Archive for March, 2012

Fairtrade Schools Competition 2012 – The Finalists!

Thanks to everyone who entered – we’ve whittled down the entrants to five finalists and we proudly present their videos for your viewing and voting.

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Posted on March 27th, 2012 by Fairtrade Yorkshire

Fair Trade Way launched in Bradford

Karen of Fairtrade Bradford (left) & Fair Trade Way founders join the Lord Mayor of Bradford (right)

The Lord Mayor of Bradford launched the Fair Trade Way which will link the city with Fairtrade towns and villages in the district, crossing some of Britain’s most beautiful countryside.

 

A series of 9 walks are taking place.  The first ventured to Bingley and the 9th will return to Bradford on 12th May.

Posted on March 26th, 2012 by Fairtrade Yorkshire News

Join the Fair Trade Way

Come and join the Fair Trade Way.

Full details can be found at the link below:

Bradford Fair Trade Way

Photo taken at Boar’s well, Bradford

 

 

 

 

 

Posted on March 26th, 2012 by Fairtrade Yorkshire News

York’s excellent festival

York Festival of Fairtrade 2012
The York Festival was a great success with over 100 events, including activities in schools, on campus and many church celebrations. The annual Fair Trade Market ran for 3 days, creating quite a buzz in Parliament Street.  It was visited by more than 4000 people.

 

Capoeira dancers at York Fair Trade Market

On the Saturday afternoon at the Fair Trade Market, the annual entertainment event took place with a full musical programme, including the vibrant sound of York Samba and a display of capoeira.  Fair Trade volunteers gave out Fairtrade York map leaflets and spoke to hundreds of people at the Fairtrade info stall.

Posted on March 26th, 2012 by Fairtrade Yorkshire News

Julian backs Fairtrade Yorkshire

The York Fair Trade Market was visited by York Outer MP, Julian Sturdy who gave his support to the campaign for a Fairtrade Yorkshire.

Photo: Julian with Fairtrade supporters Freya and Rebekah.

 

Posted on March 26th, 2012 by Fairtrade Yorkshire News