bandmate Paul Weller have helped turn his life around. The man... Read more »