City of Langford

Rendering of the Leigh Road connector project that is expected to be complete by March 2019. (Photo courtesy of City of Langford)

Leigh Road connection to be completed by March

Project a major link in Langford’s traffic plans

  • Dec 4, 2018
Rendering of the Leigh Road connector project that is expected to be complete by March 2019. (Photo courtesy of City of Langford)
Hundreds of people showed up for the City of Langford’s annual Christmas Light Up Celebration last year at Veterans Memorial Park. Families enjoyed hot chocolate, hot dogs, crafts, music, shopping and even a visit from Santa, while waiting for the 19th annual Island Equipment Owners Truck Light Convoy to pass by. (Goldstream Gazette file photo)

Langford gears up for light up celebration this Saturday

Activities get underway at 6 p.m. in Veterans Memorial Park

Hundreds of people showed up for the City of Langford’s annual Christmas Light Up Celebration last year at Veterans Memorial Park. Families enjoyed hot chocolate, hot dogs, crafts, music, shopping and even a visit from Santa, while waiting for the 19th annual Island Equipment Owners Truck Light Convoy to pass by. (Goldstream Gazette file photo)
Premier John Horgan announces an additional 80 units of affordable rental housing in Langford on Nov. 23. (Rick Stiebel/News staff)

Premier John Horgan unveils more affordable housing in Langford

Project includes 36 daycare spaces on site

  • Nov 23, 2018
Premier John Horgan announces an additional 80 units of affordable rental housing in Langford on Nov. 23. (Rick Stiebel/News staff)
Langford’s City Hall, located at 877 Goldstream Ave. (Gazette file photo)

Langford residents keep their yards pretty tidy

A city bylaw official says few unsightly premises complaints are made

Langford’s City Hall, located at 877 Goldstream Ave. (Gazette file photo)
Christmas lights are starting going up to accompany the clear year-round lights in Langford. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)

Christmas lights are going up in Langford

The lights have to be up by Dec. 1 but will not be turned on before Remembrance Day

Christmas lights are starting going up to accompany the clear year-round lights in Langford. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)
Many of the Artifacts from the former Goldstream Region Museum Society reside at Colwood City Hall. (Gazette file photo)

Artifacts from the former Goldstream Region Museum Society have no dedicated museum

Cost and lack of interest stopped a dedicated museum space

Many of the Artifacts from the former Goldstream Region Museum Society reside at Colwood City Hall. (Gazette file photo)
Langford Mayor Stew Young thanks his supports after being re-elected. (Spencer Pickles/News staff)

Norma Stewart joins Langford council

Stew Young beats challenger Robert Fraser

Langford Mayor Stew Young thanks his supports after being re-elected. (Spencer Pickles/News staff)
Meet Your Candidates: Langford candidates share their vision

Meet Your Candidates: Langford candidates share their vision

Robert Fraser challenges Stew Young for mayor’s seat

  • Oct 16, 2018
Meet Your Candidates: Langford candidates share their vision
Const. Nancy Saggar discusses the success and advantages of the West Shore RCMP’s new bike unit. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)

West Shore RCMP bike unit a success so far

Bike patrols able to get to secluded areas quicker than by vehicle patrol or on foot

Const. Nancy Saggar discusses the success and advantages of the West Shore RCMP’s new bike unit. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)
Goldstream Park campground remains closed with no word from the Ministry of Environment when it will reopen. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)

Langford mayor calls for campground cleanup

Lack of communication from the Ministry makes residents ‘suspicious’

Goldstream Park campground remains closed with no word from the Ministry of Environment when it will reopen. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)
Goldstream Park campground remains closed with no word from the Ministry of Environment when it will reopen. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)

Goldstream Park campground remains closed

The Ministry of Environment can’t say when it will reopen

Goldstream Park campground remains closed with no word from the Ministry of Environment when it will reopen. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)
All-candidates forum for the City of Langford met at the Langford Legion Branch No. 91. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)

Langford all-candidates forum discusses transportation and sewers

Candidates said collaboration within the community gets things done

All-candidates forum for the City of Langford met at the Langford Legion Branch No. 91. (Lindsey Horsting/News staff)
Friday crash between a motorcycle and a vehicle snarls traffic on McCallum Road in Langford
Friday crash between a motorcycle and a vehicle snarls traffic on McCallum Road in Langford
A sign at the entrance of Goldstream Provincial Park reads “closed” as West Shore RCMP officers stand guard prohibiting the public from entering. (Contributed by Marilou Gagnon)

Province to help tent city and keep neighbourhood safe: Langford mayor

Province shares a plan for more modular housing for short-term stays

A sign at the entrance of Goldstream Provincial Park reads “closed” as West Shore RCMP officers stand guard prohibiting the public from entering. (Contributed by Marilou Gagnon)
Tawny Artel, manager of 2 Thumbs Up Video in Langford enjoys that people kids can still experience picking out a DVD from the video store. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Video store in Langford shares secret to survival in the streaming age

Store manager, Tawny Artel, is happy kids can still pick out a movie in a store

Tawny Artel, manager of 2 Thumbs Up Video in Langford enjoys that people kids can still experience picking out a DVD from the video store. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
The City of Langford is currently working on bylaws for financing options for those who cannot afford to pay $15,000 outright to hook their sewer up to the City. Thinkstock photo.

Finance options on the table for city sewer hookups in Langford

Residents have just over one year to connect their homes to the City sewer at a cost of up to $20,000

The City of Langford is currently working on bylaws for financing options for those who cannot afford to pay $15,000 outright to hook their sewer up to the City. Thinkstock photo.
Work continues on DB Services’ Danbrook One Tower, an 11-storey, 90-unit development on Claude Road in Langford’s downtown core. (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)

Langford’s residential rental boom tied to interest rates, says developer

A few percentage points could change landscape quickly

Work continues on DB Services’ Danbrook One Tower, an 11-storey, 90-unit development on Claude Road in Langford’s downtown core. (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)
Construction on the Leigh Road connector is expected to be finished by mid-November. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)

Completion of Leigh Road connector postponed to mid-November

The project initially was to be completed in August

Construction on the Leigh Road connector is expected to be finished by mid-November. (Lindsey Horsting/News Gazette staff)
Langford Show and Shine ‘best we’ve ever had,’ say organizers

Langford Show and Shine ‘best we’ve ever had,’ say organizers

More than 1,000 people showed up to annual event

Langford Show and Shine ‘best we’ve ever had,’ say organizers
Langford teacher nominated for prestigious award

Langford teacher nominated for prestigious award

Tony Sansom felt very ‘honoured’ to be recognized

Langford teacher nominated for prestigious award