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Surrey Expands & Enhances Cycling Network

The City of Surrey will complete over 70 actions for change in order to create a more cycling-friendly community. A new comprehensive Cycling Plan will be unveiled at Council tonight which is focused around four key principles: Expanding and improving the on- and off-street cycling network; Increasing the availability, quality and [...]

Cloverdale Recreation Centre Earns Distinctive Facility Excellence Award

The Cloverdale Recreation Centre has won a prestigious award for outstanding achievements in design development, facility concept, and operation. The City of Surrey received the ‘Award of Facility Excellence’ from the BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) in Victoria on Thursday (May 10th).
“We’re very proud that our Cloverdale Recreation Centre has [...]

Brick Yard Station almost ready

The new Brick Yard Station is nearing completion, with the first business, Staples, already open. Other businesses are expected to open by the end of May or early June.
Among those preparing to open are Rexall Drugs, CIBC, Original Joe’s, Quiznos, and Starbucks. For a map of the development and a tenant list, see
Brickyard Station [...]

Cloverdale Rodeo and Exhibition Association Elects 2012 Board Members

The Cloverdale Rodeo and Exhibition Association has re-elected two incumbents and one new member to the Board of Directors at its Annual General Meeting that took place on March 27th. Long serving members Rob Marshall and Gerry Spielmacher were re-elected while longtime volunteer Jenece Stinson was elected for the first time. Marshall, Spielmacher and Stinson [...]

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 [...]

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.