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North Devon Gazette & Advertiser
Ben Seymour double helps Bideford take a point against Shortwood United in Evo-Stik League South Weston Bristol Manor Farm, Wimborne Town and AFC Totton above them. The Robins are
North Devon Gazette & Advertiser / Posted yesterday
on Bristol Manor Farm, Wimborne Town and AFC Totton above them. The Robins are at home again on Saturday, this time with Yate Town visiting the Sports Ground. After sitting out the game against Shortwood due to a one-match ban, Billy Tucker will... Read more
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Oxford Mail
All the action from the Evo-Stik South League East and West divisions102. Kidlington suffered a second successive defeat as a late goal saw them lo
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
102. Kidlington suffered a second successive defeat as a late goal saw them lose 1-0 at Wimborne Town. Tobias Holmes struck in the 87th minute for the hosts. North Leigh’s home game against Yate Town was postponed due to... Read more
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Gazette
MOTORSPORT: Tuck and Sparkes claim sixth Sidecar Championship44, from Patchway was the driver of the TRS UK sidecar outfit and was joined in
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
44, from Patchway was the driver of the TRS UK sidecar outfit and was joined in the sidecar by Sparkes, 38, from Yate. The Tuck/Sparkes duo won the tough Peak Trial in North Derbyshire and that race has always been one of the best events... Read more
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Gazette
Yate grab important victoryYate 1st Team 3-2 Ross on Wye 1st Team YATE hosted Ross on Wye hoping to rever
Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Yate 1st Team 3-2 Ross on Wye 1st Team YATE hosted Ross on Wye hoping to reverse their recent run of defeats. The hosts started the faster and made good early use of their possession. A penalty corner for Yate was first saved by the Ross goalie... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Evo-Stik South League previewsafter injury. Lance Williams and Declan Benjamin should also be back after mis
Oxford Mail / Posted 4 days ago
after injury. Lance Williams and Declan Benjamin should also be back after missing Tuesday’s defeat. North Leigh take on Yate Town at Eynsham Park. Thame United host Fleet Town in the East Division. Manager Mark West will again include young... Read more
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Gazette
Yate man charged with murderA MAN from Yate has been charged with murder. Jamie Lomax, 41, of Chargrove, Y
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
A MAN from Yate has been charged with murder. Jamie Lomax, 41, of Chargrove, Yate, appeared before Bristol Magistrates’ Court on Monday, December 4, in connection with the death of Dean Sawyer. Officers from Avon and Somerset Police’s Major Crime... Read more
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Gazette
TRAFFIC: Updates across the region's roadslights and long-term roadworks Synwell Lane Wotton-Under-Edge: Temporary traff
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
lights and long-term roadworks Synwell Lane Wotton-Under-Edge: Temporary traffic lights and long-term roadworks Shire Way Yate: Temporary traffic lights and long-term roadworks Westerleigh Road Yate: Temporary traffic lights and long-term... Read more
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Gazette
Planning Department Weekly Listheight of 15 metres and a radial spread of 20 metres, covered by Tree Preservat
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
height of 15 metres and a radial spread of 20 metres, covered by Tree Preservation Order SGTPO. Dodington: 80 Blaisdon, Yate, erection of two storey rear extension to form additional living accommodation (retrospective). Hawkesbury: Back... Read more
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Gazette
Chipping Sodbury Big Lunch serves up lunch for elderly residents who face spending Christmas aloneClub and Chipping Sodbury Town Lands’ Charity. Other businesses to make donatio
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Club and Chipping Sodbury Town Lands’ Charity. Other businesses to make donations included The Scissor Hut on North Road, Yate, The Sodbury Florist, Chipping Sodbury Cricket Club and James Ball Cars. There was a free raffle, singing from St... Read more
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Gazette
NatWest bank closures are a ‘backwards step’of losing their only banks. Chipping Sodbury’s NatWest will close its doors in
Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
of losing their only banks. Chipping Sodbury’s NatWest will close its doors in May, forcing customers to travel into Yate to visit the nearest branch. And Winterbourne is set to lose its branch in June. After that, the nearest option for... Read more
