Yate and Sodbury Voice News

August 01 2015

Sibling rivalry between Shelley and Ben at new triathlon event

THERE will be sibling rivalry during a new triathlon when Yate Leisure Centre worker Shelley Rendell competes against her brother... Read More


August 01 2015

Friends organise forest fun time for children at Ridge Wood

A FAMILY forest trail will be open in Ridge Wood on August 20 to test children’s knowledge of woodland life... Read More


August 01 2015

Van ban at waste tips avoided as council considers revised scheme

A METHOD is being devised to allow people whose only vehicle is a works van to dump their household waste at Sort It! centres... Read More


August 01 2015

Service station and shop welcomes MP as local businesses come under the spotlight

THE couple who run Stanshawe Service Station in Yate were visited by Thornbury and Yate MP Luke Hall to highlight an inquiry into Britain’s business community... Read More


August 01 2015

Pupils bringing in the cash for Ugandan trip

A GROUP of students at Brimsham Green School are raising money to fund a trip to Uganda... Read More


August 01 2015

30 years on - remembering Chipping Sodbury’s own stamps

It might have been short lived, but in 1985 Chipping Sodbury briefly had its own stamps. It might have only been a light hearted prank, but some of them even found their final destinations... Read More


August 01 2015

View from Yate Heritage Centre

In this remarkable year of medieval anniversaries we are reminded of Magna Carta (1215) and Agincourt (1415)... Read More


August 01 2015

Fingers crossed as judges visit Sodbury in bloom

Chipping Sodbury’s green fingered fraternity are hoping for good news in September after a visit from the South West in Bloom judges... Read More


August 01 2015

Cash boost from convenience store for Abbotswood community events

A CONVENIENCE store in Yate has given £200 to the Abbotswood Action Group to help it stage events for the local community... Read More


August 01 2015

Festival cycle ride attracts record numbers

Organisers are celebrating a record breaking Chipping Sodbury festival cycle ride as 90 riders took to a 12-mile course on the final day of the annual event. .. Read More