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2:35pm Thursday 26th September 2013
2:30pm Thursday 19th September 2013
BIG WINE QUIZ - A quiz in support of Megan Baker House will be held at Bishops Frome village centre from 7pm tomorrow (Friday). There will be expert wine tasting advice, with four red and four white wines to try, plus a buffet supper, an auction of promises and trick-or-treat raffle. For tickets, at £16 per person or £90 per team of six, call 01531 640386, 07855 300815, or 01568 616179.
2:26pm Thursday 12th September 2013
BIG WINE QUIZ - A quiz in support of Megan Baker House will be held at Bishops Frome Village Centre from 7pm on September 20. There will be expert wine tasting advice, with four red and four white wines to try, plus a buffet supper, an auction of promises and a trick or treat raffle. £16 per person or £90 per team of six.
12:12pm Thursday 5th September 2013
11:07am Friday 19th July 2013
PARISH COUNCIL - Bishops Frome and Fromes Hill Parish Council met in Fromes Hill church on July 9 and co-opted Andrew Nash from Fromes Hill as a new councillor. All the outstanding vacancies have now been filled.
3:31pm Thursday 4th July 2013
FLOWER FESTIVAL – The Fromes Hill Flower Festival will be held at St Matthew’s Church on Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday the event will run from 10am till 6pm. On Sunday the church will be open from 10am for viewing and there will be a Songs of Praise service at 4pm.
3:40pm Thursday 13th June 2013
INTERNET CAFÉ - Bishops Frome’s internet café is open every Monday from 10am till noon in the village centre and is now offering high speed broadband connections through Airband. Facilities include A4 and A3 printing, scanning and laminating of A4 documents. Help is always available. Beginners are welcome and the whole set-up is very informal. £1 per hour, 50 pence for tea or coffee.
3:41pm Thursday 6th June 2013
BELL RINGERS - Bishops Frome Church is in dire need of more bell ringers if the current practice of ringing for service twice a month is to continue. New and existing ringers are asked to come forward and contact Peter Perkins on 01531 640247.
3:35pm Thursday 30th May 2013
PARISH COUNCIL - At their annual meeting in May councillors were given a presentation by Barrie Sheldon, the peputy police and crime commissioner for West Mercia, on the work being done by the commissioner and his staff.
11:35am Thursday 9th May 2013
COFFEE MORNING - There will be a coffee morning in aid of the British Red Cross at Bishops Frome village centre tomorrow (Friday), from 10am till noon including a raffle, bring-and-buy, coffee and cakes. Everyone is welcome to support this worthy cause.
12:24pm Friday 3rd May 2013
COFFEE MORNING – There will be a coffee morning in aid of the British Red Cross at Bishops Frome Village Centre on May 10, from 10am till noon. It will include a raffle, bring and buy, coffee and cakes. Everyone is welcome and asked to support this worthy cause.
2:25pm Thursday 18th April 2013
10:45am Friday 22nd March 2013
10:22am Thursday 24th January 2013
11:23am Thursday 17th January 2013
SINGING - The Singing for Fun Group raised more than £50 from carol singing in the village and in the Green Dragon just before Christmas. The money has been donated to Hereford Open Door, a charity for the homeless. The group meets on the first Friday of each month in Bishops Frome Village Centre, the next meeting being on February 1 at 7.30pm. All are welcome. For details, call Richard on 01885 490628.
12:07pm Thursday 3rd January 2013
LEADON RIVER PROBLEM - The Leadon river, its catchment and tributaries, have been found to be failing objectives for good ecological status, based on chemical content, sedimentation, fish population and riparian habitat. The aim is for all water bodies to be in good ecological status by 2015, and the England’s Fields project is being run by the Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group South West to advise on ways of improving local water quality. The National Farmers Union, the Environment Agency and Natural England are also taking part and will look at low flows in the River Leadon as well as flooding and other matters and will offer free advice to farmers on how to manage the countryside. There will be a drop-in evening on Wednesday from 5pm-7pm at Oxenhall Village Hall. The main launch event will be on January 17 from 10am to 1.30pm at The Stables, Lower House Farm, Canon Frome.
4:55pm Wednesday 5th December 2012
10:04am Thursday 29th November 2012
SINGING - The Singing for Fun group will be practising carols on December 7 at 7.30pm in Bishops Frome Village Centre. They will also be singing carols in the village outside the bungalows in Farm Court and afterwards in the Green Dragon on December 18. Those wanting to take part should meet at 7pm outside the village centre. Everyone is invited to join in. For details, call Richard on 01885 490628.
Bishops Frome and Fromes Hill singing for fun, parish council, coffee morning, bingo and Christmas Fayre
3:30pm Thursday 22nd November 2012
SINGING FOR FUN - Singing for Fun continues on the first Friday of each month. The focus is usually on country folk songs and sea shanties but, with Christmas approaching, the group will be practising carols when they meet on December 7 at 7.30pm in Bishops Frome village centre. They will also be singing carols in the village outside the bungalows in Farm Court and afterwards in the Green Dragon on December 18. Those wanting to take part should meet up 7pm outside the village centre.
3:53pm Thursday 15th November 2012
11:49am Thursday 1st November 2012
FLORAL DEMO - On November 10 at 7.30pm there will be an Explosion of Flowers at Bishops Frome Village Centre, presented by Yvonne Berry. Tickets, at £8 including refreshments, are available from 01885 490278. Proceeds in aid of St Mary’s Church.
12:21pm Thursday 18th October 2012
11:07am Thursday 4th October 2012
12:12pm Friday 28th September 2012
10:03am Friday 14th September 2012
11:47am Thursday 30th August 2012
SINGING FOR FUN - Singing for Fun is back after a short summer break and starts tomorrow (Friday) at 7.30pm in Bishops Frome Village Ventre. All are welcome, especially newcomers and those who think they can’t sing but want to have a laugh. For more details, contact Richard on 01885 490628.
