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Café kicks off return to community fund raising for WHY

FROME-BASED charity We Hear You (WHY) is celebrating its return to face-to-face fundraising in the community after its pop-up café at Rook Lane for Frome Festival raised £600.…

Decision on 325 Frome houses delayed

By local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby; additional reporting by Frome Times reporter, Ben Fenlon A DECISION on plans for more than 300 new houses in Frome had to…

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Town council “cautiously welcomes” ‘One Somerset’ decision

Frome Town Council has “cautiously welcomed” the announcement that Somerset is to have one single…

Carnival postponed, but there will still be fun to be had!

Carnival postponed, but there will still be fun to be had!

FROME Carnival Committee has reluctantly made the decision to postpone this year’s street procession –…

‘One Somerset’ gets government approval – but decision comes under fire

Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick, MP, has decided to implement the proposal for a single unitary…

Patients reminded to continue to wear face coverings when visiting Frome Medical Practice

Frome Medical Practice, like healthcare settings across the country, is reminding patients of the need…

Campaigners urge caution as plans for 1,700 houses are submitted

Campaigners urge caution as plans for 1,700 houses are submitted

The planning application for Selwood Garden Community (SGC), which would bring 1,700 houses to the…

Volunteering and helping out

A Summer of fun and food from Purple Elephant and Fair Frome

TWO local organisations which support families in our local community to equal access to food and enriching activities, Purple Elephant and Fair Frome, are busily gearing up…

Active and In Touch seek additional drivers

ACTIVE and In Touch, the local charity which seeks to alleviate loneliness and isolation in Frome and the surrounding villages, and which was recently awarded the Queen’s…

Free training for employers from cancer charity

LOCAL cancer charity We Hear You is offering a training session via Zoom on Tuesday 13th July for employers, to help them support staff impacted by cancer…

Things to do

A Little Night Market for Frome this July

SUMMER nights in Frome are about to get a little bit more exciting!   The team behind The Frome Independent are producing ‘A Little Night Market’, a…

Oliver! Musical Summer School

TRI-ART Theatre School has been able to release more places and widen the age group for their annual Summer School – the award-winning musical award-winning Oliver! Jr.…

A summer of play in one afternoon

FROME Town Council are looking forward to celebrating this year’s national Playday on Wednesday 4th August. They are hosting a free, fun filled afternoon with lots of…

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

Former teacher opens her garden for charity

A FORMER supply teacher from Frome has raised £550 for charity with her open gardens event.  Lynda Lucas – who having worked in many of Frome’s schools…

WHY host pop-up café at Rook Lane for Frome Festival

LOCAL charity We Hear You (WHY) is hosting a ‘pop-up’ café until 11th July at Rook Lane as part of Frome Festival 2021.  LOCAL charity We Hear…

£3,000 Rotary donation to Air Ambulance

THE Rotary Club of Frome has donated £3,000 to the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance which was handed over at the club’s charity shop in Frome town…

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