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‘We’ll be back!’ Fundraisers vow to return in wake of devastating world record news

FUNDRAISERS who broke a Guinness World Record, have vowed to return next year after being told that their attempt cannot be made official. Earlier this month, 593 skittle…

Learn how to save a life with free first aid training

A chance to learn how to save a life is being offered at two cardiac awareness sessions in Frome this month. The Friends of Frome Hospital will be…

Frome in bloom annual competition

The time is fast approaching for green-fingered Frome residents to start thinking  about what they are going to enter in the Frome in Bloom competition.  The list of…

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Going, going, gone! Auctioneer to retire after 40 years

AUCTIONEER, Dennis Barnard, is retiring from his role at Cooper and Tanner after 40 years…

All set for another record-breaking day of running, fundraising & volunteering for Frome

The annual Frome Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and 1K Family Fun Run returns for its…

We need you: charity shop appeals for pet-loving volunteers

BLUE Cross pet charity is appealing for enthusiastic volunteers to help out in their shop…

Volunteers needed to teach tai chi to the elderly

THANKS to National Lottery Funding, Somerset Age UK are looking for volunteers in Frome to…

Were you born in 1940 and went to Oakfield School, Frome?

Former Mayor of Frome (2000/01), Philip Whitmarsh, assisted a group of former pupils in arranging…

Drama club actor to tackle iconic Shakespearean role

LOCAL teenager and member of Frome Drama Club, Anabella Hargrieve, will be appearing in Romeo…

Saxonvale public meeting invites responses to planning application

Frome Town Council’s public meeting on Saxonvale was packed to the rafters, with nearly 100…

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Sport

Frome Park Bowls news

Frome Park bowlers are having a very up and down time on the green so far this season. Both the men’s A and B teams have recently had…

It’s now free to join the Frome community 6-a-side league

Soccersixes, The UK’s leading provider of 6-a-side football, are making their leagues more accessible to the community and now teams will not have to pay an entry fee…

Result of latest Chester House snooker event

All available places were taken at the latest club snooker event at Chester House, with organisers saying it proves how popular these events have become with members. “The…

Big squad changes as frome town look forward to new season

FROME Town FC continue to announce new and returning players to their squad for the upcoming 19/20 season.  It has already been announced that captain Sam Teale has…

Frome stay top of the league with another win

Sat. 15th June. West of England Premier Cricket League – WEPL Somerset Frome 1st XI 173-9; North Petherton 1st XI 68 all out Rain threatened play at Fromefield this week…

Fundraising

Skydiving daredevils to jump for African orphanage

FIVE Frome locals will jump out of a plane next month to raise money for  charity. The group are taking part…

Funding boost for powerchair football team

FROME Powerchair Football team have received a donation of £805 towards a new team kit. The money was given to them by Asda…

Volunteers needed for Cats Protection’s Frome & District Branch

Can you help Cats Protection’s Frome & District Branch raise cash for the kitty? Cats Protection’s Frome & District branch needs…

Health

Outdoor therapy for people living with and beyond cancer

Counselling charity We Hear You are teaming up with The Natural Self to offer a six-week outdoor therapy course for people living with and beyond cancer. The…

The easy and simple test you can do to check for diabetes

Diabetes is a serious condition which can damage the heart, kidneys, eyes and feet if left untreated.  Often, people with diabetes don’t get any symptoms which means…

Find out more about autism & mental health

The Curly Hair Project will be hosting an ‘Autism and Mental Health Day’ in Frome on Thursday 4th July. The event will be held at Frome Medical…

Education

The world cares for us, now it’s time for us to care for the world

While many Frome students went to Bath or Bristol to strike, a handful of passionate youngsters met on the morning of 24th of May to demonstrate their…

School gets a makeover – thanks to local companies

Hayesdown First School has been the recipients of two generous donations from local companies Permaframe and Apetito, which have allowed them to make-over two areas of the…

School Travel Challenge results are in…

Eight local schools are celebrating another year of boosting active travel to and from school. The School Travel Challenge took place at the end of May, and…

Business

Eden Beauty

Formerly called Eden Rose Beauty, we have had a rebrand and changed our name to signify the business moving forward.  The rebrand and name change is just…

Accountancy firms merge to provide improved service

TWO local Accountancy and Bookkeeping firms have joined forces to offer a more comprehensive service for their current clients, and hopefully attract new businesses to take advantage…

Fair Frome look to local businesses for support

Frome-based charity Fair Frome, which was established five years ago to fill a gap in current provision, has been successfully running projects aimed at providing support for…

Clubs & Organisations

Frome branch celebrates 40 years of SODA

SODA (Society For Disabled Artists) Frome, has been marking a special milestone. The group reports, “Forty years ago in Ickenham, Middlesex, a gentleman named Sydney Nightingale, being…

Rotary is For You!

Frome Town Rotary is asking you to change your perception of what you might think Rotary is.  They are a new and innovative kind of Rotary Club. …

Community Education Art Exhibition

ONE hundred and twenty was the magic figure at the exhibition of work at the Round Tower this week.    Featuring work from community classes in Frome,…

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