Author Archives: rosemary

Celebrating the award of Toilet Twinned Island Status

Since October 2014 more than 130 toilets have been twinned on the Isle of Man.  They include schools, offices, churches and individuals.  One MHK and an MLC have joined in.  The Department of Education has taken part.  One B+B has … Continue reading

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Ballasalla Boys get Baking for Fairtrade

Inspired by their work on Fairtrade, these boys have enjoyed baking today and will be selling their goods tomorrow, Friday.  Their muffins look delicious!

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Ballacottier School is now Fair Aware

Ballacottier Primary School has taken its first steps to becoming a Fairtrade School – it has achieved Fair Aware status.  Rosemary Clarke was delighted to present them with a giant poster of cocoa trees as part of a Fairtrade Assembly. … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Breakfast + cafe-style Mothering Sunday Service

St Ninian’s Church invite you to join them for a Fairtrade breakfast combined with a cafe-style Mothering Day service this Sunday, 6th March, at 10:30.  

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Fairtrade takes to the airwaves

Pupils from Bunscoill Rhumsaa have provided this week’s Thought for the Day for Manx Radio.  Inspired by the delegates who attended the Primary Fairtrade Conference at the end of January, Owen, Aalin, Ella and Mia (who is seated in the photograph) wrote … Continue reading

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Victoria Road School Anticipates Fairtrade Fortnight

Since attending the Primary Fairtrade Conference in January, the delegates from Victoria Road School have been busy.  They have encouraged Year 4 to fundraise for the Fairtrade Foundation and managed to raise an amazing £205!  Rosemary Clarke went into the … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Fortnight is approaching

  Following the Primary Fairtrade Conference at the end of January, the delegates are busy preparing for Fairtrade Fortnight which begins on Monday 29th February. At Andreas School there is now a Fairtrade display in the entrance hall, with room … Continue reading

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0.7, Keep the Promise

The One World Centre is gathering together all those with an interest in International Aid to support the 2016 Campaign 0.7, Keep the Promise We are asking the Government to: Protect international Aid from budget cuts Keep its promise of … Continue reading

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Happy Christmas!

This is the One World Centre’s Fairtrade Christmas Tree at Ronaldsway Airport, part of Save the Children’s Festival of Christmas Trees.  It was designed and created by St Thomas’ Primary School, the Island’s only Fairtrade Primary School. The office will … Continue reading

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Amazing Summer Opportunity

Last year Lucy Johnson went to Malawi, as the first person to be sponsored under this programme.  She says: ‘My time in Malawi was a truly life changing experience where I made many friends and memories which I will cherish … Continue reading

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