Yate and Sodbury Voice News

December 23 2019 Clive hands over final charity donation of £14,350

Clive hands over final charity donation of £14,350

YATE fundraiser Clive Daniels has handed over his final fundraising donation, almost 35 years after his first charity marathon... Read More


December 19 2019 Graffiti tagger apologises after being recognised in police appeal

Graffiti tagger apologises after being recognised in police appeal

A TEENAGER who sprayed graffiti tags around Yate shopping centre has written a letter of apology after being caught following a public appeal... Read More


December 18 2019

Post Office sorry for Chipping Sodbury closure

THE Post Office has apologised over the closure of Chipping Sodbury’s post office at the busiest time of the year. .. Read More


December 13 2019 Luke Hall retains Thornbury and Yate seat as Tories win overall majority in general election

Luke Hall retains Thornbury and Yate seat as Tories win overall majority in general election

THE Conservatives have held on to all three constituencies in South Gloucestershire, as the governing party swept to an 80-seat Parliamentary majority in December's general election. .. Read More


December 03 2019 Pedestrian taken to hospital after being injured by car in Chipping Sodbury

Pedestrian taken to hospital after being injured by car in Chipping Sodbury

POLICE have appealed for dashcam footage and witnesses after a pedestrian was injured by a car in Chipping Sodbury... Read More


November 27 2019 Outdoor learning praised at preschool where children are eager to learn

Outdoor learning praised at preschool where children are eager to learn

A PRESCHOOL in Yate has been praised in its first inspection by the government watchdog. .. Read More


November 27 2019 Council spends £1 million on redundancies

Council spends £1 million on redundancies

SOUTH Gloucestershire Council spent around £1 million on redundancy pay-offs last year – chiefly because of large payments to made three individuals... Read More


November 27 2019 Flood barrier trial now set for new year after equipment diverted to emergency

Flood barrier trial now set for new year after equipment diverted to emergency

AN exercise which was to be held in Chipping Sodbury to see if temporary barriers could be used against flooding has been postponed due to the flooding elsewhere in the UK... Read More


November 26 2019 Yate primary school is an 'exciting place to learn', says Ofsted

Yate primary school is an 'exciting place to learn', says Ofsted

A YATE primary school is celebrating after inspectors said it was good with outstanding features – just two years after being told to improve... Read More


November 26 2019 Thornbury and Yate general election 2019 candidates

Thornbury and Yate general election 2019 candidates

VOTERS in the Thornbury and Yate constituency will have just three candidates to choose from when they go to the polls on December 12 for the country's third general election in less than five years... Read More