Appeal being planned over new stadium and housing scheme’s rejection

THE main company behind plans to build a new Woking FC stadium with more than 1,000 adjacent flats is working on an appeal against the rejection of the scheme by the borough... Read more »

Woking Park Bowls Club back on the green

WOKING Park Bowls Club has reopened after lockdown restrictions were eased. The club, which was founded in 1914, welcomed its 70 members back after the Government and Woking Borough Council agreed that... Read more »

Woking groups pledge to work together for football club’s future

WOKING FC, local residents and councillors from all parties have pledged to work together for the future of the club after plans for a new stadium – and the building of more... Read more »

MP thanks volunteer networks and community, as Woking records lowest CV-19 infection rate

WOKING has recorded the lowest number of coronavirus cases of all the boroughs across Surrey. Despite being one of the biggest towns in the county, Woking also has the lowest rate of... Read more »

Woking FC stadium redevelopment rejected by planning committee

PLANS to redevelop the Woking FC stadium and build five blocks of more than 1,000 adjacent flats  have been overwhelmingly rejected by the borough council planning committee. The proposals were voted down... Read more »

Business grants available to help struggling Woking firms

CRITICAL financial support is now available to Woking’s small and micro businesses which operate with fixed property-related costs and are financially struggling due to the coronavirus lockdown regulations. Woking Borough Council has... Read more »

Report recommends sweeping council changes at heated meeting

SWEEPING changes could be made to the way Woking Borough Council officials deal with major developments, following an often-heated meeting of the council’s Overview & Scrutiny committee on Monday night. The recommendations... Read more »

Task group finds list of concerns with stadium redevelopment project

THE handling by borough council officials of the proposed redevelopment of the Woking FC stadium and the building of associated housing has been widely criticised by a cross-party task group of councillors.... Read more »

Community meals service meets big increase in demand

THE coronavirus crisis has seen a rocketing demand for the borough’s community meals service. Last week alone saw more than 1,300 meal deliveries, a big increase compared to 818 this time last... 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 »