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Local dad climbs Snowdon four times in 24 hours for Frome Birth Talk

FROME dad and owner of HydeAway bar, Adam Way, has completed the remarkable challenge of climbing (and descending!) Snowden four times in 24 hours to raise over £400 for mental…

Practise makes perfect – Piano ‘practiceathon’ raises £1,000 for why

A GROUP of nine pianists have raised more than £1,000 for cancer counselling charity We Hear You. Composer and piano teacher Helen Ottaway set her pupils a challenge: get sponsored…

Gardener’s ‘hidden’ garden raised £550 for charity

OVER £500 was raised for charity by one local gardener during Frome Festival’s Hidden Gardens event. Opening her garden to the public, Lynda Kinderlan – with the help of two…

Album launch in memory of WHY founder raises £854 

LOCAL musician Carol Foster hosted a launch event at 23 Bath St on Thursday 14th July for her album ‘Coming Home’.   The evening was dedicated to the memory of her…

Fun evening at Frome Festival quiz

A RECORD number of people competed in the Frome Festival Quiz, which returned following a three-year absence because of lockdown restrictions.  The quiz had 18 tables of four competing for…

Supermarket ‘makes a difference’ with cash donation for carers

MEMBERS of Frome Carers Association recently received a donation of £400 from the Asda Foundation for coming second place in the Green Token Giving scheme.   The Frome and District…

Bridge event raises £1,000 for Ukraine appeal

FROME Bridge Club raised £1,000 in aid of Ukraine at their charity bridge event evening on Friday 24th June. The evening was organised by Ray Nicholson and Margaret Donkin.  The…

Frome’s Lions Club raises thousands for Fair Frome

THE Lions Club of Frome held their annual charity golf day last month, raising an estimated £5,000 for local charity, Fair Frome.  At the event, held at the Mendip Golf…

Ukraine appeal’s weekend of music raises £5,000

LOCAL choirs and artists who came together for a special ‘Big Sing Ukraine Fundraiser’ at Frome’s Cheese & Grain last month have raised £5,000 thanks to generous donations from local…

Charity pop-up cafe at Rook Lane

FROME cancer charity, We Hear You (WHY), are once again hosting a ‘pop-up cafe’ at Rook Lane, Bath Street, from Monday 27th June to Wednesday 13th July.   The cafe will serve…

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