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 »

West Byfleet playground extended

A PLAYGROUND in West Byfleet has been extended and improved after parents successfully campaigned for £25,000 in county council funding. Woking Borough Council added £35,000 for the work, which took just over... Read more »
CONGREGATION - a packed St John's Church in West Byfleet

West Byfleet discusses Sheer House development proposals

ST JOHN’S CHURCH in West Byfleet was packed out for a different sort of service when 260 people piled into the pews to discuss proposals for a major transformation in the village. Byfleet, West... Read more »