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 »

Village project to support environment and promote wellbeing

MEMBERS of the West Byfleet Community Gardening Group have been in action, planting saplings and bulbs on Birch Green as part of a project to improve the local environment. Louisa Abrahams, a... Read more »

Lobby councillors to oppose fire service cuts, says campaigner

RESIDENTS should lobby their councillors to oppose cuts in fire cover, says the campaigner trying to reverse the Surrey Fire and Rescue Service reorganisation. Emma Kennedy was given three minutes to present... Read more »

SCC to consider 6,000-signature petition opposing fire brigade cuts

COUNTY councillors are to consider a petition opposing fire brigade cuts which has been signed by 6,086 people. The petition was started by writer and actor Emma Kennedy, who will speak to... Read more »