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Coming out of lockdown don’t wait: get debt help now

A FROME charity is urging people in debt to get urgent help as lockdown restrictions are eased. Holy Trinity Church, Frome has been running a Christians Against Poverty…

Join WHY for a Junior Bake Off

LOCAL charity We Hear You (WHY) are hosting a virtual Junior Bake Off competition from 1st to 18th April.  Participants are invited to get their bake on and…

£42,000 of Community Grants awarded

OVER £42,000 in grants has been awarded to local groups and organisations by Frome Town Council.  Applicants from Frome Cricket Club to the Merlin Theatre, from Purple Elephant, Active…

Latest news

Medical centre vaccination update

Frome Medical Practice has issued an update today (Tuesday 13th April) about its Covid-19 vaccination…

Inspirational teenager shares tragic story with the nation

FROME teenager Patrick Mead will be raising awareness about sudden adult death syndrome (SADS) in a…

Local tributes paid to Duke of Edinburgh

The Mayor of Frome led the tributes in Frome last week following the news that…

Call for dropped kerbs and safer pavements

A LOCAL woman that relies on mobility aids to move around the town, is calling for…

Let’s build a green and healthy future for Frome!

A NEW scheme aimed at building a greener and healthier future for Frome has been…

Frome Library now open

FROME Library has welcomed customers back into its building this week. Shelves are crammed with an…

Frome Festival returns with a star-lit programme

Frome Festival returns with a star-lit programme

The Frome Festival returns this year for its 20th anniversary special with an array of…

Campaigners ready to fight plans for 1,700 new homes

CAMPAIGNERS are preparing to fight an upcoming planning application for the ‘Selwood Garden Community’ –…

Fight to save town centre post office

RESIDENTS have raised concerns about the upcoming closure of Frome’s main post office, located in the…

Volunteering and helping out

We need you! Pet charity shop appeals for support

Blue Cross pet charity is appealing for the community to support their shop in Frome, which reopened this week.  Blue Cross shops raise money for the thousands…

Frome Community Drivers get you there!

A FROME service providing volunteer drivers and deliveries for people in need reported high demand last month and is looking forward to widening its scope as lockdown…

Volunteers needed for Safer School Streets project

SUSTAINABLE Frome are looking for volunteers for the Safer School Streets project.      The group report, “We still need more volunteers for a very easy doorknocking job…

Things to do

Special young writer prize in this year’s short story competition

The annual Frome Festival Short Story Competition is currently open and welcomes submissions until May 31st.  The competition attracts writers from all over the UK and beyond,…

Fundraising gig at the Merlin

FROME-based professional singer, song writer and multi-instrumentalist  Kate Lissauer is honoured and excited to announce that her first live gig for five months will take place as…

Opportunity to do your own research at Frome Museum

THE trustees of Frome Heritage Museum have made the decision to keep the building in North Parade closed to the general public until the autumn,  however they…

Staying well

Alzheimer’s Society offers tips for people with dementia and the general public during coronavirus pandemic

Five ways to support people affected by dementia from your own home Coronavirus is posing a significant risk for people affected by dementia and many are cut…

Hand sanitiser or soap: making an informed choice for COVID-19

GOOD hygiene and physical distancing are the best ways to protect yourself and everyone around you from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) according to the World Health Organization. The virus…

Top tips for looking after your mental health at home

CURRENTLY the vast majority of the county is staying at home because of coronavirus (COVID-19) with only essential workers permitted to travel to their work base. Staying…

Fundraising

2 teams of Lions to climb Mt Everest for RUH Forever Friends appeal

LOCAL organisation Frome Lions have regularly supported the RUH Bath Forever Friends appeals over the past 20 years and have decided that given the strain on our…

Lions’ ‘Toiletries 4 Patients’ appeal

FROME Lions Club has launched an appeal to support patients at Frome Community Hospital, with initial support from the club’s funds and donations from local businesses. About…

Singer raising money for children of alcohol-dependant parents

FROME-BASED singer/ songwriter, Sara Vian, has released a new music video for the title track of her debut album, “Beautiful Soul”, to raise money for charity. Money…

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