Brookswood

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

 

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

 

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

 

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)
Township firefighters helped evacuate a Brookswood mall Friday afternoon after reports of the smell of fire. (Anngela Bayer/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Township firefighters helped evacuate a Brookswood mall Friday afternoon after reports of the smell of fire. (Anngela Bayer/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Family and friends of Hudson Brooks marched as part of a call for answers from an IIO investigation into his 2015 death. (Black Press Media files)

Inquest to look into RCMP shooting death of Hudson Brooks

Charges agains the RCMP officer who shot Brooks were stayed in 2019

Family and friends of Hudson Brooks marched as part of a call for answers from an IIO investigation into his 2015 death. (Black Press Media files)
Township of Langley firefighters were called to a house fire on Dec. 26, 2020 in the 2000-block of 200th St. around 12:30 p.m. Three occupants were able to escape, but two dogs died in the blaze. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Donations help family left with nothing after South Langley fire

The mother and son’s dogs also died in the burning house

Township of Langley firefighters were called to a house fire on Dec. 26, 2020 in the 2000-block of 200th St. around 12:30 p.m. Three occupants were able to escape, but two dogs died in the blaze. (Curtis Kreklau/Special to Langley Advance Times)
A car with a stolen license plate sparked a brief hold and secure procedure at Brookswood Secondary on Monday, Nov. 23. (Google Maps)
A car with a stolen license plate sparked a brief hold and secure procedure at Brookswood Secondary on Monday, Nov. 23. (Google Maps)
Fraser Health has announced another COVID exposure at Brookswood Secondary. (Google Maps)

UPDATE: Two elementaries added to Brookswood in latest Langley schools with COVID exposure

Three school alerts Monday follow on the heels of five issued this past weekend

Fraser Health has announced another COVID exposure at Brookswood Secondary. (Google Maps)
Leanne Burns took photos of a police incident in her Brookswood neighbourhood Sunday, Oct. 11 around midday.

RCMP work to ID individuals leaving scene of shot fired in Brookswood

Police were called to the property on Sunday

Leanne Burns took photos of a police incident in her Brookswood neighbourhood Sunday, Oct. 11 around midday.
Township firefighters were called to the Deer Creek Estates mobile home park after a fire broke out at a single unit on the night of Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. (Google photo)

One person treated for smoke inhalation after Langley fire

Township firefighters were called to Deer Creek Estates Wednesday night

Township firefighters were called to the Deer Creek Estates mobile home park after a fire broke out at a single unit on the night of Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. (Google photo)