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Police in Surrey investigate what they call a “serious” single-vehicle crash in Newton Sunday, March 21. (Photos: Curtis Kreklau)

UPDATE: Three people, including five-year-old girl, hurt after SUV drives onto sidewalk

Police say driver is Class 7 (learner) and that distracted driving may be to blame

Police in Surrey investigate what they call a “serious” single-vehicle crash in Newton Sunday, March 21. (Photos: Curtis Kreklau)
In B.C., it is against the law to text, email, talk or otherwise hold an electronic device in the hand while operating a motor vehicle, including while the vehicle is stopped at a red light. We all know this, so why do so many of us still do it? (Drivesmart)

SIMPSON: What do pets, bras, cereal bowls and novels have in common?

They can cost you a lot of money and even kill someone if not handled safely and responsibly

In B.C., it is against the law to text, email, talk or otherwise hold an electronic device in the hand while operating a motor vehicle, including while the vehicle is stopped at a red light. We all know this, so why do so many of us still do it? (Drivesmart)
Surrey RCMP on scene of a crash involving a motorized scooter and a car in the intersection of 102 Avenue and City Parkway on Wednesday, Feb. 24. (Photos: Shane MacKichan)

Elderly man sent to hospital after scooter crashes with car in Surrey

Surrey RCMP say it happened at about 8:30 a.m. in the intersection of 102 Avenue and City Parkway

Surrey RCMP on scene of a crash involving a motorized scooter and a car in the intersection of 102 Avenue and City Parkway on Wednesday, Feb. 24. (Photos: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey RCMP are looking for information about a hit-and-run on Feb. 13 that they say involved this black BMW sedan. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)

Police search for owner of car after woman hit while walking on sidewalk in Surrey

RCMP say black BMW sedan drove up onto sidewalk and hit pedestrian in Newton on Feb. 13

Surrey RCMP are looking for information about a hit-and-run on Feb. 13 that they say involved this black BMW sedan. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)
Surrey RCMP talk to witnesses after a woman was hit on 152nd Street just north of 68th Avenue in Surrey on Monday, (Feb. 22). (Photo: Beau Simpson)
Surrey RCMP talk to witnesses after a woman was hit on 152nd Street just north of 68th Avenue in Surrey on Monday, (Feb. 22). (Photo: Beau Simpson)
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Surrey police bust illegal nightclub in Whalley again, dole out nearly $6,000 in fines

Police say people associated with club have been caught breaking COVID rules three times before

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Surrey RCMP are asking for help identifying this man suspected of being involved in an assault with a weapon outside a business in the area of 101 Avenue and King George Boulevard on Oct. 17, 2020. (Surrey RCMP)

Do you know this man? Surrey police say he’s a suspect in violent assault in Whalley

RCMP say suspect used weapon during Oct. 17, 2020 incident outside a business

Surrey RCMP are asking for help identifying this man suspected of being involved in an assault with a weapon outside a business in the area of 101 Avenue and King George Boulevard on Oct. 17, 2020. (Surrey RCMP)
Surrey RCMP are asking for help identifying this suspect after a sexual assault in a Newton park on Thursday (Feb. 4). (Photo: RCMP)

Police ask for help identifying suspect after youth sexually assaulted in Surrey park

Surrey RCMP say girl was groped from behind in the 13200-block of 64th Avenue

Surrey RCMP are asking for help identifying this suspect after a sexual assault in a Newton park on Thursday (Feb. 4). (Photo: RCMP)
A GoFundMe campaign is raising money for 10-year-old Jerico Roman, who has autism and will only eat Nature’s Path Maple Cinnamon Waffles. The problem is, the company that makes them has discontinued them. Jerico’s mother is trying to round up all the remaining stock. (Photo: GoFundMe).

Surrey mom on mission to track down discontinued frozen waffles for her son with autism

Jenna Roman asking for community’s help to buy remaining stock and a freezer for it

A GoFundMe campaign is raising money for 10-year-old Jerico Roman, who has autism and will only eat Nature’s Path Maple Cinnamon Waffles. The problem is, the company that makes them has discontinued them. Jerico’s mother is trying to round up all the remaining stock. (Photo: GoFundMe).
Delta Police Constable Jason Martens and Dezi, a nine-year-old German Shepherd that recently retired after 10 years with Delta Police. (Photo submitted)

Delta Police dog retires on a high note after decade of service

Nine-year-old German Shepherd now fights over toys instead of chasing down bad guys

