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New children’s clothes exchange

A NEW venture is launching next week at Wesley Methodist Church – a children’s clothes exchange.   The free service, which starts on Monday 16th May, invites parents to bring…

Frome mum’s new book shares journey of recovery from birth trauma

A FROME author has released a memoir, charting her recovery from postpartum post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), following the birth of her twins in 2018.  Jessica Cornwell’s book, Birth Notes, was…

Children’s competition to celebrate Jubilee

A CHILDREN’S picture competition to celebrate the Platinum Jubilee is being organised by Frome Heritage Museum.  The museum, in North Parade, will be commemorating Queen Elizabeth’s 70 years on the…

New plaque commemorates historic company

A PLAQUE has been erected by Frome Society for Local Study to commemorate one of the most important firms in the town’s industrial history.  The plaque highlights industrial entrepreneur Edward…

Local artist picks up two awards for his wood carvings

LOCAL Frome based artist, Cameron Scott, recently won two awards at the Galleria Moderna exhibition at the Castle Fine Art Gallery in Oxford. Cameron picked up the awards for his…

Stop Westdown Quarry campaign gears up for new critical phase

Stop Westdown Quarry campaign gears up for new critical phase

LOCAL people recently heard about the latest plans for a campaign to stop the reopening and expansion of a mega quarry near Nunney, near Frome.   Over 50 people attended…

Travellers’ site refused

Travellers’ site refused

Plans for a new travellers site off a busy road near Frome have been roundly refused by district councillors. An application had been submitted to build a new travellers pitch…

Community gardening get-together

VOLUNTEERS are invited to help improve an area of the Dissenters’ Cemetery to create an area of reflection.  The gardening get-together will be held on Wednesday 4th May, from 10am…

The Big Mayday Hug, by local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby

The Big Mayday Hug, by local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby

FROME residents are being asked to join hands on the May Day bank holiday in support of alternative plans to redevelop the Saxonvale regeneration site.  Mendip District Council has been…

Commerce Park expansion deferred, by local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby

Commerce Park expansion deferred, by local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby

A DECISION on plans to expand one of Frome’s main employment sites has been pushed back until the summer, to allow residents’ concerns about noise disturbance to be addressed.  Rockhaven…