Breathing new life into furniture leads to CREST21 awards entry

A HORSELL business has combined its two guiding principles with a pair of entries in the CREST21 Business Awards. Jane Goodman has put forward Home Office Chic in the Going Circular and... Read more »

Eco-friendly café for village community

A GARDEN café which aims to promote eco-friendly coffee has opened in Byfleet. Hosted in St Mary’s Centre for the Community, it has takeaway available and seating outside from Tuesday to Friday... Read more »

County councillor calls on residents to help binmen during crisis

HELP your binmen cope during the coronavirus crisis by reducing the amount of rubbish and recycling you put out, says the county councillor who oversees waste collections. Mike Goodman has appealed for... Read more »

Grace aims to make a packet for Ellie’s Fund

A PRIMARY school pupil from West End has collected nearly 18,000 crisp packets in a personal charity fundraising campaign. That puts nine-year-old Grace Gerrish well on the way to hitting her target... Read more »

Useful Wood Company opens in Woking

A WOOD recycling charity that also gives skills to people who are struggling to find a job has been opened in Woking. The Useful Wood Company opened its doors this week at... Read more »

Community recycling scheme boosts hospice funds

WOKING & Sam Beare Hospices have received £1,774.75 thanks to unwanted items dropped off at community recycling centres being sold to the public. The Revive charity scheme, which operates at Martyrs Lane,... Read more »

Plastic pavements get trial run in Surrey

RECYCLED waste plastic waste from bottles, bags and packaging has been used in pavements for the first time in Surrey. The trial has seen waste plastic that would otherwise have gone to... Read more »

Youngster calls on kids to make eco-bricks to save the planet

A YOUNG Knaphill resident has suggested an “eco message” in a bottle, as a way to tackle the environmental dangers of discarded plastics. Bonnie, 10, a pupil at The Hermitage School, thinks... Read more »

Animal charity benefits from sale of recycled goods

THE League Against Cruel Sports was chosen by residents to receive proceeds from the sale of second hand goods at the Martyrs Lane community tip in Woking. The animal welfare charity is... Read more »

Woking to launch Surrey Straw Switch

WOKING is to host the launch of the Surrey Straw Switch, leading the way on local sustainability with a campaign that aims to make Surrey the first county in Great Britain to... Read more »