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Join the Frome Kindness Festival ‘Book Blast’

Join the Frome Kindness  Festival ‘Book Blast’

AS part of the Frome Kindness Festival, award-winning independent bookshop Winstone’s Hunting Raven Books is setting in motion a town-wide ‘book blast’ – calling on as many local people as…

Torr Works plans approved despite local opposition, by local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby

Torr Works plans approved despite local opposition, by local democracy  reporter Daniel Mumby

QUARRYING materials will be dumped on farmland in the Mendips to allow a nearby quarry to continue extracting limestone.  Aggregate Industries operates the quarry at Torr Works, located north of the…

Social housing plans for Frome move forward

Social housing  plans for Frome move forward

PLANS for 18 houses on North Parade car park are to be ‘submitted shortly’, say Mendip District Council.  The 18 new houses are part of the district council’s pledge to…

Gardening for wildlife on your street

FROME’S Wild Bunch is hosting online sessions this January and the focus will be on how residents can encourage wildlife into their gardens.   Frome’s Wild Bunch is open to…

Saxonvale update: Still hope for alternative scheme as legal agreements are still not signed, by local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby

Saxonvale update: Still hope for alternative scheme as legal agreements are still not signed, by local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby

LEGAL agreements to redevelop the Saxonvale site in Frome have still not been signed – nearly one year after planning permission was first granted.  Mendip District Council’s planning board voted…

MP responds to Downing Street party scandal

MP responds to Downing Street party scandal

LOCAL MP David Warburton has responded to the controversy surrounding reports of parties being held at Downing Street during the national lockdowns saying, “More needs to be done to improve…

What a year for weddings at Frome Town Hall

46 COUPLES tied the knot at Frome Town Hall during 2021, which is quite a feat considering ceremonies only started up again in April following Covid-restrictions.   The town council…

WHYgrow – therapeutic gardening group for bereaved adults

COUNSELLING charity We Hear You (WHY) has teamed up with The Walled Garden at Mells to offer a free monthly therapeutic gardening group for adults affected by bereavement.  The groups…

Speeding in town at a level ‘not seen for ten years’

FROME continues to have a problem with speeding motorists and Warminster Road remains the area where the highest amount of speeding offences occurs.  Community Speed Watch Coordinator (CSW) for Mendip,…

Progress for Missing Links project

Progress for Missing Links project

FROME’S Missing Links volunteers and supporters are celebrating another small milestone towards the completion of a traffic-free route between the town and the end of the Colliers Way path at…

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