• Fire breaks out at Evri warehouse near Bristol 

    FIREFIGHTERS tackled a huge blaze at the Evri parcel warehouse in Avonmouth this afternoon.  Avon Fire and Rescue Service was called to the site in Boundary Road at 1.29pm and sent 16 appliances to the scene. The large fire at the warehouse

  • Tense away victory sees Thornbury progress in cup

    By Dave Fox Tottonians 24 Thornbury 30 Thornbury opened their Papa John’s Cup campaign with a hard-fought win over Hampshire club Tottonians on a warm Southampton afternoon. The match was won in the first half during which the forwards

  • Yate Hockey: club round-up from weekend action

    YATE hockey club had their final matches of the season last weekend, all away form home in the sunshine. Yate Ladies 1s Yate Ladies 1s finished the league season with an enjoyable win away at Bristol & West Jaspers in front of great travelling

  • Pictures inside new food shop with a difference in Yate

    A NEW SHOP with a difference has opened in the centre of Yate.  Vicro Divine Stores, which specialises in food and ingredients, has opened in Station Road.  Rose David, owner of Vicro Divine Stores in Station Road, Yate, said: "I am from Nigeria

  • Police warning after tree falls on busy road near Dursley

    Police have issued a warning after a tree fell on a busy road near Dursley yesterday.  Yesterday, Monday, police officers attended an incident on the A38 of a tree that had fallen onto the highway.  After removing most of the tree, officers

  • Popular Yate events to return soon

    YATE'S beach will be back soon along with a bonanza of activities for school half term at the end of May and throughout the summer holidays. The beach will open on Friday, May 24 in the Central Square and will be followed by a Safari day on Tuesday

  • Water company works due to start in Yate area

    A MAJOR project to improve the sewage system in a village near Yate is due to begin as part of a multi-million scheme. Water supply company Wessex Water is planning to install three new below-ground storage tanks at three different locations within