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 »

York Road supporters take to the streets

SUPPORTERS of York Road Project will be taking part in the homelessness charity’s annual sponsored sleep out event at Albion Square tonight (Friday 4 October). Participants giving up their bed for the... Read more »

Woking temple monks host alms-giving ceremony

AN ALMS-giving ceremony was held in Jubilee Square last Sunday to collect food donations for the homeless. The two-hour event, on 11 August, was organised by the Wat Phra Dhammakaya London, the... Read more »

York Road Project quiz night

MORE than £1,000 has been raised for the homelessness charity, York Road Project, at its annual quiz night. About 60 people took part in the event at the United Reformed Church with... Read more »

Mayor hosts fundraising charity ball

REPRESENTATIVES from all sections of the community gathered at the HG Wells Centre on Saturday night to raise money for a good cause. A glamourous swirl of evening dresses and dinner suits... Read more »

Business club boosts Mayor’s charity

Chobham Business Club Members were delighted to host the Mayor of Woking Cllr Will Forster, 45th Mayor of Woking, at a business lunch on Friday 15th February at the Rosso Mazaro Italian... Read more »