Swans on the lake

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The cygnets were first seen with their parents on the morning of Saturday 8th. It did not take long for them to be harassed by dogs off leads, despite notices asking owners to keep their dogs on leads during the … Continued

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Litter pick Saturday March 30 2pm

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The Spring Litter Pick will be on Saturday, 30th March. Meet outside the Community Hall, Goldwater Lodge at 2.00pm and spend a couple of hours with other residents tidying up our environment. Wear stout shoes and gardening or work gloves … Continued

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GPCA meeting

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There is an open meeting of the GPCA at 7:30 on the 23rd April. All are welcome. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Repairs to lake path

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Just to let you know that repairs to the lake path near Willowmead Close are scheduled for Saturday, 8th December. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Lady’s ring found

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A lady’s ring has been found on the football pitch close to Wishbone Way and the car park.  For further information, contact andymorgan243@sky.com   Please follow and like us:Follow

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We meet our targets

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The GPCA has met its targets, set by residents at the extraordinary general meeting in June, to fill committee vacancies and fulfil its obligations as a charity. A new Vice-Chair Chris Martin, Treasurer Tina Hartley and Secretary Celia Young were … Continued

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Christmas tree lights and carol singing

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Join us at the shopping centre for carols and our Christmas tree lights switch-on at 6pm on Friday December 7th. Sing along with our community choir Sing Gold, Rainbows and Brownies. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Ganesh Chaturthi Mahotsav 2018

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Just to let you know, Surrey Hindu Cultural Association are holding the above event at Goldsworth Park Lake on Sunday 16th September around 5-7pm. They will use part of the car park for dancing/drumming and the viewing platform by the … Continued

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GPCA Public Meeting

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The next meeting will be at 7.30pm on Tuesday, 24th April at the Community Hall, Goldwater Lodge.  Please let me know if there any matters you would like to raise at the meeting. Irene Watson Chair, GPCA Please follow and … Continued

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Repairs to the Lake Path

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 Work on the section of the path that floods, close to Armadale Road, is scheduled to start on Tuesday, 17th April  and will take around 3 days.  The path will be closed while work is undertaken.  I will let you … Continued

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Spring Litter pick

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The Spring Litter Pick will be on the afternoon of Saturday, 21st April 2018.  As usual, we will be meeting outside the Community Hall at Goldwater Lodge at 2.00pm and expect to be working for a couple of hours.  Wear … Continued

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Voter ID – 3 May 2018

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Before a national rollout of ID cards Woking voters will be taking part of a trial for the coming May elections. Voters will be required to produce photo ID prior to being issued with a voting form. Details of what … Continued

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The Great British Spring Clean Cancelled

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The Great British Spring Clean In view of the weather forecast for this weekend, the litter pick scheduled for the afternoon of Saturday 3rd March is cancelled.    It is planned to rearrange the litter pick for some time in April. … Continued

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Parking at the shopping centre

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GPCA received the following letter:   It has become a lot more difficult to park at Waitrose over the last couple of months and I can only assume that the extra pressure has been generated by the new hospice and, … Continued

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Be a Dementia Friend

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Dementia Friends gives people an understanding of dementia and the small things you can do that make a difference. Your local Goldsworth Park Dementia Action Alliance, will be hosting a Dementia Friends session with refreshments including mince pies so please … Continued

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Path repairs

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Patching works for lake path and path to hockey pitch are due to start next Monday after all the tree works have been finished by Foremost. You may see some preparation works start this week. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Woking’s Food Festival returns

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Returning for the fifth consecutive year, the award-winning Woking Food and Drink Festival is set to host more culinary delights, from Friday 1 to Sunday 3 September. Named the county’s Best Local Food Event by readers of Surrey Life Magazine for two years in … Continued

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Next GPCA meeting on the 25th April

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The next GPCA public meeting will be at 7.30pm on Tuesday, 25th April 2017 in the Community Hall, Goldwater Lodge.  All residents are welcome to attend. The minutes for the previous meeting are available on the “About – Meeting Minutes” page Please … Continued

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2016 AGM

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This year’s AGM will be on Tuesday 22nd November at 7:30pm in the Community Hall. All residents are welcome. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Quit smoking this Stoptober

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England’s seven million smokers are being encouraged to take part in this year’s Stoptober campaign, starting on 1 October. Research suggests that if you stop smoking for 28-days you are five times more likely to quit for good. You’ll get … Continued

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GPCA meeting

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The next meeting is at 7:30pm on 13th September at the Community Hall. The minutes for the last meeting can be found here. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Are you registered to vote?

