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Saxonvale update: Still hope for alternative scheme as legal agreements are still not signed, by local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby

Saxonvale update: Still hope for alternative scheme as legal agreements are still not signed, by local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby

LEGAL agreements to redevelop the Saxonvale site in Frome have still not been signed – nearly one year after planning permission was first granted.  Mendip District Council’s planning…

MP responds to Downing Street party scandal

MP responds to Downing Street party scandal

LOCAL MP David Warburton has responded to the controversy surrounding reports of parties being held at Downing Street during the national lockdowns saying, “More needs to be done…

Social housing  plans for Frome move forward

Social housing plans for Frome move forward

PLANS for 18 houses on North Parade car park are to be ‘submitted shortly’, say Mendip District Council.  The 18 new houses are part of the district council’s…

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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…

Quarry expansion protest

Quarry expansion protest

LOCAL residents came out in force to unite against further expansion of Mendip’s quarries on…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Volunteering and helping out

Frome Station Friends are on the right track

OVER the past six months ‘Frome Station Friends’ have been embarking on a project to clean and tidy the town’s train station. The team of volunteers have…

Frome Big Christmas Get-Together supports record number of people

A RECORD number of meals were delivered for the Frome Big Christmas Get-Together, with 165 people receiving a food hamper on Christmas Day, delivered by volunteers.  Frome…

Discover Frome needs you

THE Discover Frome information point is expanding its opening hours by an additional day and is recruiting volunteers to join its friendly team.  The hub of local…

Things to do

Judge Jules returns to Frome!

JUDGE Jules, the Club DJ that has been there, done that and done it all again for almost three decades, returns to the Cheese & Grain on…

The Simon & Garfunkel story is back on the road and is heading to Frome

DIRECT from a week-long run in London’s West End at the Vaudeville Theatre and performing to SOLD OUT audiences in over 50 countries worldwide, The Simon &…

February at the Memorial Theatre

THERE’S an exciting line-up planned for February at the Memorial Theatre with visits from Tom Robinson and Aggers & Tuffers, a 50th anniversary Simon and Garfunkel show…

Staying well

Frome Medical Practice – Reflecting on 2021

2021 has been a year like no other for people around the world. For people working in primary care the challenges have been numerous – an increasing…

KEEP WARM WITH WINTER WARMTH PACKS

AS the days are getting colder and we witness temperatures dropping to below zero the Healthy Homes project wants to ensure that everyone is kept cosy if…

Keep warm with winter warmth packs

AS the days are getting colder and we witness temperatures dropping to below zero the Healthy Homes project wants to ensure that everyone is kept cosy if…

Fundraising

Frome Times readers help raise over £1,200 for Dorothy House

FROME Times readers have helped to raise over £1,200 for Dorothy House Hospice Care via our family messages column.  The money, totalling £1,211.76, has been collected during…

Frome Platoon Army Cadet Force receive special recognition

FROME Platoon Army Cadet Force (ACF) has been recognised for their efforts to support last year’s Poppy Appeal.  Frome area Poppy Appeal organiser, Richard Fry, said, “As…

Santa float raises £19,000 for local good causes

The Frome Lions and Rotary Santa float raised over £19,000 with its collections in the run up to Christmas. “Frome – thank you for your fantastic support;…

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22 events for 2022! A pullout feature from our latest issue covering big events happening this year in Frome, the UK and across the world. ... See MoreSee Less
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What a year for weddings at Frome Town Hall46 couples tied the knot at Frome Town Hall during 2021, which is quite a feat considering ceremonies only started up again in April following Covid-restrictions. Dates are now available for 2022 so if you’ve just got engaged, are planning your wedding or have recently had a baby and would like to use the space for an official baby naming ceremony get in touch with the team at Frome Town Hall. As well as weddings the Council Chamber is also available for hire and licensed for events and special occasions. Find out about holding your wedding or civil ceremony at the historic building, including a form to register your interest, availability and further details about current Covid safety measures at: bit.ly/33U6f3ebit.ly/32iHBJ6 ... See MoreSee Less
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