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Future looks bright for Daryl a year after treatment

ALMOST a year on since receiving his second bone marrow transplant, Frome teenager, Daryl Allinson, is slowly but surely getting back to normal life and has even started going…

WaterAid’s former head made a Dame in Birthday Honours List

FROME Community Lottery gave nine grants to local organisations at their annual grant presentation evening earlier this month. The organisations that benefited were; Frome Canoe Club, Frome Selwood…

This issue

Sustainable Frome goes back to the land

THIS month Sustainable Frome is inviting the writer and researcher Nikki Jones to give a…

Young Frome artist in national final of the Royal Mail’s stamp design competition

A FROME schoolboy from Oakfield Academy, has been named as one of the national finalists…

Critchill School receive minibus donation

CRITCHILL School has received a brand new minibus from The  Lord’s Taverners, the UK’s leading…

Westway Cinema officially opens with ribbon cutting

THE official opening of Westway Cinema took place earlier this month, with invited guests toasting…

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Sport

Frome 1st XI – 248-8. Uphill Castle 1st XI – 166 all out. Frome 1st XI won by 82 runs.

A COUPLE  of match winning performances with bat and ball steered Frome to a crucial victory in a battle at the top of the division. Having won all…

Frome Half Marathon supports We Hear You

WE HEAR You (WHY) formerly known as Positive Action on Cancer, is delighted to announce that it has partnered with Frome Half Marathon this year and have been…

Frome Park progress in national competition

Frome Park had a great win away against a strong Purnells team in the National competition, ‘The Tony Allcock Trophy’, this is a mixed double rink competition. Winning…

Frome athletes in Superhuman Games

AFFINITY Wellbeing took CrossFit UVA to the Superhuman Games, the UK’s largest functional fitness competition, which formed part of Bristol’s Festival of Sport & Fitness on 3rd June.  The…

£950 boost for Beckington cricketers

BECKINGTON Cricket Club were the pleased recipients of a sponsorship from Asda Frome this week. Pictured are some of the men’s team receiving a cheque for £950.40 on…

Fundraising

Friends to take on grueling challenge for charity

Two women from Frome are preparing for an Ultra Challenge this summer,  as they take on a gruelling 100km walk in…

‘Walk for Joe’ parents set off on journey in memory of baby son

A COUPLE from Frome have set off on their 100 mile walk from Looe to Land’s End to raise money for Tommy’s…

Guide dogs need your votes for the Sainsbury’s charity of the year

The local team at Guide Dogs are delighted to have been shortlisted by the Sainsbury’s store at Frome for their local…

Health

How much do you know about bowel cancer?

DURING Bowel Cancer Awareness month, make sure you get your questions about bowel cancer answered, say Macmillan Cancer Support. Their free, cancer advice and support is coming…

Campaign launched to end loneliness in Mendip

Key public service providers operating in Mendip have joined forces to tackle the problem of loneliness. Mendip District Council is working alongside a number of leading local…

Have your say on health plans for Somerset

BECKINGTON Family Practice is urging local people to be more involved in the discussion of Somerset’s Sustainability Plan (STP). An STP is a five-year plan for the…

Education

Selwood pupils encouraged to walk or cycle to school

PUPILS at Selwood Academy enjoyed a well-being week in conjunction with Frome’s Missing Link project.  Children were encouraged to walk or cycle to school and were rewarded…

Famous author inspires Oakfield Pupils

AS PART of the Year 8 transition unit to Frome College, Oakfield Academy welcomed Gemma Fowler, a science-fiction writer and author of “Moondust” Gemma gave an inspirational…

Famous author inspires Oakfield Pupils

AS PART of the Year 8 transition unit to Frome College, Oakfield Academy welcomed Gemma Fowler, a science-fiction writer and author of “Moondust” Gemma gave an inspirational…

Business

It’s time to co-operate: celebrating Co-operatives Fortnight

After a year of conflict and division, it’s time to co-operate. For Co-operatives Fortnight 2017 – which runs from 17th June to 1st July – people across…

Discuss & Do: The Power of Communication

Discuss & Do will host an open workshop at Sam’s Kitchen on Tuesday 27th June at 6pm,  to explore the importance of developing the brand of your…

It’s time to co-operate: celebrating Co-operatives Fortnight

After a year of conflict and division, it’s time to co-operate. For Co-operatives Fortnight 2017 – which runs from 17th June to 1st July – people across…

Clubs & Organisations

Set your sights on Somerset Sight Archery

SOMERSET Sight has a fantastic new up and running visually impaired archery group in Frome and wants to expand, so is looking for new members and sighted…

Oxfam Shop Needs Sunday Volunteers

The Oxfam shop at 7, Market Place in Frome is looking to recruit volunteers for Sundays to help out in its friendly high street store. The deputy…

Woodlanders celebrate 40 years

A group of Members from St Katherine’s Church choir called the Woodlanders will be raising money by putting on a show to raise funds for the village…

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