Pattaya Restaurants – where to go for quality & authentic Indian curry?

2019-08-26T18:18:49+01:00

There are many Indian restaurants in Pattaya, Thailand and with an increasing number of visitors from the Indian sub-continent to the resort, that number appears to be growing. But there are many stories and reports of disappointed customers - with many of these venues being described as "tourist traps". One spot I have discovered that [...]

Pattaya Restaurants – where to go for quality & authentic Indian curry?2019-08-26T18:18:49+01:00

Celebrating 10 years of trading – “Open Day” at THE FAIR TRADE STORE in Southport

2019-08-01T09:35:09+01:00

I am celebrating trading as THE FAIR TRADE STORE in Southport for 10 years. To mark this birthday, I am holding an “Open Day” on Saturday 10th August 2019. It will be held at my bigger, smarter and lighter unit, which has proved to be a great success and I have been welcoming many visitors [...]

Celebrating 10 years of trading – “Open Day” at THE FAIR TRADE STORE in Southport2019-08-01T09:35:09+01:00

Summer Open Day at THE FAIR TRADE STORE in Southport, Merseyside

2018-07-16T09:56:37+01:00

I have been trading as THE FAIR TRADE STORE in Southport for over 9 years now. However, about a year ago I was forced to move from my original unit to make way for a new development. About 30 small & micro businesses were affected, as the landlord of Birkdale Trading Estate sold the land [...]

Summer Open Day at THE FAIR TRADE STORE in Southport, Merseyside2018-07-16T09:56:37+01:00

What is Batik and how is it used for jewellery making in Africa?

2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

Can Batik be both an art and a craft? Well it`s certainly an art as I explain below. And it remains popular today amongst crafters making beautiful jewellery and items of clothing. Batik is a dyeing method using wax to create patterns and designs. THE TECHNIQUE... This method makes use of a "resist technique". That [...]

What is Batik and how is it used for jewellery making in Africa?2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

19 Fascinating Facts About Kenya

2016-08-11T14:28:50+01:00

An amazing country and one not many people know much about, so I thought it a good idea to carry out some research into Kenya - one of Africa`s most fascinating areas. Here`s what I found out! 1/ Full name: The Republic of Kenya. 2/ The Official name of Kenya in Swahili is Jamhuri y [...]

19 Fascinating Facts About Kenya2016-08-11T14:28:50+01:00

Walk Against Crime – from Southport to Hornsea completed!

2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

Walk Against Crime, the initiative designed to raise money to bring a group of young dancers over to the UK from Mathare Slum, Nairobi, Kenya has completed the first stage of its fundraising activities. A sponsored walk, from Southport to Hornsea, via York, was successfully accomplished on Monday 6th August 2012 - all 230 miles [...]

Walk Against Crime – from Southport to Hornsea completed!2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

Why buy Fair Trade products from us?

2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

I`m asked this a lot..... "Why should I buy from THE FAIR TRADE STORE?" Good question! Afterall, there are plenty of other online retailers out there who sell Fair Trade products or ethical gifts. Or maybe you`re a fan of Primark, ASOS or John Lewis? Well I`m biased, but here are 10 reasons why I [...]

Why buy Fair Trade products from us?2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

What is The Fair Trade Way?

2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

Feeling adventurous? Then taking a series of walks along The Fair Trade Way might well appeal. The 6-day walk links Fairtrade Towns between Garstang (the world’s first-ever Fairtrade Town) and Keswick. This long-distance heritage trail helps link three related local themes - those of Fair Trade, the British Atlantic slave trade and Quakers (Religious Society [...]

What is The Fair Trade Way?2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

What is the WALK AGAINST CRIME ?

2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

WALK AGAINST CRIME comes to fruition in August 2013 when 10 teenage dancers from Mathare Slum in Nairobi, Kenya visit us here in England. LIFE IN MATHARE... With a crime rate of 80% until recently, Mathare, which is Nairobi’s second largest slum, has no work for adults, or schooling for youngsters. With nothing to do [...]

What is the WALK AGAINST CRIME ?2016-10-27T16:24:53+01:00

Breaking News! Sefton becomes a Fairtrade Borough

2016-08-13T08:43:57+01:00

I`m delighted to report that my local borough, Sefton, is now a Fairtrade one! Sefton includes the coastal resort of Southport, which is where the office and warehouse of my own business, THE FAIR TRADE STORE is based. Congratulations to everyone involved. Environmental officers at the borough council recently received official notification from The Fairtrade [...]

Breaking News! Sefton becomes a Fairtrade Borough2016-08-13T08:43:57+01:00