Tag Archives: Fairtrade

Fairtrade Island status renewed!

We’re delighted to announce that the Isle of Man has had its Fairtrade Island status renewed for another two years, taking us through to December 2020. The news was announced yesterday at our Fairtrade Conference for primary school children which … Continue reading

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Fairtrade Sales for One World Week

What better way to be part of One World Week than to enjoy Fairtrade food and drink and get some Christmas Shopping done early? If you live in the south of the Island, then please go to St Columba’s church … Continue reading

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Arbory School wins Primary Short Film Competition

In the fourth year of the Primary Short Film Competition It’s Not Fair!, a group of Year 3 students from Arbory School won the overall trophy for Best Film.  They were also awarded Best Theatrical production for their delightful film … Continue reading

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Thought for the Day

During the first week of Fairtrade Fortnight students from Bunscoill Rhumsaa created Thought for the Day for Manx Radio.  You can now listen to their contributions: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

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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

At the end of January the third Primary Fairtrade Conference took place in the Government Buildings in Douglas.  A key feature of the event was a formal debate on the topic: All organisations on the Isle of Man should only use … Continue reading

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