Community feedback sought on land-use plan for South Campbell Heights (Peace Arch News)

A land-use concept plan for South Surrey property, including a portion previously eyed for a truck park, is to be up for public perusal June 28 at the Semiahmoo Fish & Game Club. Set for 5:30 - 8 pm, the public information meeting is “an opportunity to view and comment” on a draft plan and [...]

By | 2017-12-04T21:48:18+00:00 June 16th, 2017|16th Ave Truck Park, Media Coverage|Comments Off on Community feedback sought on land-use plan for South Campbell Heights (Peace Arch News)

Calendar aims to educate, raise funds (Peace Arch News)

Baby raccoons perched atop a moss-covered log, a black-tailed deer standing in the fall leaves and a decidedly curious-looking mink are among a dozen images that have been compiled as part of efforts to see the south Campbell Heights area saved from industrialization. The photos are to give people an idea of "what would be [...]

By | 2017-12-04T21:48:18+00:00 November 30th, 2016|16th Ave Truck Park, Media Coverage|Comments Off on Calendar aims to educate, raise funds (Peace Arch News)

Industry foes say fight to preserve South Surrey site not over (Peace Arch News)

The shelving earlier this month of a proposal for a truck park on 77 acres in the Hazelmere Valley was welcome news to many who rallied against such development. But opponents say the move hasn’t eased their fears that industrialization is still in the cards for the environmentally sensitive area. “They still want to do [...]

By | 2017-12-04T21:48:18+00:00 October 28th, 2016|16th Ave Truck Park, Media Coverage|Comments Off on Industry foes say fight to preserve South Surrey site not over (Peace Arch News)

South Surrey riverside truck park off table for now (Peace Arch News)

Proponents behind plans for a truck park on 77 acres abutting the Little Campbell River in South Surrey have withdrawn their  rezoning application. Patrick Giesbrecht, spokesman for proponent GG Metro, told Peace Arch News this week that the company sent notice to the city Wednesday of the decision. A news release was issued that evening. [...]

By | 2016-10-07T23:19:50+00:00 October 7th, 2016|16th Ave Truck Park, Media Coverage|Comments Off on South Surrey riverside truck park off table for now (Peace Arch News)

‘Too soon to declare victory over truck park,’ say critics (Langley Times)

Opponents of a 77-acre commercial truck park on the Langley-Surrey border are taking a cautious view of news that the people behind the controversial project are looking at alternatives to the proposal. Brian Coote, a South Langley resident and spokesperson for Friends of Hazelmere/Campbell Valley, noted there is still an active rezoning application for the [...]

By | 2017-12-04T21:48:18+00:00 October 7th, 2016|16th Ave Truck Park, Media Coverage|Comments Off on ‘Too soon to declare victory over truck park,’ say critics (Langley Times)

Truck-park foes urge Surrey councillor to say no (Peace Arch News)

A lively meeting hosted by opponents of a proposed South Surrey truck-park facility saw a Surrey councillor defend the application process, a former Surrey mayor blast it and allegations of a threatened lawsuit involving school children relating to the proposal. The meeting, hosted Sunday by the Friends of Hazelmere Campbell Valley and attended by more [...]

By | 2017-12-04T21:48:18+00:00 April 20th, 2016|16th Ave Truck Park, Media Coverage|Comments Off on Truck-park foes urge Surrey councillor to say no (Peace Arch News)

Two-vehicle crash closes section of 16 Ave (Langley Times)

Given the high number of accidents on 16th Avenue, it makes no sense to add the increased truck traffic that would come if the Truck Stop goes through. One of Langley's deadliest stretches of road has claimed another life. A 79-year-old Langley woman has died after being airlifted to hospital on Friday morning. Officers were [...]

By | 2016-04-12T16:43:23+00:00 April 12th, 2016|16th Ave Truck Park, Media Coverage|Comments Off on Two-vehicle crash closes section of 16 Ave (Langley Times)

South Surrey land donation celebrated (Peace Arch News)

A good-news story for the Little Campbell River & the property directly across from the proposed truck & warehouse complex on 16th Ave in Surrey. Officials with A Rocha Canada welcomed partners and fellow land stewards to their South Surrey property this month to celebrate the $4.1-million gift that gave them a permanent home. The [...]

By | 2016-03-23T18:09:34+00:00 March 23rd, 2016|16th Ave Truck Park, Media Coverage|Comments Off on South Surrey land donation celebrated (Peace Arch News)

Letters: Truck park opposition (Peace Arch News)

Letter to the Editor: There are a number of small creeks in the Hazelmere Valley; all are tributaries of the Little Campbell. One is Fergus Creek, which drains approximately the area south of 24 Avenue east of Highway 99. This creek runs most of the year and is considered a salmon-spawning creek. To ensure it [...]

By | 2017-12-04T21:48:19+00:00 February 9th, 2016|16th Ave Truck Park, Letters to the Editor, Media Coverage|Comments Off on Letters: Truck park opposition (Peace Arch News)

Editorial: A lack of discussion (Peace Arch News)

Perhaps it’s simply the cost of allowing one slate to control city hall, but constructive debate coming from Surrey’s civic leaders in the current term of office has been sadly lacking so far. Nowhere is this more apparent than the issue of a commercial truck-parking proposal – put forth last year by Coun. Tom Gill [...]

By | 2016-02-05T23:04:20+00:00 February 5th, 2016|16th Ave Truck Park, Media Coverage|Comments Off on Editorial: A lack of discussion (Peace Arch News)