Yate and Sodbury Voice News

August 01 2015

Old tin sales pay for tools to Africa

Coalpit Heath residents Shelley Wright and Tracey Morris have discovered a novel way of raising money for charity – selling old biscuit, tobacco, confectionery and motoroil tins on eBay... Read More


August 01 2015

Innovation at the fore in annual school challenge

STUDENTS at Chipping Sodbury and Brimsham Green schools tested their design and development skills at the annual Young Innovator Competition... Read More


August 01 2015

Man with a van fined for flytipping household waste in Yate

A MAN from Bristol was fined a total of £250 after admitting dumping waste in a field in Yate... Read More


August 01 2015

Council staff could move to Yate under office overhaul review

SOME of South Gloucestershire Council’s back office work could be switched to Yate from Kingswood as part of an efficiency drive... Read More


August 01 2015

Progress continues in fight to save Yate sports complex for the community

A MAJOR step has been taken in the campaign to keep Yate Outdoor Sports Complex (YOSC) open to local clubs... Read More


August 01 2015

South America skills final beckons for top apprentice Mike

ENGINEERING apprentice Mike Watson is heading for Brazil after winning a place in the UK squad for WorldSkills Sao Paulo... Read More


August 01 2015

Teenagers get busy to help Yate school’s allotments

A TEAM of students are helping improve the allotments at Culverhill School in Abbotswood, Yate... Read More


August 01 2015

Concorde museum set for take-off after clearance given for £14 million pound project

A PERMANENT home for Concorde is a step closer after formal planning consent was given for an aerospace museum and learning centre... Read More


August 01 2015

Shared ownership to put first feet on the property ladder in Chipping Sodbury

AFFORDABLE homes on the Barnhill Quarry site in Chipping Sodbury are being offered to people who want to take up shared ownership of the properties... Read More


August 01 2015

Gauntlett takes up the Gatcombe Park challenge at eventing festival

CHIPPING Sodbury’s Nick Gauntlett is among a line-up of leading names taking part in a quartet of championship classes at the Festival of British Eventing at Gatcombe Park... Read More