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Gazette
MOTOR CYCLING: Yate's Luke Hedger ends season in good shapeYATE’S Luke Hedger was determined to get as good a finish as possible in his la
Gazette / Posted 21 minutes ago
YATE’S Luke Hedger was determined to get as good a finish as possible in his last race of 2017 on Sunday. Saturday saw a very exciting qualifying session. Crashes gave Hedger a chance to move up a few places on the grid. He did just that as Hedger... Read more
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Gazette
Thousands of homes on the horizon for South Gloucestershire in final draft of West of England housing planto “a permanent strategic gap” between the village and Thornbury. A further 2,
Gazette / Posted 14 hours ago
to “a permanent strategic gap” between the village and Thornbury. A further 2,000 homes have also been earmarked for Yate, with 1,000 expected to be complete by 2036. As well as the JSP, a joint transport study (JTS) is also being carried... Read more
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Gazette
Dismay at decision to fell iconic 150-old treeYATE is set to lose an historic landmark tree over safety concerns. One of the
Gazette / Posted 18 hours ago
YATE is set to lose an historic landmark tree over safety concerns. One of the town’s magnificent sequoias, which stands by the cottage at the Ridge crossroads, at the corner of Station Road and Broadway, is to be felled next week. The tree was... Read more
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Gazette
Half term pirate fun set to take place at South Gloucestershire's librariesFUN pirate-themed craft sessions are being held at libraries in Yate, Thornbury
Gazette / Posted 20 hours ago
FUN pirate-themed craft sessions are being held at libraries in Yate, Thornbury and Winterbourne this half-term. All activities are free drop-in events for primary school aged children. The pirate pandemonium sessions are taking place as... Read more
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Gazette
Historic Yate tree is to be felledYATE is set to lose an historic landmark tree over safety concerns. One of the
Gazette / Posted 20 hours ago
YATE is set to lose an historic landmark tree over safety concerns. One of the town’s magnificent sequoias, which stands by the cottage at the Ridge crossroads, at the corner of Station Road and Broadway, is to be felled next week. The tree was... Read more
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Gazette
Head to South Gloucestershire's libraries for half term pirate funA RANGE of fun pirate-themed activites are being held at libraries in Yate, Tho
Gazette / Posted 21 hours ago
A RANGE of fun pirate-themed activites are being held at libraries in Yate, Thornbury and Winterbourne this half-term. All activities are free drop-ins for primary school aged children unless otherwise stated. Pirate pandemonium - pirate themed... Read more
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Gazette
Should Yate and Thornbury merge with Dursley and Cam into one parliamentary constituency?in Parliament in 2011, as a cost-saving measure in the aftermath of the expense
Gazette / Posted 21 hours ago
in Parliament in 2011, as a cost-saving measure in the aftermath of the expenses scandal. If approved, Thornbury and Yate will see several changes. Frampton Cotterell and Boyd Valley wards would be removed from the constituency, and Cam and... Read more
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Gazette
SAILING: Amazing Mark from Yate takes silver medalYATE sailor Mark Austen said it was like a dream come true to take a silver med
Gazette / Posted yesterday
YATE sailor Mark Austen said it was like a dream come true to take a silver medal from his debut at the Blind Fleet Racing Open World Sailing Championships. But his runner-up spot in the United States could have been an actual golden moment as he... Read more
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Gazette
Police appeal for witnesses after a hit and run incident in Iron Actona hit and run incident in Iron Acton. Officers say a motorcycle was in collisi
Gazette / Posted yesterday
a hit and run incident in Iron Acton. Officers say a motorcycle was in collision with a black car – possibly a Honda – on Yate Road, near to Iron Acton Garden Centre on September at about 2.50pm. The car is believed to have had blacked out... Read more
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Gazette
Firework displays set to go off with a bang across South GloucestershireFireworks Night, Almondsbury Sports and Social Club, Almondsbury 7.30pm: Firew
Gazette / Posted yesterday
Fireworks Night, Almondsbury Sports and Social Club, Almondsbury 7.30pm: Fireworks at Shire Way Community Centre, Yate Saturday, November 4 5.30pm: Thornbury Round Table Fireworks, Mundy Playing Fields, Thornbury 5.30pm: Bonfire Night... Read more
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Gazette
Brightly dressed walkers to take over Yate's streets in charity nightime GLOwalkBRIGHTLY dressed walkers are set to take over Yate's streets in a charity night
Gazette / Posted yesterday
