As you roll into summer, you’re going to rely more on your vehicle’s Air Conditioning (AC ) system for comfortable driving. So, before taking off on your summer-vacation road trip, crank up the AC and have it inspected if any of the following symptoms are present...



Council and Fire Chief Bob Lymburner recognized the following Pelham Fire Services members with 20-Year Service Awards: Marcel Mooren (Station #2), Dean Culig (Station #2), Steve Racz (Station #2) and Terry Beckett (Station #3). A special presentation was made to Helen Smith and family members, honouring fire fighter Ralph Smith, who served Pelham for more than 42 years. 

The Enbridge Rebate has expanded, now is a great time to buy and save thousands of dollars on a new system. If you're getting a quote on a new furnace and/or air we would love the opportunity to quote. Save thousands on your purchase and on your monthly bills. Enbridge rebates, electrical rebates and manufactures rebates. 

Getting the word out about all the great programs and activities to its Town of Pelham residents is important.  We are happy to report that we will have weekly postings from the Town of Pelham’s   Culture & Wellness Programmer Julie Cook.

In our weekly newsletter, and on our myPelham website we will be listing up and coming fitness classes, camp registration and other activities.  Be sure to sign up for our weekly newsletter here, to stay up to date with all the great activities Pelham has to offer! 

The saying, “Shipshape and Bristol Fashion” is not exactly a modern expression, but way back when in England where it originated, this expression was a respectable honour.

It is with this honour that Julie offers her clients professional Home and Office Organizational Guidance. As a Registered Member of the Professional Organizers of Canada, Julie supports and upholds their code of ethics.

Shipshape and Bristol Fashion offers the following services:

℘  Down-sizing/Declutter

℘  Relocation/Unpacking

℘  Furniture & equipment layout planning

Focusing on skills, balance and style, skateboarders will have 2 ½ hours of instruction, 3 days per week.  Campers will be placed in groups based on age and ability level.  Whether you are a true beginner or working on improving your skating, you will enjoy what this camp offers.  This camp includes Bissell's on Tuesday and Thursday day trip.  Helmet and pads are required.

AGE: 8-12 years of age

Week: August 15-19 -Trip Thursday to Marineland 

Location:  Marlene Stewart Streit Park, 55 Park Lane, Fonthill 

This program provides campers with an interactive opportunity to learn fire safety and gain insight into the career of a firefighter and their daily routine.  Led by volunteer firefighters and camp staff, this is hands on learning for campers including:  hose operation, search and rescue, fire extinguishers, ropes and knots, ground and aerial ladders, first aid, CPR and extrication.  This program encourages campers to work together, instilling team spirit and leadership skills.

Age: 10-12 years of age 

WHEN ORDINARY JUST WON’T DO! This sun-sational, West Coast style contemporary home features vaulted ceilings and windows galore.

The flowing open space is warmed by the beauty of a 2 storey height brick fireplace and wood trim accents blending home with nature, the versatile floor plan features a main floor bedroom with ensuite, 2 bedrooms on 2nd floor level (one with ensuite privilege) and 3 more bedrooms in fully finished walkout lower level complete with wine cellar.

Nestled on picturesque 1.4 acre treed grounds less than 1/2 hour away from the Niagara Wine Trail.

Pelham Summerfest is a terrific opportunity to market your products and services to the 20,000+ visitors that attend our highly successful community-based, family-oriented Festival.

The Summerfest Committee is now accepting Vendor Applications for 2015! The deadline for applications is May 13, 2016.

Sunday is Mother's Day! Bring your Mother for our Mother’s Day Brunch catered by chef Ray Haymes from Churchhill Natural Meats and Rachael Haymes from Nature’s Corner Bakery and Cafe

Brunch tickets purchased in advance include free admission to the Festival on Sunday 

To Purchase tickets please email

Or contact any committee member at

Last Monday, Council held a public meeting at Old Pelham Town Hall about plans for the Pelham Community Centre. We heard 17 passionate presentations (and received three) from individuals and groups representing thousands of from the community including the Pelham Seniors Advisory Committee, three youth sport associations, the Chamber of Commerce, the Niagara Building & Construction Trades Council, the Architectural Design Advisory Committee, and individual residents.

Come celebrate the opening of the 30th Annual Pelham Art Festival on Friday, May 6th 7-10pm with complimentary hors d’oeuvres catered and served by Welland's Rose City Kids, savour Niagara wines from Kacaba Vineyards and Winery at our Wine Garden while enjoying live music by singer/songwriters, Angela Siracusa and Jasmine T.

The Art Festival continues Saturday and Sunday May 7th and 8th

You will get wet. You will get muddy. You will have fun. Natural and built elements, including a hydro pole wall, haystacks, slides, climbing structures and tire obstacles, are combined for teammates to race over, under, through and around. Team efforts are not only allowed, they are encouraged for the fun run, so anyone in general physical shape can participate.


2015 was another exceptional year for the Niagara Community Foundation.  We've just published our Annual Report.  Here's the link to the report on our website: 2015 Annual Report


The wine industry is raising a glass to Niagara College chef professor Peter Blakeman. Blakeman will be honoured with a Vitners Quality Alliance (VQA) Promoters Award, which acknowledges those who celebrate the Ontario VQA wine industry with enthusiasm, constructive input and unsolicited promotion. He was recently announced as the winner, and will be presented with the award on Friday, May 6 at the annual Experts Tasting, managed by the Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute at Brock University.


So far, 2016 has been a bit of a reality check. As 2015 waned, we mourned the death of music legends Lemmy Kilmister and Natalie Cole. Then, in the first few weeks of 2016, we faced the loss of more iconic figures: David Bowie, Glenn Frey and Alan Rickman. Singer Céline Dion suffered two great tragedies – first her husband and two days later her brother died. And now, just a few months later, Prince has joined this esteemed group of late celebrities.

Business Link Media Group will be celebrating the achievements of Niagara’s Top 40 Under Forty recipients on May 18th, 2016 at Holiday Inn & Suites Parkway Conference Centre. Jack Peets, Midday Host of 102.9 K-Lite FM, is the MC for the evening and will highlight the achievements of these 40 incredible individuals. 

Call us and find out about joining our run club today! 905-892-1239.  Suitable for all levels.

The Town of Pelham is once again urging customers to be cautious of a possible drinking water scam in the community. 


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