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Surrey’s Maryann Pyne is raising money for Jamaican high school students. (Contributed photo)
Surrey’s Maryann Pyne is raising money for Jamaican high school students. (Contributed photo)
Oneness Gogos celebrated 10 years of work on the Semiahmoo Peninsula in 2018. (File photo)
Oneness Gogos celebrated 10 years of work on the Semiahmoo Peninsula in 2018. (File photo)
Jim Kilback sinks a hole-In-one at the 2020 Semiahmoo Rotary Golf Tournament on Sept. 8. (Brenda Floyd photo)
Jim Kilback sinks a hole-In-one at the 2020 Semiahmoo Rotary Golf Tournament on Sept. 8. (Brenda Floyd photo)
Surrey For Future and Sustainabiliteens displayed a banner in support of the Global Climate Strike outside of Surrey Centre MP Randeep Sarai’s constiuency office on Friday (March 19, 2021), while also demanding Bill C-12 be strengthened. (Submitted photo: Surrey For Future)

Surrey For Future, Sustainabiliteens drop banner in support of Global Climate Strike

Banner drop in from of Surrey Centre MP Randeep Sarai’s office

Surrey For Future and Sustainabiliteens displayed a banner in support of the Global Climate Strike outside of Surrey Centre MP Randeep Sarai’s constiuency office on Friday (March 19, 2021), while also demanding Bill C-12 be strengthened. (Submitted photo: Surrey For Future)
In 2020, North Delta’s Monika Jandu and her sister applied for a Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grant to purchase school supplies to create twelve backpacks that they donated to local schools. (Delta Foundation/submitted photo)

Small grants up to $500 available for neighbourhood projects

Delta Foundation grants meant to fund creative community initiatives

In 2020, North Delta’s Monika Jandu and her sister applied for a Responsive Neighbourhood Small Grant to purchase school supplies to create twelve backpacks that they donated to local schools. (Delta Foundation/submitted photo)
Volunteers with Food Bank on Wheels load groceries into a donated van, in a photo posted to foodbankonwheels.org.
Volunteers with Food Bank on Wheels load groceries into a donated van, in a photo posted to foodbankonwheels.org.
Members of Sikh Motorcycle Club with boxes of donated face masks at Cloverdale’s HandyDART facility on Wednesday, March 17. (submitted photo)

Sikh Motorcycle Club rolls out 60,000 face masks as gift to B.C. frontline workers

Local club members ‘celebrated the New Sikh Year in a different way this year’

Members of Sikh Motorcycle Club with boxes of donated face masks at Cloverdale’s HandyDART facility on Wednesday, March 17. (submitted photo)
The arrival of a new TIMS hardware and software system at Delta Hospital will allow speech pathologists to rapidly diagnose oropharyngeal dysphagia, a condition affecting patients with Parkinson’s disease, COPD, head and neck cancer or stroke. (Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation photo)

VIDEO: Harris and Burr family gift funds new imaging service at Delta Hospital

TIMS system helps speech pathologists diagnose condition affecting Parkinson’s, COPD, stroke patients

The arrival of a new TIMS hardware and software system at Delta Hospital will allow speech pathologists to rapidly diagnose oropharyngeal dysphagia, a condition affecting patients with Parkinson’s disease, COPD, head and neck cancer or stroke. (Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation photo)
A man walks past Robinson Square March 17. The Cloverdale BIA is now looking at putting some lighting up in Robinson Square. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale BIA looking at several projects for 2021

Executive director says partnership arrangements needed before projects will move forward

A man walks past Robinson Square March 17. The Cloverdale BIA is now looking at putting some lighting up in Robinson Square. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Theresa Martin, a social worker at Axis Primary Care Clinic in Cloverdale, says the pandemic has been a learning experience for her over the past year. (submitted photo)

‘Social work doesn’t stop’: The job of protecting those made vulnerable by pandemic

Surrey-area social worker reflects on the learning experience of one challenging year

Theresa Martin, a social worker at Axis Primary Care Clinic in Cloverdale, says the pandemic has been a learning experience for her over the past year. (submitted photo)
The music therapy program at Semiahmoo House Society will continue throughout 2021 thanks to a new sponsor. (Music Heals photo)

