Brookswood

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

 

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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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

 

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)
An unidentified man allegedly flashed a group of teenagers in Brookswood Aug. 28 – he was arrested the next morning by Langley RCMP. (Facebook/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Suspected Brookswood flasher arrested

The 33-year-old Surrey man is banned from being around girls 16 and under

An unidentified man allegedly flashed a group of teenagers in Brookswood Aug. 28 – he was arrested the next morning by Langley RCMP. (Facebook/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Cautious driving urged during South Langley toad migration

Cautious driving urged during South Langley toad migration

Thousands of toads are expected to hatch and head into the woods

Cautious driving urged during South Langley toad migration
Candis Newell and her daughter Khloe, six, wore specially made shirts while watching the parade of teachers and staff near Belmont Elementary last week. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Teacher parades connect staff to student families during quarantines

Half a dozen Langley elementary schools have held similar events

Candis Newell and her daughter Khloe, six, wore specially made shirts while watching the parade of teachers and staff near Belmont Elementary last week. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Brookswood family opens community food bank on front lawn for neighbours

Brookswood family opens community food bank on front lawn for neighbours

Perishable, non-perishable food items, as well as toiletries and books offered

Brookswood family opens community food bank on front lawn for neighbours
Nori Sushi in Brookswood has since reopened after the restaurant was served a closure notice on Thursday. (Ashley Root/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley restaurant reopens after Fraser Health issues closure notice

Sushi restaurant passed follow up inspection Friday morning

Nori Sushi in Brookswood has since reopened after the restaurant was served a closure notice on Thursday. (Ashley Root/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A fire struck a home on 32nd Avenue in Brookswood on Tuesday, Oct. 1. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

UPDATED: Electrical short suspected cause of Brookswood house fire

Traffic was blocked off around 32 Avenue near 200 Street

A fire struck a home on 32nd Avenue in Brookswood on Tuesday, Oct. 1. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Several thousand western toads were migrating through rural properties in South Langley on Wednesday, their move sparked by the heavy rains. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Wet weather kicks off Langley toad migration

Thousands of small western toads were making the trek from pond to woods

Several thousand western toads were migrating through rural properties in South Langley on Wednesday, their move sparked by the heavy rains. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
One of the migrating toadlets rests briefly on the hand of conservationist Laura Newberry near a South Brookswood pond. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Fewer squished toads the goal of this year’s Langley migration, say conservationists

The tiny western toadlets are about to embark on an epic journey of a couple of kilometres

One of the migrating toadlets rests briefly on the hand of conservationist Laura Newberry near a South Brookswood pond. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Ajit Gill (left) and Victer Aujla checked out one of the big floor maps showing three of South Brookswood’s neighbourhoods on Tuesday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Fernridge gathers for neighbourhood planning open house

Residents of South Brookswood brought concerns and hopes to the Tuesday event

Ajit Gill (left) and Victer Aujla checked out one of the big floor maps showing three of South Brookswood’s neighbourhoods on Tuesday. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Opponents, supporters of Langley Township tree bylaw speak to council

Opponents, supporters of Langley Township tree bylaw speak to council

Councillors received a mixed response to the proposed bylaw

Opponents, supporters of Langley Township tree bylaw speak to council