Dumfries Fairtrade Group will be handing out banana smoothies made with Fairtrade bananas and a  bicycle-powered smoothie-maker in Dumfries town centre on Saturday 1 March to raise awareness of the  problems facing banana producers. The event will be part of Fairtrade Fortnight 2014 (24 February – 9 March) which aims to transform the banana industry… Read More

  EVENTS in DUMFRIES Wednesday 26 February – A Thirsty World       Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre    7.30pm A European family of four consumes 140,000 litres of water every week. But isn’t ours. It comes from other, often developing countries, that produce our coffee, jeans and cheap meat. There, water is often scarce and, in… Read More