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Police patrol officers to move to Shepton Mallet

Avon and Somerset Constabulary has offered reassurance that the relocation of Frome’s police patrol officers to Shepton Mallet will not affect response times to emergencies in the area.…

Fundraising afternoon tea in aid of local man

A Valentine’s afternoon tea is being held on Saturday 9th February to raise money for local man, Benjamin Millard, who has been diagnosed with terminal bowel cancer.  Friends…

World record status made official by Guinness!

FROME’S bid to hold the Guinness World Record for the most people to row 500m each, in a 24-hour relay on one indoor rowing machine, has been made…

This issue

Independent book shop makes TV debut!

Eagle-eyed viewers may have recognised one of Frome’s much-loved independent shops as it was featured…

Marie Curie ‘daffodil volunteers’ needed in Frome now

Terminal illness charity, Marie Curie, needs the help of volunteers around Frome to give two…

FAIR FROME – Food Bank

This week at the Fair Frome Food Bank. Urgent requirements are for cereal bars, sauces…

Calling all recycling champions – Frome needs you!

Frome Town Council is supporting the town to encourage and enable neighbours to recycle more.…

Free public information event: Coping with the Costs of Care

Planning for your own or a loved one’s care and the ensuing costs is something…

Launch of ‘365 for WHY’ challenge kicks off WHY’s 25th anniversary

Local fundraiser Rachel Clark was joined by 104 fellow runners, including WHY’s founder Jill Miller…

Ideas for Frome events welcomed

As part of the People’s Budget, Frome Town Council is asking individuals and organisations to…

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Sport

Christmas roundup for Frome Running Club

Building on from their successes from last year, Frome Cricket Club is poised ready for the new season with lots of activity and fundraising planned. The Avon Cross-Country…

Cricket Club new season

Building on from their successes from last year, Frome Cricket Club is poised ready for the new season with lots of activity and fundraising planned. Nicki Brook reports,…

Frome hold on to win against dangerous Thatcham

Saturday. 12th January.  Wadworth 6X South West Div.  Frome RFC 1st 36 Thatcham RFC 1st 17 The Frome RFC 1st welcomed Thatcham RFC 1st to Gypsy Lane on Saturday…

Town Fixtures

Sat 19th January Metropolitan Police (H), Lge, 3pm Sat 26th January Swindon Supermarine (A), Lge, 3pm Sat 2nd February Beaconsfield Town (H), Lge, 3pm Sat 9th February Gosport Borough…

Winning boost for Town as fight to stay up continues

Sat. 5th January. Evo-Stik Southern Premier Frome Town 1 Wimborne Town 0 An 84th goal from Johnny Gorman finally broke the deadlock in this match and after Frome’s manager…

Fundraising

Festive raffle in aid of WHY

Sainsbury’s Frome held a festive raffle in December in aid of cancer counselling charity We Hear You (WHY).  The raffle forms…

Record support for the Father Christmas float

Father Christmas and his reindeer were out in the Frome area again during December, and the community as ever showed their…

Fundraiser to run 365 miles for WHY in 2019

Local fundraiser and finalist in the ITV Pride of Britain Awards, Rachel Clark, will be marking the 25th anniversary of cancer…

Health

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…

Open morning for Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy

Wessex Counselling & Psychotherapy (WCP) is a local counselling and training organisation providing nationally accredited psychodynamic training.   The Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling is BACP / BPC…

Education

Frome mum welcomes ‘equal rights’ school uniform policy

A PARENT of a pupil at St Louis Catholic Primary School has welcomed the news that the uniform policy has been updated,  allowing girls to wear trousers. The new…

IT company invests in the future of Cyber Security

FROME-based company Netitude are proud to be sponsoring the new Bath Spa University Cyber Security Society. Netitude is an IT support company based in Frome. They offer…

Frome Twinning Association welcomes first ‘twinning ambassador school’

As part of a new initiative to promote twinning between towns to children and families, Frome Twinning Association presented a certificate to the children and staff of…

Business

Turn your business vision into reality

The New Year often brings good intentions to start something new or do something differently, and January’s Discuss & Do will help you gain the skills to…

10 years and still loving it!

2019 will see Mark Wye celebrating 10 years since he took over Lesmon Travel, a Frome-based coach holiday company offering door-to-door tours, that had been set up…

Who Can you Trust? Beware of the dangers of using unregulated companies to prepare Wills and Trusts

A local solicitors’ practice has become aware of unregulated firms targeting the elderly in the area, offering to set up Trust funds to protect their assets against…

Clubs & Organisations

Lions Club of Frome – 2018 Tree of Remembrance

The lights on the Lions Club of Frome Tree of Remembrance shone brightly in front of Rook Lane chapel over the Christmas period. The tree, erected each…

Bag packing for World Scout Jamboree funds

Fundraising for the Scouts and Explorers from Frome, who have been selected to represent Somerset at the World Scout Jamboree this July in America, continued all the…

Black Swan Arts Young Open

Black Swan Arts is now calling for entries for its hugely successful Young Open 2019 competition which will be on show at the Frome-based art centre from…

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