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
Previously approved funding now ready to be turned over. (Black Press file photo)

View Royal budgets $31,000 for school crossing guards

Funds are for the new non-profit program for the Greater Victoria School District

Previously approved funding now ready to be turned over. (Black Press file photo)
(Black Press file photo)

View Royal amends zoning bylaw for liveaboard vessels

The Town is taking a proactive approach to regulate waterway

(Black Press file photo)
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)
A sign at View Royal Park was removed after it was discovered a quick response code redirected to a porn site. (Photo courtesy of Keith Davies)

View Royal Park sign taken down after glitch redirects to pornographic website

Resident looking to learn more about workout equipment discovered the problem code

A sign at View Royal Park was removed after it was discovered a quick response code redirected to a porn site. (Photo courtesy of Keith Davies)
Line painting on Watkiss Way at Helmcken Road may cause some delays Thursday and Friday. (Google maps)
Line painting on Watkiss Way at Helmcken Road may cause some delays Thursday and Friday. (Google maps)
After clearing its final hurdle earlier this week, Our Place Society will likely open its therapeutic recovery community at 94 Talcott Rd. in View Royal in the fall. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)

Therapeutic recovery centre likely to open in the fall

Former Choices facility in View Royal to be transformed

After clearing its final hurdle earlier this week, Our Place Society will likely open its therapeutic recovery community at 94 Talcott Rd. in View Royal in the fall. (Kendra Wong/News Gazette staff)
The handyDART is a fully accessible bus ideal for persons with mobility issues. (Black Press file photo)

View Royal turns down regional handyDART proposal

B.C. Transit disappointed by decision, looking for other sites in the region

The handyDART is a fully accessible bus ideal for persons with mobility issues. (Black Press file photo)
Crews will be working on a hydro pole at 1272 Burnside Road West this Friday, June 1. (Photo courtesy of Town of View Royal)

Crews working on Burnside Road West this Friday

1200-block will be single alternating lane with no pedestrian access

Crews will be working on a hydro pole at 1272 Burnside Road West this Friday, June 1. (Photo courtesy of Town of View Royal)
A proposed site map of a new regional handyDART facility in View Royal. 
(Map courtesy of B.C. Transit)

HandyDART proposal in View Royal met with pushback

Both council and the community expressed concerns about the industrial facility

A proposed site map of a new regional handyDART facility in View Royal. 
(Map courtesy of B.C. Transit)
A rendering of the entrance to the Elements Casino in View Royal once renovations are complete. (Contributed photo)

Tom Cochrane and Red Rider to perform in View Royal

Renovated gaming and dining options to open later this month at Elements Casino

A rendering of the entrance to the Elements Casino in View Royal once renovations are complete. (Contributed photo)
Public input wanted on regional handyDART facility in View Royal

Public input wanted on regional handyDART facility in View Royal

BC Transit has applied for rezoning of 2401 Burnside Rd.

Public input wanted on regional handyDART facility in View Royal