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Open House at EMCS
Monday night, February 21 – Edward Milne Community School is hosting an…
In January the East Sooke fire department had received a house they could use for training.
Royalty housed at Belvedere Hotel
Sweeping up to the front portico of the Belvedere Hotel in one’s roadster was a pretty exciting experience during the 1920s. Standing on the headland high above the Sooke River bridge, the view from the four-storey hotel took in the Sooke Harbour, Government Wharf, and Whiffin Spit.
Sooke baby struggling with rare illness
Ethan is only six months old but in his short life span he has undergone six surgeries.
Volunteers give a helping hand when needed
When medical issues arise people are often unprepared for what help they may need and what kind of equipment they need to make things easier.
Thomas Cross “TC” son of Cross Point Farm
Deep in a valley in the rainforest leading to Sheringham Point, as water heated on the big cookstove in the kitchen of the pioneer cottage, Grandma Cross was offering soothing comfort to her daughter-in-law. It was 1924, and young Lydia Cross gave birth that September day to her second child, named Thomas Charles for his father and grandfather. Eighty-six years later, Tom Charles came back to the old homestead to spend his remaining few months enjoying gazing out at the peaceful scenes of Cross Point Farm, on Sunnybrae Road.
Building community at Ayre Manor
Last spring, an outdoor courtyard Ayre Manor’s Complex Care wing had to be closed to residents for safety improvements. Up until then, residents with dementia had been enjoying the freedom of getting out into this enclosed courtyard during good weather.
Current Swell of gratitude
Teen event well attended
Medieval dinner on the menu
Coming up with a new idea for a fundraiser is often difficult. Trying something different is dicey but if it works the results can surpass all expectations.
Seniors all set up with new drop-in premises
Activities continue for Sooke seniors
A night for men in kilts
Robbie Burns Night
70 years old and still going strong
Hall was the centre of the community