This caught our eye…


  • Corner House Woking  – a charity offering emotional and wellbeing support in Woking, Runnymede and Spelthorne. Groups support people aged 18+ dealing with mental health issues including:Depression & postnatal depression, Anxiety,, Carers support groups,Eating disorders, Social isolation
  • The Cedar House support Group – and – embracing support for postnatal depression – affects many new mothers and some fathers.  Surrey-based charity
  • Inspiring the Future: Connecting schools and colleges with volunteers from the world of work  – includes report of research commissioned by L’Oreal: More female role models needed as over half of older teens ready to rule out a career in science (May 2017)
  • Woking Town Twinning Association – WTTA: does a great deal to cement good relations with Woking’s Twin Towns. A fine recent example is the Dragon Boat Fun Race to raise money for the Hospices – A dragonboat team came from twin town Amstelveen to take part.  They won, and contributed well over £500 to the Hospices.
  • find out how grandmothers are helping grandmothers who are having to look after their grandchildren orphaned by AIDS.
  • Woking Food Bank – does a great job collecting food to people in need.  Look out for collection days at local supermarkets or take items to the Lighthouse building in the centre of Woking