Byfleet residents urged to speak out to save green belt

RESIDENTS are being urged to make their voices heard to save the Green Belt in Byfleet and West Byfleet. Woking Borough Council is going through the final consultation stage for the Site... 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 »

West Byfleet Guides and Brownies face losing their home after 30 years

WEST BYFLEET Guides and Brownies face losing their home for the past 30 years to make room for a school expansion. West Byfleet District Girlguiding was told in a phone call earlier... Read more »

Sheer House redevelopment a step closer

THE redevelopment of Sheer House, in the centre of West Byfleet, has moved a step closer after Retirement Villages Group confirmed its acquisition of the site. The new owner plans to invest... 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 »

Byfleet Care still offering support

THE volunteers who run Byfleet Care have reminded people that they are still available to help residents. The group’s drivers have been providing transport for those who need in Byfleet and West... Read more »

Man who stamped on victim’s head jailed

A MAN from West Byfleet has been jailed for an attack in which he stamped on his victim’s head during an argument, knocking him unconscious. Fanica Asmarandei, 55, also punched the other... Read more »

Residents’ donation helps equip toddler group

A TODDLER group that was saved from closing by two mums who took it over has been able to buy equipment thanks to a donation from a local residents’ group. Kerryanne Bell... Read more »

Freak Like Me book charts local music fan’s time among the stars

A SURPRISE phone call from a pop star sparked an extraordinary adventure in which a teenager born in West Byfleet got to hang out with some of the world’s biggest stars. The... Read more »

West Byfleet lights up

WEST Byfleet’s first official Christmas lights switch-on, which was attended by more than 500 people despite the heavy rain, has been judged an outstanding success. The crowd gathered to see festive illuminations... Read more »