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We Hear You – Temporary pause in one-to-one counselling referrals

We Hear You – Temporary pause in one-to-one counselling referrals

FROME’S local cancer charity, We Hear You (WHY), has had to suspend taking referrals for its free one-to-one counselling services until 5th September because of increased demand. In…

It’s not too late to get your covid jabs this summer

It’s not too late to get your covid jabs this summer

PEOPLE in Somerset who have not yet had their COVID-19 vaccinations are being encouraged to come forward over the summer. Councillor Adam Dance, Elected Member for Public Health,…

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Town council steps in to secure future of football club ground

Town council steps in to secure future of football club ground

FROME Town Council and Frome Town Football Club have signed a deal to help secure…

Frome actress makes Forbes’ 30 under 30 list

Frome actress makes Forbes’ 30 under 30 list

LOCAL actress Kayleigh-Paige Rees has been named as one of Forbes magazine’s ‘30 Under 30’…

Anger as plot of land at the Mount is put up for sale

Anger as plot of land at the Mount is put up for sale

LOCAL residents in the Mount are up in arms after a piece of land has…

Great Big Green Week 2022 programme announced

Great Big Green Week 2022 programme announced

THE Great Big Green Week returns this September with a host of events for all…

Appeal after boys threatened in Frome park

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to a public order incident in Frome. The incident happened…

Volunteering and helping out

Cat-lovers needed for down-on-their-luck moggies as charity expands 

A VOLUNTEER-RUN charity, which will celebrate over two decades of helping cats in July, is seeking fosterers for needy moggies and looking for committee members to spearhead…

Befriending volunteers needed by local children’s charity

FROME-BASED Purple Elephant, the people behind the Toy Library and Children’s Festival, urgently need new volunteers for their Befriending Service.  The service supports children aged between 5…

Merlin Theatre Needs YOU!

IF you are new-to-Frome or simply love theatre, comedy, dance or film and you are looking for a volunteer role in a treasured venue at the heart…

Things to do

New landscape exhibition

 The Whittox Gallery at Rise has announced their next exhibition will be the ‘Land of the Summer People’- a solo show by Somerset fine artist Jenny Graham,…

Calling all freelancers!

THE next Frome Freelancers event will be held this Friday, 8th July, from 10am to midday at Frome Town Hall. “This is a monthly networking event (with…

Love local at the Merlin

FROME’S Merlin Theatre is celebrating all things local at the moment as the summer has popped a spring in the step of everyone who enjoys visiting, working…

Staying well

Minor injuries unit safe from axe, say health bosses

By local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby, additional reporting by Ben Fenlon FROME’S minor injuries unit (MIU) will not be replaced by the new GP community pharmacy service,…

Frome Medical Practice launches use of health apps to help patients improve health

FROME Medical Practice is encouraging patients to use health apps, which can help them improve their physical and mental health and wellbeing. The practice is now using…

Changes to Dental Helpline

PEOPLE living in Somerset, who are not registered with a dental practice, should now call NHS 111 if they need urgent treatment or advice.   Following an initial…

Fundraising

Local dad climbs Snowdon four times in 24 hours for Frome Birth Talk

FROME dad and owner of HydeAway bar, Adam Way, has completed the remarkable challenge of climbing (and descending!) Snowden four times in 24 hours to raise over…

Practise makes perfect – Piano ‘practiceathon’ raises £1,000 for why

A GROUP of nine pianists have raised more than £1,000 for cancer counselling charity We Hear You. Composer and piano teacher Helen Ottaway set her pupils a…

Gardener’s ‘hidden’ garden raised £550 for charity

OVER £500 was raised for charity by one local gardener during Frome Festival’s Hidden Gardens event. Opening her garden to the public, Lynda Kinderlan – with the…

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