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by adamboyden on 18 December, 2015

Co-op Fromefield: The new Co-op convenience store is open at Fromefield, with a cashpoint on the corner. I am now in discussion with residents and MDC officers on a few planning matters and I’m hoping to help persuade Radco to improve the appearance of the building in terms of the setting of the neighbouring listed […]

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Fromefield Co-op to open Weds 2nd December

by adamboyden on 25 November, 2015

The new Co-op convenience store at Fromefield is nearing completion and is planning to open on Wednesday 2nd December at 9am. The store has been fitted out to a high specification, with energy efficient and eco-friendly equipment and systems ‘installed where possible’. The store will include ‘an in-store bakery, coffee machine, hot and cold ‘food […]

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I am keeping an eye on local planning matters in the area. Co-op at Fromefield: Revised plans for the proposed Co-op convenience store (ref 2013/1514) have been submitted which the developer hopes will overcome local objections on design and road safety. Please see here for the revised plans, which were consulted on up to mid-May. […]

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… On Monday night 30 January, Mendip’s Cabinet were therefore presented with an ‘Updating’ paper which asked for a different decision, and which stated: “The relocation of the existing stall market to the Market Place is one of the principal options of the development project; however, alternative solutions and alternative locations will be given full […]

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Frome Market proposals: what’s happening? part 1

by adamboyden on 3 February, 2012

Frome’s Charter Market has been chosen to boost the town’s retail economy. In October last year, Mendip District and Frome Town Councillor Adrian Dobinson (Lib Dem, Berkley Down) announced the proposal at a full Frome Town Council meeting.  Frome Town Council’s Leader also backed the idea and has pledged financial support to the scheme. In […]

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£1 Billion to tackle youth unemployment

by adamboyden on 5 December, 2011

Lib Dem Leader and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has outlined a £1 billion pound Youth Contract to tackle youth unemployment. The aim is to ensure that all jobless young people are earning or learning again before long-term damage is done. Over three years, the Youth Contract will provide at least 410,000 new work places […]

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