Brookswood

RCMP shoulder patch. (Black Press Media files)

Truck thief suspect crashes into pursuer in Brookswood

RCMP have arrested a possible suspect, charges may be laid

 

An RCMP vehicle at a property near 200th Street and 40th Avenue, as the incident was wrapping up Monday afternoon. 200th Street was briefly blocked near 40th Avenue and 38A Avenue. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Police incident blocks traffic in Brookswood

Two schools were on ‘hold and secure’ in the area

 

Amelia and Zoey were Santa’s special helpers at the 2019 Brookswood Night of Lights. They helped kids write letters to Santa. (Langley Advance Times files)

Brookswood to kick off holiday season with its annual lights festival

Raffle prizes, free apple cider, snacks, music, and more in the company Rudolph, Santa, and elves

 

BCEHS honoured five lifesavers who aided a man having a heart attack. From left are paramedic Brian Twaites, and rescuers Gary and Jacqueline Aulakh with their daughter, Gina and Brian Hewson, and Connor Lyons, with paramedics Maria Cirstea, Mathew Leslie, and John Semple. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Good Samaritans honoured for saving life of Langley heart attack victim

Five people pulled a cyclist out of a ditch in South Langley and gave him CPR

BCEHS honoured five lifesavers who aided a man having a heart attack. From left are paramedic Brian Twaites, and rescuers Gary and Jacqueline Aulakh with their daughter, Gina and Brian Hewson, and Connor Lyons, with paramedics Maria Cirstea, Mathew Leslie, and John Semple. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
A power failure on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 27 knocked out electricity to large parts of South Langley, Brookswood, Fernridge, and Langley City. (BC Hydro/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Power failure hits Brookswood, south Langley City

It’s the second big power failure this week in Langley

A power failure on the morning of Thursday, Oct. 27 knocked out electricity to large parts of South Langley, Brookswood, Fernridge, and Langley City. (BC Hydro/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Langley RCMP are investigating after an 84-year-old man was hit by a car driven by a 17-year-old in Brookswood on Sunday afternoon. (Curtis Kreklau, South Fraser News Services/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Elderly pedestrian hit by teenaged driver in Langley

Langley RCMP are still investigating the Sunday crash

Langley RCMP are investigating after an 84-year-old man was hit by a car driven by a 17-year-old in Brookswood on Sunday afternoon. (Curtis Kreklau, South Fraser News Services/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Two people died in a multi-vehicle collision at 196th Street and 32nd Avenue in Langley in early August. Locals want changes before more accidents occur. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)

LETTER: Fatal crash refocuses spotlight on traffic dangers on Langley road

It’s been several years and nothing has been done to make 32nd Avenue safe, despite increased traffic

  • Sep 11, 2022
Two people died in a multi-vehicle collision at 196th Street and 32nd Avenue in Langley in early August. Locals want changes before more accidents occur. (Shane MacKichan/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Bull riding, seen here at the 2019 Cloverdale Rodeo, is one of the vents the SPCA says causes pain and distress to animals. (Black Press Media files)

Planned rodeo in Brookswood draws opposition from SPCA

Second animal rights organization to oppose the new rodeo event

Bull riding, seen here at the 2019 Cloverdale Rodeo, is one of the vents the SPCA says causes pain and distress to animals. (Black Press Media files)
Hundreds packed a June 2017 public hearing on the Brookswood-Fernridge official community plan. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Langley Township plans for Brookswood Fernridge do density wrong

A “radical departure from the traditional norms of developments in Langley”

  • Mar 11, 2022
Hundreds packed a June 2017 public hearing on the Brookswood-Fernridge official community plan. (Langley Advance Times files)
A public hearing on amendments to the 2017 Brookswood-Fernridge Community Plan was held at George Preston Recreation Centre in September 2017. Council shelved plans due to public backlash but has started the process again. (Langley Advance Times files)

LETTER: Langley Township consultation on Brookswood Fernridge plan changes lacking

Many residents won’t be able to offer input because of technological issues

  • Mar 9, 2022
A public hearing on amendments to the 2017 Brookswood-Fernridge Community Plan was held at George Preston Recreation Centre in September 2017. Council shelved plans due to public backlash but has started the process again. (Langley Advance Times files)
The line dancing club gathered to celebrate reopening of Brookswood Seniors’ Centre. The theme of the event was ‘two’ in reference to the date, Feb. 22, 2022. The dancers wore tutus (two twos) and walls were decorated with cut outs of number two. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)

