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Welcome return for Frome Farmers’ Market

After more than a three-month absence caused by lockdown and the coronavirus pandemic, the Frome Somerset Farmers’ Market is set to return on Saturday 11th July.  As the Cheese &…

Next stage of Market Place redevelopment gets the green light

FROME Town Council has backed plans for ‘phase three’ of the Market Place redevelopment plans. The proposed improvements to the Boyle Cross area includes additional planters, plants, seating and shade…

Frome launches clean air network

Frome Town Council has been working with Frome Tech Shed to develop a network of air quality sensors around the town. The aim of the project is to empower the…

Still rescuing cats during lockdown

WHILST other rescue centres closed their doors, a Frome-based independent cat rescue of four years has stayed open throughout lockdown. Cats in Distress and their network of volunteers have continued…

Play areas re-open

Frome’s play areas and outdoor gyms managed by Frome Town Council have now re-opened. Mendip District Council also manage some of the play areas in town, and these will also…

Owners of the Golden Goose retire – but shop will live on

The Golden Goose’s ‘closing and relocation sale’ is nearly over. The shop will be relocating to Palmer Street, just around the corner in St Catherines.  “Opening in late August it…

National launch for local restaurant’s gourmet meals

THE Old Bath Arms in Palmer Street has served up gourmet food to local residents in Frome as well as the surrounding areas during lockdown, and are now setting their…

A little bag of happiness goes a long way

FROME gift shop owner, Sarah Lloyd Williams, found a way of making local people happy while her shop was closed during lockdown. Mark Captain reports, “At first, Sarah relished the…

Extinction Rebellion delivers message to MP

Extinction Rebellion (XR) activists from Frome, Bruton and XR Doctors delivered a message, including a big letter, to their MP, David Warburton, at his local office near Sparkford recently.  “It’s…

Your town needs you!

Your town  needs you!

Frome Times is launching a new campaign to encourage the community to ‘Shop Local’ and support local businesses to help them get back on their feet. Frome’s shops and businesses…