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December Days at The Moda

They're talking turkey, putting up tinsel and decorating trees at Chipping Sodbury's Moda House!
Their festive advice is to cosy up at home with seasonal treats, as well as admiring the town's Christmas Tree Trail on show up and down the High Street.
Click below to share their positive approach to embracing 2021, in the hope of happier and healthier times!


Christmas Hamper Appeal

A South Gloucestershire charity has launched an appeal to raise funds for Christmas hampers for families in need.

Southern Brooks Community Partnerships is aiming to buy up to 150 festive hampers, including food and toys, depending on the amount of donations it receives. If you'd like to contribute to the appeal please click below.

The hampers will be prepared and distributed by Southern Brooks staff and volunteers in a Covid-secure way and delivered the week before Christmas.


New Covid-19 Testing Facilities

Beginning on Thursday 19 November, a Covid-19 Mobile Testing Unit (MTU) will be set up at The Ridings Car Park, Wickwar Road, Chipping Sodbury.


St John's Open for Private Prayer

St John's Church at Chipping Sodbury will now be open for private prayer on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10am until 12.00 until the end of the current lockdown. This will begin on Wednesday this week (11th). We hope that “in person” services will resume on December 6th.


Recognition for Sodbury in Bloom

Sodbury in Bloom has received a certificate from the organisers of Britain in Bloom, in recognition of their work throughout the pandemic, watering the containers, putting up baskets, planting bulbs for spring and keeping the town looking good. Click below to read more...


Get Active at Home for Free

Workout anytime and anywhere. Access your Active Centre's wide range of 20-30 minute classes, which include Pilates, HIIT, Bootcamp, Kickboxing and Beginner Full Body Strength workouts. Active at Home is available on the Active App and is FREE until January 2021… ideal to get you through the winter months.


Active Centres Close Again

Following the recent lockdown announcement, all Active Lifestyle Centres are temporarily closed. We understand that lockdown will be in place for a period of 4 weeks, until Thursday 3rd December, when we hope to reopen our Centres again. Click below to find out what this means for you...


Green Community Travel Update

During this second lockdown, Green Community Travel are only providing transport for essential journeys: Medical Appointments (GP, Dentist, Optician, Hospital, Physio etc.) and Shopping.
We will still be adhering to 2m social distancing on the vehicles and asking all passengers to wear face coverings. (If you have an exemption please let us know before travelling if possible.)
We will also be cancelling all Day Trips for November.


Read November's Old Sodbury Times

Click below to read the November 2020 edition of the Old Sodbury Times for postive news on the Community Orchard, the launch of new class names at Old Sodbury School and a recipe for pumpkin pie!


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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