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Christmas Message from the Mayor

Around this time of year thoughts bend towards Christmas…what to buy for a loved one, where to be on Christmas Day, who will be with us and what…

Food Bank Christmas food request

DUE to the continuing demand placed on the local food banks, Frome is still struggling to  cope. Fair Frome Food Bank is asking for Christmas food to be donated…

Help ‘We Hear You’ cheer the loudest!

FROME charity ‘We Hear You’ have been nominated by Starbucks partners and customers around the UK to take part in Starbucks’ ‘Cheer for Good’ campaign. The campaign looks…

This issue

New book weaves a story of Frome in tenth century Saxon Wessex

‘A LOVE letter to Frome’ is how local writer and artist Annette Burkitt describes her…

Day Centre honours long-serving members

FROME & District Day Centre threw a party to celebrate the retirement of one its…

Free energy and climate talks in Frome

A SERIES of talks around climate change and energy will take place over the coming…

BBC’s ‘Street Auction’ starring Frome Volunteer on next week

AN episode of BBC’s ‘Street Auction’ featuring 92-year old Frome volunteer, Jo Dismore, will be…

Grant round closing on the 21st December

Do you have a great idea for Frome but can’t find the funds to make…

Frome’s weather stats for November

REPORTING direct from his own weather station in Frome, our local meteorologist, Michael Cooper, has all…

Food Bank Christmas food request

DUE to the continuing demand placed on the local food banks, Frome is still struggling to …

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Sport

Tues. 5th December. Evo-Stik Southern Premier Chesham Utd 5 Frome Town 1

After the heroic defence against Kettering on Saturday that resulted in a 2-2 draw, the long away trip to Chesham Utd on a cold Tuesday night proved to…

Tis the season to be running

Frome’s club runners saw the month out with three different local races on Sunday 26th November. Five runners made their way over to Wiltshire for the AVR Half…

Probus Club annual skittle evening

FROME & District Probus Club held their annual skittles evening this year at the Royal Oak at Corsley Heath. John Hedges, vice-president of Probus said, “Frome & District…

Social club snooker

After reaching his first Chester House Social Club snooker final, having lost in several previous semi-finals, Dan Worsley overcame his fellow league team member, Matt Snelgrove, to win…

Undefeated Wheeler returns to Frome in 2018

Frome’s Ryan Wheeler ended 2017 in style with another convincing victory over Hereford’s Dean Evans. Fighting out of the Bristol Boxing Gym and having come back from a…

Fundraising

Runners brave the cold for Frome’s first ‘Santa Dash’!

FROME’S first Santa Dash took place last week at the Old Showfield with hundreds of runners dressed up as the big man…

Boot sales in memory of colleague boosts fundraising for local charity

Local charity WHY… We Hear You were delighted to welcome family and colleagues of Julie Hawley to their offices at Frome…

Kindergarten raises over £1,900 for Children In Need

Children and staff of Tall Trees Kindergarten spent the entire week of the BBC Children In Need appeal completing a sponsored…

Health

Pharmacy opening hours over Christmas & New Year

THE Bank Holiday opening times for Frome pharmacies are as follows: Acorn pharmacy, 95 Locks Hill: Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year’s Day. Asda pharmacy, Warminster…

FRIENDS OF FROME HOSPITAL Looking to the future – with help from community!

Reflecting on the Friends of Frome Hospital (FoFH) recent Annual General Meeting, chairman Peter Smith said the year had been an exciting one with not only support…

Squats for Tots! Ultimate U Fitness raises money for special care baby charity

ULTIMATE U Fitness Frome are holding a six- hour non-stop squat-a-thon in aid of Cots for Tots at St Michael’s Hospital. Come along and join in at…

Education

College shares maths success with middle schools

Mathematics is flourishing at Frome College, and there is a huge success culture within the mathematics team.  Paul Durber, assistant principal & head of maths said, “The…

Wildlife Conservationist visits School

Year 2 children at Trinity First School had a treat recently when Chris Sperring MBE came to give a talk on owls. Chris is a professional wildlife…

County cricket captain honours Frome College students at presentation

The Frome College GCSE certificate presentation at Frome Memorial Theatre on Friday 24th November, was a huge success. All students who sat their GCSE exams in the…

Business

Businesses encouraged to save energy

The benefits of saving energy and switching to a green energy supplier were highlighted at Frome’s recent business breakfast held at Frome Football Club. Anna Francis, Frome…

Full Moon is shining again with exciting plans for the future

THE Full Moon at Rudge has had a turbulent three years with uncertainty on whether it would remain. However, local publican Mark Hey and his partner Liz Chamberlain,…

New creative space opens in Frome

STUDIO 61, a new workspace offering you the chance to explore your creative side, has opened in Frome. Local independent artist, Max Ryan, opened Studio 61 on Marston Lane…

Clubs & Organisations

All ages sing together!

TWO local music educators, Willow Harwood and Rosanna Schura, have created an intergenerational music group called ‘Singing Social’ that sees the elderly sing songs with pre-schoolers. Following…

Children crack the code at Frome’s Coderdojo

LOCAL volunteer, Felipe Ieder and teacher Agustin, held their first coding club session on Saturday 2nd December and have declared it a great success. During these sessions,…

Community Pottery expanded

Frome Community Education will be running  pottery classes for adults at Frome College from January 2018.    Following the loss of their funding in September, Somerset Skills…

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