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The weight of a kayak rest’s on Dave’s shoulders! Runner completes 22km running challenge carrying his kayak

The weight of a kayak rest’s on Dave’s shoulders! Runner completes 22km running challenge carrying his kayak

A RUNNING and kayaking enthusiast combined his two interests to create one epic challenge – running 22km off-road route, whilst carrying a 15-foot long racing kayak on his shoulders!  Frome…

Last call for the WHY Santa Dash

CANCER counselling charity We Hear You is hosting its annual ‘Santa Dash’ 4k fun run on Sunday 12th December to raise funds for its free counselling and emotional support for…

Optical team member steps up to the challenge for charity

A CALL centre operator at a Frome opticians has totted up a total of one million steps in just three months, raising £325 for Diabetes UK.   Lynn Beagles, who…

Hair heroes!

YEAR 7 Oakfield Academy pupils, Ruby Pole and Lola Vince, had their hair cut for The Little Princess Trust Charity.  The pair have each donated 12 inches of their hair…

Help local families stay together this Christmas

THE need for end-of-life care is growing and Dorothy House is launching a special Christmas appeal to make it possible for more families to be together at home during their…

Golfers raise £900 for Air Ambulance

THE Ladies’ section of Orchardleigh Golf Club presented a cheque for £928 to Dorset & Somerset Air Ambulance last month.  “Sonia Probert who has been Lady Captain at the club…

Supermarket staff are ‘tickled pink’ by fundraising grand total!

LOCAL supermarket, Asda, is celebrating raising a grand total of £1,919 in 2021 for the chain’s Tickled Pink campaign.  Now in its 25th year, Asda’s Tickled Pink campaign helps awareness…

Time to do something amazing… Kitmas has arrived in Frome

Time to do something amazing… Kitmas has arrived in Frome

THIS festive season Frome Town FC is looking to raise £500 to provide free kits to 25 children in Frome in time for Christmas.  The club reports, “Kitmas run by…

Rugby club speak out for men’s health

Rugby club speak out for men’s health

FROME Rugby Club is this month taking part in ‘Movember’ to help raise awareness about men’s health.  Members of the club have been sharing their thoughts on everything Movember and…

Second-hand school uniforms make money for charity

A LOCAL woman is selling second-hand school uniforms to raise money for charity.  Lesley Keegan’s initiative started last summer, and so far, she has raised over £1,000 for Lisa’s Army…

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