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Parent warns of shortage of life-saving EpiPens

A FROME parent has expressed concern about the shortage of life-saving EpiPens in the area – putting the lives of people with severe allergies at risk. Maxine Crawley’s son James, who is…

Frome is full of ideas on how to spend £10,000

Frome residents are embracing Frome Town Council’s request for ideas for this year’s People’s Budget Town Vote. Nearly 40 suggestions have now been added, and many debates are taking place…

Meet new friends and get involved with Frome life – with the help of a good book

AN exciting new project aimed at helping people make new friends and overcome loneliness has been launched by Hunting Raven Books in Frome. The book shop is hosting Meet by…

Same-day GP waiting times are bucking the national trend

THE wait time for a routine GP appointment at Frome Medical Practice is well below the national average, according to a recent survey. Compared to an average wait time of almost…

Frome Town’s committee and supporters club locked in bitter row

A ROW has erupted between Frome Town Football Club committee members and the supporters club, casting a shadow over the start of the new season. In a public statement  asking all supporters…

RSPCA appeals for information after nine snakes dumped outside vets

The animal welfare charity was alerted after nine reptiles were dumped in the early hours of Saturday morning (17th August). The snakes – all corn snakes – were dumped in…

Town council urges fire service to think again over local cuts

Frome Town Council has joined the fight against cuts to the town’s fire service. The proposed cuts by  Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service, could see Frome’s current service…

Frome’s town centre is ‘thriving’! Town bucks trend of rise in vacant shops

FROME’S town centre is thriving, bucking the national trend of struggling high streets. According to a recent report from the British Retail Consortium and Springboard survey, empty shops in the…

First public meeting for Community Land Trust

Frome Area Community Land Trust (FACLT) held their first public and special general meeting on 1st August in a packed Frome Town Hall.  Organisers said, “On a balmy summer’s evening,…

Campaign launched to save fire service ‘Cuts will put lives, property & firefighter safety at risk’

FROME firefighters have warned that proposed cuts to the service by Devon & Somerset Fire and Rescue Service (DSFRS) could put lives at risk. Currently Frome has two fire engines that…

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