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Town council “cautiously welcomes” ‘One Somerset’ decision

Frome Town Council has “cautiously welcomed” the announcement that Somerset is to have one single unitary council from April 2023.  Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick, MP, announced this week that he…

Emily on the starting blocks at Tokyo Olympics

Emily on the starting blocks at Tokyo Olympics

FROME athlete Emily Diamond is in Tokyo hoping to add to her Olympic bronze medal from the Rio Games. Emily – who is a World, European and Commonwealth medallist –…

Festival a huge success

Festival a huge success

FROME Festival’s 20th anniversary has been hailed a huge success by organisers, with nearly 4,000 tickets sold for the events that went ahead.    Despite the extension of Covid restrictions…

Carnival postponed, but there will still be fun to be had!

Carnival postponed, but there will still be fun to be had!

FROME Carnival Committee has reluctantly made the decision to postpone this year’s street procession – but has announced a fun day and dog show will be held in its place! …

Campaigners urge caution as plans for 1,700 houses are submitted

Campaigners urge caution as plans for 1,700 houses are submitted

The planning application for Selwood Garden Community (SGC), which would bring 1,700 houses to the south of the town, has now been submitted to Mendip District Council.  And the campaign…

‘One Somerset’ gets government approval – but decision comes under fire

Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick, MP, has decided to implement the proposal for a single unitary council for Somerset – subject to Parliamentary approval.    The decision, announced in a ministerial statement to…

Patients reminded to continue to wear face coverings when visiting Frome Medical Practice

Frome Medical Practice, like healthcare settings across the country, is reminding patients of the need to continue to wear a face covering, follow social distancing rules and use hand sanitiser…

82-year-old Marjorie jumps from 13,000 ft for hospital charity

FORMER teacher and 82-year-old local resident Marjorie Whitear, leapt 13,000ft from a plane this month to show her appreciation for the NHS.   Majorie was one of 15 brave fundraisers…

Three Peaks team raise £12,000 for We Hear You

A GROUP of 11 supporters of Frome based cancer charity We Hear You (WHY) have raised more than £12,000 by climbing Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike and Mount Snowdon in a…

Is your youngster the next Marcus Rashford? Bookshop and mayor join forces to celebrate Frome’s inspiring young people

WINSTONE’S Hunting Raven Books has launched a campaign to shine a light on the brilliant things young people in Frome have done for others within the community during the time…

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