BRIGHTLY dressed walkers are set to take over Yate's streets in a charity nightime Glowalk this weekend. Yate Relay for Life's three mile sponsored event will be raising money for Stand Up To Cancer. The Glowalk will see participants dressed in... Read more
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Gazette
Residents’ pleas to restore 82 bus service to Chipping Sodbury to be considered as part of new reviewapproved at South Gloucestershire Council’s scrutiny commission meeting last mo
Gazette / Posted yesterday
approved at South Gloucestershire Council’s scrutiny commission meeting last month. There is currently a direct bus from Yate to Southmead Hospital but people in Chipping Sodbury have to wait for a connecting service. Wendy Round, who lives in... Read more
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Gazette
Residents asked to voice opinions on opening hours of South Gloucestershire Sort-it Centresviews on “inconvenient” opening hours of their local Sort-it recycling centres.
Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
views on “inconvenient” opening hours of their local Sort-it recycling centres. The call for feedback from Thornbury and Yate MP Luke Hall comes after residents claimed the centres’ 4.30pm closure every day of the week are problematic for working... Read more
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Gazette
Late goal secures victory for Yate in 13-goal thriller at CirencesterDe Cymru and Marches One League Cirencester 6 Yate 7 YATE won a 13-goal thril
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
De Cymru and Marches One League Cirencester 6 Yate 7 YATE won a 13-goal thriller in the last two minutes of their clash away at Cirencester on Saturday in the De Cymru and Marches One League. Cirencester started quickly and dominated for the first... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Widower working to pay off wife's debts killed 80-old in crash because night shifts made him so tired, court hearsand funeral killed an 80-year-old in a car crash because his night shifts made
Daily Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
and funeral killed an 80-year-old in a car crash because his night shifts made him so tired, a court has heard. Arthur Yate, 69, had been suffering from severe fatigue due to working a week of night shifts at a supermarket to pay off £50,000 in... Read more
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Gazette
Firework displays set to go off with a bang across South GloucestershireFireworks Night, Almondsbury Sports and Social Club, Almondsbury 7.30pm: Firew
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Fireworks Night, Almondsbury Sports and Social Club, Almondsbury 7.30pm: Fireworks at Shire Way Community Centre, Yate Saturday, November 4 5.30pm: Thornbury Round Table Fireworks, Mundy Playing Fields, Thornbury 5.30pm: Bonfire Night... Read more
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Gazette
Planning applicationsof day room, siting of additional mobile home and relocation of transit pitches
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
of day room, siting of additional mobile home and relocation of transit pitches (with two caravans per transit site) Yate: 128 Stanshawe Crescent, erection of single-storey rear extension which would extend beyond the rear wall of the... Read more
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Gazette
Brightly dressed walkers to take over Yate's streets in charity nightime GLOwalkHUNDREDS of people will pound the streets of Yate and Sodbury this weekend in a
Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
HUNDREDS of people will pound the streets of Yate and Sodbury this weekend in a three mile sponsored evening walk to raise money for Stand Up To Cancer. Yate Relay for Life's 'Glowalk' event will see walkers dressed in bright, luminous colours, and... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Insomniac widower may have nodded off before ploughing into and killing OAPploughing into and killing a pensioner as he walked home from the pub has been
Manchester Evening News / Posted 4 days ago
ploughing into and killing a pensioner as he walked home from the pub has been jailed. Ian Whitworth was hit by Arthur Yate - who was working long hours in an attempt to pay off debt accrued by his late wife - as he made the short journey home... Read more
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Gazette
Visitor numbers are up at Yate Shopping CentreYATE Shopping Centre is reporting good growth. The latest figures show that th
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
YATE Shopping Centre is reporting good growth. The latest figures show that the centre is experiencing an active period, with visitors up 2.6 per cent on last year, bucking the national trend. Furthermore, there are fewer vacant units compared to... Read more
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Gazette
Residents asked to voice opinions on opening hours of South Gloucestershire Sort-it Centresviews on “inconvenient” opening hours of their local Sort-it recycling centres.
