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Over the years, the home of Bonnie and Ken Fletcher has raised more than $37,000 for the Sources South Surrey and White Rock Food Bank. (File photo)
Over the years, the home of Bonnie and Ken Fletcher has raised more than $37,000 for the Sources South Surrey and White Rock Food Bank. (File photo)
Mike Starchuk. (Image via BCNDP/flickr)

New MLA Mike Starchuk chats about Cloverdale, politics, the Surrey policing transition, and more

Starchuk sits down for a virtual coffee to discuss his new career as an MLA

Mike Starchuk. (Image via BCNDP/flickr)
Representatives from the Cowell Foundation present the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation a cheque for $250,000 to fund critical surgical and long-term care equipment needs at the hospital. (Submitted photo)

$250,000 donation to fund ‘critical equipment’ needs at Delta Hospital

Cowell Foundation’s donation to support the hospital’s surgical patients and long-term care residents

Representatives from the Cowell Foundation present the Delta Hospital and Community Health Foundation a cheque for $250,000 to fund critical surgical and long-term care equipment needs at the hospital. (Submitted photo)
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BraveFace mask fundraiser raises $10,000 for Make-A-Wish Foundation BC & Yukon
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Grand Forks Choral Society sings 'Come o Ye Faithful'
Berlin zoo pandas celebrate their first birthday
People in need receive food from the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank Nov. 12. The number of registered families at the FVRFB continues to increase says its director Matthew Campbell. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale food bank adding an extra distribution day

Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank will now be open 3 days a week

People in need receive food from the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank Nov. 12. The number of registered families at the FVRFB continues to increase says its director Matthew Campbell. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
An animated Gordie Hogg introduces his 'Community Connections' videos. (YouTube screenshot)

Community Connections: Gordie Hogg speaks with Allie Ho

Former mayor, MP began posting conversations on YouTube in June

  • Jan 10, 2021
An animated Gordie Hogg introduces his 'Community Connections' videos. (YouTube screenshot)
Nelson Mendonca teaching someone how knit a toque by looming. Mendonca has been teaching people at Phoenix Society how to knit and the “toquers” are knitting to help fundraise for the Surrey-Whalley 2021 Coldest Night of the Year virtual fundraiser. (Photo submitted: Amy Reid)
Nelson Mendonca teaching someone how knit a toque by looming. Mendonca has been teaching people at Phoenix Society how to knit and the “toquers” are knitting to help fundraise for the Surrey-Whalley 2021 Coldest Night of the Year virtual fundraiser. (Photo submitted: Amy Reid)
TEASER PHOTO Kvitka Ukrainian School of Dance members perform during Malanka celebrations last January at Surrey's Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Mary. (submitted photo)
TEASER PHOTO Kvitka Ukrainian School of Dance members perform during Malanka celebrations last January at Surrey's Ukrainian Orthodox Church of St. Mary. (submitted photo)
Ron Restrick has been diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment. (Contributed photo)
Ron Restrick has been diagnosed with Mild Cognitive Impairment. (Contributed photo)
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SENIORS SCENE: Gently used, working tablets sought for seniors in need

Devices help isolated seniors stay connected during time of isolation

  • Jan 7, 2021
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Take a Hike Delta students take part in an “out day” in November 2020. (Submitted photo)

Burrows family donates $75,000 to support mental health program for Delta youth

Donation supports the Take a Hike program at North Delta’s Delview Secondary

Take a Hike Delta students take part in an “out day” in November 2020. (Submitted photo)
2018 SASSY Awards winner Emma Salisbury. This year’s event, which will be an online-only format, is planned for May. (Contributed photo)

Nominations sought for Surrey’s SASSY Awards

Awards recognized youth who show leadership, volunteerism

2018 SASSY Awards winner Emma Salisbury. This year’s event, which will be an online-only format, is planned for May. (Contributed photo)
A video released by Tabor Home in Abbotsford includes staff members holding photos of some of the 25 residents who lost their lives to COVID-19 during an outbreak that began in early November. (Video screengrab)

Tabor Home in Abbotsford releases video in memory of lives lost to COVID-19

Long-term care home pays tribute to 25 residents who died in outbreak

A video released by Tabor Home in Abbotsford includes staff members holding photos of some of the 25 residents who lost their lives to COVID-19 during an outbreak that began in early November. (Video screengrab)
Volunteers at the Cloverdale Community Kitchen pack food hampers that will be delivered to people in self-isolation because of positive COVID-19 tests. (Photo submitted)
Volunteers at the Cloverdale Community Kitchen pack food hampers that will be delivered to people in self-isolation because of positive COVID-19 tests. (Photo submitted)
White Rock's Horst and Emmy Warner Centre for Active Living continues to provide safe recreational programs included in the city's Winter 2021 Recreation Guide. File photo

Registration open for White Rock recreation programs

Wide variety of activities still possible with safety restrictions

White Rock's Horst and Emmy Warner Centre for Active Living continues to provide safe recreational programs included in the city's Winter 2021 Recreation Guide. File photo
White Rock firefighters held their annual Christmas tree chipping event Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photos)
White Rock firefighters held their annual Christmas tree chipping event Sunday. (Aaron Hinks photos)
An animated Gordie Hogg introduces his 'Community Connections' videos. (YouTube screenshot)

Community Connections: Gordie Hogg speaks with Wayne Cox

Former mayor, MP began posting conversations on YouTube in June

  • Jan 3, 2021
An animated Gordie Hogg introduces his 'Community Connections' videos. (YouTube screenshot)
The North Delta Lions will be taking over for the now-defunct Delta Scottsdale Lions to run the annual Christmas tree chipping fundraiser at Sungod Arena, to be held this year on Jan. 9 and 10. (Submitted photo)

North Delta Lions doing double duty for tree chipping fundraiser

The club is running the annual events at Sungod Area and Memorial Park on Jan 9-10

  • Dec 31, 2020
The North Delta Lions will be taking over for the now-defunct Delta Scottsdale Lions to run the annual Christmas tree chipping fundraiser at Sungod Arena, to be held this year on Jan. 9 and 10. (Submitted photo)
Sources and Amica volunteers prepared and delivered food to 140 isolated seniors on Christmas Eve. (Contributed photo)

Amica, Sources deliver 140 hot meals to isolated seniors on Christmas Eve

‘It was so worth it. So much so that a lot of us were in tears of happiness,’ volunteer said

Sources and Amica volunteers prepared and delivered food to 140 isolated seniors on Christmas Eve. (Contributed photo)
Yellow-billed loon spotted in South Surrey. (John Gordon photo)

Rare loon spotted during South Surrey bird count

Numbers from the count have yet to be finalized

Yellow-billed loon spotted in South Surrey. (John Gordon photo)
Surrey firefighters handle Christmas trees during a charity chipping event. (File photo)
Surrey firefighters handle Christmas trees during a charity chipping event. (File photo)