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WTS – What the Surrey #13 – Kwantlen and Releaf

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

You know me, I love my parks. This weekend I visited one that I haven’t been to since around 1998. Named after the Kwantlen First Nation, Kwantlen Park stretches from 132nd street to Old Yale Road [Google Map]. It contains KB Woodward Elementary, Kwantlen Park Secondary (formerly West Whalley Jr. High), tennis courts, a skate […]

WTS – What the Surrey #12 – Surrey Memorial Hospital Facilities Expansion

Comments 9 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Photo credit: Surrey’s Health Services History The only time I spent as a patient at Surrey Memorial Hospital was way back on January 9th, 1980. Of course at the time I was only 7lbs, but I’m pretty thankful that SMH staff was there to bring me into this world, even though I was already pretty […]

WTS – What the Surrey #11 – Bridge and Bike

Comments 11 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I have written about the Pattullo Bridge at length, well at least I think so as I have numerous posts over the last year on the topic of the Bridge of Death [1][2][3][4][5][6]. The bridge that has caused the death of 21 people since 1990 is being talked about again, as apparently every 6 months […]

WTS – What the Surrey #10 – Logo Contest

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Surrey’s looking for a better image, literally. The city wants your feedback so that they can produce a shiney new logo to augment the current coat of arms. Residents can participate by filling out a survey, there’s also a chance to win various prizes when you provide input. We want your thoughts on Surrey as […]

WTS – What the Surrey #9 To Little League World Series

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last year our kids from Whalley Little League were off to Williamsport, PA for the Little League World Series (Aug. 17-26). While our North Surrey team didn’t make the cut this time around but lucky for locals, South Surrey/White Rock stepped up to the plate. White Rock-Surrey Little League from White Rock, British Columbia needed […]

What The Surrey #8 – WTS Metroblogging

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I had a big HUGE Surrey post all written up for this week then my cohorts at Metroblogging Vancouver decided to pump some life into the site by featuring a handful of posts about the suburbs. Naturally, I chose Surrey so this week’s edition of WTS is actually over there. You can also read the […]