Yate and Sodbury Voice News

December 03 2019 Pedestrian taken to hospital after being injured by car in Chipping Sodbury

Pedestrian taken to hospital after being injured by car in Chipping Sodbury

POLICE have appealed for dashcam footage and witnesses after a pedestrian was injured by a car in Chipping Sodbury... Read More


November 27 2019 Outdoor learning praised at preschool where children are eager to learn

Outdoor learning praised at preschool where children are eager to learn

A PRESCHOOL in Yate has been praised in its first inspection by the government watchdog. .. Read More


November 27 2019 Council spends £1 million on redundancies

Council spends £1 million on redundancies

SOUTH Gloucestershire Council spent around £1 million on redundancy pay-offs last year – chiefly because of large payments to made three individuals... Read More


November 27 2019 Flood barrier trial now set for new year after equipment diverted to emergency

Flood barrier trial now set for new year after equipment diverted to emergency

AN exercise which was to be held in Chipping Sodbury to see if temporary barriers could be used against flooding has been postponed due to the flooding elsewhere in the UK... Read More


November 26 2019 Yate primary school is an 'exciting place to learn', says Ofsted

Yate primary school is an 'exciting place to learn', says Ofsted

A YATE primary school is celebrating after inspectors said it was good with outstanding features – just two years after being told to improve... Read More


November 26 2019 Thornbury and Yate general election 2019 candidates

Thornbury and Yate general election 2019 candidates

VOTERS in the Thornbury and Yate constituency will have just three candidates to choose from when they go to the polls on December 12 for the country's third general election in less than five years... Read More


November 25 2019 Yate school's 'journey of improvement' leads to good Ofsted report

Yate school's 'journey of improvement' leads to good Ofsted report

A YATE school's leaders say they are delighted that Ofsted had recognised their good work... Read More


November 25 2019 Car leaves road and narrowly avoids building in early-hours crash

Car leaves road and narrowly avoids building in early-hours crash

POLICE are appealing for information after a car crashed off a road, through a hedge and narrowly avoided hitting an office building... Read More


November 25 2019 Have your say on 'potentially dangerous' Yate underpass

Have your say on 'potentially dangerous' Yate underpass

PEOPLE are being asked to have their say on the future of a Yate underpass which is blighted by dumped rubbish, drinking and drug-taking. .. Read More


November 23 2019 175,000 back battle to stop teenager being deported from Yate home

175,000 back battle to stop teenager being deported from Yate home

A FOSTER carer from Yate is campaigning to save a teenager living with him in the town from being deported... Read More