Malin Jordan

The Cloverdale Community Football Association’s Peewee Bobcats celebrate after winning a provincial title Dec. 5 as they beat the Abbotsford Falcons 44-0 in the championship game. (Photo submitted: Yeera Sami)

Cloverdale Peewee Bobcats score six TDs on way to provincial title

Successful season ends for Cloverdale Community Football Association

The Cloverdale Community Football Association’s Peewee Bobcats celebrate after winning a provincial title Dec. 5 as they beat the Abbotsford Falcons 44-0 in the championship game. (Photo submitted: Yeera Sami)
Dave Bilyk is seen at Fraser Downs in this undated image. (Image via gofundme.com)

Well-loved horseman passed away Nov. 29.

Dave Bilyk was a longtime horseman at the Cloverdale track

Dave Bilyk is seen at Fraser Downs in this undated image. (Image via gofundme.com)
Surrey firefighters battled a blaze on 80th Avenue between 170th and 176th Streets Dec. 3. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)

UPDATE: Police close 80th Avenue because of barn fire

80th Avenue closed between 170th and 176th Streets

Surrey firefighters battled a blaze on 80th Avenue between 170th and 176th Streets Dec. 3. (Photo: Shane MacKichan)
Girls from Clover Ridge Pathfinders assembled 3,000 tiny jingle bells for the Cloverdale Community Kitchen. Back row: Regan Arlitt, Vanessa Blow. Front row: Madison McPeake, Brooklyn Sayers. (Photo submitted: Sherri McPeake)

Pathfinders make 3,000 jingle bells for Cloverdale Community Kitchen

Bells to be used in fundraiser for Christmas Hamper Program

Girls from Clover Ridge Pathfinders assembled 3,000 tiny jingle bells for the Cloverdale Community Kitchen. Back row: Regan Arlitt, Vanessa Blow. Front row: Madison McPeake, Brooklyn Sayers. (Photo submitted: Sherri McPeake)
Marilyn Nigg (left) and her daughter Joanne Hoblak travelled from Abbotsford to visit the Pop-Up Patisserie in Cloverdale. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Patisserie pops back up in Cloverdale

Pop-Up Patisserie is in The Henry building on 176th

Marilyn Nigg (left) and her daughter Joanne Hoblak travelled from Abbotsford to visit the Pop-Up Patisserie in Cloverdale. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
The Cloverdale Peewee Bobcats hold their championship banner after winning the VMFL league title game over the White Rock Titans 22-6. (Photo submitted: Yeera Sami, Cloverdale Community Football Association)

Pair of Surrey football teams off to provincial finals

Cloverdale Cougars, Bobcats to play Dec. 5 in prov. title games

The Cloverdale Peewee Bobcats hold their championship banner after winning the VMFL league title game over the White Rock Titans 22-6. (Photo submitted: Yeera Sami, Cloverdale Community Football Association)
Kids from the Squamish Eagles U13 A2 team donate food and money to the Cloverdale Community Kitchen Nov. 28. The Kitchen delivered the items and cash to Camp Charis in Chilliwack Nov. 29 to help support flood victims. (Photo submitted: Matthew Campbell)

Squamish hockey team supports flood victims in Chilliwack

Cloverdale Community Kitchen has sent about 100,000 pounds of food and clothing to flood victims

Kids from the Squamish Eagles U13 A2 team donate food and money to the Cloverdale Community Kitchen Nov. 28. The Kitchen delivered the items and cash to Camp Charis in Chilliwack Nov. 29 to help support flood victims. (Photo submitted: Matthew Campbell)
A sulcata tortoise hitches a ride with Kelsey Langille, animal care coordinator with the Urban Safari Rescue Society. Urban Safari is holding a 50/50 draw ahead of Christmas to raise money. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)

Urban Safari Rescue Society looking to raise much-needed funds

2021 has been particularly difficult on the rescue

A sulcata tortoise hitches a ride with Kelsey Langille, animal care coordinator with the Urban Safari Rescue Society. Urban Safari is holding a 50/50 draw ahead of Christmas to raise money. (Photo: Ursula Maxwell-Lewis)
Artist Phyllis Atkins is seen working on some jewellery. Atkins is the program coordinator of the stɑlə̓w̓ Arts & Cultural Society, whom the Museum of Surrey partnered with for their third annual Christmas market. (Photo submitted: Museum of Surrey)

Two popular events return to the Museum of Surrey

Cloverdale Christmas Trees fundraiser and the third annual stɑlə̓w̓ Christmas Craft Market are back

Artist Phyllis Atkins is seen working on some jewellery. Atkins is the program coordinator of the stɑlə̓w̓ Arts & Cultural Society, whom the Museum of Surrey partnered with for their third annual Christmas market. (Photo submitted: Museum of Surrey)
Members of the Versatiles are seen in this promotional photo. From left: Geri Watton, Grace Johnson, Rose Lussier, and Peter Dobson (seated). (Photo submitted: Susie Francis)

