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Cat-lovers needed for down-on-their-luck moggies as charity expands 

A VOLUNTEER-RUN charity, which will celebrate over two decades of helping cats in July, is seeking fosterers for needy moggies and looking for committee members to spearhead the group. Cats…

Befriending volunteers needed by local children’s charity

FROME-BASED 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…

Merlin Theatre Needs YOU!

IF you are new-to-Frome or simply love theatre, comedy, dance or film and you are looking for a volunteer role in a treasured venue at the heart of Frome’s community…

Oakfield Academy seeks trustees for ‘incredibly rewarding role

IF you have a background in finance, data or strategic development and want to help young people get the most from their education, then the trustees  of Frome’s Oakfield Academy…

New trustees sought for Frome’s longest running counselling service

WESSEX Counselling & Psychotherapy, Frome’s longest running counselling service, is seeking new trustees to support the next phase of its development. Having outgrown its 30-year-long base at Fairfield House on…

New sharing library for nursery

THE Frome Shed has donated a custom made ‘Sharing library’ to local nursery, Bright Stars Childcare.  The nursery says, “This library has been made especially for the families of Bright…

From Frome to Poland – one driver describes his experiences of delivering aid to Ukrainian refugees

A VOLUNTEER who helped transport humanitarian aid collected by local Frome woman, Karolina Kozub, to refugees arriving in Poland, has described his experiences of travelling across Europe. Karolina’s home became…

A ‘polio free’ spring comes to Frome

A ‘polio free’ spring comes to Frome

PURPLE crocuses, planted by Frome Selwood Rotary, have begun to bloom outside the library, symbolising the club’s support of efforts to eradicate polio.  Purple crocuses are the symbol of Rotary…

New books to get families reading

A COMMUNITY group which provides support to disadvantaged families in town have been given a bumper load of new books thanks to the local housing association, LiveWest.  Purple Elephant, who…

Could you become a Mendip Mentor?

LOOKING to make a difference in the community? The local charity PROMISEworks is asking the public to mentor a young person this year.  PROMISEworks volunteers support vulnerable children and young…

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