Yate and Sodbury Voice News

April 08 2020 More than 60 deliberate fires started since start of coronavirus lockdown

More than 60 deliberate fires started since start of coronavirus lockdown

FIREFIGHTERS have been called out to more than 60 arson attacks since the start of the coronavirus lockdown... Read More


April 07 2020 Restrictions at Chipping Sodbury retirement development as resident is treated for coronavirus in hospital

Restrictions at Chipping Sodbury retirement development as resident is treated for coronavirus in hospital

SOME members of staff and residents at a Chipping Sodbury retirement development have been self-isolating after an elderly woman was taken to hospital for treatment for coronavirus... Read More


April 06 2020 Wanted man arrested with stolen bike

Wanted man arrested with stolen bike

A WANTED man has been arrested and a stolen motorbike recovered by police in Iron Acton... Read More


April 03 2020 Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in South Gloucestershire passes 100

Number of confirmed coronavirus cases in South Gloucestershire passes 100

THE number of confirmed cases of coronavirus in South Gloucestershire has passed 100 for the first time... Read More


April 02 2020 New gas power plant planned for Iron Acton green belt land

New gas power plant planned for Iron Acton green belt land

PLANS have been submitted for a power plant within the green belt in Iron Acton that could supply electricity to 50,000 homes... Read More


April 02 2020 Foam swamps yard at Yate chemical firm after emergency protection system goes off

Foam swamps yard at Yate chemical firm after emergency protection system goes off

A YARD at a chemical firm in Yate was swamped with foam after a protection system activated... Read More


March 31 2020 Play area pavilion allowing people to 'look straight into bedrooms' is rejected

Play area pavilion allowing people to 'look straight into bedrooms' is rejected

A PLAY area behind homes planned in Yate has been described as a “nightmare waiting to happen”... Read More


March 31 2020 Plans for 247 homes in Yate are thrown out

Plans for 247 homes in Yate are thrown out

PLANS for 247 homes in Yate have been rejected amid concerns for a footpath and that sports pitches would be an unusable “quagmire”... Read More


March 30 2020 Team Toti raises £14,000 in memory of Dodington boy

Team Toti raises £14,000 in memory of Dodington boy

A GROUP of 60 runners has raised more than £14,000 after taking part in the Bath Half Marathon in memory of a Dodington boy who died of leukaemia. .. Read More


March 30 2020 Praise for after school club’s ‘sociable and confident’ children

Praise for after school club’s ‘sociable and confident’ children

AN after school club based at a Chipping Sodbury junior school has been praised by an inspector from the education watchdog... Read More