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Civic Society’s vision for Saxonvale

FROME & District Civic Society has revealed its vision for Saxonvale in light of the news that Mendip District Council has bought the majority of the site and plans…

Fair Frome appeals against county council budget cuts

FAIR Frome has expressed its concerns to Somerset County Council regarding proposed budget cuts that could impact families in Frome already in crisis. At this week’s cabinet meeting,…

Figures show significant increase in parking fines in Frome

PARKING fines in Frome are on the rise as Somerset County Council reveal to Frome Times the total amount collected from motorists in Frome from the last three…

It’s party time at the Cheese & Grain! Celebrate 20 glorious years of Frome’s iconic venue

THE Cheese & Grain is throwing a free birthday party next month to celebrate its 20th anniversary and to thank the community for all their support. The party, on…

Business owner points blame at recycling centre for fly-tipping in Frome

The problem of fly-tipping around Frome could be the fault of the Frome Recycling Centre, according to a local businessman who was refused permission to drop off a…

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Somerset County Council propose devastating cuts hitting the most vulnerable, Green councillors warn

Children, older people, young people and the  disadvantaged will suffer most from proposed Somerset budget…

Aspiring Olympian looks to Frome for sponsorship

ASPIRING skeleton Olympian, Philippa Wellington who lives in Frome, is on a journey to reach…

Hot summer didn’t stop the bloomers!

Frome in Bloom held another highly successful annual presentation on Saturday 1st September, with many…

Young artists invited to design a charity Christmas card

Local counselling charity We Hear You (WHY) is once again calling on local children and…

HUNTING RAVEN BOOKS WINS publisher’s AWARD

Winstone’s Hunting Raven Books has been announced as one of only seven bookshops in the…

‘Late Bloomers’ on display

The latest display on show at Frome Town Hall has arrived and features the work…

Last chance to help name new community orchard

Frome Town Council has thanked everyone for taking part in the consultation about Frome’s new…

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Sport

Sat. 8th September. Wadworth 6X Southern Counties South Sherborne 1st 29 Frome RFC 1st 17

After a fantastic preseason build up, Frome RFC 1st travelled in high spirits to an always-tough Sherborne RFC 1st, for their first league match of the season. Sherborne…

Orchardleigh ladies golf results

THE ladies section at Orchardleigh Golf Club are coming to the end of their summer competitions.  The Sally Lock trophy, which is played over two rounds of individual stableford,…

Magnificent Maya smashes killer blow for Frome Town Ladies

Frome Town Ladies started the season with a convincing 1-0 win over Bishops Lydeard.   Frome Ladies were held to a draw at half time. But after the half…

Sat. 1st September. Evo-Stik Southern Prem Frome Town 1 Kings Langley 0

A week is a long time in football, and a much improved Frome Town made it two wins on the trot as substitute TJ Davies rifled home the…

Sat. 8th September. FA Cup 1st Qual Frome Town 1 Winchester City 1

A missed first half penalty ultimately proved costly for Frome, and after Winchester had taken a 55th minute lead through Tyrell Mitford, Frome equalised in the 77th as…

Fundraising

We Hear You lends an ear to those affected by cancer

Frome-based cancer counselling charity We Hear You (WHY) has secured a £5,000 grant to fund its online counselling service.  The service…

Mells 10K in memory of young Ben

THE Mells 10K will take place in October to raise money for CLIC Sargent in memory of local lad Ben Crutchley. The…

Couple’s charity ride from London to Paris

YOUNG couple, Izzy Book and Ben Eley, are taking on a 300-mile cycle ride next year from London to Paris to…

Health

Two new registrars for Frome Medical Practice

Frome Medical Practice has just welcomed into their surgery two registrars, Dr Helen Griffiths and Dr Alex Clark. Both doctors are now working at the Frome practice…

Free health event offers ‘Heart Age’, blood pressure and diabetes checks

A ‘Healthy NHS Somerset’ event, which will be held in Frome on Tuesday 18th September, will offer health checks and tips to help you quit smoking, lose…

Outdoor gym drop-in sessions including evenings

Following a series of successful sessions earlier in the summer, more drop in times have been arranged by Frome Town Council for people wanting to try Frome’s…

Education

Frome College Open Events

Frome College will welcome prospective families to their Open Evening on Thursday 20th September, and their Open Morning on Tuesday 25th September.   The college says, “You…

Just what the doctor ordered

Frome Medical Practice, who appointed its first ever apprentice to the practice just over 18 months ago, has been so impressed with the success of the scheme…

Student celebrates First Class honours degree

A mature student from Frome is celebrating after achieving First-class honours in her university degree. Yolanda Kaye has just completed her studies with the University of Worcester.…

Business

IT company now bigger than ever! Frometech moves to new home

FROMETECH, Frome’s award-winning IT support and repairs company, has moved to new larger premises and now offers more services than ever before. Frometech can now be found…

Expand your trade empire

Businesses across Frome with an interest in more traditional trades are being encouraged to attend the next Discuss & Do at Frome Town Hall. Held on the…

Travel the world with Westbury’s new family-owned travel agency

­­Anew family-owned independent travel agency has arrived in Westbury. With a passion for travel, Keeva Travel offers a personalised service, that guarantees to find you your perfect holiday.…

Clubs & Organisations

20th anniversary and new season starts for Batcombe Film Society

Batcombe Film Society is celebrating its 20th anniversary and opens its new season of films this Friday 14th September with Edie.  Edie is a British drama starring…

Quaker Outreach Week

The Society of Friends (Quakers) is not generally known for evangelising.   “However, we believe that for many people, whatever their religious beliefs, there is great strength…

Frome is alive with the sound of music!

Members of Frome Youth Choir are eagerly anticipating the start to their new year of music-making and looking forward to welcoming lots of new members who signed…

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