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Covid Charity Shop Pops-Up

Three local mothers have opened a new charity fundraising pop-up shop at Yate Shopping Centre dedicated to helping local charities hit by the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The unit, at 1 North Walk in Yate Shopping Centre, has been provided on a free basis for three months by the Centre’s owners. 
Andrew Lowrey, Yate Shopping Centre Manager, said: “We are always delighted to support the local community and it’s great to be able to assist when local people are using their own time and initiative to raise funds for much needed causes. We hope that the new pop-up will be hugely successful and significantly increase awareness and donations to the charities involved.”


Look Out for Luna

Green Community Travel are delighted they have a third new minibus. The West of England Combined Authority Local Growth Fund has awarded them four brand new minibuses. Hagrid and Mikey B joined last year, they have just collected Luna, are are hoping that Sirius will join soon.
The new minibuses have Euro-6 engines, which are much healthier for the environment, as well as air-conditioning. Click below to read more.


Looking after You!

As we hit halfway through the year it’s a good time as any to take some time out and look after ourselves.
​This month Abbotswood Action Blog have an exciting event of 30 days Wild, and are letting you know what’s on your doorstep in terms of support and wellbeing.


Apply Now for a Community Grant

If your organisation needs financial assistance and provides a beneficial service or activity for the community of Yate, you have until midday on June 25th to submit a grant application to Yate Town Council.
The Council promotes an active community in Yate by awarding grants annually to non-profit making organisations that work for the benefit of Yate parishioners.
The Town Council recognises and supports the valuable contribution made by the voluntary sector to the well being of the community, and many groups have benefited from grant assistance in the past including Abbotswood Action, MS Therapy Centre and Friends of Kingsgate Park. Click below for an application form.


New Day Centre to Expand

Adorno are absolutely thrilled to announce the successful launch of their new Community-Based Day Centre. Carers across South Glos are now able to access respite for the first time in a year.
Adorno Community Day Centre have now had two very successful weeks across their community based venues in Yate and Frampton Cotterell and already have plans to expand their capacity to accommodate more people.


Win a Free Year of Razzamataz

Love performing arts but not had formal training in dance, drama or singing? We have an incredible opportunity for you to unleash your potential!
You could win a year’s FREE tuition, over 100 hours of exceptional performing arts tuition, worth up to £840!
PLUS, the opportunity to take part in an annual variety showcase, local performances, auditions and specialist workshops. Applications close on 19th June 2021. Click below to find out how to apply...


The Big Knit Is Back!

Get the kettle on and grab your knitting needles - The Big Knit is back!
For every behatted smoothie that gets sold, Age UK will receive 25p to help us be there for older people in South Gloucestershire who have no one else to turn to.
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Domestic Service Appeal

Yate Heritage Centre is undertaking a community history project based on Domestic Service in the Yate area. If you have knowledge, background, photos or memories of domestic service please do let us know. Click below to read more.


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