Langley line dancers celebrate reopening of seniors’ centre

Brookswood Seniors Centre reopened on 22/02/2022 which reads the same backwards and forwards

The line dancing club gathered to celebrate reopening of Brookswood Seniors’ Centre. The theme of the event was ‘two’ in reference to the date, Feb. 22, 2022. The dancers wore tutus (two twos) and walls were decorated with cut outs of number two. (Tanmay Ahluwalia/Langley Advance Times)
Ellie King directed a theatrical adaptation of Nick Hall’s <em>Eat Your Heart Out</em>. The dinner theatre will be performed at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel in Surrey. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Longtime Langley resident takes her theatre show to Surrey

She couldn’t find a space in Langley to hold the performances

Ellie King directed a theatrical adaptation of Nick Hall’s <em>Eat Your Heart Out</em>. The dinner theatre will be performed at Sheraton Vancouver Guildford Hotel in Surrey. (Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Students and staff at Brookswood Secondary showed their Christmas spirit this holiday season, collecting money for gift cards to help those in need in the flood-ravaged neighbouring community of Abbotsford. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Brookswood students fill Bobcat’s furry paws with love for flood victims

Staff and students at a Langley school collected $3,400 during a five-day Paws for a Cause campaign

  • Dec 18, 2021
Students and staff at Brookswood Secondary showed their Christmas spirit this holiday season, collecting money for gift cards to help those in need in the flood-ravaged neighbouring community of Abbotsford. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Langley RCMP are looking for a suspect in a local bank robbery. (Black Press Media files)

Bank robber escapes with less than $1,000 in Brookswood heist

Police believe the suspect fled the bank on foot

Langley RCMP are looking for a suspect in a local bank robbery. (Black Press Media files)
During pre-COVID times, the Brookswood Night of Lights attracted hundreds for a few hours of festive cheer that culminates with a treelighting ceremony. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Brookswood lights up village again

Night of Lights returns to Langley neighbourhood Friday evening

During pre-COVID times, the Brookswood Night of Lights attracted hundreds for a few hours of festive cheer that culminates with a treelighting ceremony. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
On Monday, Nov. 29, the driver of a car noticed smoke. She pulled over and got out before it burst into flames. (Sherry Leighton/Special to Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Women escapes as car erupts in flames

Good Samaritan comes to the aid of a vehicle fire in the Brookswood neighbourhood of Langley Monday

On Monday, Nov. 29, the driver of a car noticed smoke. She pulled over and got out before it burst into flames. (Sherry Leighton/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A new wheelchair accessible ramp and stage will be coming to the George Preston Recreation Centre. (Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township increases accessibility with new stage for Brookswood rec centre

Wheelchair and scooter users can finally take the stage at local celebrations

A new wheelchair accessible ramp and stage will be coming to the George Preston Recreation Centre. (Langley Advance Times)
Langley Pos-Abilities is petitioning for better wheelchair access at the Brookswood Plaza shopping centre, where the sidewalks have multiple steps, and anyone using a wheelchair must traverse the parking lot. (Screencap/Langley Pos-Abilities video)

VIDEO: Petition aims to replace Brookswood Plaza steps with ramps for disabled

People with wheelchairs have to head out into the parking lot to do their shopping

Langley Pos-Abilities is petitioning for better wheelchair access at the Brookswood Plaza shopping centre, where the sidewalks have multiple steps, and anyone using a wheelchair must traverse the parking lot. (Screencap/Langley Pos-Abilities video)
Brookswood’s Bruce Thomson drove along 200th Street several times before pulling over to grab a picture. He greatly appreciates the vibrant blossoms that adorned the area, and loved the street light sounded by all the blooms. “The village is lookin’ mighty fine these days,” he said. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

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  • Apr 26, 2021
Brookswood’s Bruce Thomson drove along 200th Street several times before pulling over to grab a picture. He greatly appreciates the vibrant blossoms that adorned the area, and loved the street light sounded by all the blooms. “The village is lookin’ mighty fine these days,” he said. (Special to Langley Advance Times)
Earlier this month, more than a dozen countries suspended their use of AstraZeneca over the blood clot issue. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, FIle)

Vaccine demand at Langley pharmacies remains high

29 local pharmacies are offering AstraZeneca

Earlier this month, more than a dozen countries suspended their use of AstraZeneca over the blood clot issue. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, FIle)
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