Monthly Archives: February 2012

John Lamont, MSP congratulates Selkirk on achieving Fairtrade Town Status

John Lamont has congratulated the winners of Selkirk High School’s Fairtrade T-shirt competition. It is part of a series of events run by Selkirk Fairtrade, a group of volunteers who have been working towards Selkirk achieving Fairtrade Town status. The … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Fortnight – 27 February to 11 March 2012

Fairtrade Fortnight starts today and runs from 27 February to 11 March.  The theme of this year’s campaign is Take a Step.  A step is any action that supports Fairtrade.  If you are new to Fairtrade, a first step could … Continue reading

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Selkirk is awarded Fairtrade Town Status!

Selkirk Fairtrade are pleased to announce the award of Fairtrade Town Status in Selkirk.  This is a wonderful achievement for all the people and local businesses in Selkirk who have helped us and supported Fairtrade. Congratulations Selkirk!  Thanks for all your … Continue reading

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Selkirk High School’s Fairtrade Competition Winners at the Scottish Parliament

Our Fairtrade Competition winners at Selkirk High School: Elishia Little, Emily McLeister, Jo Marr, Harry Murphy and Rachel Scott, enjoyed a fabulous day at the Scottish Parliament on 23 February 2012. The day began with a quick tour of the Scottish … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Poster Competition at Knowepark Primary

Knowepark Primary students have been designing some fabulous Fairtrade posters to help launch Fairtrade Fortnight 2012 and the Take a Step Campaign in Selkirk.   Our judge selected 3 winning posters, and they are by Hannah Foreman, Beth Anderson and Lara Mills. Congratulations to … Continue reading

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Selkirk High School’s Fairtrade Competition Winners

Here are all the winners from our Fairtrade t-shirt and poster competitions at Selkirk High School. Congratulations to them all! (Left to Right: Harry Murphy, Jo Arres, Jo Marr, Elishia Little, Emily McLeister and Rachel Scott).

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Fairtrade Cotton T-Shirt Competition…And the Winner is

Selkirk Fairtrade has been running a competition with students at Selkirk High School to design a Fairtrade Cotton T-Shirt which promotes Fairtrade.  The designs were judged by Fiona Hyslop, MSP and Cabinet Secretary for Culture & External Affairs in the … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Fashion Show – 9 March 2012 at 7pm

Selkirk Fairtrade are holding a Fashion Show, WearFair, which will feature both Fairtrade Fashion and Local Fashion. The Fashion Show will be held at Selkirk High School on Friday, 9 March at 7pm.  Tickets are £5 (£2.50 for school children) and … Continue reading

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