Happy New Year – January News

Sneak Thief in the Neighbourhood

There continues to be reports of someone wandering the area checking if cars parked in driveways are locked or not. If you are a victim of this or any other crime that does not require an immediate police response, either contact the police non-emergency number at 519-661-5670 or submit an on line report at

By reporting the crime, the information is entered into the police database and if there are regular reports of problems, patrol beats are shifted and increased.

Medway Moments Film

Join us at the Sherwood Branch Library on Tuesday January 17th at 7 pm as we travel along Medway Creek with filmmaker Phil McLeod in his latest film, Medway Moments. Phil takes us through the seasons along Medway Creek and introduces us to the people who are restoring the Creek’s health. In partnership with your neighbourhood association, Orchard Park/Sherwood Forest Ratepayers. Admission is free

Nature in the City

If you are interested in nature, this free speaker series is for you. Click here for dates and times. The series begins on Tuesday, January 17 with Paul Nicholson, birding columnist for the Free Press, speaking on “WARNING: Winter bird watching may cause you to embrace the cold.” Talks are 7:00 – 8:30 at the Wolf Performance Hall, Central Library. Families are welcome, and admission is free.

Stop and Scoop Please

Another reminder to dog owners to please stop and scoop. Some residents have said that it has been a noticeable issue, particularly in the area around Heathcote and Leyton, but also in the Valley and other parts of the neighbourhood. Please be considerate to others.


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