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It’s party time at the Cheese & Grain! Celebrate 20 glorious years of Frome’s iconic venue

THE Cheese & Grain is throwing a free birthday party next month to celebrate its 20th anniversary and to thank the community for all their support. The party, on…

Business owner points blame at recycling centre for fly-tipping in Frome

The problem of fly-tipping around Frome could be the fault of the Frome Recycling Centre, according to a local businessman who was refused permission to drop off a…

Frome’s town centre praised as ‘successful and popular’

FROME’S town centre has been described as successful and popular in a report that reveals that compared to national and regional averages, it has a low number of…

Famous faces at this year’s Comic Con

GET ready for Frome’s third consecutive Comic Con, which will be held on Sunday 12th August, featuring famous faces from TV and film, walkabout characters, trade stands and exhibitors.…

Frome explores how to cut pollution

People from 20 towns and villages came together last week to explore how to improve energy security and air quality through reducing energy use and increasing renewable energy.…

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Community bus service to end after council withdraws funding

FROME Town Council has voted to withdraw its funding of the weekly community bus service linking…

Scorchio! Frome basks in hottest July for years

REPORTING direct from his own weather station in Frome, our local meteorologist, Michael Cooper, has all…

The Toy Library needs your support

Frome Toy Library has warned that current funding for the service runs out at the…

Where do you walk in Frome?

Frome Town Council is inviting people to share their favourite walks around Frome. There is…

Teenager’s month with National Citizenship youth project

FROME teenager, Grace Lloyd, alongside a group of young people, had a successful month of…

Grants give boost to community groups

Community and voluntary organisations across Frome are celebrating after receiving funding from Frome Town Council.…

Frome poet publishes second collection

Frome poet Liam Parker, known locally for his spoken-word performances, has now published his second…

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Sport

Orchardleigh Estate Ladies’ Section

Congratulations go once again to Anne Regler who is the Orchardleigh Golf Club Ladies Champion for the second consecutive year. The close runner-up with a one shot difference…

Town Ladies prepare for the new season

Frome Town Ladies FC’s preparations for the new season are well under way, with intense weekly training sessions aimed at improving the players’ fitness and also developing their…

Town Fixtures

Tues 14th August Tiverton Town (A) Lge, 7.45pm Sat 18th August Hartley Wintney (A) Lge, 3pm Sat 25th August Basingstoke Town (H) Lge, 3pm Mon 27th August Merthyr Town (A) Lge,…

Sat. 11th August. Evo-Stik Southern Premier Frome Town 1 Hendon 1

A late own goal awarded by the linesman gave Frome Town a deserved share of the points, after Hendon had taken the lead in the 69th with a…

Frome RFC building strongly towards new season

Frome Rugby FC is excited to confirm the appointments of Dominic Jones and Elliott Bowler to the roles of player/unit coach for the upcoming 2018/19 season. The club…

Fundraising

London charity ride for Alzheimer’s Society

A WOMAN living with Alzheimer’s has completed a charity cycle ride around London, raising awareness that it is possible to live well…

School fete raises more money for Team Bones

  THE son of a Frome woman who is celebrating life nearly 30 years after being diagnosed with bone cancer, has…

Family organise charity fun day in memory of former Frome man

FRIENDS and family of the late Andrew Gillard, a former resident of Frome, are holding a fundraiser in his memory in…

Health

Remember, Remember… It’s Cycle September!

The United Nations recently recognised the humble bicycle, which celebrated its 200th birthday last year, with World Bike Day on the 3rd of June. The UN wants…

We Hear You offering group therapy for people affected by cancer

Counselling charity We Hear You is once again offering free group therapy in Frome and Bath for people living with and beyond a diagnosis of cancer, or…

New Atrial Fibrillation Patient Support Group launched in Frome

A new support group for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) is meeting in Frome, Somerset on 3rd September. Arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders) affect over two million people…

Education

Principal’s first awards ceremony honours outstanding students

FROME College’s first principal’s awards afternoon for outstanding student achievements, and their families was hosted by principal, Emma Reynolds, on 10th July. Parents arrived at the college…

Students sample life in prison cells

FROME College students were “arrested and taken to prison” – but it was all part of a learning experience of what life would be like for real…

Oakfield present Citizenship Award

All pupils and staff at Oakfield Academy were recently given the opportunity to nominate a recipient for the academy’s annual Citizenship Award. Ten year old Zac was…

Business

Frome Business Breakfast: Giving back is good business

Giving back is high up on many businesses’ ‘to do’ lists. Many already support charities and more are now turning their attention to what they can do…

‘A Great local for great locals’ Three-generation family team transform local pub

A THREE-generation family team has taken on the opportunity to transform ‘The Masons Arms’ in Frome back to a traditional pub with the vision of making it…

Business wants to hear your views on new cidery plans

A FAMILY cider business, Lilley’s Cider, is holding a public consultation to hear people’s views on their plans to transform 40 acres of land into a new…

Clubs & Organisations

Time for tennis

Frome Town Council and Frome Selwood Tennis Club have joined together to bring free tennis to Frome this August. Anyone of any age is welcome to drop…

Summer classes for ‘throwers’

FROME Community Pottery organised workshops during July, aimed at those new to pottery and also those who couldn’t bear to have such a long summer break. Andrew…

Community Lunches at Trinity Church

Do you enjoy good, home cooked food? Find it a challenge to cook for yourself? Would you like to meet more people? Then Trinity Church’s weekly community…

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