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What’s Next for Frome?

What’s Next for Frome?

Bringing town back to life post-pandemic Anita Collier, Mayor of Frome  There’s been some amazing work to help Frome through this crisis, with the big campaign to look…

Your town  needs you!

Your town needs you!

Frome Times is launching a new campaign to encourage the community to ‘Shop Local’ and support local businesses to help them get back on their feet. Frome’s shops…

We’re back!

We’re back!

AS we prepared to be go to press with our last edition of Frome Times, back in March, nobody could have imagined how everybody’s lives would be changed…

Frome’s amazing community spirit

Frome’s amazing community spirit

There has been an extraordinary community response in Frome to the Covid-19 pandemic.  As people stayed at home to help prevent the spread of coronavirus, local volunteers leapt…

Frome’s amazing community spirit

Frome Times asked some of the volunteers about their experience Jacqui Close What have you been up to?  Doing a weekly shop for Walter. What difference has it…

Neighbourhood Networks – the next steps

Street and neighbourhood networks, which have sprung into action across Frome to support neighbours during these  difficult times of Covid-19 in the last three months, are planned to…

Launch of Food at Five takeaway service

Fair Frome, the locally-based charity, has continued to find ways to meet the huge growth in people needing its services as a result of the Covid 19 pandemic.…

Frome times talks to local businesses

Following the latest round of lockdown easing, non-essential shops re-opened on 15th June bringing more people back to the town centre. Here, Frome Times talks to a few…

This issue

Today would have been the start of the 2020 Frome Festival

Today would have been the start of the 2020 Frome Festival

WE are all going to miss the annual highlight of our town’s cultural calendar with the cancellation…

Online Frome Festival quiz – tonight!

FROME Festival is hosting an online quiz night on Tuesday 30th June from 7.30pm to 8.30pm.…

We’re back!

We’re back!

AS we prepared to be go to press with our last edition of Frome Times,…

Appreciating the beauty of Frome during lockdown

For many people, the daily walk during the lockdown period has been something that both…

Care home families meet after months apart

Gracewell of Frome recently hosted a walk-by visit event for residents and their families. The…

Thank you Frome for supporting us

Local Frome charity, Fair Frome, has been working flat out during the pandemic to ensure…

Pharmacies offer safe place for victims of domestic abuse

PEOPLE experiencing domestic abuse are now able to access local support through Somerset pharmacies thanks…

Frome’s Safari Kitchen helping African orphans and local

As many of us find our ‘new normal’  now includes take-away local foods at home,…

What now for young adults? Online event this week

FROME Edventure is hosting an online event for  young adults this week. The aim is…

Frome Collegians score with funding success

Frome Collegians score with funding success

THERE’S good news for Frome as local football club Frome Collegians have been awarded a…

Fair Frome supports Marcus Rashford’s Call to extend Free School Meal Vouchers to summer holidays

Fair Frome supports Marcus Rashford’s Call to extend Free School Meal Vouchers to summer holidays

LOCAL Frome charity Fair Frome which runs the food bank and other projects in the…

A more pedestrian friendly Market Place

A more pedestrian friendly Market Place

FROME Town Council can confirm that work to deliver some long-awaited improvements at the Market…

Stay connected

Volunteering and helping out

Saving lives with 3D printers – can you help?

HUNDREDS of safety masks and other vital items of protective equipment are being produced for local NHS staff and care workers by a small group of local…

Businesses asked to help with PPE equipment for NHS and care workers

BUSINESSES are being asked to help support the NHS and council care systems across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire in response to the ongoing…

Avon and Somerset Local Resilience Forum appeals for local support to help tackle COVID-19

BUSINESSES across Avon and Somerset are being asked to help support the local efforts in tackling COVID-19. With high demand for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) across the…

Things to do

Longleat Virtual Safari Attracts Record Online Audience

A virtual tour around Longleat Safari Park has been viewed by more than half-a-million people in just three days. The 30-minute tour, narrated by Kate Humble, went…

The Royal School of Church Music Digital Offerings in the Current Climate

A message from the The Royal School of Church Music I thought it might be helpful to briefly update you on some of our digital offerings that…

Get Ahead At Home with SS&L

THERE’S never been a better time to immerse yourself in learning something new or improving the knowledge and skills that you already have. And Somerset Skills &…

Staying well

Alzheimer’s Society offers tips for people with dementia and the general public during coronavirus pandemic

Five ways to support people affected by dementia from your own home Coronavirus is posing a significant risk for people affected by dementia and many are cut…

Hand sanitiser or soap: making an informed choice for COVID-19

GOOD hygiene and physical distancing are the best ways to protect yourself and everyone around you from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) according to the World Health Organization. The virus…

Top tips for looking after your mental health at home

CURRENTLY the vast majority of the county is staying at home because of coronavirus (COVID-19) with only essential workers permitted to travel to their work base. Staying…

Fundraising

Rachel is Britain’s Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year

FROME’S fundraiser extraordinaire, Rachel Clark, has won the prestigious Volunteer Fund-raiser of the Year in the National Fundraising Awards 2020. Rachel received the news on 29th May,…

Frome Company Hopes to Clean Up for Local Charities

The founders of annual fundraising event ‘Band in a Barn’ have teamed up with Frome CBD brand Goodbody Botanicals to raise money for local charities, after their…

98-year old ‘steps up’ to Dorothy House challenge

98-year-old WWII veteran, Owen Hillier, from Nunney, has pledged to walk 100 metres a day, every day, until the end of lockdown, to raise money for Dorothy…

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