Trevor Beggs

Translink busses were called in late on Saturday night to keep residents warm after they were evacuated due to a nearby gas leak. (Curtis Krekau)

VIDEO: Gas leak in Surrey forces overnight evacuation for almost 200 people

The cause of the leak is still under investigation

Translink busses were called in late on Saturday night to keep residents warm after they were evacuated due to a nearby gas leak. (Curtis Krekau)
Newton BIA director Philip Aguirre. (Photo: Amy Reid)

Surrey’s huge hockey arena should go in Newton, advocate says

Philip Aguirre says proposed arena meshes with BIA’s idea of Newton as a cultural hub

Newton BIA director Philip Aguirre. (Photo: Amy Reid)
Faced with the reality of development in Port Kells, local glassblower Robert Parkes is looking for ways to pass on his knowledge of the art. (Trevor Beggs)

Surrey’s premiere glassblower keeping an eye on the future

Robert Parkes’ says he’d be ‘more than happy to teach’ in the right setting

Faced with the reality of development in Port Kells, local glassblower Robert Parkes is looking for ways to pass on his knowledge of the art. (Trevor Beggs)
A picture of the Kingston Gardens in Guilford from Metro Vancouver housing’s website.

Bradley easing concerns about subsidized housing renovation in Surrey

One tenant expressed concerns in the media about relocation

A picture of the Kingston Gardens in Guilford from Metro Vancouver housing’s website.
Surrey considering ‘7,000’ to ‘10,000’ seat hockey arena

Surrey considering ‘7,000’ to ‘10,000’ seat hockey arena

Local investor in preliminary talks with city about building an arena for hockey and concerts

Surrey considering ‘7,000’ to ‘10,000’ seat hockey arena
VIDEO: Step inside a glassblower’s world

VIDEO: Step inside a glassblower’s world

Surrey civic treasure award winner Robert Parkes shows the Now-Leader his glassblowing studio

VIDEO: Step inside a glassblower’s world
Beware of shipping scams ahead of Christmas

Beware of shipping scams ahead of Christmas

The Better Business Bureau warns about an increase in shipping scams this time of year

Beware of shipping scams ahead of Christmas
Candice Bommarito, who lives near 76th Avenue and 144A Street in East Newton, says the garbage dumping problem in her neighbourhood is “surreal.” (Photo: Tom Zytaruk).

READERS REACT: Trashed, Surrey’s dirty little secret

Our readers chime in about the dumping problem in Surrey

Candice Bommarito, who lives near 76th Avenue and 144A Street in East Newton, says the garbage dumping problem in her neighbourhood is “surreal.” (Photo: Tom Zytaruk).
Matt Bylander, Marina Oberndorf, Adam Tulk, Jan Matheji, Tanguy Exume and Megan Neumann from Surrey CrossFit. (Submitted photo)

Surrey athletes gear up for Crossfit Competition

The ‘Fraser Valley Throwdown’ takes place at Abbotsford Centre on Oct. 28th and 29th

Matt Bylander, Marina Oberndorf, Adam Tulk, Jan Matheji, Tanguy Exume and Megan Neumann from Surrey CrossFit. (Submitted photo)
Team B.C. head coach proud of talent from Surrey and Delta

Team B.C. head coach proud of talent from Surrey and Delta

Justin Sourdif, Cam MacDonald & Ryan Watson are three local hockey players who represented Team B.C.

Team B.C. head coach proud of talent from Surrey and Delta
(Photo: surrey.ca)

No decision yet from Surrey council about controversial Hawthorne Park plan

Failed petition presented to municipal politicians

(Photo: surrey.ca)
Submitted photo                                ‘Joe Funk,’ also known as Joseph Beland, is a mainstay in the local wrestling scene, just like his dad was.

Surrey’s ‘Joe Funk’ carries on family legacy in All Star Wrestling

Joe Funk has become a mainstay in the All Star Wrestling league after watching his dad for years

Submitted photo                                ‘Joe Funk,’ also known as Joseph Beland, is a mainstay in the local wrestling scene, just like his dad was.
Team B.C. gathers for a photo after defeating Team Alberta 4-3 in overtime during the 2017 WHL Cup. (Twitter, @TheWHL)

Team B.C. wins the 2017 WHL Cup

The team features Surrey natives and Valley West Hawks forwards Justin Sourdif and Cameron MacDonald

Team B.C. gathers for a photo after defeating Team Alberta 4-3 in overtime during the 2017 WHL Cup. (Twitter, @TheWHL)
Children attending the event take their turn at trying out new dance moves with Shyama-Priya Singh from the Wild Moccasin Dancers. (Submitted photo)

Surrey Art Gallery enjoys ‘fun and welcoming’ family Sundays

The next Family Sunday event will take place on March 18th, 2018

Children attending the event take their turn at trying out new dance moves with Shyama-Priya Singh from the Wild Moccasin Dancers. (Submitted photo)
Al Kersey is President of the Optimist Junior Curling Club in Surrey. He hopes to bring the Optimist Club to Cloverdale, but he still needs more support from the community. (Image: Pixabay)

Optimist Club has its sights set on Cloverdale

The international club has been helping youth in the community nearly 100 years.

Al Kersey is President of the Optimist Junior Curling Club in Surrey. He hopes to bring the Optimist Club to Cloverdale, but he still needs more support from the community. (Image: Pixabay)
Surrey City Centre. (File photo)

Oct. 21st-27th is Newcomer Employment Week in Surrey

The City of Surrey is offering a number of services to help new residents find jobs

Surrey City Centre. (File photo)
Surrey School District spokesman Doug Strachan, left, and Kari Simpson, president of Culture Guard. (Photos: Now-Leader file)

READERS REACT: Surrey School District refuses to rent Bell Centre for Parents United Canada rally

There’s been a wealth of responses ever since the ‘pretending to be gay’ story broke earlier this month

Surrey School District spokesman Doug Strachan, left, and Kari Simpson, president of Culture Guard. (Photos: Now-Leader file)
47-year-old Audra Jager has been missing since Saturday, Oct. 21 when she was seen in the Crescent Beach area at 12:20 p.m. (Submitted photo/Surrey RCMP)
47-year-old Audra Jager has been missing since Saturday, Oct. 21 when she was seen in the Crescent Beach area at 12:20 p.m. (Submitted photo/Surrey RCMP)
VIDEO: Surrey Now-Leader reporter tries on a ‘drunk driving suit’

VIDEO: Surrey Now-Leader reporter tries on a ‘drunk driving suit’

The suit from Ocean Park Ford emulates what it’s like to get behind the wheel after drinking

VIDEO: Surrey Now-Leader reporter tries on a ‘drunk driving suit’
Heaven Donnelly (Facebook)

‘Devastated’ mom says 14-year-old Surrey overdose victim loved being with friends

Video of Heaven Donnelly’s overdose was circulating on Instagram, according to mother

Heaven Donnelly (Facebook)