Langley Township

Township mayor Jack Froese and City mayor Val van den Broek (file)

Who will reach herd immunity first? Langley mayors join regional challenge.

All but Surrey are taking part in ’friendly’ challenge

Township mayor Jack Froese and City mayor Val van den Broek (file)
Each week, we are asking Langley’s elected officials to weigh in on an issue of concern to local residents. They are given a deadline and invited to respond with a maximum 250 words on the matter. This time, each member of Langley Township council was invited to respond to this question.

AT YOUR SERVICE: Township council weighs in on lack of industrial land

Q&A: Langley Township council members given chance to address the community on a key local issue

  • May 30, 2021
Each week, we are asking Langley’s elected officials to weigh in on an issue of concern to local residents. They are given a deadline and invited to respond with a maximum 250 words on the matter. This time, each member of Langley Township council was invited to respond to this question.
Soccer balls got a cleaning by Azad Palani at a Langley United Soccer Association training session at Willoughby park in July of 2020 (file)

Langley sports teams need safety plans before games can start again: Township

Local leagues are dealing with paperwork to get kids back on the fields

Soccer balls got a cleaning by Azad Palani at a Langley United Soccer Association training session at Willoughby park in July of 2020 (file)
Alder Inn was demolished last November. (Aldergrove Star files)

LETTER: A future for the former Alder Inn site

‘There are countless organizations that could be well served by the Township retaining ownership’

Alder Inn was demolished last November. (Aldergrove Star files)
Township of Langley civic facility. (Langley Advance Times files)

Bogus phone survey impersonates Langley Township

The calls may be a scam aimed at getting personal information

Township of Langley civic facility. (Langley Advance Times files)
One person was taken to hospital for burns after fire crews were called to a blaze in the 1500 block of 232nd Street around 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. (Township of Langley Fire Department/Special to Langley Advance Times)

UPDATE: One person taken to hospital after suffering burns in Langley fire

Crews were dispatched around 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday

One person was taken to hospital for burns after fire crews were called to a blaze in the 1500 block of 232nd Street around 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. (Township of Langley Fire Department/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Maureen Brown is taking the Township of Langley to court over her eviction from a house the Township bought to tear down near the LEC. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township denies any attack on tenants fighting eviction

Claims of assault are false, court documents say

Maureen Brown is taking the Township of Langley to court over her eviction from a house the Township bought to tear down near the LEC. (Matthew Claxton/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)
Great Vancouver Zoo's new entrance. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)

Tourism Langley hoping for indirect benefit from provincial grants

Executive director said attractions like the Greater Vancouver Zoo will be ineligible for support

Great Vancouver Zoo's new entrance. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)
Township of Langley Energy Manager Greg Dennis tests the DC Fast Charger’s inaugural charge, May 18. The DC Fast Charger can add over 100 kilometres of electric range per hour and is the fourth of its kind in the Township. (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

New electric car chargers unveiled in Murrayville by Langley Township

One new fast charger is available to the public

Township of Langley Energy Manager Greg Dennis tests the DC Fast Charger’s inaugural charge, May 18. The DC Fast Charger can add over 100 kilometres of electric range per hour and is the fourth of its kind in the Township. (Langley Township/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Temporary signs warn people that the overflow parking lot at Walnut Grove Secondary will soon be locked at night – something causing distress for some nearby townhouse residents. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Residents worry over loss of parking lot as Walnut Grove school limits access

School officials said the changes are for increased safety after recent incidents

Temporary signs warn people that the overflow parking lot at Walnut Grove Secondary will soon be locked at night – something causing distress for some nearby townhouse residents. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
The Langley Centennial Museum is hoping the public can help identify people in this photo from the Sperling Church Sunday School. (Langley Township photo)

Did you attend Sperling Church Sunday School in Langley?

Local residents can help ID people in historic local photos and preserve Langley history

The Langley Centennial Museum is hoping the public can help identify people in this photo from the Sperling Church Sunday School. (Langley Township photo)
Jack Nicholson, CEO of Otter Co-op. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)

Registration open for Otter Co-op’s general meeting and board of directors election

Anyone interested in attending or casting a vote can sign up online

Jack Nicholson, CEO of Otter Co-op. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Aldergrove Star)
A vacant lot in Willoughby Heights on 198A Street near 72nd Avenue was full of discarded trash on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Fines for not separating garbage, recycling going up in Langley Township

Most fines are now in the $250 range for trash-related infractions

A vacant lot in Willoughby Heights on 198A Street near 72nd Avenue was full of discarded trash on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Luke Moo (left) is raising funds to help displaced refugees from Myanmar. (Special to The Star)

Aldergrove resident fighting for more attention and aid on Myanmar crisis

Buela Say and Luke Moo are calling on local MP’s to take action and stand against ethnic cleansing

Luke Moo (left) is raising funds to help displaced refugees from Myanmar. (Special to The Star)
Surrey City Hall. (File photo)

Discussions about Surrey-owned land in Langley should be behind closed doors, councillors say

That’s what Councillors Brenda Locke, Jack Hundial and former Surrey mayor Bob Bose say

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Langley Township council is pondering changing the use of the indicated plot from agricultural to industrial. The purple lands are existing industrial lands in the Gloucester Industrial Park, and the dark green areas are ravines and rivers, and the light green areas were set aside for a “golf course” that was never built and remain largely natural. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley council ponders transforming 36 acre site into industrial land

It would be the largest addition to the Gloucester Industrial Estate in years

Langley Township council is pondering changing the use of the indicated plot from agricultural to industrial. The purple lands are existing industrial lands in the Gloucester Industrial Park, and the dark green areas are ravines and rivers, and the light green areas were set aside for a “golf course” that was never built and remain largely natural. (Township of Langley/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
A concept plan for a public space in Aldergrove where the Alder Inn once stood at 272nd Street and Fraser Highway. (Special to The Star)

Future plans for vacant Alder Inn site stalled amid Township council disagreements

A flexible outdoor plaza with seating, storage, and artistic decor has been proposed for $250K

A concept plan for a public space in Aldergrove where the Alder Inn once stood at 272nd Street and Fraser Highway. (Special to The Star)
Tenants at a Langley Township-owned home on 80th Avenue say they won’t leave despite an eviction letter dated for April 30, 2021. (Eviction Defense Network/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Township renters take fight to delay eviction to courts

They’re asking for a delay and more help finding new housing

Tenants at a Langley Township-owned home on 80th Avenue say they won’t leave despite an eviction letter dated for April 30, 2021. (Eviction Defense Network/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
Insp. Adrian Marsden will be promoted to superintendent and taking over as officer in charge of the Langley RCMP. (RCMP/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

New top cop chosen to head up Langley RCMP

The incoming head has worked with border security and in organized crime investigation

Insp. Adrian Marsden will be promoted to superintendent and taking over as officer in charge of the Langley RCMP. (RCMP/Special to the Langley Advance Times)