Archive for January, 2015

“Think Chocolate” poster competition

ft-chocsThe Church of England Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales – which covers Huddersfield, Wakefield, Leeds, Bradford and Ripon – is running a poster competition open to anyone living in the diocese.

Simply design an A4 poster in any medium advertising Fairtrade chocolate or Fairtrade cocoa.

Certificates & Fairtrade Easter Eggs will be awarded to the winners in 3 age-group categories:

  • Adults (18+)
  • Secondary School Age
  • Pre-School & Primary School Age

To enter, scan the original artwork and email the image to Tina Walker at The name of the artist and their age-group should be written on the artwork, so that each piece is clearly identifiable.

Winners will be notified by email and asked to provide their original artwork for the Prize Presentation and Press

The closing date is 15 March 2015

The website of the Church of England Diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales is at

Posted on January 19th, 2015 by Fairtrade Yorkshire


Based in Holmfirth, fairandfunky is a Community Interest Company with the mission statement: “empowering people to take their own little steps to change the world”.

fairandfunky-imagefairandfunky deliver a range of creative and interactive workshops on Fairtrade, recycling and the environment, with schools and community groups across Yorkshire. Each fairandfunky workshop uses practical role-play to empower participants to think about their sense of place in the world. A range of activities maintain a engaging pace throughout the workshops, with debate, video presentations, practical tasks and creativity.

Do get in touch with fairandfunky for more information and to book a fairandfunky workshop for your school or community group. Alongside schools across Yorkshire fairandfunky have also led workshops with Fairtrade Keighley, The Fairtrade Foundation, Holmfirth Arts Festival, Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival and The Co-operative Group.

fairandfunky also sell a range of Fairtrade, recycled and organic products via their website and pop-up at a range of events.

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Posted on January 10th, 2015 by Fairtrade Yorkshire