Yate and Sodbury Voice News

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Yate nature reserve wins prestigious award

Wapley Bushes Local Nature Reserve has been singled out for a Green Flag Award for the seventh time... Read More


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Town turns back time for medieval big lunch as part of 800 celebrations

A huge medieval-style feast is being planned in Chipping Sodbury as part of the town’s celebrations to mark the 800th anniversary of the town’s founding by royal charter. .. Read More


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Chipping Sodbury man to attempt Channel swim

A 39-year-old father of two is aiming to swim the channel this summer to raise money for charity. .. Read More


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Medals for Yate athletes at schools championships

Yate & District Athletic Club are celebrating after a successful time at the English Schools Championship. .. Read More


August 01 2018

Yate residents visit Houses of Parliament

MP Luke Hall welcomed the first group of Yate residents to the Houses of Parliament, bringing the number of constituents he’s invited so far to 800. .. Read More


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Strongman scaffolder faces TV cameras in final

A scaffolder from Yate has qualified for UK’s Strongest Man competition... Read More


August 01 2018

Ride and stride event promotes car use for event

South Gloucestershire’s Ride+Stride charity event, which sees people travelling on foot, by horse, or by bike to as many local churches as possible, is encouraging driving this year. .. Read More


August 01 2018

Yate Academy to return to separate Primary and Secondary schools

Yate Secondary Academy and Woodlands Primary School is preparing to operate as two separate entities from the new school year in September... Read More


August 01 2018

Yate nurse to be the face of UK recruitment campaign

Hazel Roddan, a district nurse from Yate, is to be the face of a national recruitment campaign for nurses on behalf of Sirona. .. Read More


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Gromit entices new visitors to Chipping Sodbury

The Gromit statue in Chipping Sodbury is succeeding in tempting tourists to come to the town. .. Read More