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Much has been happening on the Fairtrade front in East Grinstead in the first half of 2018, take a look at all our updates from the year so far in the below news page. From footballs and wine to county status and gold, there's been a lot to discuss!

 

Fairtrade EG's Convenor, Sue Joy, has submitted her annual report to the Town Council, summarising the latest activites and progress of the group. Fairtrade EG also hosted a Fairtrade event at a Council meeting...

 

West Sussex has been appointed as a Fairtrade County, after years of campaigning by local groups and a resolution passed by the WSCC.

 

Fairtrade East Grinstead has sent a letter to the East Grinstead Town Council, and attended a meeting of the council in July, to further promote our aims...

 

Today, Imberhorne School attended the National Supporters' Conference in London to run workshops for the Fairtrade Foundation...

 

Imberhorne School, East Grinstead, has won the Fairtrade Fortnight Award for Schools this year, in a decision announced last week, and for the second year running, recognising the school’s activities in March...

 

Imberhorne School, East Grinstead, was awarded last month with FairActive schools’ status from the Fairtrade Foundation, in recognition of their hard work promoting and fund-raising for Fairtrade...

 

Lingfield is to go bananas as they host their annual Quiz Night in Fairtrade Fortnight this year, with comments from the Chairman of the Lingfeild and Dormansland Fairtrade Group...

 

Imberhorne School's Christmas Markets and Fairtrade Student Audit have led them to achieve the FairAware school's status from the Fairtrade Foundation...

 

The Lingfield and Dormansland Fairtrade Group held their AGM and Fairtrade fayre at Lingfield Park Racecourse. Safia Minney, founder of People Tree clothing, was the guest speaker...

 

In London the Fairtrade Foundation hosted its 20th Birthday celebrations, launched with a video exploring the meaning of Fairtrade. Imberhorne School featured in this film, and Secretary of State for International Development Justine Greening commented on the words of Henry Grub, the Imberhorne Fairtrade Steering Group's Chairman...

 

The Fairtrade Foundation has visited Imberhorne School to present the Margaret Demidecka Fairtrade Award and £350 to their Imberhorne Fairtrade Steering Group for their activities during Fairtrade Fortnight earlier this year...

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