8:00am Thursday 19th July 2012
LUSCIOUS - On July 28 there will be a ‘day of lusciousness’ in aid of St Matthew’s Church, Fromes Hill . At Bishop’s Frome’s village centre there will be a cake stall from 9am-11am and cream teas will be available from the church between 2pm and 4pm.
2:35pm Thursday 5th July 2012
COUNCIL - Bishop’s Frome and Fromes Hill Parish Council meets at Fromes Hill Church at 7.30pm on Tuesday. All parishioners are welcome. There is a vacancy for a councillor, ideally to represent Fromes Hill. For details, call parish clerk Martin Field on 01432 820074 or email email@example.com.
9:50am Thursday 28th June 2012
COUNCIL - Bishop’s Frome and Fromes Hill Parish Council meets tonight (Thursday) at 7.30pm in the village centre. The meeting has been called to discuss the implications of the Localism Act as they apply to councillors, and to consider the purchase of a lawnmower following the end of a grass cutting contract. All residents are welcome.
9:51am Thursday 21st June 2012
SUMMER FETE - The Bishops Frome Jubilee summer fete will be held on the sports ground from 2.30pm Saturday. All the usual stalls plus a flower arrangement tent, Sumo wrestling and pony rides. Lindy Houghton would appreciate offers of help on the day, plus donations of cakes, bottles, books, sandwiches and flower arrangements. These will be auctioned. Contact number 01885 490648. Everyone is welcome.
11:26am Thursday 14th June 2012
SUMMER FETE - The Bishops Frome Jubilee summer fete is on the sports ground from 2.30pm on June 23 with all the usual stalls plus a flower arrangement tent, sumo wrestling and pony rides. Lindy Houghton would appreciate offers of help on the day, plus donations of cakes, bottles, books, sandwiches and flower arrangementsto be auctioned. Call 01885 490648.
9:00am Thursday 7th June 2012
8:00am Thursday 31st May 2012
8:00am Thursday 10th May 2012
8:00am Thursday 3rd May 2012
8:00am Thursday 26th April 2012
10:51am Thursday 19th April 2012
VILLAGE CENTRE AGM - The Bishop’s Frome Village Centre AGM will be held at 7pm next Wednesday at the centre. Anyone interested in the running of the centre is welcome to attend, especially if they would like to become involved in any way.
8:00am Thursday 5th April 2012
9:28am Thursday 29th March 2012
10:08am Thursday 15th March 2012
LENT LUNCH - There will be a lent lunch at Firlands, Bishop’s Frome, tomorrow (Friday), from noon till 2pm. The host will be Susannah Morel and the good cause will be PHA. No fixed price for entry, but all donations will be gratefully received.
11:27am Thursday 8th March 2012
LUNCH - There will be a Lent lunch at Bishop Frome Village Centre tomorrow (Friday) from noon to 2pm. The hosts will be Castle Frome and Fromes Hill PCCs and proceeds will go to Blackmarston School, Hereford. The next lunch will be at Firlands, Bishop’s Frome, on March 16.
10:13am Thursday 1st March 2012
10:14am Thursday 23rd February 2012
COMMUNITY-LED PLAN - The Bishops Frome community plan, also covering Fromes Hill, needs local residents of all ages to voice their opinions as to what they would like to see happen in their community in the future.
1:06pm Thursday 2nd February 2012
SINGING - Singing for fun and health returns to Bishops Frome Village Centre tomorrow (Friday), at 7.30pm. Enjoy singing some old country folk songs and shanties and having a really good laugh. More details from Richard on 01885 490628.
1:10pm Thursday 26th January 2012
SINGING - Singing for fun and health returns to Bishops Frome Village Centre on February 3, at 7.30pm. Don’t miss the chance to enjoy singing some old country folk songs and shanties and have a really good laugh.
11:56am Thursday 12th January 2012
VICAR’S LAST DAY - Rev Prebendary Jane Davies, who left the Frome Valley group of churches last month, will be licensed to serve at St Peter’s Church, Lugwardine, at a ceremony at 3.30pm on Sunday. Everyone from the Frome Valley is invited to attend.
Bishops Frome and Fromes Hill farewell to Rev Prebendary Jane Davies, parish council meeting and singing for fun
7:00am Thursday 5th January 2012
FAREWELL - On Sunday, to mark the departure of Rev Prebendary Jane Davies from the Frome Valley group of churches, there will be a farewell buffet lunch at 1pm at the Village Centre. Anyone wishing to attend, or to contribute towards a gift for Jane, is asked to contact Isabel Spiller at the parish office on 01885 490229.
12:06pm Thursday 15th December 2011
AN EVENING OF CAROLS - An evening of carols, mulled wine and mince pies, in aid of St Mary’s Church will be held at The Chase Inn, Bishop’s Frome, from 8pm Saturday. This is a changed date and changed venue and will also include the grand Christmas draw.
12:00pm Thursday 8th December 2011
AN EVENING OF CAROLS - An evening of carols, mulled wine and mince pies, in aid of St Mary’s Church will be held at The Chase Inn, Bishop’s Frome, from 8pm on Saturday December 17. This is a changed date and changed venue and will include the grand Christmas draw. Tickets are available from the village shop and other local businesses.
2:21pm Thursday 24th November 2011
SINGING FOR FUN AND HEALTH - Singing for fun and health returns to Bishops Frome Village Centre on December 2. The group will be singing carols in preparation for their Christmas carol singing, around the village green and in the local pub. All are welcome, including those who haven't been before. For details contact Richard on 01885 490628.
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