Yate and Sodbury Voice News

June 30 2015

All that jazz

Second year students from Bath Spa University Alaina Herbert and Charlie Lacey made a guest appearance recently at the New Inn at Westerleigh’s weekly jazz gig. .. Read More


June 11 2015

Choir to celebrate their 20th Anniversary with musical extravaganza

Fascinating Rhythm is 20 this month, and to mark the milestone the singers are staging a spectacular show. .. Read More


June 10 2015

BIG plans for this year’s Big Lunch.

Thousands of people are expected to pack a picnic for an annual community get together in Chipping Sodbury. The event takes place in Broad Street on Sunday, June 7, where visitors will be treated to an afternoon of free entertainment... Read More


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