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Frome Kindness Festival – an invitation to get involved

Frome Kindness Festival – an  invitation to get involved

FOLLOWING a few tough years, what will it take to set in motion a town-wide ripple of kindness in Frome? This is one of the aspirations of the Frome Kindness…

Frome in ‘desperate’ need of affordable smaller homes Fair Housing for Frome release findings from the 2021 Housing Needs Survey

Frome in ‘desperate’ need of affordable smaller homes Fair Housing for Frome  release findings from the  2021 Housing Needs Survey

HOUSES being built or coming up for sale in Frome are ‘not affordable’ for the majority of Frome residents, as there is a ‘desperate’ need for ‘genuinely affordable’ smaller houses.…

Town awards for Rotary in Frome and ‘tireless’ volunteer

Town awards for Rotary in Frome and ‘tireless’ volunteer

THE winners of Frome’s Group of the Year and Person of the Year 2021 have been revealed! The three Rotary Clubs in the town; the Rotary Club of Frome, Frome…

River Frome to generate hydropower?

River Frome to generate hydropower?

By local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby. THE River Frome could be used to power homes and businesses as part of a strategy to combat climate change. Mendip District Council’s cabinet…

Quarry expansion protest

Quarry expansion protest

LOCAL residents came out in force to unite against further expansion of Mendip’s quarries on Sunday 9th January. 150 people brought a carnival atmosphere with them as they walked the…

Join Frome’s community wildlife mapping project

Join Frome’s community wildlife mapping project

FROME Town Council (FTC) has partnered with Somerset Environmental Record Centre (SERC) to create Frome’s own interactive digital wildlife map and are asking residents and visitors to help gather data.…

Town council backs alternative plan for Saxonvale

Town council backs alternative plan for Saxonvale

Mayday Saxonvale – the  alternative planning application for the Saxonvale site – has received the support of Frome Town Council.  The town council’s support for the plan, which is an…

Over 2,400 houses could be coming to Frome, By local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby, and Ben Fenlon (Frome Times)

Over 2,400 houses could be coming to Frome, By local democracy  reporter Daniel Mumby, and Ben Fenlon  (Frome Times)

MORE than 2,400 new houses could be built across Frome if plans are approved by the district council this year.  The six planning applications in Frome make up for almost…

Introducing Frome River Watch – Could you be the eyes and ears along the river for Friends of the River Frome?

Introducing  Frome River Watch – Could you be the eyes and ears along the river for Friends of the River Frome?

FRIENDS of the River Frome have launched a new project, Frome River Watch, to help monitor the health of the river.   The local group plans to recruit a group…

Frome Lottery invites applications for grants

Frome Lottery invites applications for grants

FROME Community Trust has announced that applications are now open for grants for community organisations and groups in Frome and the local villages.   They say, “A total of about…

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