Frome Valley Voice News

September 04 2013 Controversial plans for Henfield gypsy site droppe

Controversial plans for Henfield gypsy site dropped

A planning application to extend a gypsy compound has been withdrawn after it drew strong opposition from local residents. Larry and Sue Harvey wanted to add acommodation at their gypsy site at Henfield Paddock on Henfield Road, near the Kendleshire golf club. Currently there are two chalets on site, but the Harvey’s wanted to add 4 static caravans, 2 utility blocks, space for storage of up to 5 caravans and car parking space for up to 8 vehicles... Read More


September 04 2013 Band on the run

Band on the run

FOR most of us, running a half marathon would be challenge enough, but a Frampton Cotterell pair have added an extra element to their slog around Bristol later this month. Darren Addicott and Tim Rice are the two members of the band ‘One Too Many’. But as well as playing together, they also run together. At this year’s Bristol Half Marathon they are going to combine their two passions to raise money for charity. The pair will be taking their guitars with them on the 13 mile race, and stopping to busk on the way... Read More


September 02 2013 Winterbourne Academy bucks ‘A’ level trend, but GCSE results dip

Winterbourne Academy bucks ‘A’ level trend, but GCSE results dip

Students at the Winterbourne International Academy are celebrating another batch of impressive ‘A’ Level results. While the overall national results have dipped slightly, results have once again risen at the school. GCSE results at WIA were worse than last year, with 84% of students getting 5 grades A-C. That compares with 88% last year and ties in with a national trend put down to stricter marking. .. Read More


August 18 2013 Supermarket talks for pub site

Supermarket talks for pub site

Badminton Arms owners say pub will not close.. Read More


August 18 2013 Community 10k run planned by school

Community 10k run planned by school

Runners in the Frome Valley area are being challenged to take part in a 10k race being run this September. .. Read More


August 18 2013 Meet Winterbourne’s future sporting stars

Winterbourne International Academy nurturing a sporting legacy

A generation of sporting talent is blooming under the care of WIA's PE department... Read More


August 18 2013

Frampton Festival set for annual date

Organisers of the Frampton Festival pledge yearly event after perfect day on the Centenary Field.. Read More


August 18 2013 Protesters celebrate as Woodlands Farm development is rejected by council

Protesters celebrate as Woodlands Farm development is rejected by council

Plans for a massive new housing development in the Frampton Cotterell and Coalpit Heath area have been turned down by planners. There has been strong local opposition to the plans, which would see houses built on land next to the current Meads development... Read More


August 18 2013 No regrets over pub closure for woman whose whole life has orbited the Star

No regrets over pub closure for woman whose whole life has orbited the Star

JEAN Mitchell has lived in, or next door to the Star Pub since she was one. Yet when I ask her if she will miss the pub, she has an astonishing response... Read More


July 17 2013

Missing man found safe and well

The family of a missing man from Frampton Cotterell say he has returned safe and well. David Bentley returned home at teatime on Thursday... Read More