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Mayor Collier wearing chainJune 2020

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Bespoke Shopping

April 2020

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Mayor, Mark Dorrington, at the launch of Andrew Ziminski's book at Hunting Raven book shop in FromeMarch 2020

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Town Ranger Jay with a group of tree plantersFebruary 2020

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Mark Dorrington with Rachel Clark at Frome Rugby Club for the final mile of Rachel's 365 mile challenge for WHYJanuary 2020

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Mayor of Frome, Mark Dorrington, with Sergeant Rachel Clark, at the Frome Santa Dash in December 2019 December 2019

Mayor’s Christmas message
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Frome Mayor Mark Dorrington in front of new walking waymarkers November 2019

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Deputy Mayor, Anita Collier, using an apple press at Apple Day 2019 October 2019

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Mayor of Frome Park Run photo

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Mayor Mark Dorrington with paralympians at Frome College8th August
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annual blessing of St. Aldhelm’s SpringJune 2019

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Mayor’s column 30th May 2019
Welcome to my first column as the mayor of Frome. I am honoured and privileged to hold this office and look forward to serving the people of Frome in the coming year.

Town Clerk’s Updates

24th April 2020
Frome’s community has shown such wonderful community spirit in these unprecedented and challenging times. The Town Council have been busy establishing and promoting support networks across the town.

Frome Town Council chamber ready for event12th March 2020
After a 46 year break we’re delighted that weddings will soon be returning to the Town Hall.  Voting has opened for the People’s Budget Events and find out how you can close your street for play and parties.

28th February 2020
Looking ahead to the Women’s Conference as well as Energy Landscape workshop and business events.

12th February 2020
Frome’s exciting tree planting project is only days away and you can also find out about the wonderful work Frome’s mini litter warriors have been doing.

Mayor Mark Dorrington and Town Clerk Paul Wynne at tree planting event

29th January 2020
Find out about some exciting new projects from Frome Town Council as well as funding we’ve secured. Also discover some training opportunities coming up in February.

16th January 2020
This month Share are hosting an event to let you swap unwanted Christmas gifts, plus find out about a new exhibition at the Town Hall.

12th December 2019
Read all about the magical Light the Night Christmas light switch on, Frome’s Community Fridge winning the Best European Community Project at the Innovation in Politics Awards and hear about the new grants and training available to Frome’s community groups.

18th November 2019Frome Christmas lantern parade 2018
The countdown is on until Frome’s town centre is awash with wonderful lanterns at the Light the Night procession for the Christmas tree light switch on.

8th November 2019
Frome’s free fireworks will return with a bang! We’re delighted to announce that the rescheduled free fireworks display will now take place on Saturday 25th January 2020.

22nd October 2019Frome councillor Sheila Gore voting in the People's Budget 2019
Voting for the People’s budget is well underway; responses have been coming in thick and fast and with voting only open for the next two weeks, Frome Town Council (FTC) are urging residents to vote to ensure their favourite is counted.

9th October 2019
Voting for the People’s Budget Town vote has opened following the decisions made by a group of local residents.

25th September 2019Councillor Sheila Gore watches man sewing bunting
Frome’s community bunting project got off to a great start this weekend thanks to the local community.

10th September 2019
Twelve Frome businesses have been awarded Plastic Free Champion status by Surfers Against Sewage for

working hard to remove or replace at least three items of single-use plastic within their stores.

Staff at River House holding their Plastic Free Champion award

28th August 2019
The first round of ideas for how residents would like to see Frome Town Council spend £10,000 are in, and we want to hear what you think…

12th August 2019
The results from the annual town benchmarking survey are in and local businesses,
residents and visitors have overwhelmingly…

29th July 2019
Wimbledon may have come to an end but that doesn’t mean that your tennis dreams should thanks to Frome Town Council…

2nd July 2019

Across Frome signs are popping up to show residents which areas are being kept wild as a haven for bees and butterflies…

Children's playground equipment

18th June 2019
Two play areas in Frome are celebrating makeovers to their parks and play equipment as part of the People’s Budget vote last year…

4th June 2019
Thousands of young people from eight of Frome’s schools got involved in this year’s School Travel Challenge…

Frome councillors Mark Dorrington and Rich Ackroyd

22nd May 2019
Last week’s Annual Council Meeting was packed full and all the newly elected councillors were well received…