Frome Valley Voice News

December 21 2020 'Worst garden' award takes pride of place - in downstairs loo

'Worst garden' award takes pride of place - in downstairs loo

A COALPIT Heath resident who was sent a homemade ‘certificate’ criticising her overgrown front garden has given it pride of place – in her downstairs toilet. .. Read More


December 17 2020 MP demands explanation why South Gloucestershire is staying in Tier 3 while Bristol moves out

MP demands explanation why South Gloucestershire is staying in Tier 3 while Bristol moves out

A SOUTH Gloucestershire MP says he will write to Health Secretary Matt Hancock to ask for an explanation why the area has been left facing the toughest COVID-19 restrictions when neighbouring Bristol has been moved out... Read More


November 24 2020 Metro Mayor Tim Bowles will not stand for re-election

Metro Mayor Tim Bowles will not stand for re-election

REGIONAL mayor Tim Bowles is to retire from politics... Read More


November 23 2020 Elderly woman confronted by four burglars in her Coalpit Heath home

Elderly woman confronted by four burglars in her Coalpit Heath home

BURGLARS forced their way into an elderly woman's home and ordered her to sit in a chair as they stole a safe and other valuables... Read More


November 18 2020 New COVID-19 testing site to open in Mangotsfield

New COVID-19 testing site to open in Mangotsfield

A NEW COVID-19 testing site will be set up in Mangotsfield this week... Read More


November 16 2020 Window fitter who fleeced Frampton Cotterell couple given suspended jail sentence

Window fitter who fleeced Frampton Cotterell couple given suspended jail sentence

A WINDOW fitter who took £8,000 up front from a Frampton Cotterell couple and then disappeared has been given a suspended prison sentence... Read More


November 11 2020 Year group at Winterbourne Academy self-isolating after confirmed COVID-19 cases

Year group at Winterbourne Academy self-isolating after confirmed COVID-19 cases

CHILDREN in an entire year group at Winterbourne Academy have been told to self-isolate after two confirmed cases of coronavirus... Read More


November 11 2020 COVID-19 cases at an 'all-time high' in South Gloucestershire, council warns

COVID-19 cases at an 'all-time high' in South Gloucestershire, council warns

CORONAVIRUS cases in South Gloucestershire have reached an "all-time high" across our area, the council has warned... Read More


November 05 2020 Police order people off Staple Hill streets after reports of 'drunken anti-social behaviour and disorder'

Police order people off Staple Hill streets after reports of 'drunken anti-social behaviour and disorder'

POLICE had to clear people from streets in Staple Hill after "reports of drunken anti-social behaviour and disorder" ahead of the lockdown... Read More


November 04 2020 Final warning for police officer who contacted woman accused of harassment on Instagram

Final warning for police officer who contacted woman accused of harassment on Instagram

AN “empathetic and compassionate” police officer has been given a final warning after befriending a vulnerable woman accused of harassing her ex... Read More