Category Archives: fairtrade

Photos from Justine’s Talk

Here are a few photos from Justine’s talk yesterday. Advertisements

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Selkirk High School Adopts Fairtrade

Selkirk High School students have adopted Fairtrade as their international charity for 2012/13 and have undertaken the 90kg rice challenge run by Just Trading Scotland. Just Trading Scotland has been working with NASFAM and KASFA since 2008, importing over 100MT … Continue reading

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Selkirk Parish is a Fairtrade Church

Proud to be a Fairtrade Church, Selkirk’s Parish Church of Scotland Fairtrade Group, Linda White, Myra Ward and Pauline Davidson with minister Rev. Margaret Steele, pose with the recently awarded  certificate. The certificate is awarded by the Fairtrade Foundation where … Continue reading

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Eildon Housing Takes a Step for Fairtrade Fortnight

Eildon Housing staff took a step for Fairtrade Fornight by hosting a Fairtrade stall of goodies at their workplace.  Alongside the delicious sweeties and chocolate, they had the opportunity to try out some new healthy snacks such as dried peach … Continue reading

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Knowepark Primary Takes a Step for Fairtrade Fortnight

Knowepark Primary students have taken a step for Fairtrade Fortnight by creating some fabulous Fairtrade posters.  Prints of the 3 winning Fairtrade posters are on display around the town, and all the wonderful and original Fairtrade posters are on display in the … Continue reading

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Mungo Park Court Takes a Step for Fairtrade Fortnight

Are the residents of Mungo Park Court the culprits who have been chalking the streets of Selkirk for Fairtrade Fortnight?  There is some compelling evidence that this might be so! Warm congratulations are due to the residents of Mungo Park … Continue reading

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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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