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Contact The Elderly organises FREE monthly Sunday afternoon tea parties for small groups of older people (75+) who live alone, offering a regular and vital friendship link every month. Contact The Elderly is now looking for people to get involved in a second Yate and area group. Can you host a tea party once or twice a year in your own home or community space or can you use your car to pick up older guests and together go to a tea party? If you can help, or would like more information, please contact Helen Ker on 01225 873 812/07582 310 974 or email below.
Thank you – that’s the message from the Lions Club of Chipping Sodbury following an amazing response to this year’s Great Daffodil Appeal. In partnership with Marie Curie, members of the Lions Club collected all day and late in to the night at Tesco in Yate.
Lions Club president, Keith Lawrence, says: 'Thanks to the generosity of local people we raised £1,800 to help provide free local nursing care to terminally ill patients in their own homes and Marie Curie hospices.'
Tickets for the South Cotswold Beer and Music Festival on 11th and 12th July are now on sale. This annual charity fundraising event, organised and run by Yate Rotary Club, is now in its 19th year, and promises to be the best one yet.
Tickets are available from the Chipping Sodbury Tourist Information Centre, and Meredith’s, Yate Shopping Centre. You can also order by post and apply for free camping passes. Click below for more information.
Yate Town Council promotes an active community in Yate by awarding grants annually to non-profit making organisations. If your organisation needs financial assistance and provides a beneficial service or activity for the community of Yate you can submit a grant application form to Yate Town Council for consideration. Applications must be completed and returned to Yate Town Council Offices by 27th June 2014. Click below to read more...
We're being warned to be extra vigilant when dealing with unexpected callers at the front door. Trading Standards are aware of rogue traders recently offering services such as driveway resurfacing/sealing/cleaning and tree and hedge maintenance. Damage from winter storms, such as fallen fence panels or trees, may give rogue traders a plausible excuse to knock on your door.
If you think you or someone you know has fallen victim, please contact Trading Standards through the Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 08454 040506.
Bookers at Yate closed its offices in 1989, which makes this year the 25th anniversary. Tony Parker is hoping to make contact again with workmates. If that's you, or you can help him track down others, please click below.
Relay will be back on the 5-6th July at Yate Outdoor Sports Complex. Sign up now and take part in Yate Relay and help raise more money for Cancer Research UK. Click below for more information.
The South Gloucestershire Big Spring Clean 2014 will run from 1 March – 30 April, and everyone is encouraged to join in. Friends, families, neighbours, parish and town councils, community and voluntary groups, church groups, schools, students, youth clubs, scouts, cadets, brownies, guides, and businesses are all invited to take action against litter. Click below to read more...
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