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Our Membership and Community Relations Officer, Tanya and her team, have been supporting communities in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire and South / West Yorkshire.

May 10, 2021

Supporting Wild Space

The Yorkshire Membership & Community Council supported the River Holme Connections team with their crowdfunding campaign with a donation of £1,000 to the “Thongsbridge wild space” project. The contribution helped fund part of the new 120 metre section of riverside footpath (crushed stone) and an...

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May 10, 2021

Helping Climate Change. Take small steps to improve your lifestyles. Free Bike checks and also donate unwanted bikes to help others.

With the number of issues being highlighted to combat climate change, we are pleased to be working with Inclusive Pedals in Chesterfield offering some free bike maintenance checks and also the opportunity to donate old bikes for refurbishment. Please pop down and see us.  Huthwaite Garage on 27t...

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May 10, 2021

Thanks to Ollie for stepping up during the pandemic

Ollie Pardo, Vice-Chair of Membership & Community Council stepped up at the beginning of the pandemic and went to work in our Hasland Store.  He has made a real difference and helped the store during this very difficult time.  His time has now come to an end but the colleagues wanted to thank Oll...

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May 10, 2021

Celebrating International Women's Day in Derby

The Northern Membership & Community Council working with Spiral Arts in Derby to produce banners to be displayed at the Arboretum Park in Normanton. Members helped to produce craft banners with positive messages which was to inspire people during the lockdown.  Craftivism is a way to use craft t...

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May 10, 2021

Supporting a Fairtrade colouring book in Yorkshire

The Yorkshire Member & Community Council worked with fairandfunky to support a Fairtrade Colouring Book.  The book was designed by Helen Robinson to help raise the profile of the important of fairtrade.  The books were available free in food stores for children to collect.;

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May 10, 2021

Virtual Quiz for Fairtrade Fortnight

Members in Yorkshire took part in a virtual Fairtrade Quiz.  This was a very interactive event and presented by members of the Whetstone Drama Group in Leicester.  They used technology to help with showing films to highlight the importance of Fairtrade and some fun and interactive rounds.  From g...

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