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Households across the Borough will soon receive their Household Enquiry Form asking them to check whether the information that appears on the Electoral Register matches the details of those living at that address as part of Woking’s annual voter registration … Continued

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Woking vigilent against hate crime

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Woking Borough Council has reiterated its stance against hate crime, whilst reassuring foreign nationals that they are welcome in the Borough, in the wake of the vote to leave the European Union. Great Britain has welcomed migrants from many parts … Continued

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Goldsworth Park Rangers Festival

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Sir Geoff Hurst attended the football festival this weekend. He awarded medals and trophies to the teams. He also signed many items including shirts and boots.   Sir Geoff presented Lee Swain,.GPR chairman for five years and who is stepping … Continued

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Air Alert

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Woking Borough Council have signed up to a scheme called airAlert, which is a service warning local residents who have respiratory problems of whenever the air pollution in Woking is going to be high. This is a free subscription service … Continued

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Star Wars in the Park

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A free outdoor cinema showing of the latest Star Wars film experience on Saturday 9 July 2016, in Woking Park, will round off a day of live music, sci-fi entertainment and space-age fun for families. With more than 50 per cent of … Continued

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Community Hall Open Day

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Sing Gold the community choir entertained at the Hall open day on the 23rd April. The day was well attended and some extra bookings were made as well as much tea and cake consumed. Please follow and like us:Follow

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The King’s Men entertain

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A 15th anniversary concert by the King’s Men, choral Scholars of King’s College Cambridge, held at St Andrew’s Church, Goldsworth Park, raised £4,000 for the Woking and Sam Beare hospices. Organised by Mike and Rosie Lipscomb, in conjunction with Wendy … Continued

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Celebrate your Community Hall

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Dear All,   How many times have I heard someone say “Wouldn’t it be nice to be able to get a cup tea when walking round the lake”?   Well – next Saturday, 23rd April, you can.  Drop into the … Continued

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Parkinson Awareness around The Lake

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Margaret Hellawell was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 2008. On 24th She will be marking the end of Parkinson’s Awareness Week by walking at least 3 laps of Goldsworth Park Lake. She will be starting her walk from the Community … Continued

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Out-door gym

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The out-door gym has now been installed alongside the children’s play ground on the north side of the lake. Each piece of equipment has instructions for use with recommended durations. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Dog chipping

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From Wednesday the 6th April all dog will have to be micro-chipped. WBC is hosting a free micro-chipping event on Wednesday 17th  February outside Waitrose on Goldsworth Park from 11am to 3pm. The penalty for dog owners do not comply … Continued

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Meeting about the proposed hospital merger

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There will be a public meeting on the proposed merger of Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals and Royal Surrey County Hospital in Woking on the following date and venue:   Monday 25th January 2016 St Dunstan’s Church Hall, Shaftesbury Rd, … Continued

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Police Panel

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There will be a Police Panel, probably the last, on Tuesday 15th December 2015, 7.00pm – 8.00pm in the Community Hall. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Drop the kids and go shopping

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Woking Leisure Centre is offering parents and guardians the opportunity to Drop and Shop this Christmas. Children from two years old will be able to attend Woking Leisure Centres weekday Christmas crèche sessions, which run from 9am until 12noon from … Continued

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Goodbye bottle banks

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In a move that will save tax payers £90,000 per year, Woking Borough Council is removing the Borough’s paper and glass bottle banks and replacing them with upgraded facilities to collect other types of recyclables. Three collection facilities, including Goldsworth … Continued

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Our recycle bring sites are changing

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The introduction of mixed kerbside recycling has significantly improved recycling rates across the borough. Residents now recycle around 60% of what they throw away. With more recyclables going into our blue-lidded bins at home, our use of community collection facilities … Continued

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Annual General Meeting 2015

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17th November 2015 at 7.30pm in the Community Hall. All residents are encouraged to come along to hear about the GPCA’s activities, to discuss issues affecting Goldsworth Park and elect Officers of the Committee. The minutes for the last AGM … Continued

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By-election result

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At the by-elections on the 8th October: James Sanderson (Lib Dem) was elected as councillor for Goldsworth East. Goldsworth East by-election result Chitra Rana (Con) was elected as councillor for Goldsworth West. Goldsworth West by-election result Please follow and like us:Follow

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Goldsworth by-election announced

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Following the resignations of Cllrs Denzil and Amanda Coulson on 18 August 2015, a by-election for the vacant Wards of Goldsworth East and Goldsworth West will take place on Thursday 8 October 2015. The nomination process for candidates opened on … Continued

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GPCA Meeting

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The next meeting is at 7pm on 8th September at the Community Hall. The minutes for the last meeting can be found here. It has been asked that the Council’s Landscape Plan for the Recreation Ground be added to the … Continued

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Lions raft race

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The Lions website has announced that the raft race on the lake has been cancelled for this year. They hope to run the event next year. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Check out bus timetable changes

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From 29 and 30 August 2015, changes will be introduced to some local bus services. Find out if your services will be affected at www.surreycc.gov.uk/transportreview or by picking up a booklet from libraries and council offices in all parts of Surrey … Continued

