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Record £1,750 raised this summer at Rossendale’s Strawberry Delight 2016

Official tasters, Jack, Sophie and Thomas are grand-children of one of our committee members, Elisabeth Lonsdale, whose Mum, Edna Trickett, one of our branch founders, is our oldest member - at 103.
Tasters, Jack, Sophie and Thomas are grand-children of committee member Elisabeth Lonsdale, whose Mum, Edna Trickett, was one of the branch founders and their oldest member – at 103.

Three hours of hard work buttering and delivering scones, topped with whipped cream and fresh strawberries, paid off for the Rossendale branch of Save The Children by raising a record £1,750. Continue reading Record £1,750 raised this summer at Rossendale’s Strawberry Delight 2016

Happy Easter

We hope you all have a joyful and happy Easter.
Being a Nestlé free zone we would like to disuade you from buying Nestlé eggs but why not go to the next step and buy a Fairtrade Egg, there is much more choice than you think.

Please watch this excellent video by Fairtrade Schools on where  cocoa beans come from and why Fairtrade is so important then view a selection of Fairtrade eggs

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