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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…

SHARE:Frome is on the lookout for volunteers!

FROME’S Library of Things is a place where you can borrow a range of different items, from gardening equipment and DIY tools, to kitchenware and camping equipment.    Why buy…

Befriending volunteers needed by local charity

PURPLE Elephant, the people behind the Toy Library and Children’s Festival, urgently need new volunteers for their Befriending Service. The service supports children aged between 5 and 12 years old…

ding! Riding into a positive future with community bicycle repair pop-ups

A MOBILE community bike workshop for Frome is encouraging local people to get on their bikes and are helping with their pop-up bike repair days in May.  Set up during…

We need you! Pet charity shop appeals for support

Blue Cross pet charity is appealing for the community to support their shop in Frome, which reopened this week.  Blue Cross shops raise money for the thousands of unwanted, abandoned…

Frome Community Drivers get you there!

A FROME service providing volunteer drivers and deliveries for people in need reported high demand last month and is looking forward to widening its scope as lockdown restrictions ease.  Figures…

Volunteers needed for Safer School Streets project

SUSTAINABLE Frome are looking for volunteers for the Safer School Streets project.      The group report, “We still need more volunteers for a very easy doorknocking job – just to…

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