I spent the afternoon at a fabulous community event in the heart of Newton today, that brought the first hint of how incredible the future of Newton is going to be. Planned and presented by the Newton BIA, the underground parking of the Newton Save On Foods was turned into a spooktacular Halloween party venueContinue reading Newton Spooktacular a testament to the power of community.
The Grove in Newton is one of those places that for many years, was nothing more than a place you had to pass through to get to somewhere else. To get to the bus loop from the library or Newton Rec Centre, you went through ‘the grove’. To get to Safeway from the bus loop,Continue reading What community is all about.
It’s been said that Surrey politics is the one to watch this year and certainly it never fails to provide fodder for ample discussion. Mayoral candidate Barinder Rasode released her crime plan yesterday,one crafted in part in consultation with soon to be retired Delta Police Chief Jim Cessford. Cessford is highly respected by many notContinue reading Hepner unwittingly calls into question Community Safety Patrols done by Commissionaires.
It was back in January 2014, following the death of Julie Paskall, that both Mayor Watts and the NDP renewed calls for a community court in Surrey. Watts met with Attorney General Susan Anton in February, where it was agreed that a steering committee would be set up to gain input from the judiciary, theContinue reading Newton residents left in the dark over proposed community court in Surrey with no response from Attorney General Susan Anton