Warrington Mayor backs Fairtrade

In September 2013 world leaders will be gathering at the UN General Assembly for a High Level meeting on the framework to replace the 2015 Millenium Development goals.

The Mayor of Warrington is pictured signing a message to these leaders, calling on them to create a new global development framework that

• Aims to create a just, equitable and sustainable world

• Addresses the need to reform trade rules and practices to empower small producers in developing couintries to trade their way out of poverty

• Supports partnerships for development such as Fair Trade

On World Fair Trade Day, Saturday May11th, many people all around the world will be celebrating the day by enjoying a tasty breakfast of fairly traded foods. The Mayor of Warrington Cllr Steve Wright is an enthusiastic member of the town's Fairtrade Steering Group and as an encouragement for everybody to join in the breakfast celebration on May 11th,

he is pictured in the Mayor's parlour enjoying a hearty breakfast of Fairtrade meusli, toast spread with Fairtrade honey and Fairtrade fruit juice and coffee.