Yate and Sodbury Voice News

June 10 2015

South Glos Show gets the hump

The organisers of the South Glos Show are bringing something different to this year’s event with some camel racing... Read More


June 10 2015

Candles of hope to shine in loving tribute at Yate Relay for Life

A MARATHON walking relay in Yate is set to raise thousands of pounds for Cancer Research UK... Read More


June 10 2015

Arresting sight for Badminton spectators

EVENTER Oliver Townend earned a big cheer when he borrowed an Avon and Somerset police horse for the traditional parade of competitors in the closing stages of the trials... Read More


June 10 2015

Chilli Morning’s warm glow of success at Badminton reflects on Chipping Sodbury rider

Nick had originally found Chilli Morning, rode him in his early career and got him to the highest four-star level of the sport, including completing Burghley in 2011, before the owners moved the horse initially to Mary King and then to the Fox-Pitt yard... Read More


June 10 2015

Ancient custom helps Yate residents remember common’s boundaries

E ancient custom of beating the bounds was held on Yate Common, with local families and town mayor Wully Perks joining in the ceremony... Read More


June 10 2015

Town set to rock at two-day music festival

YATE’S popular community music festival has been given a new name as it celebrates a landmark anniversary... Read More


June 10 2015

The Cactus proves a sharp operator

Automatic for the people might be the title of a REM album, but Citroen could have had it in mind when they were thinking about the Cactus... Read More


June 10 2015

Open Gardens Weekend in Old Sodbury

Old Sodbury will be opening its gardens to the public over the weekend of 13th and 14th June as part of the Sodbury Festival... Read More


June 10 2015

Hats off to revamped Yate play area

THE final stage in the upgrading of the Witches Hat play area in Yate has been completed with the opening of a skatepark and addition of play equipment... Read More


June 10 2015

Voters return new Tory MP and give the party council control

CONSERVATIVES celebrated after winning the Thornbury and Yate parliamentary constituency and taking control of South Gloucestershire Council in the recent elections... Read More