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Frome’s Community Fridge wins European award

Frome’s Community Fridge, the first of its kind in the UK, has won the ‘Innovation in Politics Award’ for best community project in Europe. Set up by Edventure…

Christmas message from the mayor

 On behalf of Frome Town Council, I would like to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.   I hope you have a safe…

Your chance to nominate Young Citizen of the Year

NOMINATIONS are open for the Frome Young Citizen of the Year 2020 award. The Frome Selwood Rotary Club as part of Rotary International are next year seeking to recognise…

This issue

Mayor’s Christmas card competition

Each year, the Mayor of Frome sends out a uniquely-designed Christmas card to many different…

Frome Open Art Trail – call to artists

The Frome Open Art Trail (formerly Frome Open Studios) is inviting artists from Frome and…

Big Christmas Get Together

Frome’s Big Christmas Get-Together is returning for the ninth consecutive year.  Organisers say, “This wonderful…

Selwood street cinema

Residents of Selwood Road braved the winter weather recently and created their own outdoor cinema…

Christmas and New Year waste collection dates

Festive waste collections will be two days later after Christmas and one day later after…

Frome resident remembers Hiroshima atomic bomb while serving in south pacific

On the 6th August 1945, the world was changed forever. Thousands of lives were lost…

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Sport

Robins under 10s donate old football kits to charity

Frome Town Robins under 10s have decided to donate their old football kits to charity for underprivileged children around the world.  The charity, Kit Aid, collects donated kits…

Frome Stars – 57 V Chippenham 3 – 14

What a performance from Stars, who are sponsored by Denis Maps. The team report, “Sophie Woolley and Georgia Cox started in the circle, with some brilliant play and…

Town Fixtures

Sat 14th Dec Bristol Manor Farm (A), lge, 3pm. Sat 21st Dec Thatcham Town (H), lge, 3pm.  Thurs 26th Dec Melksham Town (A), lge, 1pm.  Wed 1st Jan…

Frome just shy of top spot before the Christmas break

Sat. 7th Dec. Southern Counties South Frome 1st 15 Swanage & Wareham 12 Frome RFC welcomed Swanage & Wareham RFC to ‘the Lane’ on Saturday in front of…

Town maintain top spot

Sat. 7th December. Southern League Div.1 Frome Town 2 Winchester City 0 Frome Town maintained their position at the top of the Southern League South Division 1 with…

Fundraising

Help save critically endangered rhino!

A Frome wildlife expert is raising money for an expedition that could help to save the rarest large mammal on Earth,…

Charity quiz for African orphanage

A PUB quiz will be held next week to raise money for Small is Beautiful Africa. The quiz will be held at The…

Santa’s dash for We Hear You!

ONE hundred Santas dashed around The Old Showfield on Sunday 8th December to raise money for Frome’s We Hear You.  A…

Health

Getting ready for Christmas – get your prescriptions early

Health professionals in Somerset want you to think ahead this year and get your prescription medication ahead of the Christmas period, making sure you have everything you…

Free presentation about The Cause Behind Back Pain

Most people suffer from back pain at some point in their life, yet there is a simple reason for the epidemic of back pain we are noticing…

Volunteers needed for new community connections area at medical practice

A brand new community connections area on the ground floor of the health centre building, adjacent to St Aldhelm’s Pharmacy, is now set to open.  The new…

Education

Oakfield Academy says goodbye to one of its longest serving employees

A gathering of Oakfield Academy colleagues, both current and from the past, joined together to celebrate Sheila Fricker’s retirement after 36 years working at Oakfield.   The…

Prison visit for Oakfield pupils

A group of Oakfield Academy pupils took part in a popular prison visit. The academy reports, “The group of ‘convicts for the day’ experienced the whole process…

Friends of the Earth help Trinity First School plant trees

Friends of the Earth Frome and The Great Planting recently teamed up with a group of children from Trinity First School to plant a range of trees…

Business

From a Frome garden shed to Strictly!

THEIR work led to Strictly Come Dancing and TV presenter Brian Cox, and are doing ground-breaking work for some of the country’s leading companies – all from…

Unique items from around the world at Baxter

‘Affordable, unique, creative and eclectic products sourced from around the world just for you’ …is the tagline for Baxter, the homewares and interiors emporium on Cork Street,…

The all NEW Old Bath Arms

THE Old Bath Arms in Frome say they are doing things that ‘nobody has ever done before’ as they introduce a brand new refurbished al-fresco dining area and…

Clubs & Organisations

Can you help Cats charity?

A volunteer fund-raising officer is desperately needed by Cats Protection’s Frome & District Branch to help plan and organise events and activities, to raise money for cats…

Fair Frome steps up for Christmas

Local charity, Fair Frome, which runs the food bank, furniture bank, Food at Five and other projects designed to support people in the town who are in…

Charity helping to combat loneliness and isolation

Active and In Touch, Frome’s own charity which aims to make a real difference to the lives of older people and those who are alone in Frome…

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