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Invitation to our next meeting

Our  Group works to spread the news about all things Fairtrade  in Leeds. We organise events and try to liaise with all the church, school and business groups who are working  to promote Fairtrade in the City. Our next meeting is … Continue reading

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Saturday’s coffee morning at Guiseley Baptist Church

Guiseley Baptist Church on Oxford Road is having a coffee morning from 10.15-11.30 on Saturday 11th November. There will be tea, coffee and bacon sarnies and lots of super Fairtrade gifts from Traidcraft, Zaytoun and “From the Source”.  Do pop … Continue reading

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Traidcraft fair

  Just a reminder that Katherine’s TRAIDCRAFT OPEN HOUSE starts tomorrow, Friday 3rd Nov (10-6). All Welcome! Please pass the word around. Also running Saturday 4th Nov (10-6) and Sunday 5th November (10-5) Address: 35 The Drive, Roundhay, Leeds LS8 … Continue reading

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Sainsbury’s loses Fairtrade mark on Red and Gold label tea

We won’t buy Sainsbury’s Red and Gold label tea until they regain their Fairtrade status. Please Sainsbury’s give us back our Fairtrade tea.

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Running for 24 hours

Congratulations to Burj and Peter for getting the best time in the men’s pairs at Endure24. They were raising money for the Leeds Development Centre. The Leeds DEC raises awareness of global sustainable development with young people in Leeds

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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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