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Frome Carnival Fun Day Returns

Frome Carnival Committee’s annual fun day will be held in Victoria Park on Saturday 1st June.  This year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever before,…

Sponsored dog walk for Alzheimer’s and church fund

LOCAL man, Mike Smith and his dog, Molly, will take part in a sponsored dog walk to raise money for Alzheimer’s charity and the St Catharine’s Church hall…

Next meeting for Frome Atrial Fibrillation Patient Support Group

A support group for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) is meeting on 20th May at 1.30pm. Arrhythmias (heart rhythm disorders) affect over two million people in the UK…

This issue

Edmund Park is getting it together

Residents of the emerging Edmund Park estate (southeast in Frome and east of the river)…

Disability fundraiser at South Parade Club

Mendip Disability Forum is a representative voice for disabled people and carers of all ages…

Lord of Orchardleigh title still up for grabs

THE Lordship of Orchardleigh, Somerset, is  still available for purchase. The title first went on…

Find out about fostering

If you live in Frome or the surrounding area and want to know more about…

Jacqueline Wilson a sell-out success!

Multi-million selling author and former Children’s Laureate, Dame Jacqueline Wilson performed to a completely packed-out…

Frome girl conquers ‘Ben Nevis’ for new clubhouse

A FROME girl has raised over £1,200 for her sailing club’s new clubhouse after braving ‘Storm Hannah’…

No more business as usual!

Frome veg-growing business, Vallis Veg, took the environmental phrase ‘no more business as usual’ literally…

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Sport

Winning start for Frome Cricket Club

Frome 1st XI won by 37 runs. Frome 1st XI – 147 all out off 45.3 overs. Yeovil 1st XI – 110 all out off 36 overs Frome…

Point against high-flying Salisbury

Mon 22nd April; Evo-Stik Southern Premier Frome Town 0 Salisbury City 0 With Salisbury firmly in the play offs and Frome already relegated, the accepted wisdom was that…

Frome under-12s meet their Bath Rugby heroes

Frome U12s helped celebrate more than ten seasons of the Land Rover Premiership Rugby Cup by taking part in an event hosted by Bath Rugby last month. The…

Team ‘heartbroken’ over playoff defeat after ‘season to be proud of’

After a very successful season for the Frome RFC 1st and having only lost two games and securing second place in Southern Counties South league, Frome RFC welcomed…

Season ends in away defeat; Town look to rebuild over the summer

Sat. 27th April. Evo-Stik Premier Div South. Kings Langley 2 Frome 0 Frome’s final league game of the season ended with a 2-0 defeat away to promotion hopefuls…

Fundraising

World Scout Jamboree fundraising

Whilst many people were outside enjoying the sunshine over Easter, Explorer Scouts from Frome, who have been selected to represent Somerset…

Fair Frome launch ‘Let’s Celebrate’ – Friday 31st May to Sunday 9th June

Last year Fair Frome launched “Let’s Celebrate” to help raise funds and awareness and following last year’s successful event, the group…

Fundraisers launch Christian Aid campaign

VOLUNTEERS and representatives from the churches in Frome will be raising money for Christian Aid this month. Christian Aid co-ordinator for…

Health

When help is at hand and not just from your GP

As many readers will already have picked up on television adverts as well as other publicity, the NHS is spreading the message that both care and treatment…

Age UK Somerset runs “Stay Strong Stay Steady” classes for older people in Frome

If you are worried that you sometimes feel unsteady on your feet, or perhaps you have a family history of osteoporosis or Parkinson’s, you may be interested…

CPR? – Get to the heart of it at the Cheese & Grain

As part of their ongoing outreach programme, the Friends of Frome Hospital have announced that they will be staging another public CPR/Defibrillator awareness session this summer, in…

Education

Selwood Academy officially opens new all-weather pitch

Selwood Academy unveiled their new third generation (3G) artificial grass pitch (AGP) on 30th April. The pitch is the first of its kind in Frome. This project…

Highly successful GCSE Physics Challenge

EIGHTEEN Year 11 students from Frome College took part in the British Physics Olympiad GCSE Physics Challenge Competition.  The college reports, “This competition is run through the…

School travel challenge returns

The School Travel Challenge is only a couple of weeks away!  Eight schools are taking part this year encouraging pupils and families to walk, cycle or scoot…

Business

Family-run business upgrades to new premises

RICKY Fenby Ltd, a family run garage for 15 years, has moved premises from Marston Trading Estate to Commerce Park in order to bring newer facilities, services…

Experienced publicans save the Royal Oak!

THE Frome community can celebrate as their local pub, The Royal Oak, has been re-opened and refurbished by experienced publicans Chris and Marion Pitcher, who welcome you…

Boost your workforce with Frome’s Business Breakfast

The next Business Breakfast will delve into the world of apprenticeships and work readiness in order to increase your organisation’s productivity and grow a motivated, skilled and…

Clubs & Organisations

Knitted teddies donated to Frome Lions

Frome Lions Club say they are indebted to two groups of keen knitters in the town who very kindly presented them with a several bags of knitted…

Frome Town Walks 2019

The Frome Town Walks are organised by the Frome Society for Local Study and will take place on the second Sunday in May, June, July, August and…

Frome Selwood Bowling Club – 2019 Open Days

Are you looking for a new pastime, have you ever watched bowls on the television? Have you ever thought you would like to play? Frome Selwood Bowling…

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