Cumberland

Cumberland council recently supported a number of Restart grant-in-aid requests. Record file photo

Cumberland Restart grants assist food, health projects

Council used other funding to support business association’s map project

Cumberland council recently supported a number of Restart grant-in-aid requests. Record file photo
Cumberland’s council wants the village to talk to the local business association about patio service over the long term. Record file photo

Cumberland wants to hear from business association on future patio service

Provincial government also extends temporary patio program through next March

Cumberland’s council wants the village to talk to the local business association about patio service over the long term. Record file photo
The Perseverance Trail Run - Cumberland is still planning on expanding its trail toward Comox Lake. Photo supplied

Trail growth provides some challenges for UROC

Cumberland system described as fifth-busiest trail network in North America

The Perseverance Trail Run - Cumberland is still planning on expanding its trail toward Comox Lake. Photo supplied
The former Cumberland United Church is where Weird Church in Cumberland is held. Record file photo

April another busy month at Cumberland’s Weird Church

Cumberland’s Weird Church is hosting numerous events throughout the month of April.…

  • Apr 6, 2022
The former Cumberland United Church is where Weird Church in Cumberland is held. Record file photo
The Ms Adventures (Linda Safford, Joanna Finch, Hazel Lennox and Judy Norbury) will be on hand to celebrate the season finale of the Villagers’ Fireside Variety Show. Photo supplied

Cumberland Villagers’ Fireside Variety Show season finale Friday

Welcoming everyone to the Cumberland Weird Church (Corner of Penrith and First)…

The Ms Adventures (Linda Safford, Joanna Finch, Hazel Lennox and Judy Norbury) will be on hand to celebrate the season finale of the Villagers’ Fireside Variety Show. Photo supplied
An Airbnb map in 2021 shows several properties for rent in Cumberland. Screenshot, Airbnb.ca

Cumberland considers licences for short-term vacation rentals

Village trying to strike balance between affordable housing, visitor spaces

An Airbnb map in 2021 shows several properties for rent in Cumberland. Screenshot, Airbnb.ca
Cumberland is looking at a couple of election procedure changes for this fall’s municipal elections. File photo.

Cumberland considers voting changes for fall

“We’ve been really successful with advance voting.”

Cumberland is looking at a couple of election procedure changes for this fall’s municipal elections. File photo.
Cumberland Community Schools Society bingo nights are returning. (stock photo Pixabay)

Cumberland Community Schools Society is bringing back CCSS Bingo Nights

Cumberland Community Schools Society (CCSS) is bringing back CCSS Bingo Nights every…

Cumberland Community Schools Society bingo nights are returning. (stock photo Pixabay)
The Waverley Hotel is one of the latest additions to Cumberland’s heritage register. Record file photo

Cumberland council approves two heritage sites

Waverley Hotel, Cumberland Community Church are latest register additions

The Waverley Hotel is one of the latest additions to Cumberland’s heritage register. Record file photo
The Rotary Club of Cumberland Centennial, through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Canada program, provides books on a monthly basis to pre-school age children. Photo supplied

Cumberland Rotarians invest in children’s literacy

The Rotary Club of Cumberland Centennial is investing in children’s literacy through…

The Rotary Club of Cumberland Centennial, through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Canada program, provides books on a monthly basis to pre-school age children. Photo supplied
This creation, Angels , will be part of Clive Powsey’s exhibit at The Gallery @ Weird Church in Cumberland. The show called Pentimenti opens March 26.

Cumberland’s Gallery @ Weird Church has a new exhibit

The Gallery @ Weird Church is excited to welcome a show called…

  • Mar 23, 2022
This creation, Angels , will be part of Clive Powsey’s exhibit at The Gallery @ Weird Church in Cumberland. The show called Pentimenti opens March 26.
Vickey Brown is running for mayor of Cumberland. Photo supplied
Coun. Vickey Brown will be running for mayor of Cumberland this fall. Photo supplied

Coun. Vickey Brown is running for mayor of Cumberland

“Cumberland deserves to have leadership that can express the values of our community.”

Vickey Brown is running for mayor of Cumberland. Photo supplied
Coun. Vickey Brown will be running for mayor of Cumberland this fall. Photo supplied
One of the community grant requests is for a museum Family Days program. Record file photo

Cumberland council is split over community grants

For now, council sticks to 70 per cent funding formula but will review wording

One of the community grant requests is for a museum Family Days program. Record file photo
Cumberland’s council wants to get equipment in to start construction on a new wastewater treatment plant as soon as possible. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland council wants sewage plant started soon

Council authorizes budget to allow contractor to commence

Cumberland’s council wants to get equipment in to start construction on a new wastewater treatment plant as soon as possible. Photo by Mike Chouinard
The Cumberland Community School has expressed safety concerns about school access. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland school asks road safety questions

Active transport group wants council to work with school district on plan

The Cumberland Community School has expressed safety concerns about school access. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland will be updating its website. Much of the traffic goes to parks and recreation searches. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Technology is target for Cumberland’s latest Restart funds

Update on the village’s website will be one of the top priorities

Cumberland will be updating its website. Much of the traffic goes to parks and recreation searches. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland has approved rezoning to allow the region to add a second leachate pond at the Comox Valley Waste Management Centre. Record file photo

Cumberland approves leachate pond rezoning

Site will be a secondary pond to handle overflow at landfill site

Cumberland has approved rezoning to allow the region to add a second leachate pond at the Comox Valley Waste Management Centre. Record file photo
The Village of Cumberland is looking at active transportation. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland surveys residents on active transportation

“This master plan is really going to play a part in connecting our community”

The Village of Cumberland is looking at active transportation. Photo by Mike Chouinard
The farmer’s market in Cumberland wants to expand but keep the Sunday event downtown. Photo by Mike Chouinard

Cumberland market looks to expand operations

Organizers hope to keep Sunday event in the downtown core

The farmer’s market in Cumberland wants to expand but keep the Sunday event downtown. Photo by Mike Chouinard
Cumberland wants more information on community policing and relations from the local RCMP as one of its main priorities for policing for the year. Black Press file photo

Cumberland wants clarity from RCMP on community policing

Comox Valley RCMP is also being invited to present annual report to council

Cumberland wants more information on community policing and relations from the local RCMP as one of its main priorities for policing for the year. Black Press file photo
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