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Lest we forget: Remembrance parade & service this Sunday

Frome is coming together again this year to support the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal, and to observe Remembrance Sunday on 10th November with a Parade and Act of Remembrance…

Victory for anti-fracking campaigners! But protesters say they won’t rest until ‘ban’ is made permanent

ANTI-fracking campaigners are celebrating a ‘temporary ban’ on fracking imposed by the UK government. However, local campaigners say that whilst they welcome the news, they will not rest until the ban…

Calling local landowners! Can you help provide genuinely affordable homes for local people?

Frome Area Community Land Trust – formed earlier this year to provide genuinely affordable homes for local people with a connection to the town – is looking for land that…

Town plans a greener future

Frome Town Council is organising a series of free ‘climate panels’ to get ideas from the community about how they can create a safer future and meet the town’s climate…

County council calls for fairer funding of Frome’s schools

SOMERSET County Council is supporting a campaign to improve the funding of England’s schools, which campaigners say are at ‘crisis point’.  According to the School Cuts coalition of unions, who are…

The countdown is on for Frome’s free fireworks

With just a week to go, the excitement is rising in Frome for the eagerly-awaited return of the fireworks on Saturday 2nd November.  As last year, the town opted for…

Frome British Legion going from strength to strength

Frome’s Royal British Legion has seen a dramatic revival in its fortunes over the past year. Less than 12 months ago there was a concern that the Frome Legion branch…

GCSEs to end at Steiner Academy?

A PROPOSAL has been made to change the age range at Steiner Academy in Frome from 3 to 16 to 3 to 13 – ending the school’s GCSE offer. The change could come…

Town council gives ‘green’ thumbs up to new trees campaign

THOUSANDS of trees will be planted across Frome as part of a new project. Frome Town Council has given the green light to the ‘Wild about Trees’ campaign, which outlines…

Emergency services cuts will leave Frome ‘vulnerable’

CUTS to all three of Frome’s emergencies services have raised concerns that the town will be left ‘vulnerable’ and lives ‘put at risk’. Already this year, Frome has been told…

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