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ART FOR EARTH’S SAKE, LOCAL POET PREPARES FOR COP26

FROME-based ecopoet and socially engaged artist, Helen Moore, is one of a small group of artists set to participate in a new exhibition in response to the latest global climate…

Frome’s Great Nurdle Fact Hunt!

Frome’s Great Nurdle Fact Hunt!

LOCAL teacher and author, Claire Vowell, has created a fun environmental ‘fact hunt’ in Frome, to help raise awareness about microplastics and plastic pollution.  The author – who has published a…

Leading crime writer is coming to Frome

ONE of the UK’s foremost writers of crime fiction, Elly Griffiths – who has appeared in the Sunday Times Bestsellers chart 19 times – will be appearing in Frome later…

A Tribute to Ronald Stone – Man of Frome and WW2 Royal Marine Burma Star veteran – 6th November 1919 to 28th August 2021

FROME man all his life, Ronald (Ron) Stone, has died at the grand age of 101 years.  Since the death of his wife Eileen ten years ago, Ron has lived…

Bike winner from Lions’ Ride Kids Ride event

FOLLOWING the very successful Ride Kids Ride event held on 19th September at the old showground Frome, the lucky winner of the free raffle to win a new bike and…

Frome teenager debuts youth manifesto for climate change

A TEENAGER from Frome has written an “International Youth Manifesto for Climate Justice”, detailing young people’s first-hand experience of the effects of climate change and their frustration in getting those…

Bag a bargain at Frome’s Fiver Fest!

FIVER Fest is returning to Frome for a third time later this month.   Championing Frome’s wonderful array of independent shops and retailers, the nationwide event encourages people to shop…

Become a Member of Youth Parliament

SOMERSET’S Youth Parliament is seeking nominations from young people aged 11 to 18 wishing to become a Member of Youth Parliament (MYP).  SOMERSET’S Youth Parliament is seeking nominations from young…

True-life adventures of four Frome families

A BOOK published this month follows the true-life adventures of four Frome families as they navigate their way through the 18th and 19th centuries – and the story of two illegitimate births. …

New eco-friendly bus plan to link Frome and Westbury

BOTH Frome and Westbury could benefit from a new eco-friendlier bus service thanks to a proposal gong before Wiltshire Council.  The new Mellor Orion E-Bus would run on electricity and…

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