Cloverdale

The 2020 Clovies awards, hosted by the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, will honour the best of Cloverdale businesses. The awards gala is scheduled for April 23. (Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce)

Cloverdale Chamber names Clovie award nominees

Surrey’s most prestigious awards to be handed out April 23

The 2020 Clovies awards, hosted by the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, will honour the best of Cloverdale businesses. The awards gala is scheduled for April 23. (Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce)
A worker performs an air tightness test at the soon-to-be opened Clayton Community Centre. (Photo courtesy of HCMA Architecture + Design)

Clayton Community Centre nears completion

Newest rec. centre in Surrey set to open this summer

A worker performs an air tightness test at the soon-to-be opened Clayton Community Centre. (Photo courtesy of HCMA Architecture + Design)
Members of the Cloverdale Skating Club pose in their costumes for their upcoming 2020 Ice Show at the Cloverdale Arena. The show is called, “A World Cruise” and will transport the audience around the globe for three shows March 13 to 14. (Photo: Submitted)

Ice show returns to Cloverdale Arena

Cloverdale Skating Club to put on its biennial ice performance

Members of the Cloverdale Skating Club pose in their costumes for their upcoming 2020 Ice Show at the Cloverdale Arena. The show is called, “A World Cruise” and will transport the audience around the globe for three shows March 13 to 14. (Photo: Submitted)
Karen Bennett strikes a heavy bag at the Cloverdale Black Belt Academy. Bennett is a taekwondo world champion in the category of creative weapons. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale taekwondo instructor feels martial arts can empower people

Karen Bennett believes she can make a difference in people’s lives everyday

Karen Bennett strikes a heavy bag at the Cloverdale Black Belt Academy. Bennett is a taekwondo world champion in the category of creative weapons. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Cory Jong (left) Rachel Jongejan, and and Leila Shook will compete as Team Flour Power in the show “The Big Bake” on the Food Network May 5. The trio will attempt to win $10,000. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

B.C. bakers to compete for $10,000 on the Food Network

Owners of Happycakes, Hey! Cake This! and Shook Up Cakes to compete on “The Big Bake”

Cory Jong (left) Rachel Jongejan, and and Leila Shook will compete as Team Flour Power in the show “The Big Bake” on the Food Network May 5. The trio will attempt to win $10,000. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Naked driver leads Langley, Surrey RCMP on hit and run spree

Naked driver leads Langley, Surrey RCMP on hit and run spree

A Kelowna man has been charged with numerous offences

Naked driver leads Langley, Surrey RCMP on hit and run spree
Langley’s Brendan Kim (left) squares off against Sooke’s Dominique Constant at the Cloverdale Legion Feb. 22. Kim KO’d Constant in the third round. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)

Ralph Robson honoured at Jim Gallagher Memorial Boxing event at Cloverdale Legion

Fight night drew crowd of 300, raised approx. $6,000 for amateur boxers

Langley’s Brendan Kim (left) squares off against Sooke’s Dominique Constant at the Cloverdale Legion Feb. 22. Kim KO’d Constant in the third round. (Photo: Jason Sveinson)
Participants march the streets of Cloverdale Feb. 22 to raise money for the CCK. (Photo: Olivia Johnson)
Participants march the streets of Cloverdale Feb. 22 to raise money for the CCK. (Photo: Olivia Johnson)
Racist graffiti sparks Cloverdale man to renew calls for City to clean up street

Racist graffiti sparks Cloverdale man to renew calls for City to clean up street

Hate message the latest garbage dumped at the end of 176th Street

Racist graffiti sparks Cloverdale man to renew calls for City to clean up street
Brian Batke. (RCMP handout)

Former Cloverdale church elder pleads guilty to sexual assault

Brian Batke, 73, entered guilty plea Feb. 14

Brian Batke. (RCMP handout)
Scott Wheatley snaps a selfie with Peter Anyanzwa in Kamapala after a day of umpire training. Anyanzwa was trained up to the equivalent of a level I umpire, based on the requirements of Softball Canada. (Submitted)

