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History is made as church welcomes first female Reverend

History is made as church welcomes first female Reverend

RODDEN Church welcomed its first Church of England female priest to lead Holy Communion this month, a first since the 13th century. Rev Clarissa Shaw-Notice, curate at Holy Trinity Church…

Become a Dementia Friend

Become a Dementia Friend

A Dementia Friend is somebody that learns about dementia so they can help their community.  Many people are affected by dementia within Frome and Dementia Friends help by raising awareness…

Last minute donations see £20,000 raised for WHY

Last minute donations see £20,000 raised for WHY

THE final total is in for Frome fundraiser, Rachel Clark, who ends her 365 miles for WHY challenge raising £20,000 for the charity.  Rachel presented the cheque for £20,000 to staff…

Town awards for firefighter and Fair Frome

Town awards for firefighter and Fair Frome

THIS year’s Frome’s Person of the Year is Jason Collier who successfully led a campaign to stop cuts to Frome’s fire service, while the town’s first ever Group of the…

2020 – a year of celebrations for local volunteering veteran!

2020 – a year of celebrations for local volunteering veteran!

FOR  local volunteer Shirley Smith, 2020 is set to be a big year with a number of milestone celebrations. This year, Shirley will mark 25 years of volunteering for Frome’s Oxfam…

New maternity service at Frome Hospital

New maternity service at Frome Hospital

A ground-breaking initiative for new mums has been launched  in Frome through a unique partnership between the maternity team at Frome Community Hospital, and the Friends of Frome Hospital.  The…

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…