Paying Tax is never popular but Tax dodging costs developing countries an estimated $160bn every year – one and a half times what they receive in international aid! Christian Aid are taking the message of tax justice on the road around Britain and Ireland in a double-decker bus, meeting supporters and hosting briefings about the ‘Trace the tax’ campaign. There… Read More

We’ve been busy celebrating!   On Saturday 25th February we were on Dumfries High Street with our lovely new T shirts and  with a huge cake from Greggs.  Hannah cut the cake to declare that we are now, officially, a Fairtrade Town!! Click on the picture to see video of the day…   And then,… Read More

It’s been a busy month so far.  Many thanks to all who supported us at the Fairer World fair on November 12.  Wasn’t it great?! You can see some pictures of the event in the page “2011 Fairer World Fair” to the right, and if you click on the picture to the left you can… Read More

One of Scotland’s leading Fair trade importers will be  at The Dumfries  Fairer World Fair at St George’s Church Hall, George St., Dumfries on Saturday 12th November, which will also see the signing of the bid for Dumfries to become a Fairtrade Town. The Fairer World Fair runs from 10am – 3.30pm and admission is free. It  will… Read More

The next meeting of the Dumfries Fairtrade Group will be Wednesday 24th August at the Meeting room, St John’s Church, Lover’s Walk, at 7.00pm. We will be starting to plan for the Fairer World Fair in November. Click on the menus to the right to  find lots of information about Fairtrade and what’s going on… Read More

Welcome to the website of the Dumfries Fairtrade group –  working to achieve Fairtrade status for Dumfries. Click on the menus to the right to  find lots of information about Fairtrade and what’s going on locally.  We are starting to add information about B & Bs in the town and surrounding area that use Fairtrade… Read More