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Surrey firefighters were called to a home at 163 Street and 109 Avenue around 12:20 a.m. Thursday (July 8). (Shane MacKichan photo)

PHOTOS: Overnight fire in Surrey’s Fraser Heights neighbourhood

Firefighters responded to a home near 163 Street and 109 Avenue

Surrey firefighters were called to a home at 163 Street and 109 Avenue around 12:20 a.m. Thursday (July 8). (Shane MacKichan photo)
A person is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle in Surrey. (Black Press media file photo)

Pedestrian in critical condition after being struck by vehicle in Surrey

Police ask public to avoid 156 Street and Fraser Highway area

A person is in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle in Surrey. (Black Press media file photo)
Andrew Doucette. (IHIT handout)
Andrew Doucette. (IHIT handout)
A child-sized bicycle and basketball rest behind police tape after a house fire in Surrey. Police are investigating after a five-year-old child was found dead. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A child-sized bicycle and basketball rest behind police tape after a house fire in Surrey. Police are investigating after a five-year-old child was found dead. (Aaron Hinks photo)
B.C. Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)

New trial ordered in Surrey court case judge had stayed because of delay

The court of appeal overturned a Surrey judge’s order to stay proceedings in criminal case

B.C. Court of Appeal in Vancouver. (File photo: Tom Zytaruk)
(Delta Police Department photo)

UPDATE: Police investigating alleged assault in North Delta park

One man suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the July 6 incident; three others fled the scene

(Delta Police Department photo)
Work is underway to repair a section of Highway 17 in Delta that has settled since the road was completed in 2013. (BC Government/flickr.com photo)

Repairs underway to smooth settled section of Highway 17 in Delta

Project expected to be completed by July 23; road will be reduced to one lane each way

Work is underway to repair a section of Highway 17 in Delta that has settled since the road was completed in 2013. (BC Government/flickr.com photo)
Surrey Schools website. (Screenshot)
Surrey Schools website. (Screenshot)
Burns Bog Conservation Society president Derek Zeisman. (Submitted photo)

Delta’s Burns Bog Society elects two new directors at 2021 AGM

AGM held nearly three months after 2020 meeting; resolution passed to apply for federal COVID loan

Burns Bog Conservation Society president Derek Zeisman. (Submitted photo)
Surrey RCMP photo
Surrey RCMP photo
Ahmed Hussen, federal minister of families, children and social development with Surrey Centre MP Randeep Sarai (left) and Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum (right) at Wednesday presser. (Submitted photo)

Feds provide $13.8 M for Surrey affordable housing

It’s for 28 new homes, through the Major Cities Stream of the federal government’s Rapid Housing Initiative

Ahmed Hussen, federal minister of families, children and social development with Surrey Centre MP Randeep Sarai (left) and Surrey Mayor Doug McCallum (right) at Wednesday presser. (Submitted photo)
Cole Izsak and site manager, Robynn Poynter, outside Robin’s Nest, a recovery centre for women at 4456 184 St. Izsak, who says women have been woefully under-served in their recovery efforts, hopes to start welcoming clients in August. See story page A11. (Cole Izsak photo)

PHOTOS: Women-only recovery centre taking wing in South Surrey

Back on Track operator Cole Izsak says Robin’s Nest will open by Sept. 1

Cole Izsak and site manager, Robynn Poynter, outside Robin’s Nest, a recovery centre for women at 4456 184 St. Izsak, who says women have been woefully under-served in their recovery efforts, hopes to start welcoming clients in August. See story page A11. (Cole Izsak photo)
A wildfire in Delta that began on July 3, 2016 consumed 78 hectares of Burns Bog before it was fully contained on July 11. (Curtis Kreklau photo)

Delta granted over $77,000 to help prevent wildfires

Tsawwassen First Nation also getting $25,104 via B.C. FireSmart Community Funding and Supports grant

A wildfire in Delta that began on July 3, 2016 consumed 78 hectares of Burns Bog before it was fully contained on July 11. (Curtis Kreklau photo)
The City of Surrey still has no timeline for reopening of South Surrey Indoor Pool. (surrey.ca photo)

Timeline for reopening of South Surrey Indoor Pool expected ‘in coming weeks’

Facility is one of two indoor-recreation centres still closed

The City of Surrey still has no timeline for reopening of South Surrey Indoor Pool. (surrey.ca photo)
Surrey Police Board on a patio at city hall, in a photo posted to surreypolice.ca.

Four Surrey Police Board members re-appointed

Meanwhile, Meena Brisard, Elizabeth Model and Jim Carwana’s terms are set to end on Dec. 31, 2021

Surrey Police Board on a patio at city hall, in a photo posted to surreypolice.ca.
A house in Fleetwood goes up in flames Monday night. The home at 94th Avenue and 154A Street became a crime scene after one victim was taken to hospital with undetermined injuries. (Photos: Shane MacKichan)

VIDEO: Homicide team called after five-year-old child found dead in Surrey house fire

Search underway for suspect, who reportedly jumped off Port Mann bridge

A house in Fleetwood goes up in flames Monday night. The home at 94th Avenue and 154A Street became a crime scene after one victim was taken to hospital with undetermined injuries. (Photos: Shane MacKichan)
Surrey RCMP is investigating a report of several shots being fired into a home and vehicle in the 15600 block of 83 Avenue Monday night (July 5). (Shane MacKichan photo)

PHOTOS: Shots fired into Surrey home, vehicle

Vehicle seen fleeing scene later located burning in South Surrey

Surrey RCMP is investigating a report of several shots being fired into a home and vehicle in the 15600 block of 83 Avenue Monday night (July 5). (Shane MacKichan photo)
White Rock council heard Monday that a majority of East Beach businesses have been negatively impacted by the one-way lane closure. (File photo)

White Rock’s Marine Drive one-way decision delayed until July 12

Council, after thumbs down from East Beach businesses, wants to hear from West side

White Rock council heard Monday that a majority of East Beach businesses have been negatively impacted by the one-way lane closure. (File photo)
Megan Loxterkamp (inset) is due to give birth to her and husband Alex’s baby girl on July 9, 2021 – the day after Peace Arch Hospital’s maternity ward is to go on diversion. (Tracy Holmes photo/Contributed photo)

Peace Arch Hospital maternity diversion ‘not ideal’ for couple awaiting birth of first child

‘I don’t want her to give birth on the side of the road,’ says expectant White Rock dad

Megan Loxterkamp (inset) is due to give birth to her and husband Alex’s baby girl on July 9, 2021 – the day after Peace Arch Hospital’s maternity ward is to go on diversion. (Tracy Holmes photo/Contributed photo)
The heritage-listed “Red Cedar Stump” at 8920 Queen Mary Boulevard, Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

SURREY NOW & THEN: Rare ‘rock tree’ and giant stump are oddities on city’s heritage list

Surrey Now & Then is a look back at Surrey-area landmark sites, events and people

The heritage-listed “Red Cedar Stump” at 8920 Queen Mary Boulevard, Surrey. (Photo: Tom Zillich)