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Frome gets set for carnival!

CARNIVAL fever hits Frome this weekend, as thousands of people are expected to fill the town for what is one of the highlights in Frome’s calendar. After months…

Vote on town’s future in Frome referendum

PEOPLE living in Frome will next month get the chance to vote on how the town is developed over the next 13 years, as a referendum is held on…

Surprise U-turn on local fracking plans

FRACKING will not be going ahead near Frome in the near future, the Government has confirmed. In an unexpected turn of events, local campaigners found out last week that…

This issue

Rangers work to improve the river

EARLIER this month Frome Town Council’s Rangers carried out more riverbank improvements in Rodden Meadow,…

Learn all about Frome on author’s history course

A LOCAL author is soon to start running a five week course teaching people about the…

New bus service connects Frome to other communities

MENDIP Community Transport is pleased to announce the start of a new Wednesday bus service…

Coffee, cake and money for Macmillan!

JOIN in with Macmillan’s biggest fundraiser, The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning and help raise money…

New online counselling service is a huge success

A recent report published by We Hear You this month shows that its pilot online…

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Sport

Stratford Town 3-0 Frome Town – Evo-Stik Southern Premier, Sat. 17th Sept

Frome Town’s excellent start to the season showed serious signs of de-railing as they slumped to their second heavy defeat in four days with a 3-0 loss at…

Frome Town 0 – 4 Dorchester – Evo-Stik Southern Premier, Weds 14th Sept

Frome found themselves under pressure right from the kick off; Dorchester were quick to close down and seemed content to hit long high balls resulting in fast pace…

Frome Town 2-0 Biggleswade – Evo-Stik Southern Premier, Sat. 10th Sept

In a fairly even contest Frome took the spoils with a well taken goal in each half. Frome attacked the Waders’ goal from the start and forced three…

Cyclist completes mammoth challenge for charity

A CYCLIST from Frome has successfully completed the renowned amateur Haute Route – the ‘highest and toughest cyclo-sportives in the world’. Rupert Waterhouse cycled over 2,500 kilometres from…

Basingstoke 1-3 Frome Town – Evo-Stik Southern Premier, Mon. 29th August

Missing six first team regulars, Frome Town bounced back from the disappointment of Saturday with an excellent, gritty performance that saw them triumph 3-1 at Basingstoke. Goals from…

Fundraising

MP ‘wears it pink’ for breast cancer charity

David Warburton, MP for Somerton and Frome, has shown support for women affected by breast cancer by dressing up in pink…

Hollywood glamour at We Hear You’s fundraising ball

Frome’s local charity We Hear You (WHY), will be celebrating another successful year with a fundraising ball. WHY are pulling out…

Rotary boost from empty shop in Westway

FROME Rotary Club has taken over an empty shop in the Westway Precinct to raise money for local causes. Club president…

Politics

Mendip set to decide on controversial housing scheme

A HOUSING estate in Frome could get the green light this week despite strong objections from local residents, Frome Town Council and Frome Civic Society. A plan…

MP launches ‘outstanding achievement awards’

FROME MP David Warburton is running a competition to recognise people who make outstanding contributions to the local community, and the winner will get to attend the Prime…

Think council meetings are boring…Think again!

Frome Town Council is adopting a fresh approach at its meetings and breaking with tradition to encourage better discussions with the public.  A fundamental change will see…

Features

Spring Gardening Feature

Spring has finally sprung! So let the Frome Times introduce you to a useful selection of local businesses who may have exactly what you need to make…

Spring Wedding Feature

YOUR wedding day should be a day to remember, with happy memories to treasure for life. It can also be a very stressful time with so much…

Family Businesses Feature 2016

Family businesses are the backbone of the UK economy and Frome has many fine examples. Have a look at the feature and find out how these families…

Business

Stallholders wanted for country market

Frome Country Market is on the lookout for local people with baking, crafting or gardening skills who would like to join its weekly co-operative market. The market,…

New chapter for bookshop as owners retire

Frome’s independent bookshop, Hunting Raven Books, is changing hands as the owners for the past 16 years sell up and retire. John and Caroline Birkett-Smith, who took…

The Goodwill Cafe is moving!

The Goodwill Cafe, an opportunity to interact with other townspeople and with Green district councillors, is moving to Paccamora at the junction of Catherine Hill and Whittox…

Clubs & Organisations

Box Office volunteers needed at the Memorial Theatre

The Frome Memorial Theatre is run by a dedicated team of volunteers and they are currently looking for extra voluntary staff to join the friendly box office…

New-look youth choir after new members

FROME Youth Choir is hoping to welcome lots of new members this year after being taken over by new tutors looking to boost the group of young singers.…

Hospital transport needs volunteers

Mendip Community Transport (MCT), the local not-for-profit transport company, is on the lookout for new volunteer drivers for its hospital car service. The charity, which won the…

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