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Frome says ‘Refugees welcome here’

A GROUP of Frome residents took to the streets with a family-friendly demonstration to spread the message that refugees are welcome in our town.    The demonstration was…

Exciting new gallery opens

GALLERY at The Station is a new, contemporary gallery and creative space housed in a former industrial warehouse near Frome Train Station.  Run by a collective of creatives,…

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Saxonvale approved again

Saxonvale approved again

By local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby A major Somerset regeneration scheme has been narrowly approved…

Saxonvale gets planning permission…again!

PLANNING permission for Saxonvale was confirmed by Mendip District Council at a meeting last night…

Record breakers!

FROME is home to another Guinness World Record after smashing the record for the  highest…

Cheese show thrills crowds with spectacular return

THE Frome Show returned in spectacular style at the weekend, with crowds pouring in from…

Citizens Advice closes Frome office but plans local access points

CITIZENS Advice Mendip has closed its office in Frome, citing “increasing costs.” The charity said…

Volunteering and helping out

Fancy joining a carnival club? Oasis Carnival Club needs you!

FROME-based Oasis Carnival Club is excited to get back out on the road and is looking for new members.  They say, “Freedom at last! Time to get…

A whole lotta metal! Volunteers clean-up River Frome

Friends of the River Frome cleaned up a section of the river at Adderwell last month.  The volunteers removed a large amount of metal from the river…

Please help Active and In Touch to continue supporting those who are lonely and isolated

AS you have been walking round and about in Frome, you may have noticed a number of Active and In Touch plaques on display.    The group…

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Active and In Touch’s Portrayal of a Pandemic captures the imagination

ACTIVE and In Touch’s art exhibition, ‘Portrayal of a Pandemic’, opened last week to rave reviews. And the exhibition, at Black Swan Arts’ Round Tower gallery has…

Fun for all at next week’s carnival fun day!

FROME Street Carnival is hosting a fundraising fun day next week which is jam-packed full of fun for all the family. The free event in Victoria Park…

Chocolate Festival returns this year

THE much loved Frome Chocolate Festival is set to return, after last year’s hiatus. Organisers say, “Rediscover a world of food and drink fascination at Frome’s Chocolate Festival,…

Staying well

Frome Medical Practise updates patients on Covid booster and flu vaccination clinics

FROME Medical Practice is advising patients that it will be inviting eligible patients for a joint appointment to receive a Covid booster jab and their flu vaccination…

Alzheimer’s Society offers tips for people with dementia and the general public during coronavirus pandemic

Five ways to support people affected by dementia from your own home Coronavirus is posing a significant risk for people affected by dementia and many are cut…

Hand sanitiser or soap: making an informed choice for COVID-19

GOOD hygiene and physical distancing are the best ways to protect yourself and everyone around you from the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) according to the World Health Organization. The virus…

Fundraising

Local golfers get in the swing for cancer unit charity

A charity golf day at Orchardleigh Golf and Country Club near Frome has raised more than £4,000 for the Bath Cancer Unit Support Group (BCUSG). 20 teams…

Grants aren’t taken for granted

OVER the last year Frome Town Council (FTC) has distributed a massive £84,000 to fantastic local community groups across the town.    The town council reports, “The…

‘Tough Mamas’ raise over £2,000 for Frome Birth Talk

A GROUP of six local mums have raised over £2,000 for Frome Birth Talk (FBT), which provides counselling, groups and wellbeing activities for pregnant and new parents.…

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The procession will go on! Carnival volunteers to walk nine procession routes for next year’s eventMembers of Frome Street Carnival’s committee will be walking all nine carnival routes in the ‘Wessex Carnival Circuit’ to raise money for next year’s street procession. Committee members are aiming to raise £1,000 by walking the nine routes, which includes Frome, Mere, Shaftesbury, Gillingham, Wincanton, Castle Cary, Salisbury, Trowbridge and Warminster.To donate, please visit the website: www.gofundme.com/f/frome-carnival-2022bit.ly/2Z7Hi1T ... See MoreSee Less
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