It was the opening of the railway station in 1844, as part of Bristol and Gloucester Railway, that established Yate, with Station Road becoming the central thoroughfare. The cattle and produce markets were held around this road, and businesses were established there. Yate railway station was closed by the Beeching Axe in January 1965, but was reopened in May 1989; the Brunel-built engine shed is preserved nearby.

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Willow’s Yate Chiropractic clinic is conveniently located in the South Parade Shopping Centre in the very heart of Yate. It is well served by public transport and there is also plenty of free parking in the shopping centre car park just a short walk from the clinic. Our Yate clinic has disabled access and facilities.

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Yate is twinned with Bad Salzdetfurth in Germany, and Genieri in Gambia.[citation needed]

Bus services within the Yate area are mainly provided by First Group and Wessex Connect. Other operators who provide bus services to/from Yate include Andybus, Severnside Transport and South Gloucestershire Bus and Coach Company.

Chipping Sodbury Cricket Club[13] is Yate's nearest cricket club, providing cricket for men, women, boys and girls. They play their home matches on their two grounds at the Ridings playing fields in Chipping Sodbury.

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Yate railway station serves the town. The railway station is located on the main Bristol to Birmingham line between Bristol Parkway and Cam and Dursley, and is operated by First Great Western.

On 19 November 2009, a large crowd packed into the shopping centre to see Peter Andre switch on the town's Christmas lights and sing his single "Unconditional".

The Ridge is a large housing estate with two local schools, Broadway Infants School and the Ridge Junior School. There are shops in the centre of the estate including a convenience store and dentists.

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The town's parish church, St Mary's,[3] dates from Norman times. It was altered during the 15th century and was extensively restored in 1970. St Mary's Primary School,[4] situated outside the churchyard walls, was built on the site of a former poorhouse.

We are an independent supplier of quality used cars in Yate, near Bristol, in South Gloucestershire County, since 1995.  We predominantly specialise in SUVs, including Honda CRV, Volvo XC90 and Lexus RX.  We also stock a range of other quality used cars.

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During the Anglo-Saxon period and well into medieval times, most of this part of south Gloucestershire was covered with forest. Through the centuries the land was cleared for farming.

In the 1960s Yate was designated as a development area and the building boom began. The creation of a new town included a large retail shopping area, sports and leisure development together with public buildings.

Yate Hockey Club runs teams from adult to junior.[17]

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Historically part of Gloucestershire until 1974 it then became part of the district of Northavon within the newly formed county of Avon. In 1996, Avon was abolished, and the area became part of the unitary authority of South Gloucestershire and rejoined the ceremonial county of Gloucestershire.

The town has several parks and areas of open space. The largest of these is Kingsgate Park, which has an adventure playground for children.

Chiropractic care will be one of the core services offered to athletes at the 2016 Olympics in Rio - sure proof that it has become a key part of an athlete’s training and recovery programme.

Yate and District Athletic Club[12] is a track-and-field club based at Yate Outdoor Sports Centre.

J. D. Wetherspoons public house and restaurant opened in the summer of 2012, on the corner of South Walk/South Parade, occupying several units, including the former Motorworld store.

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Yate is represented in the UK Parliament by the constituency of Thornbury and Yate.

When a secondary school was built in the late 1970s, it was supposed to be called Brinsham Green School, after Brinsham Lane at nearby Yate Rocks. Owing to a spelling error, however, it was in fact called Brimsham Green School.

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The shopping centre also has a Jobcentre Plus, Citizens Advice Bureau, library, leisure centre, over-50s café and a health centre.

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Abbotswood has a small shopping centre, privately owned blocks of flats, a youth club and a church.

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