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Bexhill Fairtraders in action at Lidl

Bexhill Fairtrade group welcome Lidl’s decision to introduce the living wage, but want the company to boost its commitment to fairly traded products. They have been in touch with both the management and those who shop there, as they report below.

Posted 14:37 Wednesday, Nov 4, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: Aldi bananas Bexhill Fairtrade Co-op Jack Doherty Lidl local farmers milk producers Neil Woodroffe Ros Woodroffe Sainsbury's Sidley

Bananas the focus of Fairtrade Fortnight

If you see human bananas cavorting around the town centres in Bexhill or Hastings this week, don’t be alarmed – they’re part of the Fairtrade Fortnight campaign for banana producers to be paid a fair price by British supermarkets. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 18:05 Tuesday, Mar 4, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: bananas Bexhill High Christine Ward Coop Fairtrade Frances Winterborn Greg Barker Jack Doherty Nick Terdre Sainsbury's St Mary Magdalene primary school

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.

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