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Gazette
Iconic tree to be commemorated with a sculptureAN ICONIC landmark tree, felled in Yate six weeks ago, is to be commemorated wi
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
AN ICONIC landmark tree, felled in Yate six weeks ago, is to be commemorated with a sculpture. One of the town’s sequoias, which stood by the cottage at the Ridge crossroads, at the corner of Station Road and Broadway, was cut down due to... Read more
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Gazette
TABLE TENNIS: Thornbury B go one point clear at top of Division TwoDAVID Lloyd scored a max for Woodchester A away to Yate which helped his side t
Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
DAVID Lloyd scored a max for Woodchester A away to Yate which helped his side to win 6-4, a result that leaves them two points clear at the top of the division with a game in hand over their nearest rivals. Forest Green A keep the pressure on the... Read more
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Gazette
Yate man charged with murderA MAN from Yate appeared in court yesterday (Monday, December 4), charged with
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
A MAN from Yate appeared in court yesterday (Monday, December 4), charged with murder. Jamie Lomax, 41, of Chargrove, Yate appeared before Bristol Magistrates’ Court in connection with the death of Dean Sawyer. Mr Sawyer’s body was found at his... Read more
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Gazette
TRAFFIC: Updates across the region's roadslights and long-term roadworks Synwell Lane Wotton-Under-Edge: Temporary traff
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
lights and long-term roadworks Synwell Lane Wotton-Under-Edge: Temporary traffic lights and long-term roadworks Shire Way Yate: Temporary traffic lights and long-term roadworks Westerleigh Road Yate: Temporary traffic lights and long-term... Read more
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Gazette
TRAFFIC: Updates across the regions roadslights and long-term roadworks Synwell Lane Wotton-Under-Edge: Temporary traff
Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
lights and long-term roadworks Synwell Lane Wotton-Under-Edge: Temporary traffic lights and long-term roadworks Shire Way Yate: Temporary traffic lights and long-term roadworks Westerleigh Road Yate: Temporary traffic lights and long-term... Read more
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Gazette
Yate man faces murder chargeA MAN from Yate is to face a murder charge in court today (Monday, December 4).
Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
A MAN from Yate is to face a murder charge in court today (Monday, December 4). Jamie Lomax, 41, of Chargrove, Yate is due to appear before Bristol Magistrates’ Court in connection with the death of Dean Sawyer. Mr Sawyer’s body was discovered at... Read more
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Gazette
Body found by Yate roadside believed to be of missing 70-old manTHE BODY of a man discovered by a roadside in Yate is believed to be of missing
Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
THE BODY of a man discovered by a roadside in Yate is believed to be of missing 70-year-old Kenneth Coppin, police say. Emergency services were called to Rodford Way following the discovery at 8.10am. Mr Coppin had been reported missing from his... Read more
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Gazette
Chipping Sodbury and Winterbourne Natwest branches to close in nationwide shake-upclosed while 62 RBS facilities will also be shut at the cost of 680 jobs. Natw
Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
closed while 62 RBS facilities will also be shut at the cost of 680 jobs. Natwest also has branches in Thornbury and Yate, but these will not be affected. A spokesman for RBS said that the move was in response to more of its customers using... Read more
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Gazette
Lloyds Pharmacy in Thornbury set for closure while branches in Yate, Chipping Sodbury and Dursley avoid national cullother branch in the town, on Horseshoe Lane in St Mary Centre, has been confirm
Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
other branch in the town, on Horseshoe Lane in St Mary Centre, has been confirmed to have avoided the cull. Branches in Yate, Chipping Sodbury and Dursley are also remaining open, but Nailsworth’s branch on Mill Yard will close. A spokesman for... Read more
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Gazette
Body found by Yate roadside believed to be of missing 70-old manTHE BODY of a man discovered by a roadside in Yate is believed to be of missing
Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
THE BODY of a man discovered by a roadside in Yate is believed to be of missing 70-year-old Kenneth Cottin, police say. Emergency services were called to Rodford Way following the discovery at 8.10am. Mr Cottin had been reported missing from his... Read more
