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 »

Petition for solution to ‘drive-thru’ traffic jams

A SOLUTION is being proposed for ending the jams caused by cars in the queue to buy takeaways at the McDonald’s “drive-thru” in Woking. More than 560 people have a signed a... Read more »

Two weeks to gauge local spread of COVID-19 variant

ANY positive results from last week’s door-to-door coronavirus testing in parts of Woking will need up to two weeks to determine if they are the SARS-CoV-2 variant, which originated in South Africa.... Read more »

Survey debunked wealthy’s claims about nomads

ON two days in 1913, police officers throughout Surrey were out and about looking for Gypsies, hawkers, casual farm workers, tramps and travelling show people, recording what they were doing and where... Read more »

Woking, along with most of Surrey, to enter Tier 3 restrictions

WOKING, along with most of Surrey, is being placed into Tier 3, the Very High COVID alert level, as from 0.01am on Saturday, 19 December. Due to rising rates of Coronavirus across... Read more »

CREST sustainable business awards are back

THE CREST2020 Sustainable Business Awards, forced to postpone due to coronavirus restrictions, are back under the new title of CREST21, and will be live-streamed from the World Wildlife Fund’s Living Planet Centre... Read more »

Local campaign launched for safer school run

MORE than 200 people have signed a petition started by a Chobham mother to get safe pedestrian crossing places installed in her village. Naomi Gurdol is leading a campaign to make the... Read more »

Flood defence scheme to protect Byfleet homes

A FLOOD defence scheme costing £15.5 million is being installed to protect homes in Byfleet as part of wider plans to improve the areas around the River Wey. The Sanway-Byfleet Flood Alleviation... Read more »