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‘It lifts the spirits’, LRCA Senior’s Coordinator encourages community to check in with seniors

The LRCA has been calling seniors to check in on what services they may need

Mid-Island Panago locations offer free pizza to first responders

First responder can get free pizza at Panago in Parksville, Nanaimo, Ladysmith, Duncan, and Mill Bay

Ladysmith Rotary Club donates 2,000 gloves to Ladysmith Health Centre

Due to a typo, the Rotary Club ended up with 3,500 gloves. Enough to last them 10 years

Downtown businesses suffer attempted break-ins

Downtown Business Assocation requests additional security measures

Martin Tang’s thoughtful approach to food in downtown Ladysmith

The owner of Appetit Food for Thought talks about nearly 20 years in business in downtown Ladysmith

Ladysmith designer donates her time to make free face masks and gowns

Nikki MacCallum works three days a week on masks and gowns, and three days on her regular business

LDCU offers no interest loans for members in need

Existing members can borrow up to $5,000 interest free

‘I just don’t get it’, Wash Me on Ludlow suffers thefts and abuse of services

Owner Michelle Nischi is concerned for her health and her business

Ladysmith businesses carry on in the time of COVID-19

Local businesses struggle to stay open and serve the public

Ladysmith Olympic hopeful shares her emotional journey to the Tokyo Games

When Faith Knelson learned Canada withdrew from the Olympics she had ‘five million emotions at once’

7-Eleven Canada announces confirmed case of COVID-19 at Ladysmith 7-Eleven

Anyone who may have visited Ladysmith 7-Eleven between March 5 and March 11 is asked to call 811

After 10 years, Forget Me Not closes for good on May 30

Store owner Janine Peters said owning the store in Ladysmith has been amazing for her and her family

Possible COVID-19 exposure reported at Ladysmith Boys and Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club recommends staff and families follow provincial guidelines

Ladysmith families celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with Shamrock Hunt

The idea was to bring the community together in a way that protected everyone’s health

CrossFit Ladysmith offers online workouts during COVID-19 closure

They will also offer free daily workouts on their public Facebook page for the entire community

Resident Alien production takes two-week hiatus amid COVID-19 pandemic

Resident Alien was scheduled to return for filming in Ladysmith from March 13 to March 17

Oceanview Community Church postpones event, and live-streams worship due to COVID-19 fears

The Tech Wise Family event will be postponed until the fall

Ladysmith consituency office opens for one-day a month

Staff from Paul Manly’s office will be in Ladysmith at the LRCA on the third Friday of every month

Defying the odds, Jackie Bates raises funds for double lung transplant

Jackie Bates suffers from cystic fibrosis and is on the waitlist for a double lung transplant