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
views on “inconvenient” opening hours of their local Sort-it recycling centres. The call for feedback from Thornbury and Yate MP Luke Hall comes after residents claimed the centres’ 4.30pm closure every day of the week are problematic for working... Read more
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Gazette
Yate Rotary Club's Abba night raises money, money, money for good causesYATE and District Rotary Club raised money for two good causes at an Abba theme
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
YATE and District Rotary Club raised money for two good causes at an Abba themed evening earlier this year. The Decade Dolls concert raised enough cash to enable the Rotary Club to give £500 to two national charities. Canine Partners train... Read more
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Gazette
Yate Ladies miss chances in DevonTeign 3 Yate Ladies 1 YATE Ladies travelled to the coastal town of Dawlish in
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Teign 3 Yate Ladies 1 YATE Ladies travelled to the coastal town of Dawlish in good spirits and ready for battle against league newcomers Teign. The opening phase and periods of play gave Yate every confidence that it would be a good day, however a... Read more
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Gazette
GAZETTE THROUGH THE YEARS: October 1977 to October 2007year before being considered for an open one. A MAJOR effort was launched to h
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
year before being considered for an open one. A MAJOR effort was launched to halt the flow of single young people who quit Yate for Bristol looking for accommodation. A meeting was held at St Mary’s Youth Centre to encourage people to tackle the... Read more
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Gazette
SCHOOL RANKINGS 2016/17: How did schools in South Gloucestershire do?average were Hanham Woods Academy (36), Digitech Studio School in Warmley (38.3
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
average were Hanham Woods Academy (36), Digitech Studio School in Warmley (38.3) and Patchway Community College (38.7). Yate International Academy was another under average school with a score of 40.1. Progress 8, meanwhile, scores the... Read more
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Gazette
GAZETTE THROUGH THE YEARS: Music is a family affair for Yate drummerBACK in October 1992, the Gazette reported on a young musician, who hoped to fo
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
BACK in October 1992, the Gazette reported on a young musician, who hoped to forge a career in the music business. A Yate drummer followed in the footsteps of his grandfather, who played for Billy Cotton, and hoped to find fame in a local... Read more
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Gazette
Yate genealogist tells her fascinating family history in new bookYATE genealogist Pearl Foster officially launched her first ever book at a spec
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
YATE genealogist Pearl Foster officially launched her first ever book at a special event in Chipping Sodbury. Pearl's work, Jews in Georgian Society - the Laras of London, focuses on one particular branch of her own family, who escaped the... Read more
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Gazette
Plenty of positives in Yate drawYATE men’s first team are still looking for their first victory of the new De C
Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
YATE men’s first team are still looking for their first victory of the new De Cymru and Marches One season after a home draw with Cardiff and Met C on Saturday. After rigorous training in the week, Yate were confident that they could build on the... Read more
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Gazette
South Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for the coming weekBitton (30mph) A431 Bath Road, Swineford (40mph) Abbot’s Road, Hanham, Bristo
Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
Bitton (30mph) A431 Bath Road, Swineford (40mph) Abbot’s Road, Hanham, Bristol (30mph) B4058 Charfield (30mph) B4059 Yate Road, Yate (30mph) B4060 Sodbury Road, Wickwar (40mph) B4060 Wickwar Road, Chipping Sodbury (40mph) B4061 Gloucester... Read more
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Gazette
SCHOOL RANKINGS 2016/17: How did schools in South Gloucestershire do?average were Hanham Woods Academy (36), Digitech Studio School in Warmley (38.3
Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
average were Hanham Woods Academy (36), Digitech Studio School in Warmley (38.3) and Patchway Community College (38.7). Yate International Academy was another under average school with a score of 40.1. Progress 8, meanwhile, scores the... Read more
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Gazette
Planning department weekly listextensions to provide additional living accommodation. Iron Acton: Mr and Mrs
Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
extensions to provide additional living accommodation. Iron Acton: Mr and Mrs Townsend, Rock View, Engine Common Lane, Yate, erection of up to four dwellings (outline). Marshfield: Robert Caddick, Ruxleigh Farm, Sheepfair Lane, installation of... Read more
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Gazette
Yate pupils help launch new walk to school initiativeA NEW initiative was launched in Yate this week to encourage children to walk t
Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
A NEW initiative was launched in Yate this week to encourage children to walk to school. The Park and Stride project, organised by Living Streets - the UK charity for everyday walking - is aimed at easing traffic congestion in the area, while giving... Read more
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Gazette
Thornbury Hospital and Yate nurse among winners at annual Sirona awardsTHORNBURY’S hospital, a district nurse from Yate and a manager for South Glouce
Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
THORNBURY’S hospital, a district nurse from Yate and a manager for South Gloucestershire children’s health services have all been recognised in an annual staff award ceremony. The awards recognise those who go above and beyond their duties time and... Read more
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Gazette
Yate man is at ‘wits’ end’ after vandals rip down his garden trellis for the fourth timeA YATE homeowner says he is at his ‘wits’ end’ after vandals ripped down his ga
Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
A YATE homeowner says he is at his ‘wits’ end’ after vandals ripped down his garden trellis for the fourth time. Adrian Weaving, of Cheshire Close, has become so frustrated by the damage to his property that he is now offering a reward for any... Read more
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Gazette
Second-half fightback puts Yate Town through in FA Trophy replayFA Trophy preliminary round replay YATE TOWN are through to the FA Trophy firs
Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
FA Trophy preliminary round replay YATE TOWN are through to the FA Trophy first round where they will meet Portsmouth club Moneyfields FC at Lodge Road later this month. The Bluebells came from behind to secure their place against Moneyfields after... Read more
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Gazette
Residents find out how Buckover garden village fits into South Gloucestershire’s housing plansnext local plan is the last in a series of events that have also covered Charfi
Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
next local plan is the last in a series of events that have also covered Charfield, Coalpit Heath, Thornbury, Yate and Chipping Sodbury. A local plan is the mechanism by which councils set the rules and requirements for new... Read more
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Gazette
South Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for the coming weekSwineford (40mph) Site: 4004 Abbot’s Road, Hanham, Bristol (30mph) Site: 3205
Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
Swineford (40mph) Site: 4004 Abbot’s Road, Hanham, Bristol (30mph) Site: 3205 B4058 Charfield (30mph) Site: 0044 B4059 Yate Road, Yate (30mph) Site: 2015 B4060 Sodbury Road, Wickwar (40mph) Site: 0237 B4060 Wickwar Road, Chipping Sodbury... Read more
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Gazette
Yate Men's Shed gets off the groundOVER 100 people attended a meeting about the start-up of an over 50’s Men in Sh
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
OVER 100 people attended a meeting about the start-up of an over 50’s Men in Sheds group in Yate this week. Members of Yate Town Council, who had organised the free drop-in event, were delighted with the interest in the project. Representatives... Read more
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Gazette
Yate dad left top job to clean toiletsA FATHER-of-one from Yate quit his high-ranking job to clean people’s homes – t
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
A FATHER-of-one from Yate quit his high-ranking job to clean people’s homes – taking home less than £10 a week. But today Darren Clark runs a business empire in Chipping Sodbury called The Spotless Group – employing hundreds of people across its... Read more
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Gazette
Disability Confident jobs fair to be held in YateA JOBS Fair for people with long term health conditions and disabilities will b
Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
A JOBS Fair for people with long term health conditions and disabilities will be held at Yate Job Centre on Friday, from 10am to 12pm. The event, which is part of the Department for Work and Pensions' Disability Confident scheme, is open to everyone... Read more
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Gazette
