Taking care of our tranquil waterway

OUR community is blessed with a wonderful waterway, the Basingstoke Canal, which is a fabulous green ribbon running from east to west through borough Woking. In a few paces, we can step... Read more »

Free art kits to help the lonely during lockdown

A VOLUNTEER group that has been helping the elderly and vulnerable in and around Woking during the coronavirus crisis is asking for nominations of isolated and lonely people to be given free... Read more »

Help needed as pandemic hits poppy sellers’ efforts

WOKING’S Poppy Appeal organiser has turned to local schools and businesses for support as COVID-19 has forced collectors off the street. “The Royal British Legion’s overriding priority is to keep volunteers safe... 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 »

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 »

Foodbank volunteers step up

WOKING Foodbank made 60 deliveries in its first week of taking supplies to clients’ homes. It is planning to double this number, as its volunteers step up the operation to deliver to... Read more »

Knaphill Volunteer group will help vulnerable

A KNAPHILL woman has set up a volunteer group covering the village, St John’s and Brookwood to help the elderly and vulnerable during the coronavirus crisis. Sonal Sher decided she would like... Read more »

Woking Volunteer of the Year Awards

AN ENTHUSIASTIC crowd of invited guests celebrated the vital contributions of those always prepared to go the extra mile at the Woking Volunteer of the Year Awards. The event, organised for the... Read more »

Learn about first aid with St John Ambulance volunteers

VOLUNTEERS from St John Ambulance are offering Woking residents the chance to learn skills to save a life at a number of free first aid sessions starting this month. The charity is... Read more »