Thornbury debates climate change with Cabinet Minister

Residents from the Thornbury area spent Saturday afternoon debating the issue of climate change with visiting Cabinet Minister Edward Davey, the Lib Dem Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change. 

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National Award for Local MP

Thornbury & Yate MP Steve Webb has this week won a prestigious national award for his work as Minister of State for Pensions since 2010. The MP was voted ‘Minister of the Year’ by a panel of judges at the annual Spectator ‘Parliamentarian of the Year’ awards.

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"Let's Get Yate Moving" campaign launched

A campaign for a full transport strategy for Yate and the surrounding area has been launched by Steve Webb MP and local Liberal Democrat councillors.

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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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