Author: Ruth Self

Looking for Supplies in Lancaster?

If you are in Lancaster around lunch time any day from Tuesday to Saturday I suggest you call in to see what the Craftaid shop (near the Police Station) has to offer. Not only...

Fairtrade Fortnight 2020

There were special events and offers during Fairtrade Fortnight which ran from Monday 24th February this year. Cornerstone on Dalton Square, Lancaster held events on both of the Saturdays. Bruce Crowther from Garstang – the...

Congratulations FAIRTRADE MARK!

Congratulations FAIRTRADE MARK! Celebrating 25 years this month In 1994 the first Fairtrade certified product Green & Black’s Maya Gold Chocolate made with cocoa from Belize was launched, followed shortly after by Cafédirect coffee,...

ANTI-SLAVERY WALK

Lancaster & District Fairtrade group gave support to the Lancaster Branch of the Soroptimists on their walk through the city centre on Saturday 21st September. They were raising awareness of modern-day slavery.The walk began...

Co-op and Fairtrade

There has been a series of “Join in Live” events around the country. For example in July the Victoria Institute at Caton (which has a Drop-in that is open weekdays for a Fairtrade cuppa...

Fair Trade Way Walk

Sunday 21 July – Galgate to Garstang, England, UK. To celebrate Fair Trade Milestones and the bicentenary of Lancaster canal this walk will take place along the canal tow path from Galgate to the world’s...

District’s Fairtrade Status renewed

Lancaster’s new Mayor, Cllr. David Whitaker, received members of Lancaster, Morecambe and District Fairtrade Group in his parlour at Lancaster Town Hall on Thursday, June 13th. He was presented with the Fairtrade District certificate...

FAIRTRADE at Spring Fair in Caton 11th May

SPRING FAIR AND PLANT SALE CATON VICTORIA INSTITUTE Saturday 11th May 2019 10am to 12 Noon Admission £1 (Children Free) including Fairtrade Tea, Coffee and delicious Traidcraft “cookie” biscuits Plant Sale (most plants are...

Fairtrade Fortnight 2019

Once again there were many events and high activity relating to the annual Fairtrade Fortnight around the end of February and into March throughout the country. In addition to the film evening held at...