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Frome’s ‘Creative Quarantine King’!

ARTWORK created during lockdown by Frome local, Dave Mosley, has been given its own exhibition at the Trowbridge Town Hall. The exhibition is Dave’s first, and was organised as a…

Rave reviews for local stonemason’s new book

A BOOK about the history of British architecture, written by Frome stonemason Andrew Ziminski, has received rave reviews from a number of national publications. ‘The Stonemason – A history of building Britain’…

Local garages encourage drivers to put safety first and book MOTs now

WITH mandatory MOT testing returning next month, local garages are urging vehicle owners to think ahead and book their MOTs sooner rather than later. In response to the Covid-19 pandemic,…

New click & collect service at SHARE

FROME’S Library of Things has re-opened post-lockdown with a brand new click & collect service. The organisers report, “Anybody can register and reserve online (sharefrome.org/things) to borrow a plethora of…

Stranded Frome dad wins dream car

A FROME family separated during the Covid-19 pandemic, were recently surprised with the news that they have won their dream car and £10,000. Father-of-two, Rob Miggels, works between the UK and…

The People’s Budget Youth Project – next steps

ORGANISATIONS are invited to submit proposals on how they would operate a town Youth Project, which was the winner of last year’s People’s Budget Town Vote. Last November Frome Town…

Library doors open for order-and- collect

FROME library opened its doors last week with a new collection service, as part of a phased reopening of Somerset’s libraries. Along with libraries in Yeovil, Minehead and Bridgwater, Frome…

Councils accused of fast-tracking new travellers’ site

MENDIP District Council has come under fire for ‘inaccurate’ information regarding its provision of a transit travellers’ site in the Blatchbridge Roundabout area. Chairman of Selwood Parish Council, cllr Jim Dowling,…

Saxonvale plans amended

AMENDMENTS have been made to the new plans for Saxonvale, the old industrial site in the centre of Frome, is being developed by Acorn on behalf of Mendip District Council.…

Frome venues welcome government support but future is still uncertain

FROME’S live entertainment venues have welcomed the news of the government’s £1.57bn support package to help protect the future of UK theatres and other cultural venues. However, they have questioned…