Access for All Campaign Update October 2017 

Access for All Campaign Update October 2017   ‘Access For All’, is a campaign started by Fair Frome this year. We are working to make changes within the town, our goal is to make as much of Frome as possible, ‘Accessible For All’. We have had two well attended public meetings and have been featured […]

Fair Frome’s letter to the Secretary of State for Pensions on the effects of Universal Credit 

To The Right Honourable David Gauke MP Secretary of State for Pensions 03.10.17 Dear Minister Re Universal Credit   Fair Frome is a small local charity operating in Frome Somerset. We provide support for families and individuals who are experiencing hardship and other activities designed to improve community cohesion. Amongst the schemes we run are […]

Come Together Again Community Event Sunday 8th October, 1.30 – 4.00 pm Frome Library 

Come Together Again Full programme of events here: Come-Together-Again-draft programme v5 (1) January’s highly successful Come Together Frome, which was attended by over 600 people, is being repeated on Sunday 8 October from 13:30 to 16:00. Afternoon tea, activities for all ages including face painting by Painted People and live music from The Frukes and others will comprise […]

Winter Fuel Allowance appeal for Fair Frome 2017 

Fair Frome Winter Fuel Allowance Appeal Bob Ashford the chairman of the Trustees of Fair Frome is donating his winter fuel allowance to the charity dedicated to helping local people in need to relaunch its Winter Fuel Appeal. Most people have experienced hard times and can appreciate the difficulties caused by a sudden bill, losing […]

Access for All Meeting held on 7 March: Summary of Issues. Next Meeting Tuesday June 6th – please contact us to book and sign up to take part in future action. 

The first Fair Frome Access for All meeting was held at the Football Club on the 7th March at 12.30 The summary is recorded below – please read these main issues that were highlighted and discussed.   We are now ready to move forward with how we can effect some of the changes identified at […]

Fair Frome & The Living Wage (not the higher national minimum wage for over 25s) 

Fair Frome & The Living Wage… There are many people in Frome who have jobs but there are also 46 families who needed food parcels from Fair Frome last month.  How can this be? The Living Wage Foundation has been campaigning for the implementation of a ‘Real’ Living Wage (currently £8.25 an hour for over […]

Living in Poverty: Fair Frome true case study published in the Frome Times 8th October 2015 

  Fair Frome Case Study 1 “Fair Frome exists to help the most disadvantaged individuals and families in the town. To many, Frome will appear to be a thriving place with low unemployment and a burgeoning cultural and social scene. However this masks a different reality for many people in the town who are unwaged […]