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Mark Austen, 56, from Yate, sails with the Great Britain Blind Sailing team who have just been crowned World Champions at the 2019 Blind Fleet Racing World Championships in Canada.
Mark said "It has been a year of hard work and commitment to get to the highest standard to be selected and race for team GBR at the Worlds. It has been a fantastic journey, and words do not describe the feeling of being crowned World Champions.
I would like to thank the following for their generous donations and time: Chipping Sodbury Rotary, Yate Rotary, Chipping Sodbury Yacht Club, the Lions Club, Luke Hall MP, Molly Westcott, Bob Keen, Colin Bailey, the customers of Tesco Yate and all my many other supporters."
Savers, the national retailers offering branded health, home and beauty products, is moving into Yate Shopping Centre.
The business has taken occupation of the former Dorothy Perkins unit at 16-18 West Walk and is due to open in early November. Click below to read more.
Yate Town Council has commissioned a public consultation about ‘Yate Ageing Better’ to help improve the quality of life for older people living in Yate. They want to find out how they can make Yate a great place for people to get older, so that their lives can be happy, fulfilled, active, energetic, positive and rewarding. Click below to share your view on how aware older people are of what there is already in Yate, what else older people would like to have and what the Town Council can do to fill the gaps.
Yate housebuilder Newland Homes say moving house is more stressful than getting divorced according to new research, so it’s no surprise that people are looking to find their permanent base earlier in life.
One such family is Ian and Marie Lockett, who, along with their 12-year-old son James and seven-year-old daughter Molly, have bought their ‘forever home’ at Newland Homes’ Amberley development in Yate. Click below to read more...
First West of England is to trial some new, lower single bus fares for town journeys in Thornbury and Yate from the end of September.
The new single fares will be available on the bus at £1.50 for adults, £1.10 for students and those aged 16-21 and 80p for 5 to 15-year olds. With current adult single fares paid for on the bus typically £2.50, the new fares will save as much as £2.00 for a return journey. Click below to read more...