Gerald Franks is well-known in Frome for his work in the community, especially with the Active Living Centre.
Gerald Franks worked as a special constable at Frome Carnival and on Frome Cheese Show days. He also remembers being on duty on Fridays and Saturdays outside the Hexagon Club.
Sue Palmer took on work as a night nursing assistant when her children were young. She then became involved in ‘Care in the Community’ and later worked for MENCAP and for Frome Medical Practice.
Gerald Quartley worked at Frome Station then took a job as a signalman in 1979, based at Rodden Road. He stayed there until the mechanical signal box was replaced in 1984.
Ray Trownbridge was a volunteer with the St John Ambulance service from when he was a boy to the age of 32. He used to be on duty from 6pm to 9am on weekdays and on call throughout the weekend.
Frome Library moved from the Temperance Hall in Catherine Street to Westway Precinct in 1960. The new Frome Library across the river opened in 1990.