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Bexhill recertified as Fairtrade town

Bexhill has successfully retained its status as a Fairtrade Town, as more local enterprises make a commitment to using fairly traded products. A demanding action plan has been approved to keep the Fairtrade ball rolling. Nick Terdre reports.

Going bananas at the Fairtrade breakfast.

A tasty breakfast kicks off Fairtrade Fortnight

Fairtrade Fortnight kicked off with a tasty breakfast on Sunday against a background of dismal prospects for sugar cane producers in developing countries. On the programme are a joint event with Global Justice Now and a wine tasting at the De La Warr. Nick Terdre reports.

Global Justice Now held a big event to mark its change of name in London last weekend (photo: Global Justice Now).

Global Justice Now group relaunches in Bexhill

The World Development Movement (WDM) has changed its name to Global Justice Now, and the Bexhill and Hastings branch is holding an event on Friday 27 February to mark the fact. Nick Terdre reports.

Photo: Traidcraft.

Traidcraft roadshow hits Hastings

Traidcraft, the fair trade retailer, is holding its first roadshow in Hastings on Thursday. In addition to the usual fairly traded products, it will bring a message from producers and advice on how to get involved in promoting fairer trade relations. Nick Terdre reports.

Steering groupmembers Fiona Rankin-Wright (left) and Dawn Alba gratefully accept a donation for website development.

Traidcraft fillip for Hastings Fairtrade

The steering group set up to plot Hastings’ route to Fairtrade status received a fillip when it held its first meeting, with news that Traidcraft, the ethical and fairtrade supplier, will be holding a roadshow here in late January. HOT’s Nick Terdre reports.

Photo: Fairtrade Foundation.

Fairtrade meeting aims at local lift-off

The Fairtrade gathering at Azur this Wednesday at 7.30pm is aimed at providing lift-off for Hastings and St Leonards to become a Fairtrade Town. Nick Terdre previews the evening.

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Bexhill prepares for Fairtrade fashion show

Having concluded a successful Fairtrade Fortnight earlier this month, Bexhill is now looking forward to a Fairtrade fashion show on Friday.

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