Delta Police Constable Jason Martens and Dezi, a nine-year-old German Shepherd that recently retired after 10 years with Delta Police. (Photo submitted)
SurreyCares Community Foundation presents a $5,000 cheque to Cloverdale Community Kitchen. The grant was made possible by the Surrey Community Relief Fund (SCRF). (Submitted photo)

Additional relief grant allows Cloverdale Community Kitchen to keep feeding seniors

Surrey Community Relief Fund continues to help during pandemic but support still needed

SurreyCares Community Foundation presents a $5,000 cheque to Cloverdale Community Kitchen. The grant was made possible by the Surrey Community Relief Fund (SCRF). (Submitted photo)
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SIMPSON: A poem from 1895 just might change your view on policing

Tell us your thoughts about policing in Surrey and beyond by emailing edit@surreynowleader.com

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Ah, the good ol’ days of high school. It turns out in some ways, they never seem to end. (Now-Leader file photo)

SIMPSON: If pettiness of politics around Surrey feels familiar, there’s a good reason why

Name-calling, finger-pointing, bullying, threats – where have we seen all this before?

Ah, the good ol’ days of high school. It turns out in some ways, they never seem to end. (Now-Leader file photo)
Firefighters battle a house fire in Fleetwood on Dec. 2, 2020. (Photos: Shane MacKichan)

One man sent to hospital, two people arrested after Surrey fire

‘This was so frightening to see in person,’ witness posts after blaze at 160th Street and 89th Avenue

Firefighters battle a house fire in Fleetwood on Dec. 2, 2020. (Photos: Shane MacKichan)
One man is dead after a shooting in Fleetwood Sunday evening. (Shane MacKichan photos)

UPDATE: Police ask for dash cam videos after 29-year-old man shot dead in Surrey

Incident took place near shopping complex at the corner of 152 Street and Fraser Highway

One man is dead after a shooting in Fleetwood Sunday evening. (Shane MacKichan photos)
From left: Puneet Dhillon – Community Liaison Coordinator, Surrey Hospitals Foundation; Harp Dhillon – Vice Chair, SHF Board of Directors; Sonia Virk – Director, SHF Board of Directors; Tony Singh – President, Fruiticana; Azra Hussain – Chief Operating Officer, Surrey Hospitals Foundation; Don Hickling – Vice President, Leadership Giving, Surrey Hospitals Foundation. (Photo submitted)

Fruiticana donates $100,000 to support Children’s Health Centre at Surrey Memorial Hospital

Surrey-based company says giving back to community is key reason for its success

From left: Puneet Dhillon – Community Liaison Coordinator, Surrey Hospitals Foundation; Harp Dhillon – Vice Chair, SHF Board of Directors; Sonia Virk – Director, SHF Board of Directors; Tony Singh – President, Fruiticana; Azra Hussain – Chief Operating Officer, Surrey Hospitals Foundation; Don Hickling – Vice President, Leadership Giving, Surrey Hospitals Foundation. (Photo submitted)
Surrey RCMP say they were called to a home in the 10900-block of 128A Street shortly after 10 p.m. Oct. 1 to investigate a report of an assault with a weapon. (Shane MacKichan photo)

Suspect in custody after deadly stabbing in Surrey

Police say stabbing stemmed from dispute inside home in 10900-block of 128A Street

Surrey RCMP say they were called to a home in the 10900-block of 128A Street shortly after 10 p.m. Oct. 1 to investigate a report of an assault with a weapon. (Shane MacKichan photo)
Fleetwood’s Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex indoor pool will open to the public and aquatic sport teams on Tuesday, Oct. 13. (Photo: surrey.ca)

Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex indoor pool set to open Oct. 13

City announces opening date for public and aquatic sport teams

Fleetwood’s Surrey Sport & Leisure Complex indoor pool will open to the public and aquatic sport teams on Tuesday, Oct. 13. (Photo: surrey.ca)
Surrey RCMP say they seized drugs, more than $200K in cash and a handgun after searching a home in Guildford on Sept. 6, 2020. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)

Break and enter at Surrey home leads to large drug seizure

Suspects were gone but officers find ‘large quantity of drugs and cash’ inside residence

Surrey RCMP say they seized drugs, more than $200K in cash and a handgun after searching a home in Guildford on Sept. 6, 2020. (Photo: Surrey RCMP)
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Motorcyclist sent to hospital with serious injuries after morning crash in Surrey

Police say crash happened just after 7 a.m. near intersection of King George and 132nd Street

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