Events

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Frome Housing Crisis Meeting Tuesday 18th July 2023 7pm-8.30pm @ Frome Town Hall (or Zoom)

Frome Town Council and Frome Area Community Land Trust (FACLT) are hosting a meeting on Tuesday 18thJuly at the Town Hall (and online via zoom) to discuss the current housing issues in Frome and to raise awareness across the board.

Taking place from 7pm – 8:30pm, the session will start with a presentation from FACLT, who will give an overview of the current state of housing in Frome. It will include facts and figures including real-life examples and stories of housing difficulties that are faced in the town.

A panel discussion facilitated by Sophie Docker will follow. Confirmed panellists so far include Ali Barclay (a founder of Fair Housing for Frome and member of FACLT board), Steve Watson (Director of Middlemarch Community Led Housing CIC), Cllr Polly Lamb (previously ran a lettings company in Frome and is a town councillor), and Stephen Fowler (who has extensive experience in landlord and tenant law, led a property management business and provides in house consultancy for agents, housing charities, local authorities and associations).

Register for the meeting here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMucumsrj8vE9Yx8l5tJqSezTmkO9KC9YPz#/registration

As a community, we must have a wider conversation about social and genuinely affordable
housing in Frome. There are many voices not being heard. It’s time to address this crisis and find solutions. That’s why FACLT is encouraging those who are experiencing housing difficulties or on the Homefinder register, to share their stories with us.

Please share your stories with us by filling out the form here: bit.ly/fromehousing

OR you can email info@fromeareaclt.org (we won’t give your name if you’d prefer not).

OR boxes have been distributed around town giving you the opportunity to contribute to the conversation.

Housing Crisis boxes can be found at

📍Frome Town Hall

📍Bridge Café

📍Frome Library

📍The Good Heart

📍Fair Frome Bank Building & Pantry (behind the Town Hall)

Your voice matters, and your story can help us advocate for change.

Together, we can work towards a better future for all in our community.