Frome Valley Voice News

July 08 2020 Winterbourne independent school to close with loss of 55 jobs

Winterbourne independent school to close with loss of 55 jobs

AN independent school in Winterbourne is closing down, with the loss of more than 50 jobs... Read More


July 07 2020 How are you? Out of 10? Talk Club is supporting men’s mental health

How are you? Out of 10? Talk Club is supporting men’s mental health

A SUPPORT network for men’s mental health is expanding to cover the Winterbourne, Frampton Cotterell and Coalpit Heath area... Read More


July 06 2020 Evidence 'did not support a charge' against road rage police officer, prosecutors say

Evidence 'did not support a charge' against road rage police officer, prosecutors say

PROSECUTORS decided that there was not enough evidence to charge a police officer who punched a pensioner in a Frampton Cotterell street, breaking his jaw... Read More


July 06 2020 Winterbourne Medieval Barn prepares to reopen

Winterbourne Medieval Barn prepares to reopen

WINTERBOURNE Medieval Barn is no stranger to epidemics. It was built in 1342, just a few years before the Black Death or plague spread across Europe from central Asia, sweeping across England in 1348... Read More


July 03 2020 Schools welcome back some pupils – but full reopening must wait

Schools welcome back some pupils – but full reopening must wait

CHILDREN in the Frome Valley area have been returning to school – but the prospect of a full re-opening of classrooms remains a long way off... Read More


July 03 2020 Traffic banned from road outside primary school during pick-up times

Traffic banned from road outside primary school during pick-up times

A ROAD outside a primary school is being closed during pick-up time to help the safety of children and their families... Read More


July 02 2020 Surge of goodwill helps vulnerable through crisis

Surge of goodwill helps vulnerable through crisis

HUNDREDS of volunteers have been going shopping, collecting prescriptions and providing food to help vulnerable people through the coronavirus crisis... Read More


July 01 2020 New homes approved in 'high-risk mining area' in Coalpit Heath despite 50 objections

New homes approved in 'high-risk mining area' in Coalpit Heath despite 50 objections

PLANS for five homes in Coalpit Heath have been approved, despite claims they would “spoil” the tranquillity of a church and graveyard have been approved... Read More


July 01 2020 Junior choir sings on YouTube

Junior choir sings on YouTube

WHEN their VE Day anniversary performance was cancelled, girls from a junior choir went online to share their singing with the world... Read More


July 01 2020 Student photojournalist Jess captures Colston statue drama and Black Lives Matter protest

Student photojournalist Jess captures Colston statue drama and Black Lives Matter protest

A PHOTOGRAPHY student from Winterbourne captured dramatic scenes from the protest which saw a statue of Bristol slave trader Edward Colston torn down... Read More