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Avanti Park Students help raise over £13,000 for India’s Covid crisis

Avanti Park School has helped raise over £13,000 to help support people in India affected by the Covid-19 crisis. The school reports, “On 14th May, Avanti Park School held its…

Actor’s 100 laps of park raises over £1,500 for charity

LOCAL actor, Peter Halpin, has completed his  100 laps of Victoria Park challenge, raising over £1,500 for charity. It took Peter 11 hours and 20 minutes to complete his challenge,…

Fair Frome – Local Partnerships with Frome Small Businesses

LOCAL charity Fair Frome, which runs the local foodbank, furniture bank and other projects designed to help those in acute financial need, is normally associated with large supermarkets where customers…

Specsavers stores donate £500 to Oxygen for India appeal

STAFF from two local opticians have donated £500 to help ensure vital oxygen supplies are available to those who need it in India. Specsavers’ sister stores in Frome and Warminster…

Shop owner ‘Braves the Shave’ for cancer charity

LOCAL shop owner, Sinead Foley, has ‘braved the shave’, losing her hair to raise over £2,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. So far, Sinead – the owner of SEED on Catherine Hill…

365 for WHY challenge virtual reunion mile

LOCAL fundraiser Rachel Clark is hosting a virtual reunion mile of her 2019 ‘365 for WHY’ running challenge on Saturday 29th May, in aid of cancer counselling charity We Hear…

Charity clothes sale pops up at local café

LOCAL volunteer, Radek Evans, has ‘popped up’ at the Good Heart Café, to raise money for Frome Carnival and Fair Frome. Radek and his online shop ‘Rad Fab Fashion’ can now be…

Outdoor charity concert in Nunney

THE New Academic Feetwarmers will be raising money for charity next week with another outdoor performance. The local band, with guest Julie Britton on clarinet, will be performing on Horn…

Amnesty group get walking for ‘unjustly imprisoned’ British/Iranian citizens

The Frome Amnesty Group has teamed up with fundraising platform ‘Wonderful’ to raise money and awareness of three British/Iranian citizens – Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, Anoosheh Ashoori and Mehran Raoof – who…

Make a will and help We Hear You

LOCAL cancer counselling charity, We Hear You (WHY), is once again benefitting from Goodwills Legal Services’ charity Will Month scheme. When customers mention WHY on booking any of its services,…