Yate and Sodbury Voice News

September 28 2015

Open air classroom boosts students’ learning at Brimsham Green School

AN outdoor learning project at Brimsham Green School in Yate has been hailed a success after a pilot scheme was run during the spring and summer... Read More


September 28 2015

Popular crib festival brings in pledges for display – but organisers still want more

ORGANISERS of the annual crib festival held in St John’s Church, Chipping Sodbury, have been inundated with inquiries ahead of this year’s pre-Christmas event... Read More


September 28 2015

Quintet roars back to Sodbury for town hall concert

MUSICIANS who performed in Chipping Sodbury last year will be returning to the town with a new programme... Read More


September 28 2015

Chloe faces the clippers to raise money for children’s charity

A TEENAGER will have her long hair cut off to help children who have lost their hair through cancer treatment or illness... Read More


September 28 2015

Minor injuries pilot scheme welcomed by councillors

HEALTH chiefs at South Gloucestershire Council have welcomed plans to test a new minor injuries service in GP practices... Read More


September 28 2015

Waitrose worries wiped out two years after Sodbury store opens

CIVIC leaders in Chipping Sodbury claim the town has benefited from the arrival of the Waitrose supermarket, despite worries that it could hit existing traders... Read More


September 28 2015

Relay for Life raises second highest sum in Yate event’s history

NEARLY £42,000 was raised through this year’s Yate Relay for Life – the second highest amount collected in the history of the ten-year event... Read More


September 28 2015

Funding of £3.2 million granted to improve heating in cold homes

VULNERABLE householders in South Gloucestershire whose heating is inefficient and costly will have new gas central heating installed after a successful bid for Government funding... Read More


September 28 2015

Great War centenary exhibition opens in Chipping Sodbury

AN exhibition looking at the impact of the First World War on South Gloucestershire will run until the end of October in Chipping Sodbury Town Hall... Read More


September 28 2015

Save a life sessions at Yate library

ANYONE who wants to learn about life saving techniques can visit Yate library to catch the last of a series of events organised by St John Ambulance... Read More