City of Langford

Langford Lake main beach closed due to poor water quality

Langford Lake main beach closed due to poor water quality

High levels of E. coli detected in sampling

Langford Lake main beach closed due to poor water quality
(Black Press file photo)

Langford already feeling effects of proposed speculation tax

Mayor Stew Young fears tax will trigger another economic downturn

(Black Press file photo)
Elkhorn Ridge performs at Veterans Memorial Park, as part of Langford’s Music in the Park series last year. This year’s series kicks off on Sunday, July 8 from 2 to 4 p.m.                                 (Kendra Wong                                /News Gazette staff)

Music to fill the air in Langford’s downtown core

Annual series runs July 8 to Aug. 28

Elkhorn Ridge performs at Veterans Memorial Park, as part of Langford’s Music in the Park series last year. This year’s series kicks off on Sunday, July 8 from 2 to 4 p.m.                                 (Kendra Wong                                /News Gazette staff)
Mayor Stew Young, sporting his red Canada sweatshirt, gets ready to head out onto the course at the Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa for the annual City of Langford Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament. This year’s event takes place on Aug. 30 and the deadline to register is July 13.                                 (Gazette file photo)

Charity golf tournament looks to celebrate Langford in a big way

Both courses to be used at Bear Mountain so no one gets turned away

Mayor Stew Young, sporting his red Canada sweatshirt, gets ready to head out onto the course at the Westin Bear Mountain Golf Resort and Spa for the annual City of Langford Mayor’s Charity Golf Tournament. This year’s event takes place on Aug. 30 and the deadline to register is July 13.                                 (Gazette file photo)
Langford Lake Road and Alouette Drive can be a dangerous intersection, according to Westhills residents. Alouette Drive is a narrow roadway, with street parking on one side and limited visibility. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Speeding, dangerous driving a concern for some Westhills residents

Parked vehicles hit twice outside one resident’s home

Langford Lake Road and Alouette Drive can be a dangerous intersection, according to Westhills residents. Alouette Drive is a narrow roadway, with street parking on one side and limited visibility. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Westhills Stadium (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Langford CPL team a one touch pass away from being a done deal

Hydro pole won’t be moved before inaugural season

Westhills Stadium (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
New one-way access to Peatt Road from Larkhall Road in Langford

New one-way access to Peatt Road from Larkhall Road in Langford

City of Langford asking residents to use caution in the roundabout on Peatt Road

New one-way access to Peatt Road from Larkhall Road in Langford
Tradespeople, students and others taking advantage of new Airbnb hotel in Langford

Tradespeople, students and others taking advantage of new Airbnb hotel in Langford

Local developer saw a demand for short-term rentals

  • Jun 14, 2018
Tradespeople, students and others taking advantage of new Airbnb hotel in Langford
Fred Gallichen (left), owner of Memories Antiques at the Trading Post, and Kristina Ellard, sales and media manager at General Salvage, stand in the middle of Jacklin Road where construction has been going on since February for the Jacklin/Jenkins roads project. The two say their businesses have taken a hit since 
construction started.                                 (Lindsey Horsting                                /News Gazette staff)

Businesses take a hit due to the construction on Jacklin Road

One business owner hopes construction will pay off in the long run

Fred Gallichen (left), owner of Memories Antiques at the Trading Post, and Kristina Ellard, sales and media manager at General Salvage, stand in the middle of Jacklin Road where construction has been going on since February for the Jacklin/Jenkins roads project. The two say their businesses have taken a hit since 
construction started.                                 (Lindsey Horsting                                /News Gazette staff)
Humpback Road has been re-opened to help alleviate traffic woes for local residents as construction continues on the Malahat. The road, which will be open until late summer or early fall, was originally closed in October as part of an agreement with the Island Corridor Foundation when West Shore Parkway (pictured) opened. (Gazette file photo)

Langford reopens Humpback Road to alleviate traffic woes

Road opened to help local residents get home

Humpback Road has been re-opened to help alleviate traffic woes for local residents as construction continues on the Malahat. The road, which will be open until late summer or early fall, was originally closed in October as part of an agreement with the Island Corridor Foundation when West Shore Parkway (pictured) opened. (Gazette file photo)
Ben Hinton, project manager for Trees Dispensary stores, arranges edible marijuana products in the company’s dispensary in Nanaimo. The business, which also has locations in Victoria and Oak Bay, is hoping to expand to the West Shore. (Chris Bush/Black Press)

Transforming the image of cannabis users

Dispensary eyes expansion to the West Shore

Ben Hinton, project manager for Trees Dispensary stores, arranges edible marijuana products in the company’s dispensary in Nanaimo. The business, which also has locations in Victoria and Oak Bay, is hoping to expand to the West Shore. (Chris Bush/Black Press)
Westhills Stadium (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Langford-based CPL soccer team not a done deal

Canadian Premiere League announces ‘conditional’ soccer team for Greater Victoria

Westhills Stadium (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Terisa Thomas (left) and her mother, Jan, are concerned about the roughly $15,000 to $20,000 bill they will have to cough up to pay for sewage hookups over the next year.                                 (Kendra Wong                                /News Gazette staff)

Langford residents concerned about hefty sewage bill

Financing options coming soon, says City

Terisa Thomas (left) and her mother, Jan, are concerned about the roughly $15,000 to $20,000 bill they will have to cough up to pay for sewage hookups over the next year.                                 (Kendra Wong                                /News Gazette staff)
A proposed cell site for a City of Langford-owned property at 1365 Goldstream Ave. drew some concern from residents at a public hearing Monday. (Google Maps)

Residents voice concerns about cell tower proposal

Freedom Mobile prepares to launch new cell network in Greater Victoria

A proposed cell site for a City of Langford-owned property at 1365 Goldstream Ave. drew some concern from residents at a public hearing Monday. (Google Maps)
There are now two left-hand turn lanes on the Millstream overpass, turning onto the ramp for the Trans Canada Highway heading north. (Photo courtesy of City of Langford)

Both left turn lanes now open on Millstream overpass

Second left turn option also added to Peatt Road

There are now two left-hand turn lanes on the Millstream overpass, turning onto the ramp for the Trans Canada Highway heading north. (Photo courtesy of City of Langford)
A proposed development for the north corner of the Sooke and Happy Valley intersection will result in a realignment of Glen Lake Road if the project is approved.                                 (Rendering courtesy 
of the City of Langford)

Proposed Sooke Road development clears another hurdle

Height, lot coverage and traffic concerns voiced at public hearing

A proposed development for the north corner of the Sooke and Happy Valley intersection will result in a realignment of Glen Lake Road if the project is approved.                                 (Rendering courtesy 
of the City of Langford)
UPDATED: Bear Mountain Parkway extension is now open

UPDATED: Bear Mountain Parkway extension is now open

City hosts reception to celebrate 25 years of constructing Langford

UPDATED: Bear Mountain Parkway extension is now open
A map showing the soon to be completed Bear Mountain Parkway. (Map courtesy of the City of Langford)

Bear Mountain Parkway to open Tuesday evening

Public will be able to access new roadway after 7 p.m.

A map showing the soon to be completed Bear Mountain Parkway. (Map courtesy of the City of Langford)
Langford Mayor Stew Young said the speculation tax will only kill jobs and drive housing prices up. (Black Press file photo)

Speculation tax a ‘job killer’ says Langford mayor

Stew Young says province needs to invest in affordable housing

Langford Mayor Stew Young said the speculation tax will only kill jobs and drive housing prices up. (Black Press file photo)
Langford council news in brief

Langford council news in brief

Luxton Road closure, Sooke Road development, a new bridge deck and more lighting in the works

Langford council news in brief