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 …

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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 …

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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 …

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Struggling to put food on the table? How to obtain grocery vouchers and food

    How the food bank works. Obtaining grocery vouchers and emergency food Fair Frome Food Bank   Fair Frome Food Bank aims to provide emergency food, in the form of grocery top-up parcels that contain three days’ supply of essential dried food and toiletries.  The service is for people living within the BA11 post …

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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 …

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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 …

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