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Local older person’s charity in need of ‘Walk and Talk’ volunteers

AGE UK Somerset is looking for volunteers locally to help with its new Active Befriending service.  Each volunteer will be matched with an older person who lives near them.  They…

Purple Elephant awarded grant to continue charitable work

ONE of Frome’s most well-loved Community Interest Companies, Purple Elephant, has said that it is delighted to be awarded a grant of £6,000 from Frome Town Council. The directors of…

More scrapstore fun on the way!

ANOTHER pop-up scrapstore event is on its way to Frome, and local charity The Pod is asking the community if they want a permanent scrapstore in the town.  The pop-up…

Fancy joining a carnival club? Oasis Carnival Club needs you!

FROME-based Oasis Carnival Club is excited to get back out on the road and is looking for new members.  They say, “Freedom at last! Time to get back to some…

A whole lotta metal! Volunteers clean-up River Frome

Friends of the River Frome cleaned up a section of the river at Adderwell last month.  The volunteers removed a large amount of metal from the river – bits of…

Please help Active and In Touch to continue supporting those who are lonely and isolated

AS you have been walking round and about in Frome, you may have noticed a number of Active and In Touch plaques on display.    The group explains, “Since the…

A Summer of fun and food from Purple Elephant and Fair Frome

TWO local organisations which support families in our local community to equal access to food and enriching activities, Purple Elephant and Fair Frome, are busily gearing up for the summer…

Free training for employers from cancer charity

LOCAL cancer charity We Hear You is offering a training session via Zoom on Tuesday 13th July for employers, to help them support staff impacted by cancer and life-threatening conditions. …

Active and In Touch seek additional drivers

ACTIVE and In Touch, the local charity which seeks to alleviate loneliness and isolation in Frome and the surrounding villages, and which was recently awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary…

Frome firefighters lend festival a helping hand – but can you help Frome firefighters?

FROME Fire Station were contacted by Frome Festival manager Beverly to see if they could provide assistance in erecting festival flags around the town. They say they were happy to…

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