Bustler service offers free rides

THE Bustler dial-a-ride service is being offered free of charge throughout August and September. The Woking Community Transport minibuses, which take registered members who have difficulty using public transport from their homes... Read more »

Foodbank grows to meet increasing need

WOKING Foodbank is expecting to distribute supplies sufficient to feed 3,000 more people this year than it helped in 2019. With the coronavirus crisis taking hold and demand increasing sharply, the charity... Read more »

Support for stressed carers under pandemic pressure

CARERS in Woking are to be given extra help as pressure has increased on them because of the coronavirus crisis. Barbara Cormie, from Action for Carers Surrey, said the isolation of those... Read more »

Local hero prepares free meals for Foodwise charity

NEW Life Church in Old Woking has partnered with Foodwise to provide free meals for those affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Foodwise, a charity that seeks to relieve the impact of financial... Read more »

Royal approval for Woking Foodbank

THE Woking Foodbank received royal approval this week, when the Countess of Wessex helped local volunteers prepare deliveries for residents impacted by the coronavirus crisis. Working alongside others at The Lighthouse and... Read more »

Police help to support the vulnerable

NEIGHBOURHOOD policing teams are supporting visits made by council staff to vulnerable people in Woking identified as being at greatest risk during the coronavirus crisis. Officers are helping establish the needs of... Read more »

Community Helpline offers assistance for residents

SURREY County Council has set up a Community Helpline number 0300 200 1008 to provide assistance for vulnerable residents. The purpose of the hotline is to help direct residents who need support,... 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 »

Local PC receives award for combating modern slavery

TACKLING modern slavery and firearms and violence offences has won an award for one of the police officers who works in the Surrey Heath villages. PC Anna Whiteside received a Chief Constable’s... Read more »