Welcome to the Yate & Sodbury Voice

Your place for news and views from Yate, Chipping Sodbury and the surrounding areas.

Welcome to the Yate & Sodbury Voice website

A message from the Yate & Sodbury Voice:

AFTER three months like no others in memory, Yate and Chipping Sodbury are emerging from coronavirus lockdown.

The virus has taken a toll, not only in terms of with lives, jobs and opportunities lost but in other ways, impossible to measure but felt by everyone: time spent separated from friends and loved ones and the loss of the ordinary routines and pleasures of life we took for granted.

But there has also been a huge outpouring of love and support, for those who have had to isolate to avoid the virus, and for those on the front line fighting it.

The lockdown has changed the way people interact and even how we use our streets and visit our shops.

The Yate & Sodbury Voice has also been affected. The closure of many of our advertisers and rule changes for our deliverers left us unable to bring our paper to you for two months.

Having continued to bring you the news on our website, now we are back in print, as more businesses in the area prepare to emerge from lockdown.

While there are too many to recognise them all on our pages, we salute everyone, from NHS staff and shop workers to recycling crews and phone buddies, who has helped keep life going through lockdown.

You can read the latest news here.

You can also find all of our previous issues of the Yate & Sodbury Voice magazine online here.

 

 

Tell us your news

We are always interested in hearing from residents in the Yate and Chipping Sodbury area. If you have a news story you think people should know about, views on what is happening in the area or a local event you would like to publicise in the magazine or on the website, get in touch via the contact section of this website, by email at contact@yateandsodburyvoice.co.uk or by calling 01454 800120.

Yate & Sodbury Voice is your magazine and we want to feature the things that matter to people in the area.

Richard Drew (publisher)

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