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Lest we forget: Remembrance parade & service this Sunday

Frome is coming together again this year to support the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, and to observe Remembrance Sunday on 10th November with a Parade and Act…

Victory for anti-fracking campaigners! But protesters say they won’t rest until ‘ban’ is made permanent

ANTI-fracking campaigners are celebrating a ‘temporary ban’ on fracking imposed by the UK government. However, local campaigners say that whilst they welcome the news, they will not rest until…

Calling local landowners! Can you help provide genuinely affordable homes for local people?

Frome Area Community Land Trust – formed earlier this year to provide genuinely affordable homes for local people with a connection to the town – is looking for…

This issue

Frome charity Openstorytellers’ door vandalised

Openstorytellers is a small charity supporting adults and children with learning disabilities and autism, based…

Frome broadcaster wins national radio award

Local radio broadcaster, Jenna Myles, has won the National Community Radio Award for Best Newcomer…

Happy Birthday to Silver Crow Books

Monday November 18th is a big day for Silver Crow Books, the imprint of Frome…

Have your say on a greener future for Frome

Frome Town Council’s series of free ‘climate panels’ begin next week. The panels, which  aim…

Happier and healthier times ahead for Claudia

“You’d be so much prettier if only you’d lose weight.” Those were the words a…

Core.. what peely good day!

Visitors and families celebrated everything appley at Apple Day on Sunday 20th October, held again…

Reducing social isolation in our community

The feeling of being part of the community and not just part of your family…

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Sport

Frome lose out to Devizes in tight game

Sat. 26th Oct. Wadworth Southern Counties South of South West Div. Devizes RFC 10 Frome RFC 5 Frome RFC travelled to Devizes RFC expecting a difficult game against the side…

Frome kayaker is West Country’s youngest to reach Premier Division

Frome Canoe Club’s Jacob  Lines, 14, has become the youngest paddler in the West Country to reach canoe slalom’s Premier Division.   Jacob has been paddling with the…

Town stay top of THE league

Sat. 2nd Nov. Southern League Div. One Frome Town 1 Sholing 0 Frome Town left it late in the second half to keep them top of the league…

Town Fixtures

Sat 9th November Barnstaple Town (A), Lge, 3pm Tues 12th November Carshalton (A), FA Trophy 7.45pm Sat 16th November Paulton Rovers (H), Lge, 3pm Tues 19th November Dorchester (H), Lge Cup,…

Stoppage-time goal sees Town progress in FA Trophy

Sat. 26th October. FA Trophy Thame United 1 Frome Town 2 Frome Town progressed to the next round of the Buildbase FA Trophy with an impressive second half performance against…

Fundraising

Memorial fundraiser for Frome Town FC committee members

A FUNDRAISING memorial night will be held on Saturday 23rd November, in memory of former Frome Town FC committee members, Brenda and Bill…

Beckington Ball raises £30,000 for RUH Cancer Centre

Residents of Beckington are celebrating having raised a spectacular £30,000 by holding a Greatest Showmanthemed ball to raise money for the…

Back to the 80s for Team Mojo Moves’ marathon fundraiser

TEAM Mojo Moves are running the Bath Half Marathon next year in aid of local charity, We Hear You. Team Mojo Moves…

Health

Free ‘MOT’ from local osteopath

The Osteopathy For All Clinic is offering a ‘free MOT’ service, giving people the opportunity to have a free examination with no obligation and find out if…

Frome is UK’s leading medical practice for green impact

Frome Medical Practice has once again been recognised as the leading medical practice in the UK in primary care, with the latest award  for its green impact. …

Send for Nellie! – she can transform the lives of deaf people in homes and hospitals

Care homes and hospitals are failing residents and patients with hearing loss. That is the finding of a survey published recently by Wally Harbert, a retired director…

Education

Oakfield Pupil to represent England at chess

Oakfield Academy  Year 6 student, Gabriel Keech, has been chosen to represent England in the European Rapid & Blitz chess tournament (U10s) being held in Estonia this…

Frome College Sixth Form Open Evening

FROME Community College is holding a Sixth Form Open Evening next week.  It’s a chance to take a look around the college  and the facilities and curriculum…

Third annual Multicultural Festival is back this weekend

The Multicultural Frome Festival returns this weekend at the Cheese and Grain. Young People Frome, the local charity behind the event, says, “On Sunday 10th November 12-3pm…

Business

The all NEW Old Bath Arms

THE Old Bath Arms in Frome say they are doing things that ‘nobody has ever done before’ as they introduce a brand new refurbished al-fresco dining area and…

Dynamic couple breathe new life into The White Hart at Corsley

The White Hart in Corsley has reopened its doors for the first time in two years, with new landlords, Adelle Gill and Steve Ellis, behind the bar.…

Homeware, furniture, curiosities and more at new interior design store

A NEW independent shop, Baxter, has opened its doors on Cork Street – offering a selection of old and new homewares, furniture, curiosities, ceramics and art. Baxter is owned…

Clubs & Organisations

Meniere’s peer support group

There was a spooktacular turnout for Frome’s Litter Warriors’ latest meet.  The Halloween-themed zombie litter pick brought together the young and old in the fight against rubbish…

Cancer unit charity launches local fundraising groups

The Bath Cancer Unit Support Group (BCUSG) is expanding its fundraising operations to buy more essential medical equipment for local cancer patients. The BCUSG has launched new…

Fair Frome’s Winter Fuel Allowance Appeal

At this time of year many people are beginning to receive cheques for their Winter Fuel Allowance.  The government website lists those who qualify and includes people…

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