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Schools’ Celebration for Fairtrade Fortnight on Friday 2nd March

Once again we are holding our Schools’ Fairtrade Celebration at Leeds Civic Hall. This year it takes place on Friday 2nd March. Bala, the firm that makes Fairtrade Footballs is coming and also Kool Schools, who sell Fairtrade uniforms. Be … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas Everyone

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Fairtrade stall at Horsforth Farmers’ Market

Pop along to Horsforth Farmers’ Market on Saturday 2nd December from 10am-12noon on Town Street,( St Margaret’s School) and look out for the Fairtrade Stall. There will be lots of great Fairtrade gifts to buy, and a Fairtrade chocolate fountain … Continue reading

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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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