Repairs underway on dangerous sinkhole

THE News & Mail has been credited with speeding up work to repair a large and dangerous hole in the road. Colin Boxer wrote to Surrey County Council twice to report the... Read more »

Railway arch will close to traffic

VICTORIA Arch will be closed to motor vehicles for three weeks from Monday 6 June, as part of exploratory ground surveys for the railway bridge widening scheme. Work underneath the bridge and... Read more »

Victory in bid to get legal recognition for sign language

A WOKING activist is celebrating the imminent passing of a law to recognise British Sign Language as a language of England, Wales and Scotland in its own right. Claire Cummings, who lives... Read more »

Flood alleviation scheme will go ahead

THE Sanway-Byfleet Flood Alleviation Scheme will go ahead, after Woking Borough Council agreed to meet its required £5 million contribution. A full council meeting, the last before next month’s local elections, confirmed... Read more »

Campaigners call for action around ‘dangerous’ road arch

RESIDENTS and anyone who travels through the Pirbright Arch are being asked to support a campaign to improve safety and reduce traffic congestion. A campaign group is seeking to have a pedestrian... Read more »

Bid for 20mph default speed limit outside schools fails to win support

A BID to make 20mph the default speed for roads outside schools, busy pedestrian streets and residential areas in Surrey has failed to gain enough support to be taken up by the... Read more »

Call for a county-wide lower speed limit

THE Liberal Democrats are challenging Surrey County Council to make 20mph the default speed limit for roads outside schools, residential areas and streets that are busy with pedestrians. Their party wants to... Read more »

Funding small businesses to go green

SURREY County Council (SCC) is making a big push with new funding for small businesses, hoping it will help support the green economy and prove a positive step towards achieving the authority’s... Read more »

Bringing CREST Business Awards to a global stage

CREST Business Awards – Surrey’s only awards programme focused uniquely on celebrating sustainable businesses – added its voice to a film for the official COP26 website. CREST was launched by the News... Read more »

Hotly contested seats for the county council elections

THE battle for the Woking seats in the county council elections next week has seen new political groups throw their hats into the ring. The tightest contest could be in Woking North,... Read more »