Town of View Royal

Glenn Willing believes that Langford’s proposal to relocate the Victoria Bowmen’s Association to Willing Park will limit the potential for future improvements to the park. (Aaron Guillen/News Staff)

Neighbour rallies against archery club relocation to Langford park

Victoria Bowmen’s Association on limited time in View Royal shooting range

 

A group of View Royal residents banded together to plant more than 4000 native plants at Stoneridge Wetlands in View Royal. The plants will help fight off parrot’s feather, an invasive species. (Facebook/Stoneridge Wetlands)

Volunteers help remove invasive species in View Royal wetlands area

Residents planted more than 4,000 native plants, to add basking logs for local fauna

 

Casino closure rolls in big losses for View Royal

Casino closure rolls in big losses for View Royal

Mayor says township has easily lost $500k in revenue so far

 

FILE PHOTO - A three-year-old boy was reunited with his family after a kind stranger called police and stayed with him after spotting him wandering in View Royal. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck)

Stranger helps wayward three-year-old View Royal boy find family

Child wandered out of home without parents realizing

FILE PHOTO - A three-year-old boy was reunited with his family after a kind stranger called police and stayed with him after spotting him wandering in View Royal. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck)
BC Transit plans to have the first design for their new handyDART bus facility available by July. (Courtesy of BC Transit)

BC Transit seeks public feedback on new handyDART bus facility

Online design input submissions accepted until June 12

BC Transit plans to have the first design for their new handyDART bus facility available by July. (Courtesy of BC Transit)
A View Royal resident spotted a cougar on his neighbours’ backyard on Thursday morning. (Simon Renvoize photo)

VIDEO: View Royal resident spots cougar in nearby backyard

B.C. Conservation notified about early Thursday morning sighting

A View Royal resident spotted a cougar on his neighbours’ backyard on Thursday morning. (Simon Renvoize photo)
West Shore RCMP is warning the public after the second sighting of a bear in the 100-block of View Royal Avenue. (Sam van der Merwe photo)

Second bear sighting in a week at View Royal neighbourhood

West Shore RCMP warns residents to not approach black bears

West Shore RCMP is warning the public after the second sighting of a bear in the 100-block of View Royal Avenue. (Sam van der Merwe photo)
West Shore RCMP warns of a bear spotted twice Monday morning, first in the 100-block of View Royal Avenue, and later near Portage Park around 7 a.m. (Sam van der Merwe photo)

View Royal resident spots bear in Portage Park

West Shore RCMP confirms report of sighting, Conservation notified

West Shore RCMP warns of a bear spotted twice Monday morning, first in the 100-block of View Royal Avenue, and later near Portage Park around 7 a.m. (Sam van der Merwe photo)
View Royal community gardens will be open to the public again with new COVID-19 measures to keep gardeners safe. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)

View Royal community gardens to open to public again

New COVID-19 measures will be in place at gardens

View Royal community gardens will be open to the public again with new COVID-19 measures to keep gardeners safe. (Shalu Mehta/News Staff)
The Town of View Royal is looking for public input on their latest purchase of land at 1642 Little Road. Currently, they are open to plans for parks or added greenspace for the community. (Courtesy of Town of View Royal)

Public asked for ideas on View Royal’s latest land purchase

4.4-acre property near Eagle Creek Park purchased for $750,000

The Town of View Royal is looking for public input on their latest purchase of land at 1642 Little Road. Currently, they are open to plans for parks or added greenspace for the community. (Courtesy of Town of View Royal)
View Royal will be extending the property tax deadline date from July 3 to October 1, an extra 90 days due to the pandemic. (File photo)
View Royal will be extending the property tax deadline date from July 3 to October 1, an extra 90 days due to the pandemic. (File photo)
WestShore Chamber of Commerce executive director Julie Lawlor and View Royal Mayor David Screech at the Best of the West Shore Awards in 2019. Screech is calling on community members to support local as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. (Black Press Media file photo)

View Royal mayor drums up support for local business

David Screech says community should re-evaluate where dollars are being spent

WestShore Chamber of Commerce executive director Julie Lawlor and View Royal Mayor David Screech at the Best of the West Shore Awards in 2019. Screech is calling on community members to support local as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. (Black Press Media file photo)
On April 14, View Royal council members agreed that community gardens will remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic due to public health and safety concerns. (Black Press Media file photo)

View Royal community gardens to remain closed during COVID-19 pandemic

Community members advocate for gardens to re-open as growing season begins

On April 14, View Royal council members agreed that community gardens will remain closed during the COVID-19 pandemic due to public health and safety concerns. (Black Press Media file photo)
Roads and sidewalks are some of the services residents can provide feedback on by using a new online tool called citizen budget. (Black Press Media file photo)

View Royal launches new citizen budget tool

User feedback will help council make budget decisions

Roads and sidewalks are some of the services residents can provide feedback on by using a new online tool called citizen budget. (Black Press Media file photo)
BC Transit is hosting three open houses in February on proposed changes to plans for Esquimalt and View Royal. (Black Press Media File Photo)
BC Transit is hosting three open houses in February on proposed changes to plans for Esquimalt and View Royal. (Black Press Media File Photo)
West Shore commuters will have to deal with temporary lane closures along Island Highway due to road work between Beaumont and View Royal avenues. (Black Press Media file photo)

Road work on Island Highway could cause some delays in View Royal

Temporary lane closures from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. between Beaumont and View Royal avenues

West Shore commuters will have to deal with temporary lane closures along Island Highway due to road work between Beaumont and View Royal avenues. (Black Press Media file photo)
A new Scottish heritage centre is proposed by the Victoria Highland Games Association and D’Ambrosio Architecture + Urbanism (Township of View Royal)

Scottish cultural centre proposed for View Royal

A 10,000 square foot building is proposed for the Craigflower Manor grounds

A new Scottish heritage centre is proposed by the Victoria Highland Games Association and D’Ambrosio Architecture + Urbanism (Township of View Royal)
The Art Fest takes place on Sunday, Sept. 16 at Eagle Creek Village in 
View Royal. 
(iStock photo)

Art Fest flies in Eagle Creek in View Royal

Free art kit will be provided to first 100 kids

  • Sep 15, 2018
The Art Fest takes place on Sunday, Sept. 16 at Eagle Creek Village in 
View Royal. 
(iStock photo)
Elements Casino Victoria Transformed

Elements Casino Victoria Transformed

Vancouver Island casino expands and adds gaming, entertainment and dining options

  • Aug 30, 2018
Elements Casino Victoria Transformed
Victoria General Hospital (Google Maps image)

Victoria General Hospital reopens operating rooms ahead of schedule after flood damage

Four delivery and four operating rooms were affected by a broken water valve

Victoria General Hospital (Google Maps image)