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Parent warns of shortage of life-saving EpiPens

A FROME parent has expressed concern about the shortage of life-saving EpiPens in the area – putting the lives of people with severe allergies at risk. Maxine Crawley’s son James,…

Frome is full of ideas on how to spend £10,000

Frome residents are embracing Frome Town Council’s request for ideas for this year’s People’s Budget Town Vote. Nearly 40 suggestions have now been added, and many debates are…

Meet new friends and get involved with Frome life – with the help of a good book

AN exciting new project aimed at helping people make new friends and overcome loneliness has been launched by Hunting Raven Books in Frome. The book shop is hosting…

This issue

Frome Medical Practice ‘Couch to 5K’

Once again Frome Medical Practice is hosting their Couch to 5k course.  The course is…

Bomb disposal team called to recycling centre

FROME Recycling Centre was temporarily closed last month when a grenade was brought in for disposal.…

Time is running out to have your say on fire service cuts

MENDIP District Councillor, Adam Boyden, is urging the community to have their say about proposed cuts…

Frome’s Library of Things cuts waste and saves cash

Frome’s unique Share shop, which lends over 700 items to the local community for a…

Local musician launches crowdfunder for community-led video

Local musician, Vicki Burke, has launched a crowdfunder for a community-led video and wants townsfolk…

Delicious meals delivered to your door

If you don’t want to cook your own meals every day, look no further than…

GP practice signs up to parkrun

Under an initiative organised by   the Royal College of General Practitioners, the Frome Medical…

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Sport

Impressive start to the season for Town

Tues. 3rd Sept. Southern League Div. One Frome Town 1 Evesham United 1 Neither of the two Robins would rule the Badgers Hill roost, as Frome Town and…

Sat. 31st August. Southern League Div. One Frome Town 2 Mangotsfield United 1

The Robins are top of the Southern League Division One South table as a late own-goal secured a 2-1 win at Badgers Hill. Manager Danny Greaves made one…

Mon. 26th August. Southern League Div. One Cinderford Town 1 Frome Town 4

Cinderford dominated the start of this game and had several shots from range without really troubling Rob Brown in the Frome goal.  Frome’s first attack didn’t come until…

Town Fixtures

Saturday 14th September Willand Rovers (H) Lge, 3pm Tuesday 24th September Slimbridge (H) Lge, 7.45pm Saturday 28th September Highworth Town (H) Lge, 3pm Saturday 5th October AFC Totton (A) Lge,…

Frome Netball Report

After completing a successful Summer League programme where Frome Stars ran out winners without losing a match, all three teams are now geared up to the forthcoming winter…

Fundraising

Frome Times deliverer goes an extra 50 miles for charity!

FROME Times deliverer, Imogen Draper, took part in a charity cycle ride last month, raising over £500 for an animal charity. Sixteen-year…

Ball raises thousands for RUH Cancer Centre

A glamorous black tie ball has raised thousands of pounds for the planned Dyson Cancer Centre which will be built at…

Tough Mudder challenge raises £800 for local charity

Two trustees of local charity Frome Birth Talk (FBT) took on the Tough Mudder challenge on 17th August, raising more than…

Health

Frome Medical Practice ‘Couch to 5K’

Once again Frome Medical Practice is hosting their Couch to 5k course.  The course is led by Tracy Glen-Travers, the surgery’s Mental Wellbeing Practitioner and Jo Fordham…

Atrial Fibrillation Patient Support Group Meeting

A support group for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) is meeting on 23rd September  at 1.30pm Facilitated by Cardiac Physiologist Helen Hodgson, the Frome AF Support Group…

Opening times for the Minor Injuries Unit

FROME Community Hospital’s Minor Injuries Unit is open seven days a week, 8am until 8.30pm. The hospital says, “At any time if you think your condition is life…

Education

Frome College Open Evening

Frome College say they are delighted to welcome prospective families to their open evening on Thursday 26th September, and their open morning on Tuesday 1st October.  …

Citizenship awards

Two Oakfield Academy pupils have been awarded a Citizenship Award for the kindness and compassion they showed a fellow pupil who was in an unpleasant situation in…

Selwood athletes are champions of Somerset

AN athletics team from Year 6 of Selwood Academy in Frome, qualified to represent Mendip schools at the Somerset Schools Summer Games, held at Millfield Senior School…

Business

Dynamic couple breathe new life into The White Hart at Corsley

The White Hart in Corsley has reopened its doors for the first time in two years, with new landlords, Adelle Gill and Steve Ellis, behind the bar.…

Homeware, furniture, curiosities and more at new interior design store

A NEW independent shop, Baxter, has opened its doors on Cork Street – offering a selection of old and new homewares, furniture, curiosities, ceramics and art. Baxter is owned…

All change at Frome IT support company

FROME’S award-winning IT support company has a new-look and a new name, ‘geekingITsimple’. Formerly known as Frometech, ‘geekingITsimple’ has also made some changes behind the scenes –…

Clubs & Organisations

Batcombe Film Society

BATCOMBE Film Society’s 2019/20 season begins on Friday 13th September with Can You Ever Forgive Me? The film is the entertaining and moving account of biographer Lee…

Frome Times Past- All roads lead to Frome

Ask the question ‘What did the Romans ever do for Frome?’ and the answer you will likely receive is ‘nothing!’ This response is mainly due to the…

Humans of Frome-by Ciara Nolan- Spotlight on Back of the Bus

Name: Back of the Bus Where the naughty ones sit!! Why did you choose Frome? Frome chose us! It’s where our spaceships landed. Us girls always wanted…

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