City of Langford

Residents at the Cherish at Central Park retirement community are treated to a courtyard concert so they can enjoy music while social distancing from their balconies. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

VIDEO: Musician stays physically distant in courtyard show for Langford retirees

Bob Nelson found a way to continue to play for retirement community residents

Residents at the Cherish at Central Park retirement community are treated to a courtyard concert so they can enjoy music while social distancing from their balconies. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Langford is calling on all indoor public places in the city to close their doors, including Westhills YW/YMCA and all public libraries. (Courtesy of YMCA)

Langford urges closure of Westhills YMCA, all public libraries

City staff recommend 30-day closure, to review again by April 15

Langford is calling on all indoor public places in the city to close their doors, including Westhills YW/YMCA and all public libraries. (Courtesy of YMCA)
Langford has shut down all activities at City Centre Park and North Langford Rec Centre for the next 30 days, in reaction to COVID-19 fears. They will reevaluate to extend the closure by April 15. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Langford shuts down all activities at City Centre Park as of Sunday

City will reevaluate by April 15, following 30 day-closure

Langford has shut down all activities at City Centre Park and North Langford Rec Centre for the next 30 days, in reaction to COVID-19 fears. They will reevaluate to extend the closure by April 15. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
The Western Speedway, and the 80.97 acres of land on which it sits, are on the market. (CBRE Victoria)
The Western Speedway, and the 80.97 acres of land on which it sits, are on the market. (CBRE Victoria)
Friends of Victoria Basketball is asking local municipalities for financial contributions ahead of its We The West Festival and the FIBA Olympic qualifying tournament. (Black Press Media file photo)                                File art
Friends of Victoria Basketball is asking local municipalities for financial contributions ahead of its We The West Festival and the FIBA Olympic qualifying tournament. (Black Press Media file photo)                                File art
Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, announced that the federal government would support Orono Place Apartments to build 120 affordable homes Monday morning. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Langford gets federal cash boost for 120 affordable homes

Orono Place Apartments 70 per cent occupied, move in by April

Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister of Rural Economic Development and Minister for Women and Gender Equality, announced that the federal government would support Orono Place Apartments to build 120 affordable homes Monday morning. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
The City of Langford and the Maritime Museum of B.C. are planning to build an all-in-one facility that houses a planetarium, sky deck, conference centre, performing arts theatre and museum. The site they have their eyes on is at 790 McCallum Rd., nearby the Costco Langford location. (City of Langford)

Langford sets sights on cultural development

Museum, conference centre and performing arts theatre proposed for McCallum Road property

The City of Langford and the Maritime Museum of B.C. are planning to build an all-in-one facility that houses a planetarium, sky deck, conference centre, performing arts theatre and museum. The site they have their eyes on is at 790 McCallum Rd., nearby the Costco Langford location. (City of Langford)
113 new bricks were installed at Sarah Beckett Memorial Park Tuesday. Langford mother Evelyn Vasallo is relieved her son’s brick is laid. Jamie Whyte died due to a diabetic coma at 36. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
113 new bricks were installed at Sarah Beckett Memorial Park Tuesday. Langford mother Evelyn Vasallo is relieved her son’s brick is laid. Jamie Whyte died due to a diabetic coma at 36. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)
Clarity Cannabis is opening the first legal cannabis dispensary in Langford (File contributed/Clarity Cannabis.)

Langford’s first legal cannabis dispensary opens this weekend

Clarity Cannabis is opening its third Greater Victoria location

Clarity Cannabis is opening the first legal cannabis dispensary in Langford (File contributed/Clarity Cannabis.)
Three 12-storey mixed-use commercial and residential towers are proposed for Langford’s downtown core. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

Three 12-storey wooden towers proposed for Langford core

Towers would take up an entire block of Peatt Road near Goldstream Avenue

Three 12-storey mixed-use commercial and residential towers are proposed for Langford’s downtown core. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
Rendering of the Leigh Road connector project. (Photo courtesy of City of Langford)

Leigh Road connector to open this Sunday

Direct access from Langford Parkway to the Trans-Canada Highway now complete

Rendering of the Leigh Road connector project. (Photo courtesy of City of Langford)
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Langford amends bylaws to account for cannabis

City following suit with Capital Regional District bylaws

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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)
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)
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)
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)