Yate and Sodbury Voice News

August 10 2022 Fire wrecks lorry in Yate trading estate car park

Fire wrecks lorry in Yate trading estate car park

FIREFIGHTERS had to cut open the sides of a lorry which caught fire on a Yate trading estate... Read More


August 08 2022 Combine harvester destroyed as fire burns 30 acres of fields near Chipping Sodbury

Combine harvester destroyed as fire burns 30 acres of fields near Chipping Sodbury

A COMBINE harvester was destroyed and about 30 acres of fields containing cut straw went up in flames at Horton, near Chipping Sodbury, today... Read More


July 28 2022 'Inadequate' preschool playgroup shuts after inspectors return

'Inadequate' preschool playgroup shuts after inspectors return

A PRESCHOOL playgroup in Chipping Sodbury which was rated 'inadequate' by Ofsted has shut... Read More


July 28 2022 'Amazing experience' as disability campaigner Georgina carries Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton

'Amazing experience' as disability campaigner Georgina carries Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton

A DISABILITY campaigner from Chipping Sodbury says it was an "amazing experience" to carry the Queen's Baton on its journey to the Commonwealth Games... Read More


July 28 2022 Bus passengers warned more cuts to services are on the way

Bus passengers warned more cuts to services are on the way

BUS passengers are being warned that services face a second round of cuts in the autumn, when the withdrawal of government funding pushes them over a "cliff edge"... Read More


July 28 2022 New fears for future of Yate pub the White Lion

New fears for future of Yate pub the White Lion

TOWN councillors fear Yate's historic White Lion pub site could be redeveloped for flats... Read More


July 28 2022 New Daisy May Cooper TV show filmed in Yate and Sodbury

New Daisy May Cooper TV show filmed in Yate and Sodbury

NEVER mind Hollywood, Bollywood or even Pinewood - it was Abbotswood that makers of a new show starring Daisy May Cooper chose when they needed a location... Read More


July 28 2022 Community centre charity could be wound up after insolvency experts are put in charge

Community centre charity could be wound up after insolvency experts are put in charge

A CHARITY set up to run a Yate community centre could be wound up, after the government's watchdog placed it under the management of two insolvency experts... Read More


July 06 2022 Quarry road plan for wildlife haven near Yate leaves objectors 'absolutely horrified'

Quarry road plan for wildlife haven near Yate leaves objectors 'absolutely horrified'

HUNDREDS of people are objecting to plans by a quarry operator to build a temporary road which will "destroy" a designated Site of Nature Conservation Interest... Read More


July 06 2022 Former soldier from Yate to run London Marathon two years after heart transplant

Former soldier from Yate to run London Marathon two years after heart transplant

A FORMER soldier from Yate who had a heart transplant two years ago is taking on this year's London Marathon... Read More