Local charity celebrates its 10th birthday

Local charity, The Willow Tree Centre, celebrated its 10thbirthday with a special event at Yate’s Armadillo Youth Café on Friday (7th November).  The event was attended by staff and volunteers of the Centre, Patrons and Trustees of the charity as well as representatives of local councils, churches and voluntary groups and other supporters.

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'No More Tolls' campaign launched

A new campaign by local MP Steve Webb and the local Liberal Democrats to scrap the tolls on the two Severn Bridges has got off to a strong start.   The ‘no more tolls’ campaign is calling for the toll to be scrapped on the two bridges once the construction costs of the bridges have been paid off in a couple of years’ time.  

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Young people join in the debate in Yate

A packed house attended a special meeting last week (29th September) in Yate to discuss getting young people more involved in politics. 

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Charfield schoolchildren share their views with local MP

A class of six and seven year-old children at Charfield Primary School this week had the opportunity to share their concerns with their local MP, Steve Webb.  

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Honour for local MP

Thornbury & Yate MP Steve Webb has been honoured by the Queen by being appointed as a member of the ‘Privy Council’, after four years of service as Minister of State for Pensions and seventeen years in Parliament.  

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