Chipping Sodbury Mayor Cllr Wendy Whittle with her husband Paul at the Victiorian Evening
The resurrected annual Victorian Evening traditionally marks the start of the town's countdown to Christmas with the arrival of Santa in his sleigh, charity street stalls, funfair rides and entertainment on a stage in Broad Street.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Gromit statue to appear at Chipping Sodbury Victorian Evening tonight
As well as Father Christmas, a visitor of the four-legged kind will be dropping in for the town's annual festivities this evening from 3-7pm.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
THREE fire crews were called to a blaze in an empty building in Thornbury last night.
Crews from Thornbury, Yate and Patchway attended the fire, on the ground floor of a derelict building in Midland Way, at 11.52pm.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Campaign to close Nibley lane to traffic is welcomed by residents
Residents Gary Weeks, Marilyn Wright and Nick Carver welcome formal approval to close Frampton End Road in Nibley, near Yate People living on Frampton End Road in Nibley have campaigned for the 'dangerous' road to be shut to traffic amid increasing concerns that a serious accident was imminent.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
CHRISTMAS is coming and next week it is Chipping Sodbury's turn to bring some festive cheer.
The town is hosting its annual Victorian Evening next Friday, December 6 when shopkeepers will dress up in traditional costumes and a line-up of seasonal entertainment is planned on Broad Street.
Mother's death inspired carer of the year Natasha Richardson
Natasha Richardson has been named Homecarer of the Year at the prestigious Great British Care Awards South West, during a ceremony held in Bristol.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Raising the roof - ladies singing group Fascinating Rhythm comes fifth in barbershop contest
Fascinating Rhythm moved up two places at this year's Ladies Association of British Barbershop Singers conference after wowing the judges with a well-practised routine of two songs.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Near miss sparks renewed calls for safety measures outside Chipping Sodbury School
TWO men had a lucky escape when their car landed on its roof on a narrow bridge in Chipping Sodbury.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Campaign for South Gloucestershire street lights to stay on at night
SODBURY and Yate residents are campaigning to get their street lights turned back on at night.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
The memorial Lych Gate at St Mary's Church in Yate
ENGLISH Heritage is urging communities to nominate nearby war memorials for listing as the Government unveils its programme to protect hundreds over the next five years.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Burst water main update - Wickwar Road to remain shut until tomorrow
Bristol Water has repaired a burst water main on Wickwar Road, between the junction with St John's Way and the Southfield Way turn off to Brimsham Park in Yate.
Thornbury remembers our fallen heroes
SILENCE fell in Thornbury and surrounding villages as people stopped to remember those who died in the two world wars and other conflicts.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Yate and Chipping Sodbury pay homage to those Lest We Forget
THOUSANDS of people from Yate and Chipping Sodbury stood together in silent tribute to our fallen war heroes this Remembrance Sunday.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
Police target Yate after 21 incidents of criminal damage
Officers were out on foot and in cars on Thursday, November 7 for a day of action, as part of an operation to tackle a recent increase in criminal damage and bike theft.