We’re delighted to say we’ve teamed up with Frome Town Council to put on a special screening of Rivercide, a ground-breaking investigative documentary exploring the shocking state of UK rivers. Presented by George Monbiot and featuring music by Charlotte Church, it asks tough questions about how once pristine river systems have been turned into sewers, […]
Author: Friends of the River Frome
Learn about what we got up to at the 2021 Rodden Meadow picnic.
It’s getting to the time of year where birds of all shapes and sizes are looking for somewhere snug to nest. Lucky for them, Tony H. one talented member of our committee, has been hard at work building some remarkable bird boxes. And lucky for the river, he’s splitting the proceeds between Friends of the […]
A small family of beavers has taken up residence in Rodden Nature Reserve.
Our local MP David Warburton is supporting a private members bill to stop water companies discharging untreated sewage into rivers. He met with Sue Everett and Mike Bull from FoRF to hear about the problem in Frome for himself. He wrote afterwards to Sue: “I can certainly assure you that, when the Bill returns to […]
Ongoing environmental decline and the climate crisis can make caring for our river seem an overwhelming job – where do we even begin? That’s where a strategy comes in. It’s a comprehensive plan that sets out our goals, and what we’re going to do to reach them. FORFs first river strategy was published in 2012. […]