04 Jan

Christmas Tree Festival 2014

The Christmas Tree Festival 2014 in St Peter’s (92 trees on display this year!!)was again a great success with our Fairtrade tree bright and cheerful with a clear message supporting Fairtrade in Sudbury. Well done to the Rotary organisers and to the Fairtrade volunteers who decorated our tree.Christmas tree 2014Christmas tree 2014 (2)

05 Nov

17th November 2014 – Steering Group Meeting – All welcome

The November Steering Group meeting will take place on the 17th November at 7.30pm at 24 Waldingfield Road.

Anyone interested is welcome to join in. For more info, please use the contact email address on the home page.

AGENDA:

  • Christmas Tree Festival 10th – 13th december
  • Action plan for 2015/2016
  • Fairtrade Fortnight 23rd February-8th March 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

12 Jun

Sudbury Fairtrade Fun Fete 12th June 2014

The After School Fairtrade Fun Fete took place in St Peter’s the 12th June and attracted enthusiastic children (and parents) from the area. They enjoyed the bouncy castle and various traditional games.

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St Peter’s was buzzing with activity; children throwing hoops over a Fairtrade pineapple, playing the Fairtrade one arm bandit, , creating friendship bracelets,   drinking refreshments, and more besides!

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As usual the bouncy castle was a great success with children happy to let off steam after school!

Thank you to all the bakers of buns and cakes and to those who are not part of our regular crew who joined in.
13 Mar

Fairtrade Fortnight 2014! Well done all volunteers!

Thanks to all volunteers for a successful Fairtrade Fortnight 2014!

“Make bananas fair” was the theme . 

  •  at Kettle & Fish, in St Peters, 27th Feb and 6th Mar (Market days)
  • at the children craft workshops, 9th March, at the Sudbury Library
  • in Sudbury schools, where Assemblies on the theme “Make bananas fair” took place
  • on Sudbury streets, where we gave away FT bananas in North Street on the 8th March, kindly donated by Waitrose

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28 Jan

Fairtrade Fortnight (24th Feb-9th Mar)

“Make bananas fair” is the theme of 2014 Fairtrade Fortnight. We are planning various events/actions promoting Fairtrade bananas

  •  at Kettle & Fish, in St Peters, 27th Feb and 6th Mar (Market days)
  • at the children craft workshops, 2nd and 9th March, at the Sudbury Library
  • in Sudbury schools, 
  • on Sudbury streets, giving FT bananas away
  • in Sudbury Free Press and Sudbury Mercury, with publication of FT bananas recipes

Watch this space as preparations are under way!!!!!4233281_email_template_banner_updateuse

28 Jan

2013 Christmas Tree Festival in St Peter’s

The Fairtrade Christmas Tree was in good place again this year in St Peter’s. The Christmas Tree Festival attracted a record number of visitors which enjoyed the lovely atmosphere and could get acquainted with all the active Sudbury Associations which we are proud to be part of.

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28 Jan

I Spy Fairtrade

Over half-term (Oct 26th-Nov 3rd 2013) , the Sudbury Fairtrade Group invited everyone to spot some of the shops and other organisations which support Fairtrade. We are grateful to the 11 local shops which displayed a Fairtrade poster and to Waitrose for donating the prizes.

A Fairtrade prize IMG_4238was given to a correct entry with the best Tiebreaker.The prizes kindly donated by Waitrose were presented by David Ayre, the Personnel Manager of Waitrose, Sudbury.

20 Jun

9th May 2013: Fairtrade Fun Fete was a success!

DSC02395The After School Fairtrade Fun Fete took place in St Peter’s the 9th May and attracted enthusiastic children (and parents) from the area. They enjoyed the bouncy castle and various traditional games.

DSC02380DSC02378DSC02375St Peter’s was buzzing with activity; children throwing hoops, watching puppets, making banana splits, creating friendship bracelets, spotting Fairtrade hidden objects, sewing bananas, drinking refreshments, bouncing and more besides!

Thank you to all the bakers of buns and cakes and to those who are not part of our regular crew who joined in.