Yate and Sodbury Voice News

January 31 2016

New trial started to improve help for mental health problems

A TRIAL has been started to improve the service offered to people with mental health problems in South Gloucestershire... Read More


January 31 2016

Fly tipper prosecuted for dumping waste in South Gloucestershire

A Staple Hill man has been ordered to pay £1,240 in fines and costs after admitting fly tipping waste in Westerleigh, South Gloucestershire... Read More


January 31 2016

Health chiefs urge smokers to quit the habit to cut level of lung disease

MORE than 3,800 people in South Gloucestershire were diagnosed with a chronic lung disease in 2014-15 – most cases being caused by smoking... Read More


January 31 2016

Students shine in public speaking contest for schools

TEAMS from Brimsham Green and Chipping Sodbury schools were in fine voice when they took part in an annual public speaking competition... Read More


January 31 2016

Sodbury’s successful cycle event gains national praise

AN annual cycling event organised by Chipping Sodbury Rotary Club has been recognised as one of the best 16 rides in Britain by Cycling Weekly magazine... Read More


January 31 2016

Calls for new lower speed limit in Chipping Sodbury to be made clearer

CONCERNS have been raised that a new 20mph speed limit in the centre of Chipping Sodbury is not obvious to drivers... Read More


January 31 2016

Crematorium’s first as drinks licence granted for Westerleigh site

WESTERLEIGH Crematorium has been granted a licence to sell alcohol as it prepares to open a new hospitality suite... Read More


January 31 2016

Householders set to pay more in council tax after five-year freeze of bills

COUNCIL tax rates in South Gloucestershire look set to rise by 3.99 per cent after five years of being frozen... Read More


January 31 2016

Aircraft factory bombing to be remembered 75 years after raid

AN event is being planned in Yate to commemorate the bombing of the town’s Parnall aircraft factory during the Second World War... Read More


January 31 2016

Work starts on more new homes in housing society’s multi-million pound scheme

A £14 million project to build 72 new homes in Iron Acton and Coalpit Heath is getting underway in the next phase of a major redevelopment and refurbishing scheme... Read More