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Who deserves to be Frome’s Person of the Year 2017?

Nominations are now open for the Frome Person of the Year award. The competition, run by the Frome Times, will recognise a resident who has made a real…

Last chance to object to phone mast in Frome

A CONCERNED resident is leading the way in objecting to Vodafone’s planning application to erect a 15-metre phone mast at the junction of Bath Street and Grange Road…

Campaign launched for a safer crossing at The Butts

RESIDENTS who live near The Butts have launched a campaign for a safer crossing, labelling the road as a ‘tragedy waiting to happen.’ An online petition, organised by local…

This issue

Frome Community Cars celebrates First Birthday

The community car scheme is one year old this week. The scheme was set up…

Older shoppers celebrate as Sainsbury’s in Frome supports their campaign

ELDERLY residents in Frome are celebrating this week after Sainsbury’s joined a campaign to help…

Frome author releases her first book

Local author, Sophie Bloodworth, has released her first book titled ‘Please Don’t Hire Me, I’m…

Council considering options to help in fight against fly-tipping

Fly-tipping in the Berkley Marsh area of Frome is being combatted by a scheme that…

Local graduate from the social entrepreneurs programme

FROME woman, Jessica Silver, has graduated from the Lloyds Bank social entrepreneurs programme. The scheme…

Work to complete Boyle Cross starts this week

Frome Town Council has confirmed that work to complete the improvements to the Boyle Cross…

Consultation on part two of Mendip Local Plan

Mendip District Council is consulting on a pre-submission draft of the Local Plan part two,…

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Sport

Saturday 16th Dec. Evo-Stik Premier Farnborough 5 Frome Town 3

There’s no shortage of goals in Frome matches these days, and with 15 having been scored in their last two matches, another eight came along today, with Frome…

Wednesday 20th Dec. Evo-Stik Premier Frome Town 2 Gosport Borough 0

Frome Town moved into 8th place in the Southern Premier League with a fairly comfortable 2-0 win over 22nd place Gosport, thanks to goals in each half from…

Tuesday 26th Dec. Evo-Stik Premier Tiverton Town v Frome Town

With the pitch having survived an early morning inspection after the night’s rain, but with more heavy rain forecast and duly arriving before the kick-off, the match started…

Monday 1st Jan. Evo-Stik Premier Frome Town 1 Merthyr Town FC 2

Frome Town probably deserved a share of the points in this match but sport is rarely fair and after taking a one goal lead in the first half…

Frome athlete selected for the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

FROME’s Eilidh Doyle will have the chance to add to her record-breaking international medal collection after being selected in the Team Scotland squad for the Gold Coast 2018…

Fundraising

Stormtroopers gather in Frome in search of ‘The Last Jedi’

Stormtroopers gather in Frome in search of ‘The Last Jedi’

STORMTROOPERS were in search of ‘The Last Jedi’ at Westway Cinema in Frome during the release weekend of the brand new…

Fundraising in memory of former choir member

A year’s fundraising in memory of former choir member, Tony Pickett, culminated in a sell-out concert on Sunday 10th December and…

Carnival Committee present first prize to Christmas raffle winner

FROME Carnival Committee held a Christmas raffle last year to help raise funds for the Carnival in 2018. Julie Barney was…

Health

Stay fit with free health walks for all abilities

FREE health walks are being run in Frome to help local people stay fit and healthy at no cost. On Mondays (excluding Bank Holidays) a short easy…

Patients praise new appointments system

Patients of Frome Medical Practice have praised the new appointments system launched in November, highlighting its convenience and efficiency. The new Patient Connect system was introduced in …

Frome Hospital Community Forum

Come along and have your say about your local hospital at the Frome Hospital Community Forum on Monday 15th January, 6.00pm-8.00pm at the Moxon Suite, Frome Community…

Education

St John’s First School becomes Hogwarts!

St John’s First School in Frome was transformed into Hogwarts’ School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for a special Harry Potter-themed Christmas Fair on Friday 8th December. Children…

Homeless charity thanks students for donations

Cathy Adcock from Julian House in Bath visited Frome College on 14 December to thank Hypatia House students for all their donations given to the homeless at…

Frome College Principal’s overview of the Academic Year

As we move into the New Year, we are looking forward to another successful year at Frome College.  “We would like to thank all the community who…

Business

Frome celebrates good business

Frome Town Council has been piloting a scheme to offer local businesses a review of their working practices. The review covers core business practices and also looks…

Frome-based dance theatre company open new studios

The multi-award winning dance theatre company, Mark Bruce Company (MBC), opened their brand new studio space on the Vallis Mills Trading Estate in Frome, Somerset, on Thursday…

Independent businesses lead the way in Frome

A survey of Frome town centre has found that Frome has a remarkably high rate of independent shops (72%) with an exceptionally low shop vacancy rate (2%). …

Clubs & Organisations

Frome Young Photographer of the Year winners announced

FROME Rotary Club has announced the winners of Frome’s Young Photographer of the Year 2017, with first prize going to Sol Warsop, a student at Frome College.…

New free Story sharing Circle at the Hubnub centre

Openstorytellers has launched a new social group for people with learning disabilities. The group says, “The Storysharing circle supports people to co-tell the everyday stories that we…

Black Swan Arts highlights

A year of huge successes and major art events, strongly supported by an energetic team of volunteers, trustees and office manager, gives Black Swan Arts in Frome…

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