Category Archives: Community

What is an NHS Health Check?

If you’re aged 40-74 with no pre-existing conditions you can have an NHS Health Check. Think of it as a free midlife MOT to check that your important circulatory and vascular systems are healthy. You’ll be asked some easy questions … Continue reading

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Change of Location for SAFDI this week.

We have changed the location of the Surrey Armed Forces Drop In (SAFDI) this week due to a clash of events. On Thursday 22nd February 2018 we will be meeting Veterans at the Woking Railway Athletic Club (also known as … Continue reading

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Feta and Basil Stuffed Butternut Squash with a Sourdough Sage Crumb — Wish to Dish

This is the ultimate autumnal supper. Today’s recipe does not contain a ten page ingredients list or fancy foreign techniques that you have to google – it is a simple, rustic and delicious dish that you will keep on coming … Continue reading

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The National Emergency Service Memorial

Just about a year ago the team behind National Emergency Services Memorial (@TheNESM) in the UK decided to create a lasting memorial to the modern emergency services family. Strangely today in the UK there is no single memorial to all the … Continue reading

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Phil Running London Marathon 2018 for Crimestoppers UK Charity — CharityUKNews

Crimestoppers is an independent charity helping to find criminals and solve crimes. They change people’s’ lives every day by helping to make communities safer across the UK. They have an anonymous phone number, 0800 555 111, that people can call … Continue reading

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SAFDI Meets this Thursday

Please share widely: SAFDI Meets this Thursday 17th Aug at Woking FC 1000-1300. Everyone is welcome and it’s free and fun. SAFDI supports our armed forces veterans.  Our “guest” speaker is John Keegan OBE. Remember that anyone who has served … Continue reading

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Armed Forces Event Loseley Hall

Although it was a grey start for the third Loseley Hall annual military gathering the weather did pick up and this Sunday saw a great collection of military enthusiasts. The event was opened by the Lord Lieutenant of Surrey in … Continue reading

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The National Emergency Services Memorial #Charity — CharityUKNews

Our Emergency Services are the finest in the world. These are extraordinary, selfless men and women who think only of others and often risk their lives to keep Britain safe Over 250,000 police, fire fighters, nurses, doctors, all medical staff, … Continue reading

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Surrey Armed Forces Drop-in (May)

Good News, its almost time (25th May) for the Surrey Armed Forces Drop-in held at Woking Football Club. Come in between 1000-1300 and see us. This months guest speaker is the top blogger Soldier to Civvi. It’s all free – … Continue reading

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Have Television and Film Reduced Our Respect for Law and order?

I pose this question because people tell me that what is reported in newspapers and shown in television drama public respect for the law and police officers has declined. Well has it? First let’s agree that laws are simply rules set … Continue reading

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