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Best ever A-level results for Frome College

Frome College is celebrating their best A-level results ever, with nearly one third of A-level grades awarded at Frome College this year A or A* grades, which is…

County Council hikes up the price of school bus

PARENTS whose children go to Selwood Academy in Frome are in uproar after news that Somerset County Council has hiked up the school bus fare by over 100%.…

Frome being short changed over litter

FROME Town Council has revealed it has reported street cleaning problems 40 times this month alone to Mendip District Council, as concerns continue to grow about rubbish in…

This issue

Christmas card competition

Frome counselling charity We Hear You is calling on children and young people in the…

Autobiography explores life with learning disabilities

Well-known Frome resident Brian Marshall has recently published his autobiography, ‘Great Strides’, which tells the…

Author publishes tales of town in WWI

A LOCAL author and historian has published a book giving an insight into life in Frome during…

Rodden Road Bridge to be ‘pigeon-proofed’

Rodden Road Bridge to be ‘pigeon-proofed’

NUISANCE pigeons under Rodden Road Bridge will soon be a thing of the past as…

Celebrating 100th birthday with family and friends

Eileen Thomas was joined by family and friends to celebrate her 100th birthday on Saturday…

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Sport

Sights set on World Power Lifting championships

FROME powerlifter Chris Pike is preparing for both the British and World Powerlifting Championships later this year and is confident he will come out on top. Chris has…

Kings Langley 2-2 Frome Town – Evo-Stik Southern Premier, Sat. 20th August

After a poor first half which saw them trailing 2-1 at half time, Frome improved dramatically in the second half and after equalising through Jake Jackson they had…

Frome Town 2-0 Weymouth Town – Evo-Stik Southern Premier, Wed. 17th August

Frome’s excellent start to the season continued as they won 2-0 against Weymouth thanks to a super goal from Jon Davies after 21 minutes, and despite Weymouth playing…

Successes long and short for running club

The Mendip Marauder 50 and 30 mile races started in Frome and Mells respectively on 6th August and followed the Mendip Way path to its conclusion in Weston. …

Orchardleigh Golf Club Ladies Championships

Sarah Hynds is this year’s Orchardleigh Golf Club Ladies’ Champion.   The runner up was Anne Regler and in third place Loes de Kleuver. The competition took place…

Fundraising

Frome cyclist takes on the ‘world’s highest and toughest challenge’

A CYCLIST from Frome is five days into a mammoth challenge that sees him cycle all three stages of the renowned amateur…

Openstorytellers is M&S Frome’s Charity of the Year

Marks & Spencer Frome has announced local charity, Openstorytellers, as its Charity of the Year for 2016. Each year, M&S stores…

Dessert makers donate £19,000 to charity

FROME-based dessert maker, Marston Foods, recently donated over £19,000 to charity after a year’s fundraising by its staff. Frome-based We Hear You,…

Politics

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…

Town council make steps towards becoming first fossil fuel-free town

Frome Town Council is hosting a free event on Thursday 21st July at Frome College to explore opportunities for the town to become one of the first…

Council to buy land for self-build housing

FROME Town Council is set to buy two acres of land for people to start a self-build housing scheme in the town. The council has secured an option…

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

New managers get stuck in at The Old Bath Arms

THE Old Bath Arms’s new managers are settling in nicely to life in Frome, and are looking forward to stepping things up a notch at the pub, restaurant…

Creative Visions for Breakfast in Frome

The August Frome Business Breakfast was sold out with 37 local business owners joining together to listen to an inspiring presentation from business consultant Jean Boulton and…

Local businesses support Frome Carnival

THREE local businesses have given a donation to Frome Carnival which will go towards the running costs of the event. Kevin Corcoran Carpets, Frome Minibuses and Postlebury…

Clubs & Organisations

Openstory tellers needs trustees

FROME charity Openstorytellers, which works with adults with learning disabilities, is looking for local people to join as trustees. The charity is currently seeking more trustees to help…

Swimming Club receives local charity grant

HAVING recently returned back to their home pool at Fusion Leisure Centre, Frome Swimming Club is striving to rebuild swimmer numbers and grow the club membership.   Local…

Guest organisers invited for One Planet Frome

Local community group Sustainable Frome is inviting people with a passion for ‘One Planet’ living to help organise a themed monthly meeting.  The group has over 500…

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