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Harry’s Hydro is here to stay!

LOCAL charity, Harry’s Hydro, has been offered reassurance from Somerset County Council that the future of their lease is not in jeopardy.  The charity, which has run a…

Volunteer driver scheme saved from the axe

FROME Town Council has thrown Frome Community Cars a lifeline, saving the service from an uncertain future.  The volunteer driver scheme was at risk of closure when Mendip…

Singer’s anniversary theme for this year’s Frome Festival

The winter weather may be turning people’s thoughts to the summer and, for many in Frome, the highlight of the summer is the Frome Festival. This year the…

This issue

Frome care worker receives Great British Care Award

Following her success at the Somerset Care Group Awards, Frome care worker, Jo Perkins has…

Young couple to cycle to Paris on a bicycle made for two

FROME College students Izzy Book and Ben Eley will be cycling 300 miles from London…

Frome’s Mark Bruce Company dancers nominated for prestigious national dance award

Dancers Eleanor Duval and Jonathan Goddard, from Frome-based Mark Bruce Company, have been nominated for…

Crime fighting together in Frome town centre

After a spate of break ins and theft since November, Frome Chamber of Commerce convened…

Funding or unwanted equipment needed for Frome College’s new fitness studio

Frome College has announced that the campus has an opportunity to develop space for a…

Fromefield Post Office to reopen at new location

Post Office Ltd is to re-open Fromefield Post Office at a new location – McColls…

From the Cheese and Grain to Carnegie Hall – Frome Voices sing in New York

A group of singers from Frome’s biggest local choir has just returned from the stage…

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Sport

Rugby Seven Series coming to Frome

ENGLAND Rugby will once again be rolling out the Secure Trading Sevens Series in 2019 for all community clubs and new and existing sevens teams to enter –…

Frome Netball Stars 26 Chippenham 1 23

The top two teams of the premier division took to the court for the second time this season and after losing against Chippenham in the first match, Frome…

The Robins sink further into trouble on the South Coast

Sat. 9th February. Evo-Stik Southern Premier. Gosport Borough 3 Frome Town 1 A brace from Gosport Borough’s Ryan Pennery sank Frome Town further into relegation trouble, as they…

Frome fight back for the win against old rivals Corsham

Sat. 9th February. Wadworth 6X Southern Counties South West Division Corsham RFC 17 Frome RFC 24 After a gap in league fixtures last weekend, the Frome RFC 1st XV travelled…

Town Fixtures

Tues 12th February Dorchester Town (A) Lge, 7.45pm Sat 16th February Poole Town (A) Lge, 3pm Tues 19th February Shepton Mallet (A) Premier Cup, 7.30pm Sat 23rd February…

Fundraising

Frome trio tackle the Lapland Husky Trail

Three intrepid Fromies are taking on the Lapland Husky Trail targeting to raise £12,000 between them for local charity WHY. Ruth…

Donations needed for WHY Three Peaks Challenge team’s fundraising jumble sale

A team of over 25 people will be taking on the Three Peaks Challenge later this year where they will hike…

Fitness fundraiser for Ben

THE community is invited to attend a fundraiser this weekend  in support of Ben Millard, a local man who has been…

Health

Beauty clinic moves to surgery – just for the day!

In conjunction with local business InnerBeauty Frome, on Saturday the 2nd March the Frome Medical Practice will be offering free smear-ready waxes to their patients attending a…

Have your say about Community Hospital

Come along and have your say about your local hospital at the Moxon Suite, Frome Community Hospital, on Monday 28th January, from 6.00pm – 8.00pm.  Organisers say,…

Frome AF Patient Support Group Meeting

A support group for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) is meeting in Frome on 28th January Arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders) affect over two million people in the…

Education

Oakfield’s lunchtime supervisors for the chop!!!

Oakfield Academy’s lunchtime supervisors, Connie Warder and Sue Webb, are planning to have their heads shaved to raise funds for Dorothy House and MacMillan cancer charities.  …

School ‘reaches’ for success with Ofsted report

Hayesdown First School in Frome is celebrating their recent ‘Good’ judgement following an Ofsted inspection on 5th December 2018.   The school ‘s new headteacher, Julia Battersby,…

More learning for all

The ‘Include Us In’ project, run by Frome Community Education, will receive extra funding for the IT and basic skills hub on the mezzanine at the Cheese…

Business

Shop helps you to ‘breathe new life’ into your home

MATTHEW Paul Interiors invite you to browse their selection of interior accessories looking to cater for everyone’s tastes and budgets.  Matthew Paul Interiors opened at 1 Bath…

Stony Street House set to bring first dedicated wine bar & wine shop to Frome

FROME’S first dedicated wine shop and wine bar, Stony Street House, will open on Saturday 16th February.  It was the vision of owner Kent Barker to create…

Protect yourself/business from data breaches and security threats

This month’s Discuss & Do is an interactive session full of practical advice on how to protect your business from cyber-attacks. When considering information security for your…

Clubs & Organisations

Vegetable Growing Masterclass

After the success of last year’s class, Dave Hamilton, local author and horticulturalist is back with another master class in vegetable growing.  The course will be held…

Frome Times Past- Singing the praises of an industrial giant

For anyone interested in Frome’s industrial past, it will not have escaped their notice that this year sees a highly significant bicentenary commemoration. John Webb (J.W.) Singer…

Humans of Frome by Ciara Nolan- Owen Singer

Name: Owen Singer What business are you involved with? Penleigh Farm & Butchers Why did you choose Frome? I chose Frome as it was by far the…

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