Byfleet residents urged to speak out to save green belt

RESIDENTS are being urged to make their voices heard to save the Green Belt in Byfleet and West Byfleet. Woking Borough Council is going through the final consultation stage for the Site... Read more »

SCC to consider 6,000-signature petition opposing fire brigade cuts

COUNTY councillors are to consider a petition opposing fire brigade cuts which has been signed by 6,086 people. The petition was started by writer and actor Emma Kennedy, who will speak to... Read more »

Thousands sign petition against cuts to fire service

A PETITION demanding a reversal in cuts to fire brigade cover in Surrey is nearing half the signatures needed to be considered by county councillors. So far, 4,858 people had signed the... Read more »

Actor’s petition against fire cuts sparks local support

MORE than 4,600 people have signed a petition against fire brigade cuts launched by a writer and actor from Chobham. Emma Kennedy joined rock star Brian May in calling on the Surrey... Read more »

Determined Hasti and her dad deliver plea to No 10

A YOUNG West Byfleet girl with a rare genetic condition has delivered a petition to the Prime Minister asking the government to deliver a modern rare disease framework before the end of... Read more »

Petition to remove HG Wells statue divides local opinion

A PETITION calling for the town’s statue of HG Wells to be removed has divided local opinion. Some residents have defended the famous novelist, saying claims he was a racist are “over... Read more »

Woking MP expresses disappointment at M25 inaction

WOKING MP Jonathan Lord has expressed his disappointment that there has been no immediate resolution agreed to resurfacing the M25 between junctions 10 and 11. Speaking at a Westminster Debate last week, ... Read more »

Campaigners’ plea means stadium proposal will be reassessed

PLANS to redevelop Woking Football Club’s ground with a larger stadium and more than 1,000 homes are to be reassessed following passionate pleas to councillors by campaigners. A full meeting of Woking... Read more »

Petition on Cardinal Court development to be put to Woking Borough Council

CAMPAIGNERS seeking to scale down the redevelopment of the Woking FC stadium and associated new housing are to present a 700-signature petition to the borough council on Thursday. Plans include redeveloping the... Read more »

Woking firefighters urge public to oppose cuts

WOKING’S firefighters are urging the public to sign a petition to halt plans which would see one fire engine with a crew of just four covering the borough at night. They are... Read more »