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Heritage Society Gets Moving

The Surrey Heritage Society is working to relocate the Teamsters Freight Transportation Museum and Archives to the former Surrey Museum located at the Cloverdale Fairgrounds. The Freight Transportation collection is made up of beautifully restored trucks ranging in age from 1914 to the 1950s as well as photos, license plates, tools, magazines, books and other [...]

Legion Redevelopment on Hold

At a general meeting yesterday, the members of the Cloverdale Legion were presented with a letter from the developers of the old Safeway mall, telling them that the proposed redevelopment of the Legion site will be delayed by “up to two years”. The complete text of the letter follows:
Cloverdale West Village Update – January 16, [...]

Surrey Canada Day wins Most Outstanding Event at BC Event Awards

Surrey Canada Day was awarded “Most Outstanding Event” at the BC Event Awards held last week.
Surrey’s Canada Day celebration is presented by Coast Capital Savings and has grown to reach attendance levels surpassing 100,000 people with top-notch entertainment, great food, family-friendly activities and a spectacular fireworks finale.
“Surrey is a city for families [...]

City to Build New Covered Youth Park in Cloverdale

Cloverdale will soon be home to a new covered youth park.  Council made the decision at last night’s meeting, in order to create new sporting opportunities in the growing community.
“The new Cloverdale youth park will be similar to the very popular facility that opened this year at the Chuck Bailey Recreation Centre [...]

Longtime Flea Market Organizer to Retire – Exhibition Association Welcomes New Partner

The Cloverdale Rodeo and Exhibition Association will see a change of management with its largest tenant, the annual Sunday Flea Market, with the news that longtime organizer Sam Yakamoshi will be retiring at the end of the year. “Sam has grown this event into a local institution,” says Cloverdale Rodeo General Manager Dave Melenchuk. “The [...]

Open House At Fraser Downs A Perfect Launch Into Harness Season

Describing the pre-season Open House at Fraser Downs Racetrack & Casino last weekend as “awesome”, Director of Racing Jackson Wittup refers to it as the perfect launch for the return of harness racing beginning Friday night, Oct. 7.
“Harness Racing BC and the horsemen at Fraser Downs put on a great show [...]

Cloverdale Terry Fox Run raises $13,000

The Cloverdale Terry Fox Run on September 18 raised over $13,000 for the Terry Fox Foundation, in spite of smaller attendance this year. 150 people participated compared to 301 in 2010. Part of the reason was no doubt the weather, which was threatening rain.

Kwantlen Student Association’s Welcome Week

The Kwantlen Student Association’s Welcome Week visits each of Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s four campuses twice a year, offering services and community information to hundreds of new and returning students, staff & faculty. This year’s Fall events will arrive at the Cloverdale campus on the 14th. The Cloverdale campus houses 300 to [...]

Lord Tweedsmuir Lifters Hoist Win at Provincial Championships

Lord Tweedsmuir weightlifters are the best in B.C.
The school’s team won the recent B.C. High School Weightlifting Championships, held at Universal Fitness in Surrey, and broke some records in the process.
Winning medals were: Alisha Rana, Parvir Gill, Simran Sandhu, Parminder Sangha, Snimerdeep Sanghera , Prabdeep Sanghera, Arsh Atwal, Max Kim and Jaskarn Ranu.
Prabdeep also broke [...]

City of Surrey Annouces New Dual Stage Line-Up at Surrey Canada Day Celebration

Coast Capital Savings and City of Surrey are proud to present Surrey Canada Day 2011, the largest Canada Day concert event in Western Canada.
“Surrey’s Canada Day festivities continue to impress year after year,” said Mayor Dianne Watts. “This year’s celebration of Canada’s 145th birthday features a free concert with world class [...]