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Fundraiser’s Christmas lights display will  be one to remember

Fundraiser’s Christmas lights display will be one to remember

FROME fundraiser, Tony Hodges, is decorating his house again for Christmas and is this year promising a festive light display that will ‘steal’ your breath away!  Last year,…

Be a climate hero!  Frome mums take action on climate crisis

Be a climate hero! Frome mums take action on climate crisis

A GROUP of mums in Frome have launched a ‘heroic’ crusade to raise awareness of the climate crisis.  Formed to coincide with the United Nations’ Climate Change Conference,…

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Community projects aplenty for People’s Budget Town Vote

Community projects aplenty for People’s Budget Town Vote

NEW community bike sheds, a bat and bird box building project and a celebration of…

Stockpiles cleared from Saxonvale site

Stockpiles cleared from Saxonvale site

STOCKPILES of rubble are being removed from the Saxonvale heritage site in Frome.   The…

Lions’ Tree of Remembrance returns

Lions’ Tree of Remembrance returns

FROME Lions Club will again be erecting a tree of Remembrance in front of Rook…

Community raises the curtain to a show for everyone this December

Community raises the curtain to a show for everyone this December

AS theatre director, Claudia Pepler, celebrates 21 years of working at The Merlin, this year’s…

Made In Somerset

Made In Somerset

THIS month sees the publication of ‘Struck Off’, the debut novel from John Killah.  …

Festive switch-on will light up Frome

Festive switch-on will light up Frome

EXCITEMENT is building for the big Christmas light switch-on, which is back this year and…

Volunteering and helping out

Frome’s Big Christmas Get Together

CHRISTMAS can be a hard time for many people for a variety of reasons. This year, with the impact of Covid-19 and the current financial challenges continuing…

Local older person’s charity in need of ‘Walk and Talk’ volunteers

AGE UK Somerset is looking for volunteers locally to help with its new Active Befriending service.  Each volunteer will be matched with an older person who lives…

Purple Elephant awarded grant to continue charitable work

ONE of Frome’s most well-loved Community Interest Companies, Purple Elephant, has said that it is delighted to be awarded a grant of £6,000 from Frome Town Council.…

Things to do

Christmas Gift Markets at the Cheese & Grain

THE Cheese and Grain will be running two new Christmas markets in December on Saturday 4th and Saturday 18th, so that the independent market traders have another…

Get ready for Christmas with Frome Country Market!

FROME Country Market is hosting pop-up markets in the run up to Christmas.  A pre-Christmas pop-up market will be held on Saturday 4th December, 10am to 12pm;…

The Frome Music Industry Network

THE next Frome Music Industry Network event will be on Thursday 25th November from 7.30pm.  The Frome Music Industry Network is a monthly networking space for musicians…

Staying well

Frome Medical Practice hosts anxiety support session for adult patients

FROME Medical Practice is holding an online anxiety support session for patients. The session will be hosted by mental health nurse practitioner, Brice, and will take place…

Our health services are under enormous pressure, but we are open and available say local GPs

GP practices across Bath and North East Somerset, Swindon and Wiltshire have issued an open letter to all residents across the region.  They write, “It’s no secret…

Don’t let your senses go up in smoke

WE all know the harmful effects smoking can have on our lungs, but many are not aware of the impact it can have on our sight and…

Fundraising

Second-hand school uniforms make money for charity

A LOCAL woman is selling second-hand school uniforms to raise money for charity.  Lesley Keegan’s initiative started last summer, and so far, she has raised over £1,000…

Rugby club speak out for men’s health

FROME Rugby Club is this month taking part in ‘Movember’ to help raise awareness about men’s health.  Members of the club have been sharing their thoughts on…

Time to do something amazing… Kitmas has arrived in Frome

THIS festive season Frome Town FC is looking to raise £500 to provide free kits to 25 children in Frome in time for Christmas.  The club reports,…

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Fundraiser's Christmas Lights display will be one to rememberFrome fundraiser, Tony Hodges, is decorating his house again for Christmas and is this year promising a festive light display that will ‘steal’ your breath away! Last year, Tony wowed the crowds with his gingerbread house-themed display, raising over £1,000 for charity. And whilst this year’s theme is being kept under wraps until the big reveal on Saturday 4th December, Tony has hinted that his display will have others ‘green’ with envy. To celebrate the unveiling of his Christmas lights display, Tony is hosting a switch-on event on Saturday 4th December, from 7pm, with the big reveal at 7.15pm at his home – 26 The Butts, Frome, BA11 4AA. There will be live music, food on sale, a raffle, and some very special guest appearances that will get children, young and old, excited.bit.ly/3l4C8fc ... See MoreSee Less
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