Yate and Sodbury Voice News

July 01 2020 Car catches fire on main road

Car catches fire on main road

FIREFIGHTERS were called out after a car caught fire on the A46 near Old Sodbury... Read More


June 29 2020 Chipping Sodbury schools to merge

Chipping Sodbury schools to merge

TWO schools that operate on the same site in Chipping Sodbury are merging from the new term in September... Read More


June 29 2020 Nursing home with 64 beds approved for Yate

Nursing home with 64 beds approved for Yate

PLANS for a 64-bed nursing home for dementia patients next to a Grade II-listed building and park on the edge of Yate have been approved... Read More


June 26 2020 Westerleigh Road bridge to close for eight weeks for 'essential' repairs

Westerleigh Road bridge to close for eight weeks for 'essential' repairs

A BRIDGE carrying traffic on journeys between Yate and Emersons Green will be closed for eight weeks while repair work is carried out to the concrete structure... Read More


June 12 2020 Coronavirus has claimed lives of 14 Yate and Chipping Sodbury residents, new figures show

Coronavirus has claimed lives of 14 Yate and Chipping Sodbury residents, new figures show

CORONAVIRUS has claimed the lives of 14 people in Yate and Chipping Sodbury, according to the latest official figures... Read More


June 04 2020 Barber ordered to close after reported breach of coronavirus rules sees police called

Barber ordered to close after reported breach of coronavirus rules sees police called

A CHIPPING Sodbury barber has been told to close after opening for business in breach of coronavirus regulations... Read More


June 04 2020 Yate neighbours win lottery windfall

Yate neighbours win lottery windfall

EIGHT residents of a street in Yate have won a cash windfall of £1,000 each in a fundraising lottery... Read More


June 03 2020 Crime 'returns to normal levels' as lockdown is relaxed

Crime 'returns to normal levels' as lockdown is relaxed

CRIME fell by a third as the coronavirus lockdown was imposed – but has now returned to “pretty much normal” levels, says Avon and Somerset police’s chief constable... Read More


June 02 2020 Coronavirus has now claimed more than 150 lives in South Gloucestershire

Coronavirus has now claimed more than 150 lives in South Gloucestershire

THE number of people in South Gloucestershire who have died with coronavirus has now passed 150... Read More


May 28 2020 Keep-left social distancing system for Yate Shopping Centre as coronavirus lockdown is relaxed

Keep-left social distancing system for Yate Shopping Centre as coronavirus lockdown is relaxed

A KEEP-LEFT system for walking around Yate Shopping Centre will be introduced as part of new social distancing measures... Read More