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Working together to create a ‘thriving’ Frome Town FC for all

Frome Town Football Club is looking forward to a bright future, with the club and its supporters working together to bring success. The club’s committee board say a …

Fireworks cancelled

FROME’S rescheduled fireworks display, planned for the 25th January,  has been cancelled due to adverse conditions at the Old Showfield.  The display, which was voted for by residents…

Time for Frome to ‘Frexit’?

Councillors call for town to have more decision-making powers THE leader of Frome Town Council, cllr Richard Ackroyd, has called for more power to be given to the…

Victory for fire service! Proposed cuts will not go ahead

FROME’S firefighters have welcomed the news that a proposed cut to the town’s service has been scrapped. The cut, proposed by Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service…

This issue

Valentine Gas Lamp ceremony

THE Valentine Gas Lamp Lighting celebration will take place on Friday 14th February. The famous Valentine…

Saturday morning smear clinics set up for January

In conjunction with Jo’s Trust, the leading UK cervical cancer charity, the Frome Medical Centre…

Pop-up Fossil Museum planned

A new stall at Frome Flea Market will offer a range of local fossils for…

New Access for All Sunday market launched

Frome’s assets – its interesting heritage and beauty, which draw so many people to the…

Here’s where you can donate hand-made items for Australian animals injured in bush fires

Garston Veterinary Group is collecting donations of hand-made items – such as pouches, blankets and…

Curriculum review for Avanti School

The Avanti Schools Trust, in collaboration with the University of Cambridge Primary School, are to…

Father Christmas float raises record amount

FROME’S Father Christmas Float has raised over £14,795 for local causes – a record-breaking amount!…

Local pub gives back to those in need

A PUB in Corsley is calling for more pubs and restaurants to give their leftovers…

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Sport

Orchardleigh ladies’ lunch and trophy presentation

The ladies at Orchardleigh Golf Club held their annual Christmas lunch and prize giving on Tuesday 10th December at the clubhouse.  Normally some of the ladies would play…

Drive-in at Orchardleigh Golf Club

Orchardleigh Golf Club held their traditional drive-in on Saturday 4th January to officially welcome the three new captains to their posts, Simon Barnes as Club Captain, Robert Miller…

Frome hold on to second in league with two wins

Sat. 11th Jan. Southern Counties South Grove RFC 17 Frome RFC 10 Frome RFC travelled to Grove RFC looking to close the gap on the league leaders and despite…

Away loss hits promotion challenge

Sat. 4th Jan. Southern League Div. One Bideford 2 Frome Town 1 Frome’s first away trip of 2020 saw them venture to North Devon and Bideford Town where…

Town into qtr-finals after penalty shoot-out drama

Tues. 7th Jan. League Challenge Cup Swindon Supermarine 1 Frome Town 1P FROME Town moved into the quarter finals of the League Challenge cup with a win away…

Fundraising

Royal British Legion supports Community Cars scheme

Frome Branch of the Royal British Legion (RBL) has recently helped out Frome Community Cars by providing them with holders and…

Frome DAA awards funds to Singing for the Memory

Songs for the Memory, a group set up to support people living with dementia through the enjoyment of music, was awarded…

New community building plan for tennis club

Frome Selwood Tennis Club is fundraising for a new community pavilion on Somerset Road. It will be built on club land…

Health

Getting ready for Christmas – get your prescriptions early

Health professionals in Somerset want you to think ahead this year and get your prescription medication ahead of the Christmas period, making sure you have everything you…

Free presentation about The Cause Behind Back Pain

Most people suffer from back pain at some point in their life, yet there is a simple reason for the epidemic of back pain we are noticing…

Volunteers needed for new community connections area at medical practice

A brand new community connections area on the ground floor of the health centre building, adjacent to St Aldhelm’s Pharmacy, is now set to open.  The new…

Education

St Louis Catholic Primary School End of Year Report

St Louis Catholic Primary School has enjoyed a very busy and exciting autumn term, with the children taking part in a number of activities and events.  “Just…

Pupils receive training to save a life

All year 7 pupils at Oakfield Academy have received CPR training through Friends of Frome Hospital.  The academy, which is the location of one of Frome’s CPR…

It was fun to learn at St John’s in 2019!

ST John’s look back at their 2019. with an A to Z! Athletics. Apple Day – all things appley, raising money for school. Building houses for 3…

Business

Frome Area Community Land Trust Interview with Roger Saunders – chair of FACLT

Roger Saunders is chair of the Frome Area Community Land Trust, he’s also a development worker for Fair Housing for Frome and has a background in improving…

New President and committee members for Frome Chamber

Frome Chamber has welcomed Pauline Davey as its new President, along with three new committee members.  Beckington’s Springmead School bursar Michael Mori, Andros UK Ltd site administration…

Help to live an independent life in your own home

A Local family-run home care service is expanding into Frome.   Butterfly has established a strong reputation since its registration with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in…

Clubs & Organisations

New social badminton club formed

ARE you interested in social badminton?A newlyformed badminton club is now meeting between 8pm and 10pm on Wednesdays at Frome Sports & Fitness Centre and has a…

Free girls football sessions

FREE football sessions for girls are launching this month in Frome. The sessions are for girls aged 13 to 16, and have been set up by local…

Frome group celebrates World Inner Wheel Day

President of the Inner Wheel Club of Frome, Sue Ruddick,  welcomed approximately 70 members, Rotarians and their friends, to a lunchtime gathering at Chapmanslade Village Hall on…

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