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The Firefly Appeal – sponsor a Firefly at Dorothy House in celebration of a loved one

DOROTHY House have just launched a new appeal, ‘The Firefly Appeal’, to raise funds in a unique way.  “This is your opportunity to be part of something truly unique,” says…

Former teacher opens her garden for charity

A FORMER supply teacher from Frome has raised £550 for charity with her open gardens event.  Lynda Lucas – who having worked in many of Frome’s schools is a familiar…

£3,000 Rotary donation to Air Ambulance

£3,000 Rotary donation to Air Ambulance

THE Rotary Club of Frome has donated £3,000 to the Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance which was handed over at the club’s charity shop in Frome town centre.  The Air…

WHY host pop-up café at Rook Lane for Frome Festival

LOCAL charity We Hear You (WHY) is hosting a ‘pop-up’ café until 11th July at Rook Lane as part of Frome Festival 2021.  LOCAL charity We Hear You (WHY) is…

Be a September Superstar for local cancer charity

CANCER counselling charity, We Hear You (WHY) is launching a ‘September Superstars’ fundraising campaign this autumn and is calling on you to get involved!  Fundraising officer Helen White says, “It’s…

Double handover at Frome Selwood Rotary to mark new Rotary year

JENNY Bennett has handed over a cheque for £1,000 to the Children’s Hospice South West as her penultimate act as Frome Selwood Rotary Club president.   On behalf on the…

Virtual pet show to help local charity

ACTIVE and In Touch, the Frome-based charity that helps combat loneliness, is running a virtual pet show to help raise funds.  The organisers explain, “The idea is to email photos…

Help make the Frome Riverbank Bloom!

FROME Lions Club are launching an appeal to raise £1,000 for more bulbs to be planted on the banks of the river.  Lion Mike Geake explains, “Last Autumn over 1,000…

Medical Practice pledges support for We Hear You

FROME Medical Practice (FMP) have once again chosen local charity We Hear You (WHY) as its Charity of the Year, after the Covid-19 pandemic prevented most of the practice’s planned…

Lockdown artist raising money for Bath RUH

A LOCAL artist who launched her own art company during lockdown is displaying her art at Bath’s Royal United Hospital to raise money for charity. After finding herself out of work…