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Keep Taking Action for Fairtrade

Photo: Fairtrade Foundation. We’ve come to the end of our Fairtrade theme, but there are plenty of ways to keep active for Fairtrade. We’ll contiunue to stock Fairtrade snacks from Carrs Lane Fairtrade Shop, and of course whenever you pop into Peace Hub for a  cuppa, you can be sure it’s Fairtrade. You can also […]

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Good news on Fairtrade: now for more action!

Some good news on Fairtrade, and the work by many organisations that we’ve been highlighting: to make sure that the world’s poorest countries are not forgotten in post-Brexit trade negotiations. Last year, the Fairtrade Foundation delivered a petition with 50,000 signatures to Theresa May, calling on her to  embed the principles of Fairtrade into new […]

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Happy International Women’s Day!

It’s Interational Women’s Day (8th March) – a day to celebrate all the incredible things women are achieving, and to stand up for equality and women’s rights. Equality between women and men is an integral part of peace & justice, and the struggle for women’s rights intersects with many of our other themes here at […]

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Fairtrade Fortnight: Get Involved!

27th February – 12th March 2017 is Fairtrade Fortnight! According to the Fairtrade Foundation: “Fairtrade Fortnight is a fun-filled highlight of the year, when campaigners, businesses, schools and places of worship show their support for the farmers and workers who grow our food in developing countries.”  And Peace Hub is looking forward to joining in! […]

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Why Support Fairtrade?

Photo: Fairtrade Foundation. Ever wondered what this Fairtrade business is all about?  Richard, one of our Peace Hub volunteers, finds out: Martin Luther King once said: “before you’ve finished your breakfast this morning, you’ll have relied on half the world”. In the modern world, with its interconnected series of trade relationships spanning the globe, that […]

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Take Action for Fairtrade

Britain’s exit from the European Union is likely to cause big changes in international trade – and for millions of people who trade with us from poor countries, it could be make or break.  They could find themselves squeezed even harder by powerful international competition. Or it could be the moment when the UK starts […]

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Your Small Acts of Kindness

We’re coming to the end of our theme We are Powerful, all about using our power for good to tackle bullying and create a culture of peace. But of course, we don’t want to stop sharing the love!  There are plenty of ways to stay involved. Throughout the last few months, you’ve been sharing small […]

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Keep Taking Action for Fairtrade

Fairtrade Fortnight 2015 has finished, and so has Peace Hub’s Fairtrade theme, as we move on to our new theme of Conscientious Objectors. But there are plenty of ways to keep active for Fairtrade: including at Peace Hub! We’re are delighted to announce that we will contiunue to stock Fairtrade snacks from Carrs Lane Fairtrade […]

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Official Launch a Success!

Thanks to everyone who attended our Official Launch yesterday!  Here’s how it went: On Thursday 26th February Central England Quakers celebrated the opening of Peace Hub with a special all-day launch event. School-children and the public joined with local figures, to celebrate with a Fairtrade cuppa and a slice of cake.  In the evening NGOs […]

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