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Gyro Park construction is a Fortis gas main installation

In reply to an enquiry by Jerry Donaldson of the CBRA, Harley Machielse, Director of Engineering at the District of Saanich, explains: The construction taking place in Gyro Park is a Fortis gas main installation for 2605 Sinclair Rd., the last dwelling on the road before the Park.The initial alignment was to extend the gas main down… Continue reading Gyro Park construction is a Fortis gas main installation

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“Martha’s Vineyard Mysteries 2″ filmed locally, Nov 15–17

From Steve Kinghorn, Location Manager, Martha VM2 Productions (VAN) Inc.Dear Neighbours of 3905D Cadboro Bay RdMartha VM2 Productions (VAN) INC. will be filming scenes for the movie titled Martha’s Vineyard Mysteries 2 on Sunday, November 17th, 2019. We would like to provide the following information regarding our schedule and how it may affect your daily routine while we are… Continue reading “Martha’s Vineyard Mysteries 2″ filmed locally, Nov 15–17

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Photo: Cadboro Bay in the early 1950s

CBRA director Jerry Donaldson writes: Here’s an old Times Colonist aerial photo Mitch Lindsay dug up of Cadboro Bay in the early 1950s:Apparently the proposed boundaries of the new Gyro Park back then  included the blue cottage at D-3905 Cadboro Bay Road.  In the end, D-3905 Cadboro Bay Road was not acquired for the new Gyro… Continue reading Photo: Cadboro Bay in the early 1950s

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Residents opposed to Cadboro-Gyro Park Pickleball Court

Hello Eric Dahli,I believe you are currently the President of the Caboro Bay Residents Association. My name is Caroline Lawrence. I live at 2646Killarney Rd. The Notification of the Cadboro-Gyro Park Tennis Court Replacement was dropped in my mailbox the other day,  June 25th 2019. My concern is this is also the announcement of a… Continue reading Residents opposed to Cadboro-Gyro Park Pickleball Court

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Saanich: tennis courts in Gyro Park to be replaced, July–Sept

Saanich Parks has sent out notices to residents that—Following several months of closure during the design and development process for reparing the tennis courts in the park, […] iwork to replace the courts will be underway […] in early July 2019, and continue through September. The new courts will consist of a single tennis court and… Continue reading Saanich: tennis courts in Gyro Park to be replaced, July–Sept

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Have your say on proposed changes to Gyro tennis courts

From Gary Darrah, Manager of Park Planning, Design and Development at Saanich:Please see attached plan […] showing one tennis court and one pickle ball court. This design does a couple of key things. It satisfies a desire to provide a dedicated court for each sport facility, but dedicated to each to avoid conflicts. The other is that it gets the… Continue reading Have your say on proposed changes to Gyro tennis courts

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Gyro Park #10 in world’s most unique playgrounds

From Gary Darrah, Manager, Park Planning, Design & Development at District of Saanich:A recent online posting rates the playground in Cadboro-Gyro Park as one of eleven unique playgrounds around the world that families may want to experience and travel to enjoy.Coming in at #10 the article highlights the Octopus and Cadborosaurus climbing structures, as well as… Continue reading Gyro Park #10 in world’s most unique playgrounds

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Homelessness Protest Camp at Gyro Park, Oct 31–Nov 6

From Sergeant Andy Stuart #171, Bike Section | Community Engagement Division, Saanich Police DepartmentTel. 250.475.4321 Cell: 250.883.3765 Fax: 250.475.4752:Since the middle of August an advocacy group been staging a series of rotating camp-ins to draw attention to homelessness.They generally stay in one spot for seven days and then move to another location.  For the last two months… Continue reading Homelessness Protest Camp at Gyro Park, Oct 31–Nov 6

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Derelict boats no more (for now)

On Saturday, October 14th, the last chapter in a two-year  saga came to an end as the final six derelict boats were removed from Cadboro Bay.  Volunteers from the Veins of Life Watershed Society, The Royal Victoria Yacht Club, the Cadboro Bay Residents Association and other Community Associations from across Saanich and Oak Bay, federal, provincial and… Continue reading Derelict boats no more (for now)