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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.

Posted 12:53 Thursday, Jun 18, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: Bexhill Bexhill Academy Bexhill Fairtrade committee Cllr Maurice Watson Coffee in Style Fairtrade Foundation Huw Merriman Jack Doherty Malawi Nick Terdre Our Lady's Sidley Church Rother District Council Sainsbury's St Martha's Church St Mary Magdalene's Church St Mary Magdalene's School St Peter and St Paul's school St Richard’s School St Stephen's Church The Coop Tony Leonard

Mwana, Miracle of Dawn

Mwana, Miracle of Dawn, is an exhibition by Hastings photographer Georgie Scott which documents the immense tragedy of mothers dying in childbirth or labour and the high rates of child mortality in developing countries. Part of the PhotoHastings festival, the exhibition is on display at the Hastings Trust building, 34 Robertson Street, Hastings, from 18 October until 1 November. Georgie Scott spoke to John Cole about her work.

Posted 17:23 Friday, Oct 17, 2014 In: Photography Tags: Africa John Cole Malawi Photography PhotoHastings pregnancy Sierra Leone

Local call to oppose new colonialisation of Africa

On Sunday 3 August campaigners from the Bexhill and Hastings World Development Movement (WDM) group will once again be active participants in St Leonards Gardens Festival, this time highlighting the government’s support for what they see as a new colonialisation of Africa. The group’s Christina Lucey reports.

Posted 20:31 Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: Africa Barbara Echlin Benin Burkina Faso Cargill Christina Lucey colonialisation Cote d'Ivoire Denis Lucey Ethiopia Friends of the Earth Ghana La Via Campesina Malawi Monsanto Mozambique New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition Nigeria Oxfam Senegal Tanzania UN International Year of Family Farms Unilever War on Want
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