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Celebration of life to honour Frome man’s battle with motor neuron disease

Celebration of life to honour Frome man’s battle with motor neuron disease

A Frome man, Jonathan Alexander Francis (known as Alex) has sadly died following a three-year battle with motor neuron disease (MND). His family is now calling for people to help…

Medical Practice team members shortlisted for regional awards

Medical Practice team members shortlisted for regional awards

THREE members of the team at Frome Medical Practice have been shortlisted for awards in the South West Practice Nursing Celebration and Awards, which take place this week.   “Shortlisted…

Plan for 90 houses on green space? by local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby

Plan for 90 houses on green space? by local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby

UP to 90 houses could end up being built on a green space which was once earmarked for a new primary school.  The land north of Packsaddle Way in Frome…

Electric vehicle charging boost for Frome

Electric vehicle charging boost for Frome

NINE electric vehicle (EV) charging points are to be installed across three car parks in Frome this spring/summer.  Badcox Car Park, Cattle Market Car Park, North Parade Car Park –…

New Fair Frome Furniture Bank coordinator off to flying start

New Fair Frome Furniture Bank coordinator off to flying start

FAIR Frome, which runs the foodbank and other projects designed to address issues of poverty and acute need, have appointed a new coordinator to run their Furniture Bank. The new…

150 Frome homes plan comes under fire, by local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby

150 Frome homes plan comes under fire, by local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby

DEVELOPERS are ‘shunning health for concrete and greed’ by pushing for new homes on the western edge of Frome, according to local residents.  Gleeson Strategic Land Ltd. put forward initial…

Frome travellers’ site expansion agreed, by local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby

A TRAVELLERS’ site roughly halfway between Frome and Westbury can double in size following a decision by Somerset councillors.  Charlie Ward and his wife Clona were granted permission by the…

Frome poet and model’s book with photographer triggers an exhibition

THE recently published book ‘Meet Me Inside’ by the Frome based team – poet and model Melissa Stanton-Matthews and photographer Mark Brookes – has now given rise to an exhibition.…

Frome in Bloom’s annual competition is back!

THE time is fast approaching for green-fingered Frome residents to start thinking about entering Frome in Bloom’s annual competition.  On behalf of Frome in Bloom, Valerie Norvall says, “The season…

Easthill exhibition a wild success!

THE community came together this month to showcase the Easthill wood-pasture and parkland, one of Frome’s most treasured green spaces.    The Friends of Easthill’s treasurer Helen Deeming said, “We…