Yate and Sodbury Voice News

February 28 2016

Local young entrepreneurs get help

A group of independent business owners in South Gloucestershire have decided to encourage young entrepreneurs with their business ideas... Read More


February 28 2016

Man convicted of Jason Betts killing one year on from his death

A MAN has been convicted of the manslaughter of Jason Betts, who died from a head injury inflicted as punishment for owing money for drugs... Read More


February 28 2016

Householders face higher council tax bills after five-year freeze

COUNCIL tax bills will rise by an average of 3.99 per cent in the next financial year after South Gloucestershire Council agreed a budget of £185.2 million for running its services... Read More


February 28 2016

NatWest unveils new look in Yate

NatWest Yate branch has been given a makeover as part of a £450m investment that is upgrading branches across the UK. .. Read More


February 28 2016

Buyers logged on at midnight to snap up Thornbury Arts Festival tickets

TICKETS have gone on sale for this year’s Thornbury Arts Festival, with some people queuing at midnight to be first to buy online... Read More


February 28 2016

Blood pressure checks to be carried out for free in Chipping Sodbury

FREE blood pressure tests are about to be offered to Saturday shoppers by Chipping Sodbury Rotary Club... Read More


February 28 2016

Organisers delighted with concert for Syria

A sell out concert in Chipping Sodbury featuring one of the UK’s leading Jazz singers has raised £2,500 for the British Red Cross Syria Crisis Appeal. .. Read More


February 28 2016

Cake and coffee on the menu as new café opens near popular park

A NEW café has opened in a renovated groom’s house near Kingsgate Park in Yate... Read More


February 28 2016

New recycling centre rules start as householders urged to register their vehicles

HOUSEHOLDERS who want to get rid of items at South Gloucestershire’s recycling centres now have to register the vehicles they use to transport waste to the sites... Read More


February 28 2016

Magistrates’ Court site sell-off as hearings move from Yate to Bristol

YATE’S court building is set to close later this year, with cases being transferred to Bristol... Read More