Countess of Wessex lends a helping hand

THE Countess of Wessex joined staff and volunteers at Woking’s York Road Project to help pack goody bags for clients in the run-up to Christmas. The charity, which provides support and accommodation... Read more »

Double boost for homeless charity from sleepover event

A BIG Sleep In event has raised more than £2,000 for the Woking homelessness charity York Road Project. The coronavirus-compliant version of the YRP Big Sleep Out has also led to a... Read more »

Support homelessness charity with tonight’s Big Sleep In

WOKING residents are being invited to take part in a Big Sleep In at their homes to support the homelessness charity York Road Project tonight. YRP usually holds a Big Sleep Out... Read more »

Evacuation after fire breaks out in hotel

HOMELESS people were safely evacuated from their temporary accommodation in a hotel after a fire broke out in one of the bedrooms on Sunday afternoon (18 October). The blaze started in an... Read more »

Homelessness project makes appeal for harvest donations

THE York Road Project has launched its annual Harvest campaign for donations of clothes and other items and has added a scheme for financial donations to be made by text message. A... Read more »

Pandemic leads to rise in homelessness

THE COVID-19 pandemic has created more homelessness with changing circumstances forcing people onto the streets, says the York Road Project. Cath Stamper, the chief executive of the Woking charity, said around 20... Read more »

York Road Project grateful for community support

From its roots as a soup kitchen and winter shelter to a charity offering services all year round, the York Road Project tackles homelessness in Woking. Jennie Buzaglo finds out more: THE... Read more »

Danny Buckler to host York Road Project quiz

ONE of the UK’s fastest-rising stars of comedy and magic is hosting a quiz night in aid of Woking’s homelessness charity. Danny Buckler is compering the event this Saturday 30 November, on... Read more »

Byfleet Christmas fayre

A FUN and festive Christmas Fayre was enjoyed by all at Byfleet Village Hall last Saturday. On a sunny autumnal morning, the fayre got under way with Penelope the street organ delighting... Read more »

Sponsored sleep-out

TWENTY people raised more than £2,000 for a homelessness charity when they experienced a night of bedding down on the street. The sponsored sleep-out was in aid of the York Road Project,... Read more »