Grandson honours the fallen with veteran grandad

SECOND World War veteran Alan Muir was able to take part in the VE Day 75 two-minute silence with his Air Cadet grandson Archie despite the COVID-19 lockdown. Mr Muir, 99, wearing... Read more »

Union Flag from first VE Day flown for 75th anniversary

UNION Jacks and bunting adorned houses and street parties throughout the area on the VE Day 75 bank holiday, but few of the flags could have had the historic connection of one... Read more »

Woking Poppy Day success despite rain

DRIVING rain meant the Woking Poppy Day proceedings had to take cover on Saturday, but the event was still a financial success for the borough’s annual remembrance appeal. A ceremony and entertainment... Read more »

Remembering lives lost in the sinking of the HMS Royal Oak

THE sinking of the battleship HMS Royal Oak, torpedoed by a German submarine, took place 80 years ago this week. Of the 834 seamen who died in the audacious attack on 14... Read more »

Local man completes Commonwealth War Graves Foundation internship

AN ADDLESTONE man has recently completed four months working as a Commonwealth War Graves Foundation intern after beating hundreds of other applicants to the post. William Reid, 23, has been based at the Thiepval Memorial, on... Read more »