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Frome’s Big Christmas Lights switch on!

THE festive season kicks off in Frome this Friday as the town gears up for the big Christmas Lights switch on. This year’s event promises a fantastic festive evening…

Council under pressure as late bus faces axe

FROME Town Council is under pressure to save the town’s last evening bus service as campaigners fear it will be lost if Bath’s council slashes funding. The First 267…

Don’t be alone this Christmas – join Frome’s Big Christmas Get Together

Frome’s Big Christmas Get-Together is once again looking forward to welcoming guests to Frome Town Football Club on Christmas Day. This is the sixth year that volunteers have…

Charity to recycle furniture for families in need

A FROME charity will start a furniture recycling scheme next year which will be ‘like a food bank for furniture’. Fair Frome, which already runs the town’s busy…

Thousands of fish introduced into the River Frome

THOUSANDS of fish have been introduced into the River Frome to replenish stock after over 1,600 fish were killed earlier this year by a slurry spill from a…

This issue

Free parking in Frome for Christmas

Mendip District Council will not charge for parking in any of its pay and display…

Frome actress stars in Christmas TV advert

A young actress from Frome, Kayleigh Rees, features in this year’s Samsung Galaxy Christmas television advert.…

Would you like funding for an event in Frome?

Frome Town Council is introducing Participatory Budgeting (PB) a way for local people to make…

Town crier’s charity fair a success

FROME Town Crier’s annual Christmas Charity Fair was held at the Cheese and Grain on Saturday…

Subsidised Peter Pan tickets at the Merlin

FROME’S Merlin Theatre is pledging to donate a subsidised ticket for every ticket purchased for…

Decorate Barters’ charity Christmas tree

BARTERS Nursery in Chapmanslade is inviting you to help decorate their Christmas tree this year…

Filmmaker teaches budding directors in twin towns project

A FROME teenager has been spending his gap year teaching filmmaking  to young people, with friends from…

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Sport

Weymouth 2-1 Frome Town – Evo-Stik Southern Premier, Tues 22nd Nov

In a game similar to the encounter early in the season at Frome, this was a rip-roaring, no holds barred encounter that saw Weymouth take an early lead.…

Truro City 6-1 Frome Town – FA Trophy 3rd Qualifying Round, Sat. 26th Nov

Despite looking comfortable and matching their opponents during the first twenty five minutes, a penalty and a goal three minutes later set up a platform that National League…

Mud, sweat and tears for runners

November got off to a wet, boggy and exhilarating start for Frome Running Club with the Over the Hills 12k off road race. This scenic run wends its…

Chester House Snooker returns for another season

The long awaited first snooker event of the season was won by Steve Clarkson who beat Dean Withey in the final. There was another full house for this…

Hanwell Town 0-1 Frome Town – FA Trophy 2nd Qualifying Rd, Sat. 12th Nov.

A first half goal from Marcus Mapstone was enough to see Frome Town into the FA Trophy 2nd Qualifying Round with a 1-0 win after travelling to North…

Fundraising

£500 boost for air ambulance

Staff and residents at a Frome care home recently presented a cheque for £560 to Wiltshire Air Ambulance, the home’s nominated…

Frome photo calendar to raise money for Cheese and Grain

FROME’S Cheese and Grain will be selling a special Frome calendar for 2017 to raise money towards the new £500,000 development…

Hundreds expected at festive motorbike ride

LOCAL motorcyclists are invited to set off from Beckington this weekend to join a big ride through Bristol to raise money for…

Health

Counselling service looks ahead after new project success

Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy launched the Youth Space project offering free counselling to young people in Frome aged 15–18, in September 2015. The project has been successful…

‘Stay Well This Winter’ urges MP

David Warburton MP for Somerton and Frome is supporting the Stay Well This Winter campaign being run by Public Health England and NHS England. The campaign aims…

GP grows ‘mo’ in men’s health campaign

A FROME GP has grown a moustache for ‘Movember’ to help raise awareness about men’s health. Tom Cahill, a doctor at Frome Medical Practice, grew his ‘mo’ as part…

Features

Spring Gardening Feature

Spring has finally sprung! So let the Frome Times introduce you to a useful selection of local businesses who may have exactly what you need to make…

Spring Wedding Feature

YOUR wedding day should be a day to remember, with happy memories to treasure for life. It can also be a very stressful time with so much…

Family Businesses Feature 2016

Family businesses are the backbone of the UK economy and Frome has many fine examples. Have a look at the feature and find out how these families…

Business

FromeFM is on the move!

Following a great few years at the Old Fire Station, FromeFM is getting ready to set up its new home in the Old Police Station on Christchurch…

December Business Breakfast

On Tuesday 6th December, the Frome Business Breakfast will outline the different ways that businesses can become more involved in the community and work together towards strengthening…

Chiropodist jets to new job with African aid charity

A FROME woman who was the first female RAF pilot will start fulfilling her childhood dream this year as she prepares to fly to South Sudan and put her…

Clubs & Organisations

Wheels in motion at Community Cars scheme

FROME Community Cars is now open for business, and drivers are ready to transport local people unable to use buses or taxis. Frome Community Cars is a group…

Frome Talking Newspaper looking for new helpers

FROME Talking Newspapers is urgently in need of a new administrator and other helpers. Since May 1981 blind and partially sighted people in the Frome area have benefitted…

Frome Cycling Touring Club

Frome Cycling Touring Club (CTC) meet every Sunday outside the Cheese and Grain, Market Yard, Frome. At 9.00 am for a 9.15am cycle with a return by…

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