Semiahmoo House music-therapy program celebrated as sponsor found for ‘21

Music Heals initiative has helped clients deal with isolation, mental-health issues during pandemic

The music therapy program at Semiahmoo House Society will continue throughout 2021 thanks to a new sponsor. (Music Heals photo)
A 2020 Ford Explorer and Ford F-150 were donated to KPU’s auto training program, based in Cloverdale. (submitted photo)
A 2020 Ford Explorer and Ford F-150 were donated to KPU’s auto training program, based in Cloverdale. (submitted photo)
Mike MacSorley, former general manager of Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Association. (File photo)

Mike MacSorley no longer general manager of the Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Association

Shannon Claypool and the City of Surrey’s Kelsey Swanson to fill in temporarily

Mike MacSorley, former general manager of Cloverdale Rodeo & Exhibition Association. (File photo)
The UBC Botanical Garden and Greenheart TreeWalk are among the many Vancouver Attractions welcoming guests this spring. Save 35 per cent when you purchase tickets for three or more attractions until April 30! John Lehmann photo.

Stay + play locally this spring – and save big while you do!

Amazing memories await with Vancouver Attractions spring savings program

  • Mar 15, 2021
The UBC Botanical Garden and Greenheart TreeWalk are among the many Vancouver Attractions welcoming guests this spring. Save 35 per cent when you purchase tickets for three or more attractions until April 30! John Lehmann photo.
Earl Marriott Secondary students are being encouraged to pitch in to help keep neighbouring Alderwood Park clean. (File photo/EMS Twitter photo)

South Surrey students’ park-cleanup effort well-received

Effort to take better care of Alderwood Park appreciated, says EMS neighbour

Earl Marriott Secondary students are being encouraged to pitch in to help keep neighbouring Alderwood Park clean. (File photo/EMS Twitter photo)
Planning for the City of White Rock’s 2021 Virtual Canada Day is underway, and city officials are inviting input from the community. (Gord Goble file photo)

Plans underway for White Rock’s virtual Canada Day

Community asked to weigh in on July 1 party

Planning for the City of White Rock’s 2021 Virtual Canada Day is underway, and city officials are inviting input from the community. (Gord Goble file photo)
North Delta Lion Nicholle Dhaliwal will play Easter Bunny at the club’s Easter drive-thru event on Sunday. April 4, 2021. (Submitted photo)

Drive-thru to replace North Delta Lions Easter egg hunt

Event for kids aged 1 to 11 to take place on Sunday, April 4 from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

North Delta Lion Nicholle Dhaliwal will play Easter Bunny at the club’s Easter drive-thru event on Sunday. April 4, 2021. (Submitted photo)
Volunteers sort and pack ‘SOX BOX’ food hampers as part of Alexandra Neighbourhood House’s COVID-responsive Emergency Food Support Project. (Contributed photo)

ALEX HOUSE: Finding opportunities within the challenges

‘SOX BOX’ project provides free weekly box deliveries of fresh local food

  • Mar 11, 2021
Volunteers sort and pack ‘SOX BOX’ food hampers as part of Alexandra Neighbourhood House’s COVID-responsive Emergency Food Support Project. (Contributed photo)
Museum of Surrey curator Colleen Sharpe examines footage from the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. The footage and a replica San Fran street car are part of a new museum exhibition on earthquakes. (Photo: Museum of Surrey)

Shake Up: Earthquake exhibit opens at Cloverdale’s Museum of Surrey

Museum’s latest exhibition examines earthquakes and earthquake history

Museum of Surrey curator Colleen Sharpe examines footage from the San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. The footage and a replica San Fran street car are part of a new museum exhibition on earthquakes. (Photo: Museum of Surrey)
Werner Klann with one of his Mason Bee homes, in Langley City’s Sendall Botanical Gardens (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Why Werner Klann is putting up Mason Bee homes in a Langley City park

One-man campaign to educate the public about ‘super pollinators’ comes to Sendall Gardens

Werner Klann with one of his Mason Bee homes, in Langley City’s Sendall Botanical Gardens (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)