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Gazette
Mystery of body found by roadsideTHE BODY of a man discovered this morning in Yate is being treated as unexplain
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
THE BODY of a man discovered this morning in Yate is being treated as unexplained by police. Emergency services were called to Rodford Way following the discovery at 8.10am. A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said that the death is being... Read more
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Gazette
Lloyds Pharmacy in Thornbury set for closure while branches in Yate and Dursley avoid national cullother branch in the town, on Horseshoe Lane in St Mary Centre, has been confirm
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
other branch in the town, on Horseshoe Lane in St Mary Centre, has been confirmed to have avoided the cull. Branches in Yate and Dursley are also remaining open, but Nailsworth’s branch on Mill Yard will close. A spokesman for Celcio UK, owner... Read more
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Gazette
Planning department weekly listof first-floor front extension to form additional living accommodation. Wickwa
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
of first-floor front extension to form additional living accommodation. Wickwar: Ladyswood 2013 Ltd, Mapleridge Lane, Yate, mixed woodland around clay shooting tower – prune back to previous points (covered by TPO24/16(918)). Winterbourne:... Read more
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Gazette
Body of man discovered off public road in Yate 'unexplained', say policeTHE BODY of a man discovered this morning in Yate is being treated as unexplain
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
THE BODY of a man discovered this morning in Yate is being treated as unexplained by police. Emergency services were called to Rodford Way following the discovery at 8.10am. A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said that the death is being... Read more
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Gazette
Warehouse in Yate still smoking five weeks after fire took holdA WAREHOUSE in Yate is still smoking five weeks after it was first ravaged by f
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
A WAREHOUSE in Yate is still smoking five weeks after it was first ravaged by fire. Residents and workers from the Beeches Industrial Estate have reported seeing smoke coming from the building as recently as Tuesday this week. Firefighters have... Read more
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Gazette
Warehouse still smoking five weeks after blaze took holdA WAREHOUSE in Yate is still smoking five weeks after it was first ravaged by f
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
A WAREHOUSE in Yate is still smoking five weeks after it was first ravaged by fire. Residents and workers from the Beeches Industrial Estate have reported seeing smoke coming from the building as recently as Tuesday this week. Firefighters have... Read more
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Gazette
Warehouse still smoking a month after blaze took holdA WAREHOUSE in Yate is still smoking over a month after it was first ravaged by
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
A WAREHOUSE in Yate is still smoking over a month after it was first ravaged by fire. Residents and workers from the Beeches Industrial Estate have reported seeing smoke coming from the building as recently as Tuesday this week. Firefighters have... Read more
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Gazette
Wotton Ladies seconds unlucky to lose against YateBerkeley Division 2 Wotton-under-Edge Ladies 2nd XI 1 Yate III 2 A good game
Gazette / Posted 12 days ago
Berkeley Division 2 Wotton-under-Edge Ladies 2nd XI 1 Yate III 2 A good game played with an unlucky loss, final score 1-2 to local rivals Yate IIIs. When the whistle blew Wotton sprang into action, fighting hard to get into Yate’s D, which led to... Read more
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Gazette
Colder weather sees rise in ailing hedgehogsA HEDGEHOG rescue centre in Yate is coping with an influx of sick and strugglin
Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
A HEDGEHOG rescue centre in Yate is coping with an influx of sick and struggling baby hedgehogs as the weather turns colder. Yvonne Cox runs Hedgehog Rescue, a voluntary organisation in Yate, and is seeing an increase in the numbers of hoglets who... Read more
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Gazette
TABLE TENNIS: Yate draw at CirencesterTHE POINTS were shared at five apiece when Cirencester entertained Yate in the
Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
