Category Archives: Progress
The highlight of the year was the renewal of our Fairtrade City status by the Fairtrade Foundation. The Foundation praised the ‘clear exciting goals to take Fairtrade further’ set by the Network. The renewal was celebrated at an event hosted by … Continue reading
Winchester has now been recognised as a Fairtrade City for ten years. In celebrating this anniversary we were delighted to hear that our Fairtrade City status has been renewed by the Fairtrade Foundation for a further two years. Adam Gardner, … Continue reading
Winchester Ukulele Festival – a big event in the Ukulele year – took place on Saturday 2 June. Our Fairtrade Network was invited to set up a stall to spread the word about Fairtrade. The stall contents were provided by … Continue reading
Fairtrade Fortnight is always a great time to remember and remind others of the needs of producers in the developing world and to support them by choosing to buy items with the Fairtrade Mark. Several events took place in Winchester … Continue reading
Good to see Fairtrade advertised on the phone box outside the Cathedral grounds – May 2018 .
Firstly I would like to thank committee members and officers for their support through the year. We are a small team but loyal to the vision of Fairtrade. Following our success in achieving the renewal of our City Fairtrade status … Continue reading
Fairtrade Fortnight this year probably had more events taking place in Winchester than on any previous year. Tuesday 28 February was Shrove Tuesday, and the United Church in Jewry Street served pancakes between 3.30 and 6.30; fairtrade ingredients were … Continue reading
The highlight of the year was the renewal of our Fairtrade City status by the Fairtrade Foundation in April following what the Foundation described as an ‘impressive record of achievements’. It has for long been our aim to extend this … Continue reading
Our application for renewal of Fair Trade City status has been approved by the Fairtrade Foundation and the certificate was presented to the mayor, Councillor Jane Rutter, at Abbey House on 27 July 2016.