Appeal for more support for Ukraine as donations decline

DWINDLING stocks at the humanitarian aid for Ukraine hub in Chobham have led the organisers to renew their appeal for donations. The charity that set up the initiative at Fairoaks Airport is... Read more »

Charity keeps filling airport hangar with aid for Ukraine

DONATIONS to a humanitarian aid charity are pouring into its hub at Fairoaks Airport, where up to 70 volunteers are sorting and packing items that are being driven in vans to Ukraine.... Read more »

Pupils fill boxes of joy

WOKING schoolchildren have donated Christmas presents for disadvantaged people in Central and Eastern Europe. The donations from Woking High School and Halstead Preparatory School in Horsell are part of the Rotary Shoebox... Read more »

Firework displays not going off this year

TWO major firework displays will not be happening for a second year running because of the coronavirus pandemic. Woking Fireworks Extravaganza has been cancelled. It follows a decision by Ripley Bonfire Association... Read more »

Rotary club support helps hospice

THE Rotary Club of Woking District have given more than £4,000 to fund two key areas of Woking & Sam Beare Hospices, extending its support for the local charity during the pandemic.... Read more »

Seed kit gifts to promote wellbeing

WOKING’S homeless will be growing sunflowers next month, thanks to the latest donation to York Road Project from Woking District Rotary Club. Thirty-five packs containing everything needed to “Grow Me, Be Happy”... Read more »

Rotary appealing for help with local projects

SANTA’S sleigh might have been stopped in its tracks by the pandemic, but Rotarians are not letting that stop them from raising funds for local charities this Christmas. Usually on December evenings... Read more »

Thousands to get flu jab in drive-through clinic

THOUSANDS of Woking residents are being given the flu vaccine in drive-through clinics at the Leisure Centre car park. The weekly jabs are for patients of the Heathcote Practice, which has three... Read more »

Hospice grateful for community support

A CHARITABLE donation has put a smile on the faces of staff at Woking & Sam Beare Hospice as they care for some of the community’s most vulnerable patients during the coronoavirus... Read more »