Enjoy but respect and protect the countryside

VISITORS to the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty are being urged to follow the Countryside Code as lockdown restrictions are eased. Heather Kerswell, chair of the Surrey Hills AONB Board,... Read more »

Yorkshire-style chippies that set new trends

FIFTY years ago, a Yorkshireman decided to introduce the sort of fish and chips served up in “God’s Own County” to the South East. Alan Rhodes succeeded, achieving his vision of creating... Read more »

Double boost for homeless charity from sleepover event

A BIG Sleep In event has raised more than £2,000 for the Woking homelessness charity York Road Project. The coronavirus-compliant version of the YRP Big Sleep Out has also led to a... Read more »

Shweta’s Zoom yoga for Shooting Star Children’s Hospice

A YOGA teacher is holding a class to raise funds for the Shooting Star children’s hospice. Shweta Marwaha, from Woking, has been teaching via Zoom during the coronavirus restrictions and will be... Read more »

Safety first keeps gymnastic club open

A WOKING gymnastics club is spending £1,000 a month on cleaning and protection equipment to keep its classes going during the pandemic. Prime Acrobatics reopened its facilities at Heather Farm on Horsell... Read more »

Pupils’ bounce-a-thon helps the hospice

PUPILS at a Horsell school have raised more than £1,400 for Woking & Sam Beare Hospice through a sponsored mufti day and bounce-a-thon. he children of Club House at St. Andrew’s, ably... Read more »

Rise in COVID-19 cases, as Woking school is forced to close

RESIDENTS are being urged to stay vigilant, following what officials are calling “significant rises” in people testing positive for coronavirus. “We are continually monitoring the data across the county, and we now... Read more »

‘We must all play our part’, urges crime commissioner

THE Police and Crime Commissioner for Surrey, David Munro, has stressed that public co-operation remains vital as COVID-19 restrictions are increased. “We must all continue to play our part,” Mr Munro said.... Read more »

Thousands to get flu jab in drive-through clinic

THOUSANDS of Woking residents are being given the flu vaccine in drive-through clinics at the Leisure Centre car park. The weekly jabs are for patients of the Heathcote Practice, which has three... Read more »

Golf club tees up charity funds

GOLFERS observing coronavirus rules teed off in glorious late summer sunshine to raise thousands of pounds for a charity that supports disadvantaged young people and adults. A total of 160 players in... Read more »