Halifax celebrates

On 7th September a celebration was held at Halifax Town Hall to mark the renewal of Halifax’s Fairtrade Town status. Halifax has now been a Fairtrade Town for two years. During that time Fairtrade activity has expanded to include many different sectors of life in the town including: the Piece Hall, Halifax Minster, many local schools, community groups and employers.

Halifax MP, Holly Lynch spoke at the event, as did the Coordinator of Fairtrade Yorkshire, Mark Dawson. Mark thanked Holly and Adam Wilkinson for the work that they had put in to ensure that Halifax Fairtrade Town was such a success. Other attendees included: the Mayor and Mayoress of Halifax and the Leader and the CEO of Calderdale Council.

The Mayor and Mayoress of Halifax with the Fairtrade Town renewal certificate

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