Yate and Sodbury Voice News

November 03 2015

Landmark celebration party planned for Yate day nursery

A DAY nursery in Yate is celebrating its 25th anniversary and wants to invite parents and children who have used the service back for a party... Read More


November 03 2015

Minor injuries pilot service set for April launch after OK given by health bosses

FORMAL approval has been given to a pilot scheme that increases patients’ choice of where to be treated for minor injuries in South Gloucestershire... Read More


September 28 2015

Unexpected announcement ends Jazz Festival

The Sodbury Jazz and Blues Festival will not return in 2016 after the organisers announced they weren’t continuing the popular event... Read More


September 28 2015

Crossing and speed limits welcomed for Sodbury streets

ROAD safety campaigners have welcomed a scheme to bring 20mph zones into Chipping Sodbury, together with a new pedestrian crossing at a busy High Street junction... Read More


September 28 2015

Ruth scoops four medals and a world title at world transplant games

ORGAN transplant athlete Ruth Medcroft is the new world champion in the 3km race walk – and returned home to Yate with a further three medals... Read More


September 28 2015

Old Sodbury boys off to a flier

A dominant display at Clifton United kicked off Old Sodbury under 15s season in style. Last season’s top scorer Ross Womack netted a hat trick before half time as the visitors dominated play from the outset. .. Read More


September 28 2015

MP holds jobs fair

Local MP Luke Hall has made a start on an election pledge to hold at least two job fairs a year, with an event in Yate... Read More


September 28 2015

Dancing to transform hall

A barn dance has been organised to help raise funds for building work to Iron Acton Parish Hall... Read More


September 28 2015

Thought for the month with Deacon Vincent Calder

Life is hectic and everything seems to be going at 100 miles an hour. Besides it being hectic, it is noisy... Read More


September 28 2015

Celebrating our historic past – Chipping Sodbury Heritage Trail

WE open the door this month on Rounceval House in Rounceval Street, one of six properties in Chipping Sodbury that feature a commemorative plaque and form part of the town’s heritage trail... Read More