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Story of Langley neighbourhood rekindled fond memories

Story of Langley neighbourhood rekindled fond memories

Reader enjoyed a Christmas story about the Sperling store.

  • Jan 11, 2018
Story of Langley neighbourhood rekindled fond memories
Suggest a caption for this Langley photo and be in a draw for a gift certificate. (Langley Advance files)

Throwback Thursday: Remember this?

Play the Langley Advance ‘s weekly caption contest.

  • Jan 4, 2018
Suggest a caption for this Langley photo and be in a draw for a gift certificate. (Langley Advance files)
Looking Back: Langley, grow more parsnips and carrots for Vancouver

Looking Back: Langley, grow more parsnips and carrots for Vancouver

A look back in the pages of the Langley Advance which started publishing in 1931.

  • Jan 3, 2018
Looking Back: Langley, grow more parsnips and carrots for Vancouver
Langley Looking Back: Development in Willoughby contentious

Langley Looking Back: Development in Willoughby contentious

A look back through the files of the Langley Advance which has published since 1931.

  • Dec 1, 2017
Langley Looking Back: Development in Willoughby contentious
Langley Looking Back: Them’s fightin’ words

Langley Looking Back: Them’s fightin’ words

History from the files of the Langley Advance, which has been published since 1931.

  • Nov 22, 2017
Langley Looking Back: Them’s fightin’ words
The Victoria Day weekend unveiling of the Cloverdale Cenotaph drew quite the crowd. (City of Surrey Archives / 40.5.11)

HISTORY: Cloverdale Cenotaph holds nearly a century of memories

Each of the Surrey residents memoralized in the square have their own story to tell

  • Nov 14, 2017
The Victoria Day weekend unveiling of the Cloverdale Cenotaph drew quite the crowd. (City of Surrey Archives / 40.5.11)
This photo of Christ Church in the Surrey Centre Cemetery has been dated around 1900, but no one knows for sure exactly when it was taken. (Courtesy of the Surrey Archives)

HISTORY: Surrey Centre Cemetery a wealth of history

From Surrey’s pioneers to wartime heroines, Surrey Centre Cemetery holds many stories

  • Oct 30, 2017
This photo of Christ Church in the Surrey Centre Cemetery has been dated around 1900, but no one knows for sure exactly when it was taken. (Courtesy of the Surrey Archives)
“Clover Sue,” the goat, held by Lois Larsen, Ann Munroe and Susie Cloes at the Surrey Fall Fair in September 1954. (Courtesy of the Surrey Archives / SM.330)

HISTORY: Surrey’s century-old Fall Fair lives on in new celebrations

The public holiday once included an annual Surrey vs. Langley tug-of-war, ‘fattest baby’ contest, more

  • Sep 29, 2017
“Clover Sue,” the goat, held by Lois Larsen, Ann Munroe and Susie Cloes at the Surrey Fall Fair in September 1954. (Courtesy of the Surrey Archives / SM.330)
Throwback Thursday: Enter our weekly photo caption contest

Throwback Thursday: Enter our weekly photo caption contest

Help us caption a photo from Langley’s past.

  • Sep 28, 2017
Throwback Thursday: Enter our weekly photo caption contest
Langley Looking Back: Water woes are nothing new here

Langley Looking Back: Water woes are nothing new here

Notable events from the files of the Langley Advance which started publishing in 1931.

  • Sep 27, 2017
Langley Looking Back: Water woes are nothing new here
Throwback Thursday: Hair today, gone tomorrow

Throwback Thursday: Hair today, gone tomorrow

Help us caption a photo from Langley’s past.

  • Sep 21, 2017
Throwback Thursday: Hair today, gone tomorrow
Langley Looking Back: TWU’s Community Covenant has been making news for decades

Langley Looking Back: TWU’s Community Covenant has been making news for decades

History from the files of the Langley Advance which has been publishing since 1931.

  • Sep 20, 2017
Langley Looking Back: TWU’s Community Covenant has been making news for decades
Brian Pegg

Langley Heritage Society digs into history with new speaker series

Three guest speakers have been books for autumn. The public is invited to attend the presentations.

  • Sep 15, 2017
Brian Pegg
Langley Advance Throwback Thursday: our weekly photo contest

Langley Advance Throwback Thursday: our weekly photo contest

Enter our caption contest through out website and be in a draw for a restaurant gift card.

  • Sep 7, 2017
Langley Advance Throwback Thursday: our weekly photo contest
Langley Advance Throwback Thursday: our weekly photo contest

Langley Advance Throwback Thursday: our weekly photo contest

Enter our caption contest through out website and be in a draw for a restaurant gift card.

  • Aug 25, 2017
Langley Advance Throwback Thursday: our weekly photo contest
Langley Advance Throwback Thursday: Attention!

Langley Advance Throwback Thursday: Attention!

Throwback Thursday is a showcase for historical photos from Langley’s past.

  • Jul 27, 2017
Langley Advance Throwback Thursday: Attention!
(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance) Retired RN Doris Riedweg shows a reusable glass syringe that is now on display at the Langley Memorial Hospital Archives in Michaud House.

Langley’s medical history scrounged from basements and back rooms

The Langley Memorial Hospital Archives has been created to preserve local history.

(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance) Retired RN Doris Riedweg shows a reusable glass syringe that is now on display at the Langley Memorial Hospital Archives in Michaud House.
Eddie Sirney was still in school when his father, Joseph, constructed the stone wall. It was made when the original Langley Cottage Hospital was built in 1947.

Langley hospital focus of a mini-museum at Michaud House

Son of the stonemason who build the cottage hospital wall will attend the opening.

  • Jul 12, 2017
Eddie Sirney was still in school when his father, Joseph, constructed the stone wall. It was made when the original Langley Cottage Hospital was built in 1947.
Langley Throwback Thursday: What does this photo say to you?

Langley Throwback Thursday: What does this photo say to you?

The weekly Throwback Thursday contest offers prizes for caption suggestions.

  • Jun 22, 2017
Langley Throwback Thursday: What does this photo say to you?
Langley in history: 1957 was a real gas

Langley in history: 1957 was a real gas

From the files of the Langley Advance, published since 1931.

  • Jun 21, 2017
Langley in history: 1957 was a real gas