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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 for a second time – despite the imminent threat of legal action. Mendip District Council…

Saxonvale gets planning permission…again!

PLANNING permission for Saxonvale was confirmed by Mendip District Council at a meeting last night (15th September).  The scheme was originally given planning permission in January this year, but had…

Record breakers!

FROME is home to another Guinness World Record after smashing the record for the  highest number of players in a continuous eight-hour game of skittles.  The previous record stood at…

Cheese show thrills crowds with spectacular return

THE Frome Show returned in spectacular style at the weekend, with crowds pouring in from across the country to enjoy the festivities. The official number of people to visit the…

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 the King Street office had to close as costs of repairs to the building would…

Frome’s Great Big Green Week starts this week!

FROME’S first Great Big Green Week launches this week. From this Saturday 18th to Sunday 26th September, Frome will see a plethora of events, hosted by Frome Town Council, celebrating how the…

Charity worker awarded the Order of Mercy for distinguished voluntary service

Dorothy House volunteer Paul Hewitt, from Frome has been awarded the Order of Mercy, a prestigious medal, for his voluntary service over many years.  The awards ceremony took place at…

The procession will go on! Carnival volunteers to walk nine procession routes for next year’s event

MEMBERS 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…

Local couple set up tribute fund in memory of their baby son

FROME business owners, Kat and Paul Roffey, are fundraising in memory of their son, Beau Bear, who died last year.  The ‘Beau Roffey Tribute Fund’ aims to raise money for…

Lions get in the swing for charity!

AFTER two aborted attempts due to the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions, the Frome Lions finally got to hold their annual charity golf day.  The event raised £4,200 for Brain Tumour Research.…

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