Colwood

Royal Colwood golfers Nolan Thoroughgood (pictured) and Keaton Gudz earned top-5 finishes at the 2017 BC Junior Boys Championships in Squamish last weekend. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Royal Colwood pair score well at B.C. Juniors

Keaton Gudz and Nolan Thoroughgood earn top-5 finishes

Royal Colwood golfers Nolan Thoroughgood (pictured) and Keaton Gudz earned top-5 finishes at the 2017 BC Junior Boys Championships in Squamish last weekend. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
Lorraine Collet has earned a number of awards for her years of volunteer work with different organizations in the Victoria area. (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)                                Colwood resident Lorraine Collett has volunteering with an impressive number of organizations for many years. (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)

Greater Victoria transition home’s garden began with one volunteer

Colwood resident a tireless volunteer

  • Jul 15, 2017
Lorraine Collet has earned a number of awards for her years of volunteer work with different organizations in the Victoria area. (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)                                Colwood resident Lorraine Collett has volunteering with an impressive number of organizations for many years. (Rick Stiebel/News Gazette staff)
The annual Learn to Camp program will be taking place July 22 to 23 at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse national historic sites. (Photo contributed)

Learn to camp course in Colwood is educational fun for the entire family

Camp under the stars at Fort Rodd Hill next weekend

  • Jul 13, 2017
The annual Learn to Camp program will be taking place July 22 to 23 at Fort Rodd Hill and Fisgard Lighthouse national historic sites. (Photo contributed)
The Paul Black Band entertains the crowd at last year’s Eats and Beats festival in Colwood. (Arnold Lim/News Gazette staff)

Colwood’s Eats and Beats festival continues to grow

Seaside festival featuring Greater Victoria vendors, musicians

The Paul Black Band entertains the crowd at last year’s Eats and Beats festival in Colwood. (Arnold Lim/News Gazette staff)
The remnants of a grass fire near Perimeter Place that has been deemed supicious by Colwood Fire Rescue. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)

Two weekend grass fires in Colwood deemed suspicious

Fire Chief John Cassidy is thankful that the wind wasn’t stronger

The remnants of a grass fire near Perimeter Place that has been deemed supicious by Colwood Fire Rescue. (Joel Tansey/News Gazette staff)
Victoria company hosting paddle day on the West Shore

Victoria company hosting paddle day on the West Shore

EcoQuest invites locals out to Esquimalt Lagoon for a free paddle on Saturday

Victoria company hosting paddle day on the West Shore
A Colwood cyclist sustained minor injuries after a collision with a BC Transit bus on Tuesday morning. (Gazette file photo)

Colwood cyclist feels fortunate to have sustained only minor injuries after a collision with a bus

Cyclist says he was engulfed in fear as incident with BC Transit bus was unfolding

A Colwood cyclist sustained minor injuries after a collision with a BC Transit bus on Tuesday morning. (Gazette file photo)
The Esquimalt Lagoon area, seen here from Heatherbell Road, attracts a great deal of commuter traffic in the morning and afternoons. One resident who moved to the area finds that some engage in drivers rude or unsafe behaviour on the roads. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff

Driver behaviour through Lagoon area ‘disgusts’ fellow commuter

Colwood neighbourhood witnesses speeding, other dangerous habits

  • May 20, 2017
The Esquimalt Lagoon area, seen here from Heatherbell Road, attracts a great deal of commuter traffic in the morning and afternoons. One resident who moved to the area finds that some engage in drivers rude or unsafe behaviour on the roads. Don Descoteau/News Gazette staff
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