Category Archives: Progress

Renewal of Fair Trade City status

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.

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FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT 2016

  During fairtrade fortnight this year we again had our banner hung over the High Street for the first week. The main event of the fortnight was a ‘Fairtrade and Local’ dinner organised by event management students of the University. … Continue reading

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Fair Trade Gold in Winchester

  As a follow-up to Greg Valerio’s talk in Fairtrade Fortnight we contacted Winchester’s independent jeweller Jeremy France. We were delighted to see from his website that his firm uses conflict-free diamonds. He invited us to visit him to talk … Continue reading

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Annual Meeting 2015

 Chairman’s report The Chairman thanked the officers and other committee members for their contributions, and expressed appreciation for the part played over many years by Jeannette Archdeacon and Kathy East, who had now stood down from the committee. Fairtrade Fortnight … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Fortnight 2015

  During Fairtrade fortnight this year we had a most inspiring talk from Greg Valerio about fairtrade gold; we had an information stall in St Maurice’s Covert in the High Street; and St Mark’s church staged a ‘Big Brew’

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FUZZI

We have received the following notice from FUZZI  

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2014 Chairman’s Report

  Thank you to everyone on our committee who make my job so easy:- Rosemary Dunhill our Secretary, David Lloyd our Treasurer and Webmaster, Dave Morton our invaluable contact with Winchester University, Kathy East and Jeannette Archdeacon who have strong … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Fortnight 2014

  This year’s Fairtrade Fortnight has been one of the most active since Winchester first gained Fairtrade City status in 2008.

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Fairtrade Status Renewed

We have just learned that our application for the renewal of Winchester’s Fairtrade City status has been agreed. We received the following letter from the Fairtrade foundation: ‘I’m writing to let you know that Winchester has successfully renewed its status … Continue reading

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2013 Chairman’s Report

It is very appropriate that our meeting tonight is in the middle of One World Week. I would like to bring you up to date on what has been happening with the Winchester City Fairtrade Network over the past year … Continue reading

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