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Five new businesses in Newton There’s been some positive growth happening in the Newton BIA over the past couple of months. New businesses have opened up to serve our community, and we thought it would be a great time to share. Drop-in and introduce yourself to these stores, and you might just find your favourite place to shop, exercise, enjoy a salon experience and more.   [caption id="attachment_5007" align="aligncenter" width="799"] Photo by Amina Filkins from Pexels[/caption]   If...

It’s Harvest Time

Reap the benefits of supporting small business in Newton   [caption id="attachment_4984" align="alignright" width="350"] Photo by Sam Lion from Pexels[/caption] Small businesses have long been the heart and soul of downtown Newton. There is something to be said about being on a first-name basis with a local restaurateur or another small business owner, as such familiarity often translates into exemplary service.   As you drive or stroll through the community, you’ll notice almost 100% of the businesses are...

‘The Nest’ Supportive Housing Project Opens

  Forty people have a place to call home now that a new supportive housing program has opened its doors in Newton.   Located at 13620 80th Ave., The Nest is a three-storey modular building with 40 studio units, each with a private washroom and kitchen, for individuals who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The building also includes lounge and dining areas, healthcare space and a commercial kitchen.   Phoenix Society operates the...

Rapid Transit for Newton

  Surrey, BC (September 10, 2021) – As early as the 1975 Livable Region Plan, rapid transit alternatives have been proposed for South of Fraser corridor connecting urban centres and growth areas.  In the ground-breaking Transport 2021 regional transportation plan published in 1992, rapid transit service was envisioned on King George Highway and 104 Avenue connecting Whalley to Newton and Guildford, respectively.  By 2014, a funding commitment was made by the Mayors’ Council’s 10-Year Investment Plan...

Taking Back Our Neighbourhood & Wiping Out Graffiti

In the last decade, the Newton BIA (Business Improvement Association) has worked tirelessly to ‘take back the community’ with several successful initiatives.   From Team Tidy, which tirelessly keeps random garbage off the street, to the colourful and creative Mural programme, providing unique art that individually speaks to the community, and a beautiful reminder of our heritage and diversity.    Newton has evolved into a delightful place to walk and visit with friends at sidewalk...

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