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Christmas Jumper Day with Your Impact!
Your Impact! is urging us all to be part of Christmas Jumper Day on Friday 13 December and help make the world better with a sweater! All you have to do is wear your silliest, sparkliest or cosiest festive woolly to work and donate £1 or more to Save the Children.
Sodbury Chamber of Commerce is promoting a fund-raising concert prior to the next Sodbury Jazz Festival, which will also include Blues and takes place in June. The concert takes place on Wednesday 23rd April and features Paul Jones and Dave Kelly playing an evening of Blues. Paul was the original front-man with the group Manfred Mann, and at the forefront of the '60s pop revolution. Click below to find out more...
Trading Standards have received reports of rogue traders offering to clean windows and cut grass for residents, then returning late at night asking for more money for similar work they claim to have completed whilst the resident was not at home. Trading Standards are reminding us to be wary of using traders who cold call and if you do receive late night visits from traders demanding money for work not completed, please contact the Police immediately.
Choose a Hamptons Hamper
Christmas is coming, so Hamptons Deli Hampers are in stock - just choose your basketry and fill with shelf goodies, or let Hamptons choose for you. Staff will display them for you, shrink wrap them, or with a lidded hamper arrange with decorative stuffing. Click below to read more...
97 intrepid walkers took part in the Rotary Club's 17th annual ‘Along the Edge with Gromit’ sponsored walk in September. The Rotary Club teamed up with Aardman’s popular character Gromit to raise money for worthwhile causes with 50% of the monies raised donated to ‘The Grand Appeal’, providing much needed funds for Bristol Children’s Hospital. Walkers donated the remaining 50% to their own chosen charity.
Free Baylis and Harding Treats
Here's your chance to win a free Baylis and Harding toiletries gift pack. Nutritional Therapist Jo Craythorne is offering the gift as part of her mission to enhance your wellbeing. For your chance to win, simply click below to send Jo your email address by December 15th, so she has time to deliver it for Christmas!
Door to Door Don'ts!
Trading Standards has recently received complaints of doorstep callers selling items from holdall-type bags. The callers appeared to be targeting streets and properties to call upon, possibly trying to identify vulnerable residents. The advice in these instances is to be on your guard, and for advice, contact the Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 08454 040506.
Waitrose Chipping Sodbury Life Span
Can't remember how Sodbury looked before the arrival of Waitrose? Click below to see a slideshow presentation of the site's evolution from before September 2012 until October 2013, created by Paul Whittle and Rich McD...
The 2014 Chipping Sodbury Calendar is now available from The Tourist Information Centre for £4.99. The Calendar supports the Shop Local, Shop Sodbury Campaign and includes discount vouchers redeemable at many of the businesses featured, making it a real bargain buy! Click below to read more...