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We’re looking for a co-ordinator

The Leeds Fairtrade Group is run by a small group of volunteers. We are now looking for a voluntary co-ordinator to help us. The role involves helping to initiate and organise events, help with running meetings – we meet six times … Continue reading

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Two events in Leeds

There are two interesting events in May  Ed Mayo, general secretary of Co-operatives UK will speak on                     CAN BUSINESSES BE VALUES LED?  held on Thursday 11th May                    at  The  Heart Centre, Bennett Road, Headingley at 7.30pm 2. Shared Interest … Continue reading

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Schools say no to exploitation

Children from Burley St. Matthias and ‘Burj the banana’ give Fairtrade the thumbs up Children from 15 primary and secondary schools across Leeds,  came together during Fairtrade Fortnight on Thursday March 9th to run an afternoon of workshops which they … Continue reading

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More Events for Fairtrade Fortnight

There are two more events in Leeds during Fairtrade Fortnight to look out f0r Beehive Fairtrade Café at the Methodist Centre, Chapel Allerton on Saturday 18th March from 10.30 – 1pm. Lots of Fairtrade stalls and refreshments. and finally – a … Continue reading

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Our Fairtrade Day at Marks and Spencers

We were surprised at how many different flavours there are of M&S Fairtrade Chocolate.Here’s Hannah inviting a lady to try some. We also gave shoppers samples of Fairtrade tea and almost everyone we talked to knew about Fairtrade. Next event … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to Fairtrade Fortnight

Come and meet us on Friday 24th February in the Food Hall of Marks and Spencers in the Trinity Shopping Centre. We’ll be “Taking a Break” for Fairtrade.

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Fairtrade Leeds network launched!

A huge thank you to all the fabulous and inspiring people who came to the launch of our Fairtrade Network! As a result, we are creating a Facebook group for Fairtrade supporters across the city to share information and get … Continue reading

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Launch of the Leeds Fairtrade Network

Look forward to seeing you there. Please RSVP to joan.machin@ntlworld.com Save Save

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Roots and Fruits cafe

Roots and Fruits vegetarian café has been part of the Grand Arcade for more than 20 years. For the last three years it has been owned and managed by Kay Jones who is a vegetarian herself. Her aim, in the overall management … Continue reading

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Burj completes the Leeds Triathlon!

Well done Burj – our banana hero finished the Leeds Triathlon last Sunday in record time. You can still donate by contacting Hannah@leedsdec.org.uk

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