Yate and Sodbury Voice News

January 02 2020 Alpaca Geronimo is victim of government's 'kill at all costs' policy, says farmer

Alpaca Geronimo is victim of government's 'kill at all costs' policy, says farmer

A FARMER has spoken of her frustration that the government is "refusing to listen" to reason over an alpaca it ordered to be killed... Read More


January 01 2020 Inspectors praise 'calm and friendly' Yate care home

Inspectors praise 'calm and friendly' Yate care home

A YATE care home has been rated “good” by the health watchdog... Read More


January 01 2020 Petition for Yate teenager Samet tops 250,000 supporters

Petition for Yate teenager Samet tops 250,000 supporters

A PETITION set up to support a Yate teenager who is threatened with deportation has surpassed 250,000 signatures. .. Read More


January 01 2020 Yate Academy is top of the table for pupil progress

Yate Academy is top of the table for pupil progress

OFFICIAL performance tables have confirmed that a Yate school is one of the best in the country for raising pupils' achievement... Read More


January 01 2020 8 out of 10 residents back underpass closure

8 out of 10 residents back underpass closure

EIGHT out of 10 residents have backed plans to close off an underpass in the centre of Yate blighted by anti-social behaviour... Read More


December 31 2019 Georgina honoured at BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards

Georgina honoured at BBC Sports Personality of the Year awards

A SOUTH Gloucestershire woman who set up an inclusive sports club after finding there wasn't one in her area mixed with the stars at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards... Read More


December 31 2019 New homes will give young people in Yate a new start

New homes will give young people in Yate a new start

HOMES are being created to give almost 30 vulnerable young people in Yate a chance to start living independently. .. Read More


December 30 2019 Praise for 'welcoming and inclusive' Chipping Sodbury club

Praise for 'welcoming and inclusive' Chipping Sodbury club

INSPECTORS have praised an out of school club in Chipping Sodbury where children "thoroughly enjoy their time"... Read More


December 24 2019 Have you seen this wanted man?

Have you seen this wanted man?

POLICE are appealing for sightings of a man who is wanted for failing to appear in court and breaching a restraining order... Read More


December 23 2019 Rugby players and prison staff team up to help Yate foodbank

Rugby players and prison staff team up to help Yate foodbank

MEMBERS of Yate Rugby Football club and staff at Ashfield prison worked together to donate a large amount of food for people in need over Christmas... Read More