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‘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...

Choosing Wellness

three unique approaches to building the best version of yourself   [caption id="attachment_4943" align="alignright" width="350"] Photo by Pixabay from Pexels[/caption] If the past 18 months have taught us anything, it’s that trying to maintain your health is both a struggle and a priority for many of us.   We are trying to lose weight, shed stress, relieve anxiety, overcome bad habits, manage chronic illness, or just get unstuck from unhealthy lifestyles.   Fortunately, in downtown Newton, there are solutions....

101 Things to do in Surrey

The Newton News provides an opportunity for the Newton BIA to gain awareness in the community and promote local news, & BIA programs. This endeavor allows BIA members to advertise their businesses in the monthly publication. Pick up your copy of the Surrey Now-Leader today!   Read on Surrey Now-Leader     [caption id="attachment_4928" align="alignright" width="300"] Photo by icon0.com from Pexels[/caption] summertime is yummertime in Newton Now that restaurants are open, there isn’t a better place to find...

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