Versatiles to play Christmas show in Cloverdale

Cloverdale Legion to host ‘Sing, Laugh, and be Merry with the Versatiles’

Members of the Versatiles are seen in this promotional photo. From left: Geri Watton, Grace Johnson, Rose Lussier, and Peter Dobson (seated). (Photo submitted: Susie Francis)
Map with the location for the new Surrey hospital in Cloverdale. (Handout)

Cloverdale hospital project moves ahead

New hospital will have a state-of-the-art cancer centre

Map with the location for the new Surrey hospital in Cloverdale. (Handout)
Imogen Paul is crowned U15 Canadian National Irish Dance Champion. (Photo submitted: Jacquelyn Del Bianco Hardychuk)

Local dancers win big at Irish Dance competitions in Alberta

Imogen Paul crowned first ever U15 Canadian National Champion in Irish Dance

Imogen Paul is crowned U15 Canadian National Irish Dance Champion. (Photo submitted: Jacquelyn Del Bianco Hardychuk)
Athletics at Salish Secondary School were temporarily suspended last week, but have now been reinstated. Athletic director Allen De La Paz seems to be using an Instagram-only approach to disseminate information as both the suspension and reinstatement of athletics was handled via the picture-message social-media platform. (Black Press Media file photo)

Basketball back on at Salish Secondary

École Salish Secondary continues to communicate via Instagram

Athletics at Salish Secondary School were temporarily suspended last week, but have now been reinstated. Athletic director Allen De La Paz seems to be using an Instagram-only approach to disseminate information as both the suspension and reinstatement of athletics was handled via the picture-message social-media platform. (Black Press Media file photo)
Paul Orazietti stands in Hawthorne Square. He said changes are coming to square, including signage and storyboards. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Changes coming to Hawthorne Square

Signage and storyboards to be installed

Paul Orazietti stands in Hawthorne Square. He said changes are coming to square, including signage and storyboards. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Lord Tweedsmuir lines up against Notre Dame in playoff action from 2019. The Panthers lost to the Notre Dame Jugglers Nov. 20 in the 2021 high school football AAA playoffs. (File photo: Olivia Johnson)

Football season ends for Lord Tweedsmuir

21-7 loss to Notre Dame ends playoff hopes

Lord Tweedsmuir lines up against Notre Dame in playoff action from 2019. The Panthers lost to the Notre Dame Jugglers Nov. 20 in the 2021 high school football AAA playoffs. (File photo: Olivia Johnson)
Athletics at Salish Secondary School have been temporarily suspended. (Black Press Media file photo)

Some athletics temporarily suspended at Salish Secondary School

No word whether scheduled games would go ahead or not for teams that were already formed

Athletics at Salish Secondary School have been temporarily suspended. (Black Press Media file photo)
Paul Orazietti says sidewalks in Cloverdale have become major tripping hazards. Now he’s thankful repair work is finally being done. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Sidewalks under repair in Cloverdale

Sidewalks have become major tripping hazards: Orazietti

Paul Orazietti says sidewalks in Cloverdale have become major tripping hazards. Now he’s thankful repair work is finally being done. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Arlan Benn charges his Tesla at Cloverdale’s new 100-kilowatt fast charging EV station. B.C. Hydro recently installed the new “pump” as part of its Electrification Plan. The initiative will see 325 fast-charging stations built at 145 locations across B.C. by 2025. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

B.C. Hydro installs fast EV charging unit in Cloverdale

100-kilowatt ‘pump’ can recharge vehicle in about 15 to 20 minutes

Arlan Benn charges his Tesla at Cloverdale’s new 100-kilowatt fast charging EV station. B.C. Hydro recently installed the new “pump” as part of its Electrification Plan. The initiative will see 325 fast-charging stations built at 145 locations across B.C. by 2025. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Mayor Doug McCallum gives remarks during the 2021 Clovies Awards ceremony at Northview Golf & Country Club Nov. 17. (Submitted photo: Scott Wheatley)

Clovie award winners named during gala ceremony Nov. 17

Cloverdale business awards recognized exemplary businesses, not-for-profits, individuals

Mayor Doug McCallum gives remarks during the 2021 Clovies Awards ceremony at Northview Golf & Country Club Nov. 17. (Submitted photo: Scott Wheatley)
A vehicle rolls through Cloverdale Dec. 1, 2019 during the 14th annual Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. The 2020 parade was cancelled and now the BIA has announced the 2021 parade has been officially cancelled. (Photo: Olivia Johnson)

Surrey Santa Parade of Lights officially cancelled for 2021

One-day ‘charity’ event to replace parade; to be held Dec. 5

A vehicle rolls through Cloverdale Dec. 1, 2019 during the 14th annual Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. The 2020 parade was cancelled and now the BIA has announced the 2021 parade has been officially cancelled. (Photo: Olivia Johnson)