Yate and Sodbury Voice News

July 06 2020 Double yellow lines planned outside Yate primary school

Double yellow lines planned outside Yate primary school

PEOPLE are being invited to have their say on plans to install new double yellow lines outside a Yate primary school... Read More


July 06 2020 Georgina’s joy at going outdoors again after coronavirus shielding

Georgina’s joy at going outdoors again after coronavirus shielding

A WOMAN who won national awards for creating an inclusive sports club has spoken of her excitement – and anxiety – at being able to leave her home after shielding for nearly two months... Read More


July 06 2020 A salute to the volunteers who helped Yate and Chipping Sodbury through the coronavirus crisis

A salute to the volunteers who helped Yate and Chipping Sodbury through the coronavirus crisis

HUNDREDS of volunteers have been going shopping, collecting prescriptions and providing food to help vulnerable people through the coronavirus crisis... Read More


July 03 2020 Half-hourly Yate to Bristol trains are coming - but no arrival time yet

Half-hourly Yate to Bristol trains are coming - but no arrival time yet

TRAINS from Yate to Bristol and Gloucester will eventually run every half hour after politicians agreed to back the expansion of the MetroWest project... Read More


July 03 2020 Surgeries told to improve after inspectors find 'inadequate areas'

Surgeries told to improve after inspectors find 'inadequate areas'

GP practices providing healthcare to more than 22,000 people have been ordered to make improvements to safety and care standards... Read More


July 02 2020 School parking crackdown to help social distancing at drop-off and pick-up

School parking crackdown to help social distancing at drop-off and pick-up

PARENTS at schools in Yate and Chipping Sodbury are being asked to observe new measures to stop the spread of Covid-19 and improve air quality... Read More


July 02 2020 How Yate and Sodbury schools have welcomed back some pupils

How Yate and Sodbury schools have welcomed back some pupils

CHILDREN in Yate and Chipping Sodbury have been returning to school – but the prospect of a full re-opening of classrooms remains a long way off... Read More


July 02 2020 Chloe and Wilfred are winners of Yate writing competition

Chloe and Wilfred are winners of Yate writing competition

YOUNG writers let their imaginations run wild to win a writing competition... Read More


July 01 2020 Wishing tree brings hope in Iron Acton

Wishing tree brings hope in Iron Acton

A SYMBOL of hope through lockdown caught the imagination of young and old in Iron Acton. .. Read More


July 01 2020 Worker sacked after serious breach of data security at South Gloucestershire Council children’s services

Worker sacked after serious breach of data security at South Gloucestershire Council children’s services

ONE person has been sacked and two others have left after three serious breaches of data security by staff at South Gloucestershire Council... Read More