Nov 2nd, 2017
Before the clearcutting: Beeton Woods in spring Legal action continues to collect funds regarding effort to save Beeton Woods AWARE Simcoe news release Once again, Simcoe County Council has decided to use its considerable resources to try to extract funds from AWARE Simcoe, a citizens’ group that wor...
Sep 13th, 2017
Aerial view of the land acquired by Simcoe County in BWG County Forests officially opens Kirkup Woods Tract Simcoe County news release Simcoe County Forests is celebrating the official opening of the 104-acre Kirkup Woods Tract in the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury. Located within a County “...
Apr 5th, 2017
New Tecumseth Free Press Bradford West Gwillimbury mayor Rob Keffer put a notice of motion in play last night for his council to consider when it meets next month that would trigger a review focused on three options related to its future as a member municipality in Simcoe County. They are: 1) What an...
Apr 5th, 2017
from BWG website Notice of Public Meeting on a Proposed Zoning By-Law Amendment Pursuant to Section 34 of the Planning Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. P.13, as amended. Take notice that the Council of The Corporation of the Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury will be holding a public meeting on Tuesday, April 18,...
Feb 27th, 2017
By Brea Bartholet Bradford West Gwillimbury Topic If you’ve been anticipating the use of Bradford West Gwillimbury’s newest road, Marshview Boulevard, you’ll have to wait a little longer than expected. The roadway, which will connect Holland Street and Simcoe Road, will no longer be available for dri...
Jan 19th, 2017
New Tecumseth Free Press For the second time in less than six months, Simcoe County’s curbside collection contractor, Progressive Waste Solutions (PWS), has had to defend its service delivery levels, including missed routes, which over the past three weeks, are blamed on weather conditions. Las...
Jan 4th, 2017
Letter to the Bradford Times from Cindy Mercer, Springwater – December 19 2016 I was interested to read that the County has now acquired another property to add to the Simcoe County Forests; however, I am concerned about misrepresentations that have been made to the Kirkup family that are refle...
Dec 7th, 2016
Bradford Times The Simcoe County Forest has now grown in size, with the addition of 104 acres (42 hectares) in Bradford West Gwillimbury. The property is the Kirkup Woods, described as Part Lot 18, Concession 12 in Bradford West Gwillimbury – a portion of the 200 acre farm formerly owned by the Kirku...
Sep 15th, 2016
Map shows sites formerly under consideration for waste facility, including the selected C-136 site on Horseshoe Valley Road: there was no discussion of an update report. But councillors vote 16-8 to proceed with consultant’s recommendations By Kate Harries – AWARE News Network An attempt by Bra...
Feb 13th, 2016
Rethinking citizen engagement in Peterborough will ‘knock your socks off’ Peterborough This Week February 3 2016 One of Canada’s leading voices for citizen engagement and new approaches to planning is coming to Peterborough on Feb. 10, as guest speaker and “provocateur” at two events hosted by local ...