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Who will be this year’s Person and Group of the year?

Who will be this year’s Person and Group of the year?

NOMINATIONS are in for this year’s Frome Times’ Person and Group of the Year awards,  looking to celebrate the tremendous work that goes on in the town.  This year, as…

Special ‘purr’livery!

Special ‘purr’livery!

Frome kitten hitches lift to Bristol with delivery driver A MISSING kitten from Frome surprised his owners when he was found safe and well in Bristol after a two-week search. Abby…

Festival director receives Royal Society honour

Festival director receives Royal Society honour

Frome Festival director, Martin Dimery, has been honoured with a prestigious Fellowship of the Royal Society of Arts.  Fellowship is bestowed upon people who have made an outstanding achievement to…

Alarming increase in speeding

Alarming increase in speeding

Figures for those reported for prosecution for speeding in the Frome area in 2019 showed an alarming increase of nearly 20% over 2018 reports. Ashley Reay from the Community Speed…

Longleat Koala keepers fly to Australia to help with bushfire rescue

Longleat Koala keepers fly to Australia to help with bushfire rescue

Koala keepers from Longleat are on their way to Australia to help with the ongoing wildlife emergency caused by the devastating bushfires. Two specialist keepers from the Wiltshire safari park…

‘I feel totally overwhelmed’ Fundraiser completes mile-a-day challenge for WHY

‘I feel totally overwhelmed’ Fundraiser completes mile-a-day challenge for WHY

FUNDRAISER Rachel Clark completed her 365 miles for We Hear You (WHY) challenge on New Year’s Eve raising over £18,000, funding more than 400 counselling sessions.  On New Year’s Day…

Who deserves to be Frome’s Person or Group of the Year 2019?

Who deserves to be Frome’s Person or Group of the Year 2019?

FROME Times’ Person of the Year award is back – and this year there is a new category, Group of the Year! As well as recognising a resident who has made…

Local historian awarded BEM in New Year’s Honours list

Local historian awarded BEM in New Year’s Honours list

LOCAL historian, Michael McGarvie, has been awarded a BEM in the New Year’s Honours list for his services to local history in Frome. The 82-year old’s recognition comes weeks after…

Family praise ‘generous’ community for £12,000 donation And now they want to raise £1million to fund motor neurone disease research

Family praise ‘generous’ community for £12,000 donation And now they want to raise £1million to fund motor neurone disease research

THE family of a local man living with motor neurone disease (MND), has praised the generosity of the community for raising over £12,000 to support them. And now 43-year old Alex…

All systems go! – Funding gives school playground redevelopment the green light

All systems go!  – Funding gives school playground redevelopment the green light

CRITCHILL School has won £50,000 in a competition which, added to other funding, gives a total of £125,000 to spend on a new playground for the school’s pupils, who have…

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