Category: Knaphill Community


Historic building to stay

1-3 High Street, this is the building that use to house the pet shop, is to be retained and converted into apartments. The plan is for 4 apartments on the first and second floor. It is unclear as to whether…

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The Anchor Inn should it be demolished?

Earlier this month we reported on the fact that following a review Woking Borough Council had removed the status of community asset from the building. Prior to CAMRA seeking to have the pub made a community asset WBC were working…

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The Anchor Inn is no longer on the Council’s list of assets of community value

Back in July Woking Borough Council determined that The Anchor was an asset of community value and this resulted in pub being included on the Council’s list of Assets of Community Value. Premier Pubs Estate Limited, the owners of The…

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Congratulations to two local business people

First congratulations to Valerie French and the team at her salon in Anchor Crescent, Knaphill. They have been awarded five star status by The Good Salon Guide. We understand that it is the only salon in Surrey to achieve the…

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Vyne bollards to be removed

At a meeting of Woking’s Joint Committee, that is County Councillors and Woking Councillors, held on Wednesday 8th December the Councillors approved the highways capital work programme for 2017/18. One of the projects was the bollards at the Vyne. The…

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Memorial garden open for Armistice Day service

Thamesway Housing and Woking Borough Council had completed the majority of the new memorial garden in time for our annual Armistice Day service and we must say thank you for creating such a space within the centre of the village,…

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Ambulance station – latest

Today as I drove past our ambulance station in Bagshot Road I noticed that what is the equivalent to a ‘For Sale’ notice has been erected. Also today I met Jonathan Lord, our MP, who informed me that the South East…

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OUR AMBULANCE SERVICE

In recent weeks we have been critical of the emergency ambulance cover for our area and quoted from the CQC report. We feel we must point out that there was good news in the report under the heading ‘Compassionate care’:…

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The Royal Oak Pub – An Award Winner!

The Royal Oak, located at the bottom of Anchor Hill, is a 17th Century Inn, which welcomes everyone including families & dogs. It has a large beer garden, and parking at front at the pub, as well as 5 real…

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More information on the performance of our ambulance service

When the KRA started to look at the ambulance service we concentrated on the proposed closure of the Knaphill ambulance station with staff and vehicles being transferred to Ottershaw. However the bigger picture is more worrying. Our ambulance service is…

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