Category Archives: Progress
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.
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
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
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
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’
We have received the following notice from FUZZI
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
This year’s Fairtrade Fortnight has been one of the most active since Winchester first gained Fairtrade City status in 2008.
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