Yate and Sodbury Voice News

January 20 2022 Police seek man who tried to rob teenager at knifepoint in Yate

Police seek man who tried to rob teenager at knifepoint in Yate

A TEENAGE boy was threatened with a knife by a man near a church in Yate... Read More


January 10 2022 New Yate Aldi store delivery times extended despite fears 'clanging and banging' will disturb neighbours

New Yate Aldi store delivery times extended despite fears 'clanging and banging' will disturb neighbours

A NEW Aldi store planned for Yate has had its morning and evening delivery hours extended before it even opens... Read More


December 29 2021 How Yate station passenger numbers plunged during lockdown

How Yate station passenger numbers plunged during lockdown

YATE railway station saw passenger numbers fall by 80% last year because of the coronavirus pandemic... Read More


December 29 2021 Pensioners 'trapped' by lack of bus services past their Yate home

Pensioners 'trapped' by lack of bus services past their Yate home

RESIDENTS of a retirement home in Yate say they have felt trapped at home since the withdrawal of the bus service which used to run past their front door... Read More


December 29 2021 Developers want to build more than 900 homes near Chipping Sodbury and Wickwar

Developers want to build more than 900 homes near Chipping Sodbury and Wickwar

DEVELOPERS have been made preliminary moves to see if they could build more than 900 homes on sites near Chipping Sodbury and Wickwar... Read More


December 29 2021 Yate man dumped rubbish next to road because recycling centre queue was 'too long'

Yate man dumped rubbish next to road because recycling centre queue was 'too long'

A MAN from Yate has been ordered to pay more than £850 in fines and costs after dumping waste at the roadside because he didn't want to queue at the tip... Read More


December 29 2021 One person dies after Yate house fire

One person dies after Yate house fire

ONE person died and another was injured in a fire at a house in Yate... Read More


December 29 2021 Murder inquiry after Yate woman's death

Murder inquiry after Yate woman's death

A WOMAN whose death in Gloucestershire is the subject of a murder investigation was from Yate... Read More


December 29 2021 Yate NHS staff speak out in campaign to stop abuse and violence from public

Yate NHS staff speak out in campaign to stop abuse and violence from public

STAFF from the NHS Yate Minor Injury Unit say they feel vulnerable and fearful after a rise in violent and aggressive behaviour from the public... Read More


December 29 2021 Council must 'restore public trust' in plans for the future of Yate

Council must 'restore public trust' in plans for the future of Yate

YATE residents were “suspicious” of council plans for the future of the town and public trust must be rebuilt, councillors have been told... Read More