Yate and Sodbury Voice News

December 20 2015

Health chiefs ask parents to choose the right NHS services for sick or injured children

PARENTS in South Gloucestershire have been urged to choose the most appropriate care for their ill or injured children this winter instead of automatically taking them to hospital... Read More


December 20 2015

Housing society’s efforts to speed up occupation of homes earns award shortlisting

MERLIN Housing Society has been shortlisted for a national award after dramatically cutting the time taken to get homes ready for new occupiers... Read More


December 20 2015

Top cop returns to Avon and Somerset force as new chief constable

A NEW chief constable has been appointed for Avon and Somerset after the departure of the suspended Nick Gargan... Read More


December 20 2015

Lower voting age narrowly rejected at youth politics forum

A DEBATE held in Chipping Sodbury resulted in young people narrowly deciding against giving 16-year-olds the vote... Read More


December 20 2015

Long established choir heads to Chipping Sodbury for town hall concert

A CHOIR which can trace its history back nearly 180 years will appear in concert in Chipping Sodbury Town Hall... Read More


December 20 2015

Yate Heritage Centre January2016

At the centre we are looking forward to a host of new exhibitions and events throughout 2016. We will again be looking to hold our major St George’s Day celebrations in April and the International Festival in September. .. Read More


December 20 2015

Thousands visit crib festival after bishop’s official launch

THE history-making Bishop of Gloucester officially opened the Nativity Crib Festival in Chipping Sodbury, which attracted more than 4,000 visitors... Read More


December 20 2015

Family tree search leads to film about young woman’s tragic short life

THE true story about the tragic short life of a young woman from Old Sodbury has been told in a film made by one of her distant relatives... Read More


December 20 2015

Chipping Sodbury auction house helps firm reach early sales target

A NATIONWIDE auctioneer with a franchise in Chipping Sodbury beat its own record of selling 3,000 lots in a year by reaching the landmark figure a week earlier than in 2014... Read More


December 20 2015

Get switched on to power company apprenticeship scheme

THE company that distributes power to South Gloucestershire is recruiting new apprentices... Read More