Category: Village of Cumberland

Cumberland WinterFaire

Cumberland WinterFaire continues to grow, this year featuring the exceptional talents of over 70 crafters and artists under three roofs; the Cumberland Recreation Hall, Cumberland Museum and Archives, and new this year, the Cumberland Masonic Hall. Discover a variety of homemade, handmade, and fair trade goods at the Faire – original fashions, hand dyed and printed scarves, original paintings and prints, art cards, handmade local jewelry, toys and clothing for wee ones, functional pottery, wood products, delicious baked goods, natural wool pillows, unique seasonal wreaths, antique teacup gardens, herbal wellness products… and a partridge in a pair tree.

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Notice of Temporary Closures in the Cumberland Trail Network

Cumberland, BC – Certain roads and trails in the Cumberland trail network will be temporarily closed this fall from October 2nd to the end of December during work to twin Cumberland’s water supply main.

The section of Spanker that parallels Davis Lake Main will be closed for the duration of construction. There will be additional temporary closures to trails in the area, including Davis Lake Main between the chlorine building and Perseverance Creek bridge.

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Cumberland Set to Celebrate New Skate Park and Jump Park

On Wednesday September 20th from 4:30 to 6:30 pm, local community groups and businesses are coming together to throw a party to celebrate the community’s efforts, and the success of the Jump Park and Skate Park Project. The celebration will include a DJ, and bike and board demos from Dodge City Cycles, Beaufort Cycles and One Thirty Three. The Get On Board Crew will be skating and giving out pointers, pro and semi-pro riders will be tearing up the jumps and ripping up the bowl, and the United Riders of Cumberland has teamed up with Cumberland Community School PAC to host a fundraising BBQ that is sure to leave your mouth watering for more!

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Paving on Dunsmuir Avenue August 14-15

Cumberland, BC – Dunsmuir Avenue will be closed from 1st Street to Egremont Street for paving on August 14th from 10 am to 4 pm, and on August 15th from 7 am to 6 pm. 150 metres of Dunsmuir Avenue will be resurfaced and repaved, which will address winter road damage. Work is weather-dependent. Traffic can detour around the closure by using Derwent Avenue, which is accessible from Sutton Avenue on the east side, and 1st Street on the west side. Please use caution when taking this detour, which goes past the children’s playground at No. 6 Mine Park....

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Dunsmuir Avenue Storm Water Project Now Complete

The Dunsmuir Avenue portion of the Village Upgrades project is now complete. The Village of Cumberland celebrated the project completion during a community ribbon-cutting ceremony in Village Square on July 26.

The work on Dunsmuir Avenue was largely completed last fall and involved improving six blocks of Dunsmuir Avenue downtown by replacing aging underground services, installing new storm sewer infrastructure, repaving road surfaces and improving sidewalks. Final wrap-up on the Dunsmuir work, including line painting, small sections of paving and downtown tree re-planting, took place in spring 2017.

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Phase Two of Village Upgrades Project Reaches Half-way Point

With new underground services installed and the first phase of paving now complete on Bevan and Cumberland Roads, to west of Hope Road, phase two of the Village Upgrades project has officially reached the half-way point. Businesses and homes along Cumberland Road, as well as the Comox Valley Waste Management Centre, are now easily accessible through the Village downtown core.

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