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Cool causes supported for 24 hours non-stop on the radio

Over the May bank holiday weekend, presenter Jenna Myles, founder of the popular blog ‘Somerset cool’, her husband Graeme and studio manager Jennie Smith, are taking over FromeFM for a…

Fostering Fortnight – start something special

Every year in May the need for more foster carers is highlighted through Fostering Fortnight.  The Fostering Foundation say, “We believe fostering is a hugely important role, offering children and…

Town Council Annual Meeting

Last week’s Annual Council Meeting was packed full and all the newly elected councillors were well received, reports Frome Town Council. The current Mayor, Rich Ackroyd, started the meeting by…

Photobook published about Frome’s Saxonvale

Frome photographer John Beeching has published a book entitled ‘Saxonvale’.   The photobook is about the old light-industrial site near the centre of Frome which, after many years of abandonment,…

Celebrate Ascension at St Mary the Virgin Orchardleigh

Thursday 30th May is Ascension Day when the church celebrates the ascension of Christ to heaven. To celebrate this there will be a service of Holy Communion (using the Book…

Winning start for Frome’s British aerobatic champion

Frome’s very own British aerobatic champion, Daniel Weston, returned home recently after winning the first competition of the year, The Dan Smith Memorial, held at Dunstable aerodrome near Luton airport.…

Edmund Park is getting it together

Residents of the emerging Edmund Park estate (southeast in Frome and east of the river) are moving on with establishing their community.  They report, “On Saturday 27th April a group…

Disability fundraiser at South Parade Club

Mendip Disability Forum is a representative voice for disabled people and carers of all ages living in the Mendip area. Ann Martin said, “We meet up quarterly to discuss disability…

Lord of Orchardleigh title still up for grabs

THE Lordship of Orchardleigh, Somerset, is  still available for purchase. The title first went on sale in February. It is being sold for £7,000 by The Manorial Society of Great Britain,…

Find out about fostering

If you live in Frome or the surrounding area and want to know more about fostering in Somerset, put Tuesday 21st May in your diary. Somerset County Council’s free, information-packed…