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Farnborough Airport

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A resident has raised concerns about the increase in air traffic in and out of Farnborough Airport and the resulting noise and pollution. The number of movements is going to increase significantly over the next few years and it appears … Continued

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Woking Lions Raft Race

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Woking Lions organise a Charity Raft Race on the Goldsworth Park Lake on the 20th September to raise funds for good causes. Teams from business, charities, youth clubs, sports clubs and any other organisations are invited to enter, build a … Continued

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Woking Joint Committee – have your say…

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Woking Joint Committee is a committee of Surrey County Council and Woking Borough Council that meets to discuss and decide jointly on many of the issues that matter to you. These issues include highways improvements, road safety, speed limits, parking … Continued

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Council News: David Starkey, start-ups, Mindme alarm, Mark Cavendish, digital hub, pension fraud, Green Deal, personal safety, trading standards, defibrillators, broadband, Family Support and apprenticeships

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TV historian David Starkey to give talk in Surrey on Magna Carta Historian David Starkey, who presented a BBC documentary about Magna Carta, will give a talk in Surrey to mark the 800th anniversary of the charter’s sealing in the … Continued

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To all fellow anglers

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Goldsworth Park Angling Club As from 1st April 2015, angling on Goldsworth Park Lake and Brookwood Ponds will be managed by the newly formed Goldsworth Park Angling Club Want to know more? Please come to an open meeting at the … Continued

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GPCA meeting change of venue

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Please note change of venue.   The next meeting is provisionally set for 11th March 7pm in the Community Hall, Goldwater Lodge Click here to go to the minutes page for the minutes of the January meeting. AGENDA 1. OPENING … Continued

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Latest Council News: Tax rise proposal, TEDx ideas forum, resident’s energy saving, Westfield community centre’s star, Surrey half marathon, boundary reviews, sugar swaps

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Surrey council tax rise proposal The Council’s Cabinet will meet to make a formal tax recommendation on Tuesday 3 February. A final decision will be taken at a meeting of Surrey’s Full Council on Tuesday 10 February. Leader David Hodge … Continued

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Shopping Centre Play Area

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Woking Borough Council’s Planning Department has received an application for consent to replace the play equipment at the shopping centre – take a look at Plan 2014/1367 on www.woking.gov.uk. If you wish to comment on the planning application, you should … Continued

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GPCA Meeting

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The next meeting on 14th January 7pm in the Dianthus Building Click here to go to the minutes page for the minutes of the November meeting. AGENDA 1. OPENING 2. MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING 3. MATTERS ARISING/OUTSTANDING 4. MISCELLANEOUS … Continued

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Latest council news: Brookwood Cemetery purchased, Christmas recycling, Muslim Burial Ground works continue, French market returns, Arctic veterans honoured, a jungle grows in Woking Park

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Woking Borough Council secures ownership of Brookwood Cemetery Woking Borough Council has secured the ownership of Brookwood Cemetery by purchasing the shares in the companies which owned the cemetery – Brookwood Park Limited and Brookwood Cemetery Limited. The Council agreed … Continued

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Attention All Anglers

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Due to the release of catfish into the lake the following notice has been issued Environment Agency Enforcement Any catfish caught on the lake must NOT be released back into the water. If caught, please retain in a landing net, … Continued

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Goldsworth News correction

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The Carols By Candlelight service at St Andrew’s Church will take place on Sunday 14th December, not the 16th. Our thanks to the reader who spotted this mistake. Please follow and like us:Follow

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GPCA meeting

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The next meeting on 12th November 7pm in the Dianthus Building Click here to go to the minutes page for the minutes of the September meeting. AGENDA 1. OPENING 2. MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING 3. MATTERS ARISING/OUTSTANDING 4. MISCELLANEOUS … Continued

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Annual General Meeting

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19th November 2014 at 7.30pm in the Dianthus Building. All residents are encouraged to come along to hear about the GPCA’s activities, to discuss issues affecting Goldsworth Park and elect Officers of the Committee. Ray Morgan, CEO of Woking Borough … Continued

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Owl Boxes

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A Woking project is being put forward for an award. See here. Think about voting if you think it is worth while. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Goldsworth News

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News copy for the next issue must be submitted by Friday, 17th October 2014. By post: 37 Willowmead Close, Goldsworth Park, Woking, GU21 3DN E-mail: goldsworthnews@yahoo.co.uk Please follow and like us:Follow

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Refurbishment of the Post Office

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The Post Office in Martins is closing on the 15th September at 17:30 and the new one reopening on the 23rd September at 13:00. The new Post Office will have longer opening hours with some services being available at the … Continued

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GPCA Meeting

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The next meeting is on the 10th September at 7:00pm in the Dianthus Building. Click here to see the minutes of the July meeting. Please follow and like us:Follow

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Lake wildlife

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The lake is the jewel at the heart of the Park. It was constructed for storm water storage to take run off from the roads and houses on the Park. It is a haven for wildlife being carefully managed to … Continued

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