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Home Depot Langley donated 60 hanging flower baskets to the Langley Lions Housing Society’s Evergreen Timbers assisted living care facility last week, bringing smiles to many of the residents. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Donated flowers brighten view for Langley care home residents

Home Depot gifts 60 baskets full of petunias and geraniums to residents of Evergreen Timbers

Home Depot Langley donated 60 hanging flower baskets to the Langley Lions Housing Society’s Evergreen Timbers assisted living care facility last week, bringing smiles to many of the residents. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
A move by Adrian’s at the Airport restaurant into new premises next door has been delayed, again, owner Demetre Exarhopoulus confirmed. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Adrian’s at the Airport move delayed again

This time, the COVID-19 pandemic is to blame, owner of Langley restaurant says

A move by Adrian’s at the Airport restaurant into new premises next door has been delayed, again, owner Demetre Exarhopoulus confirmed. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Envision Financial launched a community response fund to help local charities during this time of crisis. They are hoping to encourage local charities to apply. A group of volunteers (above) working at a food bank were sorting non-perishable food items into boxes. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Credit union giving local charities money in a hurry

Envision sets up new Community Response Fund, offering $600,000 in grants to area non-profits

  • May 29, 2020
Envision Financial launched a community response fund to help local charities during this time of crisis. They are hoping to encourage local charities to apply. A group of volunteers (above) working at a food bank were sorting non-perishable food items into boxes. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, focuses on the back and chest in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)

VIDEO: Workout Wednesday with Brand Fitness

Week eight circles back to focus on the chest and back muscles

Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, focuses on the back and chest in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)
After nearly 40 years, 85-year-old Mary Carter is closing her shop in Langley City. She relocated from Richmond about two years ago to reduce her commuting time from Brookswood. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Mary’s British Home store closes in Langley City

Owner says store has been struggling since it relocated from Richmond

After nearly 40 years, 85-year-old Mary Carter is closing her shop in Langley City. She relocated from Richmond about two years ago to reduce her commuting time from Brookswood. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
London Drugs. (Black Press photo)

Local barbershop featured at London Drugs

Retail giant now selling products for local shop Harry & Sons

London Drugs. (Black Press photo)
Jessica Brand and Marion Brand focus on exercising the leg muscles in the latest edition of Workout Wednesday presented by Langley Advance Times on May 20, 2020. (Brand Fitness screen shot)

VIDEO: Workout Wednesday with Brand Fitness

Fitness instructor Marion Brand has a special guest join her for this week’s at-home workout

Jessica Brand and Marion Brand focus on exercising the leg muscles in the latest edition of Workout Wednesday presented by Langley Advance Times on May 20, 2020. (Brand Fitness screen shot)
Gardeners, new and experienced, are flocking to the garden centres and nurseries this spring. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Langley garden shops buzzing

Younger people gravitating to gardening, anxious to grow veggies

Gardeners, new and experienced, are flocking to the garden centres and nurseries this spring. (Roxanne Hooper/Langley Advance Times)
The Aldergrove Star has been proudly serving this community for more than 60 years.

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

Thanks for helping the Aldergrove Star to continue its mission to provide trusted local news

  • May 14, 2020
The Aldergrove Star has been proudly serving this community for more than 60 years.
Langley craft beer brewers are asking for bigger patio spaces so they can serve people during COVID-19. (Photo submitted)

Langley craft brewers call for looser restrictions for summer patios

More outdoor space could mean more places to safely seat customers, say beer makers

Langley craft beer brewers are asking for bigger patio spaces so they can serve people during COVID-19. (Photo submitted)
Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, focuses on working out the core and leads readers in a stretch in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)

VIDEO: Workout Wednesday with Brand Fitness

This week’s at-home workout focuses on the core and stretching

Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, focuses on working out the core and leads readers in a stretch in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)
Arts Alive 2020 is not to be. Organizers are looking ahead to the 2021 street festival, while trying to develop other initiatives to bring people down to visit and support Langley City businesses amid the COVID pandemic. (Langley Advance Times files)

Downtown Langley summer festivals cancelled due to COVID

Both Arts Alive and the Fork & Finger festivals for 2020 are off, organizers confirm

  • May 11, 2020
Arts Alive 2020 is not to be. Organizers are looking ahead to the 2021 street festival, while trying to develop other initiatives to bring people down to visit and support Langley City businesses amid the COVID pandemic. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley chamber takes multiple meetings virtual

Langley chamber takes multiple meetings virtual

A local business advocacy organization queues up a series of events via Zoom

Langley chamber takes multiple meetings virtual
Julie Stanton shows off some of the books she dropped off at the Langley Value Village thrift store on Wednesday, May 6th. After a six-week shutdown, the store reopened on Tuesday, generating line-up of people waiting to drop off donations. Stanton drove in from North Vancouver to help a friend in Langley who had been stockpiling donations for when the store reopened. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Donors line up as Value Village store reopens in Langley

Company expected a surge in contributions as stores end COVID-19 shutdowns

Julie Stanton shows off some of the books she dropped off at the Langley Value Village thrift store on Wednesday, May 6th. After a six-week shutdown, the store reopened on Tuesday, generating line-up of people waiting to drop off donations. Stanton drove in from North Vancouver to help a friend in Langley who had been stockpiling donations for when the store reopened. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, focuses on working out legs in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)

VIDEO: Workout Wednesday with Brand Fitness

This week’s workout circles back to focus on the legs

Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, focuses on working out legs in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)
Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, focuses on working out the arms in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)

VIDEO: Workout Wednesday with Brand Fitness

This week’s at-home workout focuses on excerising the arms

Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, focuses on working out the arms in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)
Langley news media, reporter honoured by peers

Langley news media, reporter honoured by peers

News industry lauds efforts of rebranded paper, and young journalist during online provincial awards

  • Apr 27, 2020
Langley news media, reporter honoured by peers
Backyard Vineyard winemaker Liam Berti and cellar hand Riivo Vahk with the 2,000 bottles of hand sanitizer the winery made to deliver to local hospitals and doctors. (Backyard Vineyard photo)

Wine bottles of hand sanitizer on the way thanks to Langley vineyard

Local doctors, nurses, and charities will receive Backyard Vineyard’s donations

Backyard Vineyard winemaker Liam Berti and cellar hand Riivo Vahk with the 2,000 bottles of hand sanitizer the winery made to deliver to local hospitals and doctors. (Backyard Vineyard photo)
Local produce, services, and a variety of essential-service goods are highlighted in a local online directory from Langley Township. (Photo Township of Langley)

Local businesses highlighted in Langley Township online directory

The local government is encouraging local spending during the pandemic

  • Apr 22, 2020
Local produce, services, and a variety of essential-service goods are highlighted in a local online directory from Langley Township. (Photo Township of Langley)
Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, leads a cardio box workout in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)
Marion Brand, owner of Brand Fitness in Langley, leads a cardio box workout in this week’s edition of Workout Wednesday hosted by Langley Advance Times. (Brand Fitness video screen shot)