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House deeds inspires book writing

A LOCAL author was inspired to write her first novel whilst looking at the deeds of her house – where she has lived since 1986. Allison Click, who lives in…

Local author’s new book on the ‘greatest scandal of the Jacobean age’

FROME author and theatre director, Brian Woolland, has released his first historical novel – The Invisible Exchange. Published at the end of July, it gives a dangerous and darkly humorous…

Veg patch provides meeting point for residents in community garden

RESIDENTS at Ecos Court in Frome have refurbished their communal veg patch so they can grow their own healthy fruit and vegetables – with the help of volunteers from South…

Walkers encouraged to use newly-cleared path

THE path between Wallbridge and Adderwell is now walkable again, thanks to the work carried out by volunteers. Simon Keyes, volunteer co-ordinator for Friends of River Frome said, “The best…

Twinning Association visit to Germany

A DELEGATION from Frome recently returned from Murrhardt in Germany, where they met with representatives of Château-Gontier sur Mayenne in France and Rabka-Zdrój in Poland, as well as with residents…

Frome councillor selected as Green Party Parliamentary candidate

THE Green Party has appointed Somerset County councillor, Martin Dimery, as their candidate in the Somerton and Frome Parliamentary constituency. Martin is well known in Frome as a local councillor…

Black Swan Arts Open 2022

THE winners of the prestigious Black Swan Arts Open exhibition have been revealed, with young artists dominating the prizes. This year’s outstanding panel of judges include Bruce Munro, best known…

Commerce Park expansion approved

ONE of Frome’s main employment sites will be able to expand following approval by district councillors.  Rockhaven Developments Ltd. applied to build a new warehouse and 61 business units, arranged…

70 Frome homes approved

DOZENS of new homes will be built at the southern edge of Frome following a u-turn by district councillors.  Wainhomes has been attempting to secure planning permission to build 70…

More hosts needed for Ukrainian families

More hosts needed for Ukrainian families

LOCAL groups working together to support Ukrainian refugees living in the town, are appealing for more volunteers to help them.  Volunteers are needed to help deliver English lessons, and more…