Fairtade Fortnight - Help the poor to help themselvesFairtrade Fortnight (25th Feb to 9th March) is being celebrated throughout the UK. Free taster sessions are taking place tomorrow and Thursday (4th and 6th March) in St Helens College between 11.30am and 1.30pm so why not try the products on offer. Locally there are also a number of available sources of Fairtrade products available:
An active Fairtrade Group has been set up within Rainhill Media Arts College for a couple of years now.
St James Church in the village hold Fairtrade stalls regularly.
The local Co-op in Rainhill Village Centre sell a wide range of products which include tea, coffee and chocolate as you might expect. But also bananas, sugar, honey, peanuts, flowers and even beer wine and spirits. As a special offer you can buy products during Fairtrade Fortnight for 20% less than the usual selling price.