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Centenary of Armistice: 11th November 2018- Frome Reflects and Remembers

Frome will be observing the Annual Act of Remembrance, which falls this year exactly 100 years to the moment Armistice was declared, at the eleventh hour on 11th…

Frome schools join forces in town march on bullying

A schoolgirl’s plans to take a stand against bullying have been taken up by fellow pupils with a march through the town next week. Fellow pupils from across…

Frome stands against Fracking

Frome Town Council has given a big thumbs down to fracking.  Responding to a government consultation on the controversial policy, the council says the future should be in…

Frome Legion branch faces closure

FROME’S branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL) faces closure unless new volunteers are found.  The Royal British Legion raises money to help support serving and ex-service personnel…

Frome sends help to earthquake and tsunami victims in Indonesia

The ‘continuing generosity’ of the residents of Frome and surrounding area has resulted in a ‘marvellous amount’ of £1,357 being raised for Shelter Boxes for people suffering from…

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Frome Fire Station is recruiting on-call fire fighters

Frome Fire Station currently has a number of vacancies for on-call fire fighters to provide…

New clinicians to help with patient appointments

Frome Medical Practice has announced the appointment of two new nurse practitioners at their surgery…

What is your Frome?

Frome Town Council are working with architecture students from the University of the West of…

Businesses build shed for dementia service garden

The Emma Sheppard Centre in Frome has granted the wish of one of its members,…

Frome Museum to open on Remembrance Day

To mark the centenary of the ending of hostilities in November 1918, Frome Heritage Museum…

Frome Nursing Home chef awarded in Parliament

The head chef at Frome Nursing Home, Ben Kerslake, was named as runner-up in the…

Obituary for Frome Running Club member

Frome Running Club members have been saddened to hear of the death of stalwart member,…

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Sport

Valuable win moves Frome to second in the league

Frome welcomed Corsham to Gypsy Lane, hoping to continue their winning run and maintain their position in the league.  The home side started strongly and were unlucky not…

Frome 1st snatch win from old foes

Frome travelled to old foes Devizes RFC on Saturday, looking to continue their good run of form. An always difficult encounter Frome knew they would have to be…

Double success for Frome bowler!

Frome bowler Duncan McGovern attended the Bowls Somerset presentation lunch on 4th November and was presented with the Open Singles Championship trophy for the third time, having previously…

Sat. 27th October. FA Trophy Poole 2 Frome Town 1

Frome suffered another agonising early cup exit, being defeated 2-1 away at Poole Town and punished for their squandered chances in front of goal during the second half,…

The Somerset Stallion remains undefeated

THE Somerset Stallion, Ryan Wheeler, faced his toughest challenge yet, against Mexican opponent Giovanni Martinez, taking the win by points decision  77-75 after eight rounds.  Originally Ryan was set…

Fundraising

Optical team completes half marathon challenge

A TEAM of two from a Frome opticians took on the Royal Parks Half Marathon in London on Sunday 14th October,…

Memorial fundraiser for Frome Town FC committee member

A FUNDRAISING memorial night will be held this month by the family of former Frome Town FC committee member, Brenda Harding, who died…

Spooky music night for charity

Staff at Aggregate Industries’ southern regional office based at Vallis Road, Frome, organised a charity music night on Saturday 27th October. …

Health

New GP for Frome Surgery

A local doctors’ surgery has welcomed a new GP to their team. Dr Lucia Manfredi became the latest recruit to join the team at the Frome Medical…

New class starts to help you “Stay Strong, Stay Steady”

If you are worried that sometimes you feel unsteady on your feet, or perhaps you have a family history of osteoporosis or Parkinson’s, you may be interested…

Learn free life-saving skills with St John Ambulance for Restart a Heart

St John Ambulance volunteers in Frome are giving a free demonstration of life-saving skills as part of the Restart a Heart campaign this October. While Restart a…

Education

Oakfield girls’ winning entries

Oakfield Academy’s Edie Ray and Tara Whitelaw achieved first and second places in the Frome Rotary poster competition.  Evie won a £30 voucher and Tara a £20…

Local student wins dress design competition

LOCAL student at Oakfield Academy, Suzanna  Roberts, was crowned the winner of local boutique, Elli Fashion’s dress design competition, choosing to have a dress made for her…

Frome youngsters getting ready to host national show

Frome youngsters at the Writhlington School Orchid Project are getting set for hosting the National Orchid Show on November 3rd and 4th. Thirteen year old Otto Johnson…

Business

Bringing historical ways back to a historical village

Beckington isn’t the first place you would imagine to be at the centre of a cutting-edge industry, but due to a change in recent government legislation and…

Avoid high-cost loans and save while you borrow

Anyone can be caught out by an unexpected bill or lots of things breaking down together, such as the cooker, washing machine and freezer.   Also saving…

Estate agents celebrate 20th anniversary

Estate agents celebrate 20th anniversaryFrome estate agent, Rogers & Co, is celebrating its 20th year anniversary.  Ian Rogers first opened the business in October 1998 and it…

Clubs & Organisations

Amnesty write for rights

FROME Amnesty Group is hosting ‘Write for Rights’ card-signing sessions to show solidarity to people whose human rights are being abused. Judy Hosegood from the group says, “Every…

Frome NCT & Baby Café to host public Christmas auction

Frome NCT & Baby Café is hosting an online charity auction this November, ahead of the Christmas shopping period.  Open to all, the auction will be held…

Children in Need funds You-th Space in Frome

You-th Space, the Frome-based free counselling service for young people aged between 15 and 18, run by Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy, has been successful in securing a…

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