Entries for the Fairtrade Yorkshire animated film competition have now closed and five fabulous finalists have been selected.
Thanks to everyone who entered. Who is your favourite? Please like and share – and help us declare the winner!
Watch all the videos and vote for your favourite one on YouTube or here on this site – the deadline is Monday 22nd April.
We’re delighted to welcome two Fairtrade olive farmers from Palestine.They are coming to Leeds University on Tuesday 26th February and will be sharing their experiences with students and visitors in the Parkinson building (room B09) from 1pm-2.30pm. Everyone’s welcome, but do let us know if you’re coming as numbers are limited.
Also, visit us at our stall selling delicious food and crafts from Palestine at Leeds university’s
Fairtrade Fair and Craft Event
held in Parkinson Court from 10am-16pm
On Friday January 18th Yorkshire will be declared a Fairtrade region. As part of the Yorkshire wide celebrations, here in Leeds we are getting together in the Civic Hall on the same day from 1.30-4.00pm. The Lord Mayor has agreed to join us, and local MPs Hilary Benn and Greg Mullholland will be the speakers. There will be hands on activites and stalls and a chance to meet Fairtrade supporters from local schools, faith groups and small businesses.
Places are limited, so if you’d like to join us, please contact Hannah on email@example.com
Schools are warmly invited to attend our annual School Celebration event at Leeds Civic Hall on the afternoon of Tuesday 23rd October. There will be plenty of excellent ideas about including fair trade issues as part of the curriculum, as well as how to access support and resources. We will also be hosting European teacher visitors who are keen to find out more! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to book your free place.