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Woking Hub ¦ Community Podcasts

There is plenty happening in Woking borough which does not usually get the attention it deserves.

The Woking Hub is all about providing a deeper news service, getting beneath the surface and shining a light on some of the stories you might not usually hear about.

We will bring you interviews with the individuals, charities, community groups  and others who make Woking what it is.

Woking art project gives people 'a holiday from being homeless'

Woking art project gives people 'a holiday from being homeless'

Fay Kearley from the York Road Project says the collaborative art workshops with The Lightbox have given their clients a way to express their feelings, without it being scary or dangerous.

Woking domestic abuse charity aims to raise £40,000 in 40th year

Woking domestic abuse charity aims to raise £40,000 in 40th year

In the 70s, a small group of women decided to help domestic abuse victims. Now, Your Sanctuary is celebrating 40 years of providing essential support. CEO Fiamma Pather explains their aim for 2017.

Woking mosque invites community in, to learn about Islam

Woking mosque invites community in, to learn about Islam

Muhammad Habib and Naveed Arif from the Shah Jahan Mosque in Woking talk about the national initiative Visit My Mosque day, on Sunday 5th February.

They couldn't find any Chinese books, so they created a library

They couldn't find any Chinese books, so they created a library

Yang Lu and Michelle from the Chinese Association of Woking talk about the new Children's Chinese Library, which will be unveiled at the Chinese New Year celebrations in Woking.

Support older people in Woking and 'create a sense of wellbeing'

Support older people in Woking and 'create a sense of wellbeing'

Sandra Smook from Friends of the Elderly talks about volunteering opportunities and how helping older people with social interaction 'forms a wonderful sense of community'.

Help these Woking potential Olympic archers realise their dream

Help these Woking potential Olympic archers realise their dream

Sisters Eleanor and Louisa Piper-King need an enclosed indoor facility with a 70-metre space to practise in, which would be 'life changing' in their journey to compete at the Olympics.

Your chance to help the LGBT community in Woking

Your chance to help the LGBT community in Woking

We speak to Darren Bonner from Outline who offer help and advice for anybody concerned about their sexuality, he tells us what they do and the need for more volunteers.

Woking sculptor hopes statue will get people reading HG Wells

Woking sculptor hopes statue will get people reading HG Wells

Wesley Harland, who sculpted a 7-foot bronze statue to mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the founding father of science fiction, says there will be a lot of people that see it who have never read an HG Wells novel.

Woking resident 'devastated' after home flooded for the 11th time

Woking resident 'devastated' after home flooded for the 11th time

84-year-old Beryl Baker's home was being renovated after the last flood in May, and she is now 'still out of it, still homeless'.

Woking author's book has important message about body image

Woking author's book has important message about body image

Nicole Schnackenberg says she felt compelled to share her own experiences, of anorexia and self harming, to support others.

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