Double awards for hard-working Explorer Scouts

FIVE Woking Explorer Scouts have achieved both the Queen’s Scout and Duke of Edinburgh Gold Awards. Amy Butcher, Owen Parsley, Yousuf Mahmood, Oliver Faulkner and Tom Wittke were presented with their Queen’s... Read more »

New High Sheriff to focus on vulnerable children

A NEW High Sheriff of Surrey has been sworn in, the 10th woman to fill a role that dates back to 1066. NHS doctor Julie Llewelyn took over from Woking businessman Shahid... Read more »

Veteran newsman in Woking to champion COVID jab

SIR TREVOR McDonald, the veteran broadcaster and journalist, visited Woking to film a video encouraging members of the black, Asian and minority ethnic community to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Sir Trevor was... Read more »

Businesses in Ripley look to save village High Street

BUSINESSES in Ripley have come together to help save the village High Street. The Ripley Business Association is the first such organisation in the village and evolved between business owners during lockdown.... Read more »

New High Sheriff takes on challenging times

A WOKING businessman has become the first Muslim High Sheriff of Surrey. Shahid Azeem was installed in an online ceremony with each participant in a separate location because of the coronavirus lockdown.... Read more »