Yate and Sodbury Voice News

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


June 10 2015

Local teenagers conquer Ten Tors

The Ten Tors challenge rightly holds a fearsome reputation for young people preparing to tackle the tough terrain of deepest Dartmoor. A weekend of walking in often wild weather with little sleep can be a tough call. But a group of teenagers from the area has triumphed in this year’s event, as helper (and proud mum) Helen Jackson tells us... Read More


June 10 2015

Cyclists sought for 500-mile charity challenge

A CHARITY in Bristol is looking for cyclists to join its 500-mile bike ride from Bristol to France to help raise funds. .. Read More


June 10 2015

Music society tuned up and ready to go into new season

AS one successful season ends, another has already been planned by Chipping Sodbury Music Society. .. Read More


June 10 2015

Surprise award for Yate’s retiring mayor

YATE’S retiring mayor Wully Perks received an unexpected award to recognise his service to the community. .. Read More


June 10 2015

Armadillo centre hosts new gay youth group

A GAY youth group has been launched in Yate after 17 years of campaigning. .. Read More


June 09 2015

All moved for Michael - including the garden shed

A LANDMARK was reached when Michael Brimble moved to Chipping Sodbury from Iron Acton as part of a major housing improvement scheme... Read More


June 09 2015

Summer play scheme for lively youngsters

CHILDREN will be able to let off steam during a two-week summer play scheme in Chipping Sodbury. .. Read More