Yate and Sodbury Voice News

August 31 2015

Calling time on one of Sodbury’s longest running businesses

LONG established Penny Farthings Gift Shop in Chipping Sodbury is about to close with the retirement of owners Penni and Dave Tanner. The couple have traded in the High Street for more than 30 years and here Penni reflects on her time in the retail business, offering some advice to newcomers. .. Read More


August 31 2015

New career for former MP and pensions minister Steve Webb

FORMER Thornbury and Yate MP Steve Webb, who lost his seat at the General Election earlier this year, has a new job... Read More


August 31 2015

MP goes on tour of constituency

RECENTLY elected Thornbury and Yate MP Luke Hall went on a tour of 35 towns and villages around the constituency to meet as many people as possible... Read More


August 31 2015

Community hero Chris wins award from police commissioner

POLICEMAN Chris Rogers, whose patrol area includes Chipping Sodbury, has been named a community hero in an award scheme... Read More


August 12 2015

Court house in Yate under threat as review could see cases switched to Bristol

YATE’S court building could be closed as part of a major review, with cases being transferred to Bristol... Read More


August 12 2015

Second crematorium planned for South Gloucestershire

PEOPLE in South Gloucestershire could get a second crematorium under plans being drawn up for a site on the outskirts of Thornbury... Read More


August 12 2015

Three in a row celebration for Wapley Bushes conservation group

CONSERVATION volunteers are celebrating a hat-trick of awards for the way they look after the Wapley Bushes local nature reserve and orchard in Yate... Read More


August 12 2015

Tasty treats on offer at two-day food and drink extravaganza

A TWO-day food and drink feast is promised when Chipping Sodbury hosts an annual festival that organisers have promised will be the best yet... Read More


August 01 2015

Wet start doesn’t dampen classic car day

Vintage and classic vehicle owners overcame early rain at the 20th running of the Sodbury Classic Car Run to enjoy an enthralling ride from Chipping Sodbury around Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds. .. Read More


August 01 2015

Sibling rivalry between Shelley and Ben at new triathlon event

THERE will be sibling rivalry during a new triathlon when Yate Leisure Centre worker Shelley Rendell competes against her brother... Read More