Yate and Sodbury Voice News

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Campaigners say bus fare changes are unfair

Liberal Democrat campaigners claim that changes to FirstBus fares will leave Yate passengers out of pocket compared to passengers in Bristol. .. Read More


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Church faces huge bill after lead theft

WorshipPers at Old Sodbury Church are facing a bill for roof repairs of tens of thousand of pounds after thieves stole the lead. .. Read More


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Yate Relay For Life total tops £100,000

Yate Relay For Life fundraisers are celebrating breaking the £100,000 barrier in 2018... Read More


November 28 2018

Yate head says schools funding crisis will deepen

A Yate headteacher is warning that the crisis in school funding will get worse because more money must be found for children with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND). .. Read More


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Council wants to be ‘transparent’ about additional sites for housing

An online map showing sites where houses could be built in future shows a potentially massive increase in development around Yate, Chipping Sodbury and nearby villages. .. Read More


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Author launches new novel in Chipping Sodbury

Local author David Lord has chosen Chipping Sodbury library as the venue for the launch of his latest book which is a fantasy novel for young adults... Read More


November 28 2018

Townswomen’s Guild high tea fundraiser

Yate and District Townswomen’s Guild have raised almost £500 for Children’s Hospice Southwest after holding a high tea. The Silver Foxes provided entertainment with Steve and Pete playing banjo and guitar. .. Read More


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Yate mum thanks team who delivered baby on M5

A mum from Yate has been reunited with the ambulance team who helped deliver her baby in the car beside the M5 motorway. .. Read More


November 28 2018

Sodbury Mayor launches annual award

James Ball, the Mayor of Sodbury, has developed the first Mayor’s award with the town council. It aims to recognise the achievements of local people or organisations which contribute to the town’s community. .. Read More


November 28 2018

Government cash for road repairs is welcomed

Roads in the Thornbury area are more likely to be repaired thanks to £7 million in government funding for highway maintenance in South Gloucestershire... Read More