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New book from local author is a case of Deja Lu!

FROME author, Crysse Morrison, has published a new book, Déjà Lu.   The new book is a collection of 37 short stories about love, life and the peculiarities of relationships. Crysse…

Former Mayor remembered

THE death of former Frome mayor, Russell Milne, has been announced. Russell was a well-known figure in Frome, having lived here for more than 50 years with his wife, Christine. …

Somerset campaign encourages you to ‘Think Twice’ this Summer

SOMERSET County Council’s Public Health department has launched Phase 2 of its Summer Safety campaign encouraging residents and      visitors to commit to keeping our county safe this summer. …

Forward Space expands in Frome with 19 new studios for small businesses

MOTORWORKS is a new workspace for the businesses of Frome, brought to you by the award-winning creators of The Old Church School.  A stone’s throw from the company’s first coworking…

Children’s Festival brings free fun and miles of smiles at super successful day

PURPLE Elephant held their first large-scale event since the 2019 lockdown – The Frome Children’s Festival – and have declared it a big success.  Almost 600 children and adults attended…

New operator for Frome’s recycling centre

By local democracy reporter Daniel Mumby FROME’S recycling centre will be under new management from the autumn as a new contract takes effect.  The Somerset Waste Partnership (SWP) currently has a…

Plans to close fly-tipping hotspots to vehicles gets town council backing

A PROPOSAL to pedestrianise Berkley Lane and Dark Lane in a bid to combat fly-tipping, has received the support of Frome Town Council.  Mendip District Council and Somerset County Council…

Town centre post office to reopen this month

A DATE has been confirmed for the reopening of Frome’s main Post Office.  The post office service will reopen in its original location in the Westway shopping centre, on Wednesday…

111-year old church to close

AFTER 111 years, Portway Methodist Church in Frome is very sadly closing its doors at the end of September. There will be a final service to celebrate the life of…

New mobile app launch gets Somerset walking and talking about climate change

AN exciting new free mobile app called Somerset Trails has been launched which will explore the impact of climate change and bring to life the different ways nature can help…