Frome Valley Voice News

May 11 2020 Scarecrows take over Winterbourne to raise money for school

Scarecrows take over Winterbourne to raise money for school

A SCARECROW trail is capturing the imagination of Winterbourne residents – and raising money for a school in the village... Read More


May 11 2020 Fundraising drive to help Frampton Cotterell Rugby Football Club survive coronavirus lockdown

Fundraising drive to help Frampton Cotterell Rugby Football Club survive coronavirus lockdown

A CROWDFUNDING campaign has been launched to support Frampton Cotterell Rugby Club... Read More


May 06 2020 Mangotsfield recycling centre to reopen next week

Mangotsfield recycling centre to reopen next week

Mangotsfield's recycling centre will now reopen next week... Read More


May 06 2020 Row over police commissioner's £39,000 deputy role for 'friend'

Row over police commissioner's £39,000 deputy role for 'friend'

THE area’s police and crime commissioner has defended appointing a “friend” and candidate to take over her role as her £39,000-a-year deputy... Read More


May 04 2020 Coronavirus claims 15 lives in Downend, Staple Hill, Mangotsfield and Emersons Green, latest figures show

Coronavirus claims 15 lives in Downend, Staple Hill, Mangotsfield and Emersons Green, latest figures show

FIFTEEN people in Downend, Staple Hill, Mangotsfield and Emersons Green have died after contracting coronavirus, according to the latest official figures... Read More


May 01 2020 Winterbourne great grandmother celebrates her 100th birthday on the doorstep with socially-distanced party

Winterbourne great grandmother celebrates her 100th birthday on the doorstep with socially-distanced party

FAMILY and neighbours helped a Winterbourne great-grandmother celebrate her 100th birthday with a socially-distanced celebration... Read More


May 01 2020 Temporary morgue in use at secret location in South Gloucestershire for coronavirus crisis

Temporary morgue in use at secret location in South Gloucestershire for coronavirus crisis

A TEMPORARY mortuary is being used in South Gloucestershire to help cope with a “significant increase” in the number of deaths during the coronavirus outbreak... Read More


April 30 2020 Mangotsfield recycling centre will be one of first to reopen, as council considers 'pop-up' tips

Mangotsfield recycling centre will be one of first to reopen, as council considers 'pop-up' tips

RECYCLING centres in Mangotsfield and Yate could reopen in three weeks’ time – but others will remain shut for safety reasons... Read More


April 28 2020 Iron Acton murder - new appeal for information 10 years after Barry Rubery was killed

Iron Acton murder - new appeal for information 10 years after Barry Rubery was killed

POLICE have renewed their appeal for information about the murder of an Iron Acton man – ten years to the day after he was killed... Read More


April 27 2020 NHS Nightingale Hospital Bristol opens with up to 300 beds available for coronavirus patients

NHS Nightingale Hospital Bristol opens with up to 300 beds available for coronavirus patients

BRISTOL’S Nightingale Hospital will protect the NHS from the worst of the coronavirus pandemic, the Health Secretary has said... Read More