GAZETTE COMMENT: The importance of local healthcareit is under threat in whatever way, it does come as quite a shock. So when the
Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
it is under threat in whatever way, it does come as quite a shock. So when the early closures of the minor injury unit in Yate began, a service meant to take the strain off both GPs and accident and emergency departments, of course people are... Read more
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Gazette
Ten arrested in £35million tax fraud investigation, with addresses in Yate, Stroud and Bristol searched by HMRCmen and three women have been arrested as part of an investigation into a suspe
Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
men and three women have been arrested as part of an investigation into a suspected £35million tax fraud, with premises in Yate being searched. More than 80 HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) officers searched three private and 12 business addresses... Read more
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Oxford Mail
FA Trophy previewsa string of poor results in the Evo-Stik South League. He hopes the Railwaymen
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
a string of poor results in the Evo-Stik South League. He hopes the Railwaymen can produce more of the same after beating Yate in the West Division last Saturday and a league cup victory on penalties against Banbury in midweek. Ballard said: “It... Read more
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Gazette
South Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for this week(40mph) Site: 0082 Abbots Road, Hanham, Bristol (30mph) Site: 3205 B4059, Iro
Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
(40mph) Site: 0082 Abbots Road, Hanham, Bristol (30mph) Site: 3205 B4059, Iron Acton (30mph) Site: 0078 B4060 Peg Hill, Yate (30mph) Site: 0208 B4461, Elberton (40mph) Site: 0253 B4509 Tortworth Road (40mph) Site: 0143 California Road,... Read more
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Gazette
Review of practices at Yate Minor Injury Unit given green lightA REVIEW into the practices of Yate Minor Injury Unit is set to go ahead. The
Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
A REVIEW into the practices of Yate Minor Injury Unit is set to go ahead. The site, which is managed by Sirona care and health, introduced a new closure system earlier this year, shutting the doors when the service gets too busy. They have said it... Read more
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Gazette
Firefighters rescue horse half-submerged in a ditch in Dodingtonto rescue a horse in Dodington at the weekend after it became stuck in a ditch,
Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
to rescue a horse in Dodington at the weekend after it became stuck in a ditch, half-submerged in water. Four crews from Yate, Kingswood and Bath were called out on Sunday at 2pm after reports of the horse getting stuck in the ditch near a farm... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
'American Made' dips into the darknesswith the Medellin Cartel led Pablo Escobar (Mauricio Mejia), Jorge Ochoa (Aleja
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 18 days ago
with the Medellin Cartel led Pablo Escobar (Mauricio Mejia), Jorge Ochoa (Alejandro Edda), and Carlos Ledher (Fredy Yate Escobar), and the trafficking of drugs and guns in the early to mid '80s between the US, Colombia, Nicaragua, and... Read more
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Gazette
Thornbury residents quiz planners over South Gloucestershire's next major housing planto place growth in the area. Similar events for Charfield and Coalpit Heath ha
Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
to place growth in the area. Similar events for Charfield and Coalpit Heath have taken place last month, with events for Yate and Chipping Sodbury taking place this Wednesday at Sodbury Town Hall, and for the proposed Buckover Garden Village at... Read more
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Gazette
Thornbury win enjoyable clash at BadmintonBadminton 1 Thornbury 3 BOTH sides contributed to an enjoyable game in this ea
Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
Badminton 1 Thornbury 3 BOTH sides contributed to an enjoyable game in this early morning match at Yate. The home side took the lead with a well taken effort from Nicola Trueman which gave visiting stand in keeper Elaine Arnold no chance. Play... Read more
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Gazette
TABLE TENNIS: Yate lose out in opening league fixtureYATE lost their opening Stroud and District League division one clash of the se
Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
YATE lost their opening Stroud and District League division one clash of the season. They entertained Forest Green A but it was the visitors who left with six points thanks in part to Dave Harvey who scored a maximum Meanwhile, newly promoted... Read more
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