Dragons battle it out for top spot

IT WAS a nail-biting finish in the final of Sunday’s dragon boat races on Goldsworth Park Lake, with just hundredths of a second separating the three contestants. The result – in favour... Read more »

A welcome return for hospice’s Dragon Boat Fun Day this weekend

THE lifting of almost all pandemic restrictions is enabling Woking Hospice to mark its 25th anniversary through mass-participation fundraising events and fully opening its charity shops. The main fundraiser is the return... Read more »

Up to 5,000 visitors enjoy a stunning array of tulips

THE gardens of historic Dunsborough Park were at their spring-time peak for the annual tulip festival held across the estate. A spectacular display of multi-coloured flowers of many varieties graced the landscaped... Read more »

Music legend renames hospice wildlife garden

THE wildlife garden at Woking & Sam Beare Hospice has been renamed the “Wild Wood Garden” after Paul Weller’s 1993 album of the same name. And Woking’s own music legend was there... Read more »

Dragon boat races return as part of family fun day for hospice

COLOURFUL dragons will soon be sighted around Goldsworth Park Lake again, with the return of the popular Woking & Sam Beare Hospice Dragon Boat Races. Woking Hospice is marking its 25th anniversary... Read more »

Hospice seeks community support as it marks milestone anniversary

WOKING Hospice is marking its 25th anniversary by holding a year of fundraising events and thanking local people, businesses and the council for their support over the past quarter century. Tribute has... Read more »

Santas cycle for hospice

A GROUP of enthusiastic cyclists representing the Garibaldi pub in Knaphill have raised £150 for Woking & Sam Beare Hospice by riding in Santa costumes. Six cycling Santas, which in itself sounds... Read more »

Window dressing creates a magical forest for Santa

THE window of the Woking Hospice shop in Goldsworth Park has been decorated with a spectacular festive scene featuring a forest with Santa’s workshop. The display has been put together by the... Read more »

Choir spreading festive cheer across national airwaves

A LOCAL choir will be spreading seasonal cheer across the nation this evening. A carol recording by Mosaic Chamber Choir is to be broadcast on Classic FM Drive tonight (20 December), shortly... Read more »

Les Miserables stars rouse carol concert, thanks to singing estate agent

THE theatrical links of an opera-singing estate agent enabled performers who have appeared in Les Miserables to help raise money for the Woking Hospice charity. Nolan Dark arranged for some top West... Read more »