THE POINTS were shared at five apiece when Cirencester entertained Yate in the Stroud and District Table Tennis League first division with Tom Watmore being man of the match with a ha- trick for the home club who could only field two players. In... Read more
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Gazette
Festive fun at Abbotswood Christmas lights switch onHUNDREDS of people enjoyed an early evening of festive fun at Yate's Abbotswood
Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
HUNDREDS of people enjoyed an early evening of festive fun at Yate's Abbotswood Shopping Centre on Saturday. Dodington Parish Band played a repertoire of seasonal sounds out in the square, and Wellesley Primary School choir sang a set of Christmas... Read more
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Gazette
New volunteers find their feet at town’s librarylibrary continues to offer the same services as it did before and, in addition,
Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
library continues to offer the same services as it did before and, in addition, is open all day on Wednesday, when Yate library is shut. “South Gloucestershire Libraries have installed a brand new self-service machine and so far, apart... Read more
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Gazette
GAZETTE COMMENT: Arm children with the tools to help in a health emergencyWHEN his plans to watch a film were dashed, Yate teenager Lewis Clarke could ne
Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
WHEN his plans to watch a film were dashed, Yate teenager Lewis Clarke could never have foreseen that missing Kingsman would give him the opportunity to save his father’s life. The Chipping Sodbury School pupil went home and turned lifesaver after... Read more
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Gazette
School children eagerly anticipate 'guests' checking in to their bug hotelPUPILS at a Yate school were inspired to build their own bug hotel after seeing
Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
PUPILS at a Yate school were inspired to build their own bug hotel after seeing one at a park in town. Following a visit to Kingsgate Park, Yate, students from St Paul’s Catholic Primary School set to work. The Key Stage 2 Outdoor Learning Group,... Read more
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Gazette
Young painter shortlisted in prestigious art competitionmore people had expressed an interest in buying his work. The young painter’s
Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
more people had expressed an interest in buying his work. The young painter’s first taste of artistic success was through Yate Heritage Centre, where he won a commendation in 2013 and first prize in 2014 for work submitted to the annual open art... Read more
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Gazette
Villagers’ fury at plans for 1,800 more homesin one of the narrowest sections of the green belt in the West of England. "To
Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
in one of the narrowest sections of the green belt in the West of England. "Together with other developments planned for Yate and Nibley, it would lead to Coalpit Heath losing its identity and becoming part of a ribbon of development leading more... Read more
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Gazette
Plans for thousands of new homes in South Gloucestershire to be debated in Thornbury tonightbeen featured in the plans, despite considerable opposition from the community,
Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
been featured in the plans, despite considerable opposition from the community, with a survey carried out by Thornbury and Yate MP Luke Hall suggesting 95 per cent of Thornbury residents asked were against the proposals. As well as setting out the... Read more
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Gazette
Organised crime gang jailed for blowing up cash machines in Yate and Winterbournewere responsible for were ones at the Co-Op on Dragon Road, Winterbourne on May
Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
were responsible for were ones at the Co-Op on Dragon Road, Winterbourne on May 5 and at Tesco Express on Station Road, Yate on May 11. The explosions the gang carried out in the attacks blew up the shop frontages leaving the buildings in... Read more
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Gazette
Friends spring a prom night surprise on AlexA YATE teenager with terminal cancer was treated to a surprise prom this week,
Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
A YATE teenager with terminal cancer was treated to a surprise prom this week, courtesy of his best friends. Thirteen-year-old Alex McCarthy was diagnosed with a Grade 4 Glioblastoma, a fast growing aggressive brain tumour, a year ago. This... Read more
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Gazette
Teenager Lewis saves dad’s life after strokeA YATE teenager saved his dad’s life after being turned away from the cinema.
Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
A YATE teenager saved his dad’s life after being turned away from the cinema. One month ago, 14-year-old Lewis Clarke went to see Kingsman: The Golden Circle at Yate’s Cineworld, but the staff there refused him entry because the film has a 15... Read more
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Gazette
Decision on two Tytherington housing developments could be made on same dayover the traffic pressures the houses could put on the village, which is often
Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
over the traffic pressures the houses could put on the village, which is often used as a throughway between Thornbury and Yate. They have since called out South Gloucestershire Council over the apparent lack of a highways report regarding the... Read more
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Gazette
TRAFFIC: Updates across the regions roadstraffic lights and roadworks. Synwell Lane Wotton-Under-Edge: temporary traffi
Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
traffic lights and roadworks. Synwell Lane Wotton-Under-Edge: temporary traffic lights and long-term roadworks. Shire Way Yate: temporary traffic lights and long-term roadworks. Westerleigh Road Yate: temporary traffic lights and long-term... Read more
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Gazette
Yate Town flying as they look to complete a brilliant NovemberTWO goals from Lewis Leigh-Gilchrist secured a 2-2 home Evo-Stik Southern, West
Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
TWO goals from Lewis Leigh-Gilchrist secured a 2-2 home Evo-Stik Southern, West draw for Yate Town against Cinderford Town on Tuesday to continue their remarkable run of success during November. The Bluebells have taken nine points from 15 during... Read more
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Gazette
Floor cuts swimmer's feet at refurbished Yate swimming poolA SWIMMER suffered cuts to their feet from the newly laid floor in Yate's recen
Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
A SWIMMER suffered cuts to their feet from the newly laid floor in Yate's recently refurbished pool. The incident occurred after a relaunch of services at Yate Active Lifestyle Centre at the end of October, following a £1.4million overhaul of the... Read more
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Gazette
South Gloucestershire mobile speed camera locations for this weekBitton (30mph) A431 Bath Road, Swineford (40mph) Abbot’s Road, Hanham, Bristo
Gazette / Posted 21 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 Alveston... Read more
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Gazette
Swimmer suffered cuts to feet at Yate's refurbished poolA SWIMMER suffered cuts to their feet from the newly laid floor in Yate's recen
Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
A SWIMMER suffered cuts to their feet from the newly laid floor in Yate's recently refurbished pool. The incident occured after a relaunch of services at Yate Active Lifestyle Centre at the end of October, following a £1.4million overhaul of the... Read more
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Gazette
TRAFFIC: Updates across the regions roadstraffic lights and roadworks. Synwell Lane Wotton-Under-Edge: temporary traffi
Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
traffic lights and roadworks. Synwell Lane Wotton-Under-Edge: temporary traffic lights and long-term roadworks. Shire Way Yate: temporary traffic lights and long-term roadworks. Westerleigh Road Yate: temporary traffic lights and long-term... Read more
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Gazette
Hairdressing salon celebrates 40th anniversaryat the time and, after serving a five year apprenticeship, stayed on there for
Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
at the time and, after serving a five year apprenticeship, stayed on there for a further 12 years. She went on to work in Yate and Old Sodbury before opening her own salon at 1 The Parade in November 1977. Janet has employed many local people... Read more
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Gazette
Victims of Yate aircraft factory bombing rememberedYATE factory workers who died in a World War Two bombing raid were remembered a
Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
YATE factory workers who died in a World War Two bombing raid were remembered at a graveside tribute on Sunday, November 12. Following the Remembrance Sunday service at St Mary’s, and the laying of wreaths at the Lych Gate, a smaller group then... Read more
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Gazette
Charity Zumbathon raises cash for Paul's PlaceA CHARITY Zumbathon held at Yate Academy last week raised more than £375 for a
Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
A CHARITY Zumbathon held at Yate Academy last week raised more than £375 for a great cause. Zumba lovers and members of Coalpit Heath-based charity, Paul’s Place came together to dance and raise money. Seventy-five people took part in two full... Read more
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