Cloverdale Chamber director chats about his recent sports mission to Uganda

Scott Wheatley talks umpiring, traffic, orphanages, and a baby

Scott Wheatley snaps a selfie with Peter Anyanzwa in Kamapala after a day of umpire training. Anyanzwa was trained up to the equivalent of a level I umpire, based on the requirements of Softball Canada. (Submitted)
Participants in the 2019 CNOY fundraising event pause for a picture outside the Cloverdale Community Kitchen. This year’s fundraising walk will take place Feb. 22. (Photo submitted)

Cloverdale’s annual walk for charity still looking for sponsors and participants

Coldest Night of the Year, or CNOY, comes to Surrey Feb. 22

Participants in the 2019 CNOY fundraising event pause for a picture outside the Cloverdale Community Kitchen. This year’s fundraising walk will take place Feb. 22. (Photo submitted)
Cemetery tour offers chance to discover ‘real-life love stories’

Cemetery tour offers chance to discover ‘real-life love stories’

City of Surrey event to be hosted by historian Sue Bryant

Cemetery tour offers chance to discover ‘real-life love stories’
John Jackman, coordinator for the Cloverdale Seniors’ Stamp Club, holds picture of a Penny Black—the world’s first postage stamp—first issued in 1840. Jackman is encouraging anyone interested in stamp collecting to check out one of his club’s meetings. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale stamp club looking for new members

Surrey-based group meets every second and fourth Monday of the month

John Jackman, coordinator for the Cloverdale Seniors’ Stamp Club, holds picture of a Penny Black—the world’s first postage stamp—first issued in 1840. Jackman is encouraging anyone interested in stamp collecting to check out one of his club’s meetings. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
The Winter Ice Palace at Cloverdale Arena is always a popular activity. (Black Press file photo)

Cloverdale’s Winter Ice Palace to open Dec. 20

Annual event enters its 22nd year; draws skating enthusiasts from Surrey, Langley, and White Rock

The Winter Ice Palace at Cloverdale Arena is always a popular activity. (Black Press file photo)
A Ready-Mix Concrete truck rolls through Cloverdale Dec. 1, 2019 for the 14th annual Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. (Photos: Olivia Johnson)

PHOTOS: Surrey Santa Parade of Lights rolls through Cloverdale

This year’s parade may be biggest yet, says organizer Paul Orazietti

A Ready-Mix Concrete truck rolls through Cloverdale Dec. 1, 2019 for the 14th annual Surrey Santa Parade of Lights. (Photos: Olivia Johnson)
Santa arrives in Clover Square. (Photo courtesy of David Tung)

Santa returns to Clover Square Village

Cloverdale Santa Hut to open Dec. 7

Santa arrives in Clover Square. (Photo courtesy of David Tung)
The inaugural Cloverdale Toy Drive is set to take place Dec. 8 at Elements Casino. (Photo: Submitted)

Inaugural toy drive will benefit Cloverdale Community Kitchen

Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce partnering with Elements Casino Surrey to make a difference this Christmas

The inaugural Cloverdale Toy Drive is set to take place Dec. 8 at Elements Casino. (Photo: Submitted)
The 13th-annual Surrey Santa Parade of Lights rolled through downtown Cloverdale in this photo from 2018. This year’s parade takes place Dec. 1, beginning at 5 p.m. (Black Press File Photo)

Surrey Santa parade returns to Cloverdale Dec. 1

Popular parade starts at 5 p.m., Big Rigs for Kids rolls to City Hall Plaza after parade

The 13th-annual Surrey Santa Parade of Lights rolled through downtown Cloverdale in this photo from 2018. This year’s parade takes place Dec. 1, beginning at 5 p.m. (Black Press File Photo)
Cloverdale Christmas Hamper Program organizer Matthew Campbell stands with a donated bike in 2018. This year’s hamper program has officially begun and Campbell says the whole program is based on the generosity of the Cloverdale community as the initiative relies on donated food, gifts, and money. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Cloverdale hamper program brings Christmas cheer to 500 households in Surrey, Langley, and White Rock

Cloverdale Community Kitchen has been running hamper program for 26 years

Cloverdale Christmas Hamper Program organizer Matthew Campbell stands with a donated bike in 2018. This year’s hamper program has officially begun and Campbell says the whole program is based on the generosity of the Cloverdale community as the initiative relies on donated food, gifts, and money. (Black Press Media File Photo)