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

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Frome Mayor Mark Dorrington in front of new walking waymarkersMayor’s column November 2019

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

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Frome Mayor, Mark Dorrington, on his bike for Ride Kids RideMayor’s column September 2019

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Mayor of Frome Park Run photoMayor’s column August 2019

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Photo of Rook Lane Chapel where Casting The World exhibition takes place

Mayor’s column July 2019

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Mayor’s column June 2019Mayor Mark Dorrington with paralympians at Frome College

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annual blessing of St. Aldhelm’s Spring

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 update 18th NovemberFrome 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.


Town Clerk’s update 8th NovemberFamilies watching Frome Fireworks
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.


Town Clerk’s update 22nd OctoberFrome 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.



Town Clerk’s update 9th OctoberScrabble letters spelling out the word vote
Voting for the People’s Budget Town vote has opened following the decisions made by a group of local residents.


Town Clerk’s update 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.



Town Clerk’s update 10th September 2019Staff at River House holding their Plastic Free Champion award
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.




Frome councillor Sheila Gore with People's Vote choices on display

Town Clerk’s update 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…

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

Frome town centre

Town Clerk’s update 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…

Town Clerk’s update 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

Town Clerk’s update 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…

Town Clerk’s update 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

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