Bowness and Windermere - A Fairtrade Town.
This and subsequent pages have been produced on behalf of
the Windermere and Bowness Fairtrade Group as part of the Windermere & Bowness Chamber
of Trade's commitment to community information.
The Windermere and Bowness Chamber of
Trade are indebted to the Fairtrade Group for supplying the information
for this page.
Fairtrade Shopping Bags
Members of the Windermere & Bowness Fairtrade
Group, pictured below, with Paul Liddell (Managing Director) at
Lakelovers. The group would like to thank Lakelovers Self Catering
for generously sponsoring the Fairtrade Shopping Bags.
Five hundred jute shopping bags bearing the
logo and the words "Windermere & Bowness Fairtrade Town" arrived at the
end of July and are on sale in many local retail outlets and TIC's.
The bags are produced through CORR, a woman's' non profit making
handicraft, marketing and exporting trust in Bangladesh. Buying
the bags, which are on sale for Ł5 can help give social and economic
dignity to disadvantaged and neglected people in Bangladesh as well as
supporting the environment and creating an awareness of Fairtrade in the
The Fairtrade Group would also wish to thank
Cumbrian Cottages and the Lake District Nation Park Sustainability Fund
for their sponsorship.
These bags have now been sold out.
Jenny Baker said "We would like to thank Lakelovers
for their generous donation which enabled us to purchase the bags and
produce the directories."
Fairtrade in Bowness and Windermere
Fairtrade Fortnight 2009
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