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Town council declares climate emergency

FROME Town Council has declared a ‘climate emergency’, pledging to make Frome carbon neutral by 2030. The council has made the announcement in response to a United Nations…

Frome Times is out again on the 3rd of January 2019

A Very Merry Christmas to all our readers and a special thank you to all the advertisers who have supported us over the last year and made this…

Town council urges county council not to make “savage’ cuts

In the last five years, Somerset County Council has made ever-deeper cuts to vital family, youth and children’s services.  Cllr Kate Bielby, leader of Frome Town Council says,…

Baby Café to remain open due to auction success

Baby Café Frome will remain open through 2019 – thanks to the success of its Christmas auction. In September this year, Somerset County Council announced plans to cut…

Church needs £450,000 to fix leaking roof

CHRIST Church Frome,  needs to raise £450,000 to repair the church’s leaking roof and the parish is asking for fundraising ideas. Patsy Stephenson of the church said, “We…

This issue

Energy advice sessions launched for Frome

Frome Town Council is launching a series of free energy advice sessions to help people…

Public’s help needed following high-value burglary in Frome

POLICE are appealing for the public’s help to find items stolen in a high value…

Frome author’s delight at early Christmas present

IT MAY have arrived in a white van and not on a sleigh pulled by…

Frome Great War Garden of Remembrance completes Roll Call

A ROLL call of names of the 224 men from Frome who served and died in the…

Free festive parking in Frome

Christmas has come early for shoppers, visitors and businesses in Mendip this year. Mendip District…

Trade unions’ meeting on council’s cut to public services

Mendip Trade Union Council held a highly successful meeting about Somerset County Council’s £14million cut…

Father Christmas float routes

Members of Frome Lions and Rotary clubs are assisting Father Christmas on his travels around…

Frome Town FC Fixtures

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Sport

Frome defeat league newcomers

The Frome RFC 1st made the long journey to visit league newcomers Grove RFC 1st on Saturday 8th, an unknown side to Frome having not played them before.…

Sat. 8th December. Evo-Stik Southern League Premier Weymouth 4 Frome Town 0

Frome Town suffered a heavy – if not unexpected defeat – at title-favourites Weymouth, although the 4-0 result could be considered somewhat harsh as a reflection of the…

Town Fixtures

Sat 15th December Staines Town (H), Lge, 3pm Sat 22nd December Hendon (A), Lge, 3pm Weds 26th December Merthyr Town (H), Lge, 3pm Sat 29th December Tiverton Town (H), Lge,…

Tues. 20th Nov. Evo-Stik Southern Premier Frome Town 1 Swindon Supermarine 2

A disappointing performance from Frome once again resulted in a narrow defeat to a late goal as Swindon Supermarine scored twice after going behind to a Kris Miller…

Sat. 1st Dec. Evo-Stik Southern Premier Frome Town 1 Poole Town 1

An inspired debut from new signing, Jordan Rogers, enabled Frome to recover from a 1-0 deficit at half time, and after Kane Simpson had equalised in the 62nd,…

Fundraising

Could you help raise money to improve cancer treatment?

A NEW volunteer group is looking for new members to help raise money for the Bath Cancer Unit Support Group to improve cancer treatment…

Support for victims of Frome fire

On October 19th, a devastating fire occurred in a block of flats in Frome causing a lot of residents to lose…

Knitting college student raises money for poppy appeal

Creative Chloe Nicholls, 15, from Buckland Dinham has given the Poppy Appeal £110 from the sale of her knitted poppy badges.…

Health

Have your say about Frome Community Hospital

Come along and have your say about your local hospital at the Moxon Suite, Frome Community Hospital, on Monday 28th January, from 6.00pm – 8.00pm.  Organisers say,…

Pharmacy opening hours over Christmas & New Year

THE Bank Holiday opening times for Frome pharmacies are as follows: Acorn pharmacy, 95 Locks Hill: Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year’s Day. Asda pharmacy, Warminster…

New GP for Frome Surgery

A local doctors’ surgery has welcomed a new GP to their team. Dr Lucia Manfredi became the latest recruit to join the team at the Frome Medical…

Education

Students impress top chefs!

TWELVE Frome College Year 10 students took part in the Rotary Chef Competition 2018 on Monday 26th November. The students competed against each other to win a…

Cake sale raises funds for WHY

Frome College made a cheque presentation to  Helen Sprawson-White from the local charity WHY (We Hear You) of £84.75 from a cake sale. The event was organised…

College GCSE Presentation Evening

The Frome College GCSE Presentation at Frome Memorial Theatre last month, saw a large crowd of parents and students, who sat their exams in the summer, celebrate…

Business

Who Can you Trust? Beware of the dangers of using unregulated companies to prepare Wills and Trusts

A local solicitors’ practice has become aware of unregulated firms targeting the elderly in the area, offering to set up Trust funds to protect their assets against…

The Frome Bookshop celebrates its first Christmas going from strength to strength

It’s been just over six months since the secondhand and antiquarian bookshop opened its doors, but booksellers Noel and Peter say that several customers have remarked that…

Business owners and residents fall for clever webcam scam – and lose hundreds of pounds

A number of local business owners and managers in Frome have fallen for a new scam that sees them paying thousands of pounds in Bitcoin – to…

Clubs & Organisations

Sponsors carry Toy Library forward

Frome Toy Library is celebrating after having been given two new grants,  as well as being selected by the Co-op as the Frome recipient for the Co-op…

Christmas comes early at Standerwick

The Christmas Carol Service and Charity Auction at Frome Livestock Market  on Monday night really showed the Christmas spirit is alive and well in our area. Organisers…

Fireworks raise thousands for local charities

On behalf of Rotary in Frome, the Mayor, cllr Richard Ackroyd, presented cheques to four organisations that helped with collections at the Frome Fireworks event.  Local residents…

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