Yate and Sodbury Voice News

January 27 2020 Yate veteran waits for heart transplant as friends fundraise to help his family

Yate veteran waits for heart transplant as friends fundraise to help his family

FRIENDS are rallying round to help the family of a former soldier from Yate who urgently needs a heart transplant... Read More


January 27 2020 Good Times Music Festival planned for Yate is cancelled

Good Times Music Festival planned for Yate is cancelled

A NEW music festival planned for Yate this year has been cancelled... Read More


January 23 2020 Convicted robber spotted in South Gloucestershire after walking out of open prison

Convicted robber spotted in South Gloucestershire after walking out of open prison

A CONVICTED robber is believed to have been spotted in Rangeworthy after walking out of Leyhill Open Prison... Read More


January 21 2020 Police warning over fake £50 notes being used in pubs

Police warning over fake £50 notes being used in pubs

PUB landlords in South Gloucestershire are being urged to be on the lookout after several reports of counterfeit £50 notes... Read More


January 16 2020 Bypass and new station could be part of Yate's future transport

Bypass and new station could be part of Yate's future transport

A TOWN centre bypass and a second railway station in Yate are being considered by council leaders following a major report into the area’s future transport needs... Read More


January 15 2020 South Gloucestershire Council confirms it is dumping regional planning blueprint

South Gloucestershire Council confirms it is dumping regional planning blueprint

SOUTH Gloucestershire Council will abandon a blueprint for 105,000 homes across the West of England, it has been confirmed... Read More


January 14 2020 Thieves take 81-year-old woman's purse in Yate Shopping Centre

Thieves take 81-year-old woman's purse in Yate Shopping Centre

POLICE want to trace these three people after an 81-year-old woman's purse was stolen before her bank card was used to fund a shopping spree... Read More


January 12 2020 Emergency homes for families in need to be built in Yate

Emergency homes for families in need to be built in Yate

A PROJECT to house nine families in need of emergency accommodation is set to be built in Yate... Read More


January 09 2020 Teenager arrested on suspicion of dealing heroin and crack cocaine in Yate

Teenager arrested on suspicion of dealing heroin and crack cocaine in Yate

A TEENAGER has been arrested in a Yate cul-de-sac on suspicion of dealing class A drugs in the area... Read More


January 02 2020 Chipping Sodbury School supports young carers

Chipping Sodbury School supports young carers

SCHOOLS are being encouraged to work with a charity to help support children who have to juggle their academic work with caring for relatives... Read More