Lightbox volunteer ‘highly commended’ at awards

A VOLUNTEER at The Lightbox in Woking has been recognised at an awards event marking the best within museums, galleries and heritage attractions throughout the UK. Nick Thomson’s contribution was celebrated at... Read more »

Volunteers build beautiful friendships

COMMUNITY volunteers brought together in the unique circumstances of the pandemic have become firm friends and hope they will eventually be able to meet as a group for the first time. Founder... Read more »

Red Cross volunteer awarded for pandemic service

A RED Cross volunteer has been awarded a special edition commemorative coin for his role as a driver during the coronavirus lockdown. His outstanding contributions to volunteering as the charity celebrates its... Read more »

Charity furniture project gets back to business

A CHARITY that takes donations of furniture and household items to sell at low cost or give to people in need, is reopening after suspending its work three months ago because of... Read more »

‘Snowball’ effect of treasured volunteers

A CALL for volunteers to band together to help vulnerable neighbours at the start of the pandemic “snowballed” and led to West Byfleet Coronavirus Support group. Emma Osborne, who runs her own... Read more »

Woking Council volunteers spruces up Barnsbury Primary School

WALLS inside Barnsbury Primary School have been smartened up by volunteers from Woking Borough Council during a community action day. The council staff took up paint and brushes and tackled the walls... Read more »

Gordons School wins through to regional final

STUDENTS from Gordon’s School have won through to the 2020 regional final of a scheme that rewards involvement in the community. Representatives from the West End secondary school will appear before judges... Read more »

Girlguiding volunteer of 28 ears honoured with Laurel award

CINDY Barnes has been honoured for her 28 years as a Girlguiding volunteer in Surrey at a ceremony at Hoebridge Golf Club. She was given the prestigious Laurel award and presented with a... Read more »

Useful Wood Company opens in Woking

A WOOD recycling charity that also gives skills to people who are struggling to find a job has been opened in Woking. The Useful Wood Company opened its doors this week at... Read more »