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Frome fridge moves to the Town Hall

Frome fridge moves to the Town Hall

FROME’S Community Fridge and Larder have been temporarily relocated from the Cattle Market car park to Frome Town Hall to allow for maintenance to take place at the…

Tackling health and climate issues in Frome

Tackling health and climate issues in Frome

GREEN and Healthy Futures Frome have organised a conference to learn about an innovative project which is tackling health and climate issues together at a grassroots level, and…

The newly formed Frome Renting  Alliance to hold first public event

The newly formed Frome Renting Alliance to hold first public event

FAIR Housing for Frome is calling for renters, landlords and letting agents to come together and join the Frome Renting Alliance at its first public event on 9th…

Latest news

Carnival is back with a bang! And family fun day returns as well

IT’S full steam ahead for plans for this year’s carnival procession!  This year’s procession will…

Frome gets Lit! New Literature Festival is planned for the summer

Frome gets Lit! New Literature Festival is planned for  the summer

THIS September will see the launch of the very first Frome Lit Fest.   Running…

Foodbank under pressure as cost of living rise hits hard

Foodbank under  pressure as cost of living rise hits hard

LOCAL charity Fair Frome, which runs the foodbank, has said they are seeing an ‘unprecedented…

First-ever Mayoral Lifetime Achievement Award presented

First-ever Mayoral Lifetime  Achievement Award presented

TOWN stalwart, June Barnes, has become the first recipient of the Mayoral Lifetime Achievement Award,…

Frome set to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

Frome set to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

IT’S time to dust off your red, white and blue flags and bunting as next…

New mayor ready for challenging year ahead

New mayor ready for challenging year ahead

FROME’S new mayor has praised the resilience of the community as it faces a challenging…

Volunteering and helping out

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…

Oakfield Academy seeks trustees for ‘incredibly rewarding role

IF you have a background in finance, data or strategic development and want to help young people get the most from their education, then the trustees  of…

Things to do

New Black Swan exhibition

A NEW show at Black Swan Arts by artist, Lucinda Burgess, incorporates works in steel, charred wood and glass as well as more sculptural works using Indian…

Horticulture Society plant sale returns

THE Frome Selwood Horticulture Society (FSHS) have announced the return of the annual plant sale at Selwood Academy on Saturday 28th May – doors open at 9.30am. …

Half-term musical animal menagerie performance

TRIO Paradis will be hosting a special half-term concert at Christ Church, titled ‘Birds & Beasts’.  Organisers say, “The performance will be a musical menagerie, bringing to…

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

The WHY tribe – charity gig at Bath Fringe Festival

FROME  musician and supporter of cancer counselling charity We Hear You, Paul Kirtley, has assembled ‘The WHY tribe’ for a gig at the Old Theatre Royal as part of Bath…

‘LoungeAid’ campaign supports We Hear You

FROME’S Cordero Lounge is raising money for cancer charity We Hear You (WHY) with ‘LoungeAid’, two months of events, activities and cash collections in the restaurant.  The…

Jazz fundraiser to address the blues

IN recognition of Mental Health Awareness Week 2022, Jane Bennett, who lives in Frome, volunteered her time and talent to perform 90 minutes of jazz sets at…

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