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Town centre 20mph zone moves a step closer

SOMERSET County Council has developed proposals to introduce a 20-mph zone into Frome town centre to make Frome more pedestrian friendly.  The 20-mph zone will include all town…

Your new-look Frome Times goes full colour!

A BRIGHT new era begins this issue with your new-look Frome Times, printed in full colour for the first time. After 19 years in black and white, your…

Short-listed Youth & Community Centre needs your vote!

YMCA Mendip have been shortlisted in the national M&S Community Energy Fund competition and are now in the running for a share of £300,000 towards their renewable energy…

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Crowdfunder to support forgotten wildlife in new book and exhibition

LOCAL wildlife researcher and photographer, Victoria Hillman, has launched a Crowdfunder project to support the…

Are you celebrating a 70th wedding anniversary this year?

To celebrate the Queen and Prince Philip’s 70th wedding anniversary in November this year, Mendip…

Frome team take on Tribal Clash 2017

A TEAM from Affinity Wellbeing in Frome has recently returned from taking part in Tribal…

Frome’s weather statistics for August

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

Help find Frome’s favourite tree

FROME Town Council are on a quest to find Frome’s Favourite Tree in anticipation of…

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Sport

Frome Running Club finishes the summer off in style

AS the summer months drew to a close, there was no let up on races for Frome Club runners. Sunday 13th August heralded the return of the Salisbury…

Sat. 2nd Sept. FA Cup 1st Qlfying Round Frome Town 2 AFC Totton 1

FROME Town produced their first home win of the season as they came from a goal down to win 2-1 against AFC Totton and progress to the 2nd qualifying…

Somerset Cricket League Division 3 Frome 2nd Xl v Huish & Langport

IN their final game of the season, Frome 2nd Xl secured third place in the table and a probable promotion courtesy of their thumping 143 run victory over Huish…

Sat. 9th Sept. Evo-Stik Southern Premier Banbury Utd. 3 Frome Town 4

MAKING a mockery of their home form, Frome Town again proved what a good away side they are as they won 4-3 at league leaders Banbury Utd, who…

League and cup double for Frome

FROME have ended the season on a high, winning both the league and the T20 Intermediate Cup. On Sunday 27th August, Frome played Street in the final of…

Fundraising

Over £8,000 raised for Building Bridges for Peace

TWO fundraising events were recently held for the Frome-based charity ‘Building Bridges for Peace’, raising over £8,000. The Charity, run by…

Time For Bricks fundraiser for Time is Precious charity

LOVE LEGO?  Then don’t miss out on Bath & Somerset’s first ever Lego event: “Time for Bricks.” Frome charity Time is…

Pub’s Fun Day for defibrillator

THE Cross Keys Inn, a community free house in Corsley, held a Pub Fun Day on Saturday 12th August to help…

Health

Do you or someone you know experience hearing loss?

A Frome meeting aims to bring people living with hearing problems together for advice, information and fellowship. Health Connections Mendip, the organisation that helps individuals and groups…

Return of WHY and Macmillan’s group therapy course for carers

FROME-based charity We Hear You (WHY) is offering a 12-week course of group therapy for carers from 27th September. The group will run weekly on Wednesdays from…

Access to routine GP services set to extend to evenings and weekends

PATIENTS with long-term health conditions, young people and shift workers are just some of the people expected to benefit from a planned extension to the availability of appointments…

Education

Frome students to take this lesson to heart!

DURING the summer school holidays, the Friends of Frome Hospital (FoFH) and Tytherington-based  health educational training team of Creative Aquatics have been making final preparations to a…

Frome College welcomes prospective families to open days

FROME College will welcome prospective families to their Open Evening on Thursday 21st September, and their Open Morning on Thursday 26th September.  “We look forward to meeting…

Town Mapping with College students

Earlier in the summer students from Frome College on work placement with Frome Town Council spent last week interviewing local businesses in the town centre. The purpose…

Business

Sassy spirit continues at revamped hair salon

The re-launch of a transformed vibrant and popular Frome hair salon took place at Sassy, previously known as Jane’s hair salon, on Friday 25th August. The salon,…

East meets West Country – bubble waffles arrive in Frome

The bubble waffle – a dessert from Hong Kong that was almost unknown in our country this time last year – has arrived in Frome thanks to…

Life and Mobility Solutions keeps pace with technological innovations

LIFE and Mobility Solutions in Trudoxhill continue to lead the way in its offer of high quality mobility aids, keeping up with all the latest trends. As technological…

Clubs & Organisations

Calling all tenants and landlords in Frome

THE local campaign group, Fair Housing for Frome, is this month turning its attention to the all-important topic of private rented accommodation in the town.  The group…

Frome in Palestine 1917-1948 An exhibition, plus events and talks

A HUNDRED years ago this autumn General Allenby marched into Jerusalem. To some, it was the culmination of a dream, but Britain’s 30-year rule of Palestine rapidly…

Save the Children lawn sale

OVER the August Bank Holiday weekend, Sue Gale, long-standing committee member of Frome’s Save the Children group, took full advantage of the unusually glorious weather to hold…

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