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Roll out the red carpet!

More famous faces perform in Frome A HUGE variety of famous faces are to perform at Frome’s venues across the year, bringing you live music, Q&A evenings and…

Wild about Trees: Frome’s ambitious tree planting scheme gets under way

As part of their Wild about Trees project, Frome Town Council is hosting two community planting days this month, with the specific aim of fighting climate change –…

Campaigners appeal for help to stop ‘horrendous’ Saxonvale plan

CAMPAIGNERS are urging the community to have their say on plans to redevelop the Saxonvale site, which they describe as ‘horrendous’ and will be ‘a turning point for…

Minor Injury Unit is ‘not under threat’ despite rumours, say Hospital Friends

FRIENDS of Frome Hospital have reassured residents that there is no imminent planned changes to Frome’s Minor Injury Unit, or any other services provided by the community hospital. …

This issue

Local theatre sets the stage for children to take a role at half term

The Merlin Theatre’s community programme for spring 2020 has sprung into action with a feast…

Delve into the wartime history of Frome with new book

A NEW book by regular Frome Times columnist and local historian, David Lassman, is now available, offering…

Top comedian returns to the Cheese & Grain

TOP comedian, Ed Byrne, is returning to the Cheese & Grain in April with his show…

British Rock ‘n’ Roll pioneer brings the 50s to Frome

BRITISH Rock ‘n’ Roll legend Marty Wilde performs nostalgic hits from the 50s in his…

Better services for Frome people with hearing loss

A new service, The Hearing Information Exchange, has been set up in Frome to encourage…

Treats and free membership from the Frome Toy Library to start the year

Frome Toy Library, the town’s local, popular, non-profit organisation, is kicking off 2020 in style…

Do you know any home owners currently without heating?

Somerset Independence Plus (SIP) can provide free temporary heaters to Mendip residents, whilst the heating…

Songwriters’ Circle

Fancy yourself as the next Lennon & McCartney? Or just want to start songwriting in…

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Sport

Frome through to finals of Dorset & Wilts U15s Plate

Sun. 2nd Feb. Dorset and Wilts U15s Plate semi-final Yeovil 12 Frome 19 FROME RFC’s U15s team has reached the final of the Dorset and Wilts U15s Plate…

Penalties end Town’s league cup run

Tues. 28th Jan. League Challenge Cup Frome Town 0 Cirencester Town 0 (3-4 penalties) Frome Town saw their league cup run come to an end against Cirencester Town…

Frome runners run rings round ruin

The seemingly never-ending rain failed to dampen Frome’s runners’ enthusiasm for the outdoors as the town’s club runners continued to rack up the miles in a range of…

Davies hat-trick secures three points

Sat. 1st Feb. Southern League Div. One Frome Town 3 AFC Totton 0 Frome Town closed the gap at the top of the Southern League Division One table…

Hard fought win in difficult conditions

Sat. 1st Feb. Southern Counties South Corsham RFC 5 Frome RFC 43 Frome RFC travelled to Corsham RFC on Saturday 1st February, and with the home side recently…

Fundraising

Visit to Refugee Community Kitchen in Calais

THREE local people have been seeing at first hand what life is like for refugees in Calais. Members of the RAISE…

Fair Frome Food Bank

This week at the Fair Frome Food Bank, urgent requirements are men’s toiletries,  tinned and packet potatoes, rice, toothbrushes, rice pudding,…

London Marathon challenge for disabled children

Frome man, Neil Spanswick, is running this year’s London marathon, on Sunday 26th April, aiming to raise much-needed funds for a…

Health

Wellbeing Frome – supporting local people with complementary therapies

Are you exhausted pouring from an empty cup? Struggling with your physical health or emotional wellbeing? A carer or supporting others? It’s not selfish to take time…

Suffering with heel pain?

THERE are a number of causes for heel pain (over 40!) but the go-to diagnosis is plantar fasciitis, which in reality, is a very broad term used to…

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…

Education

Pupils go head to head in Youth Speaks competition

“Speaking in public takes preparation and nerve – especially when you are just 13 years old!” reports Frome Rotary Club.  “Undaunted by this challenge, a total of…

School’s Australian animal rescue appeal

Pupils at the Avanti Park school, (previously the Steiner Academy Frome), gave up their free time last month to come to school to support animals in need…

Springmead School Science Fair

The annual science fair at Springmead School was enjoyed by all, especially by the year 3-6 children who relish sharing their projects with parents, younger pupils and…

Business

Help celebrate fourth birthday of Dorothy House Furniture shop

Local people are invited to visit the Frome Dorothy House Furniture shop to celebrate their fourth birthday on Saturday 29th February between 11am to 4pm.  The charity…

Time to sell your classic?

Local auctioneers Cooper and Tanner are gearing up for their Spring Classic Car, Motorcycle and Memorabilia Auction, to be held at their sale rooms, near Frome.  The…

Forrester Sylvester Mackett solicitors expands to Frome

For the first time, Forrester Sylvester Mackett solicitors is expanding outside of Wiltshire. The firm has opened a brand-new office in the centre of Frome.  Based at…

Clubs & Organisations

Network to help local musicians

The Frome Music Industry Network is a monthly networking event for musicians and all industries connected with the music business, held upstairs at the Three Swans in…

Girl Guides in Frome give nature a helping hand

As part of the RSPB’s big garden bird watch, the 4th Frome Guides made food balls to take home to encourage more birds to the local area.…

Creative dance project to support women affected by cancer in Frome

Leading cancer charity, Penny Brohn UK has teamed up with creative dance project, Move Dance Feel, to offer a free fun dance taster session in Frome for…

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