Welcome to the WiltshireFAIRTRADE home page
******* WiltshireFAIRTRADE County Group was formed from a representative group of enthusiastic Fairtrade campaigners across the county of Wiltshire, South West England....we were formally Constituted at the South West Fairtrade Supporters Conference held in Chippenham on 1st October 2016. Please use any of the named contact details below to hear more or get involved....alternatively you can use our Group's general enquiries email: WiltshireFAIRTRADE@gmail.com
Wiltshire Fairtrade supporters ...you have found us!... welcome to the WiltshireFAIRTRADE County supporters group web pages, part of the SWFairtrade Supporters website; our pages were formerly managed by the Wiltshire Fairtrade Coalition and now adopted by WiltshireFAIRTRADE....don't forget to link this page to find us again quickly at:
Wiltshire has many Fairtrade Towns, villages, schools, churches and other supporter groups all working to raise the awareness of Fairtrade in their communities. These local groups continue to work independantly within their own focus and are approached to support in the development of working objectives for the County group and the election from their supporters the people that will run the day to day activities of the County group. These are reviewed annually at the WiltshireFAIRTRADE AGM.
The WiltshireFAIRTRADE County Group welcomes anyone with a Fairtrade interest within the County to get involved. The group will regularly maintain its working Contacts as well as publish its Constitution, Objectives and meetings notes, these will be published in the Local News feed accessible from this page.
We look forward to hearing from you and hope that you can support us in putting Wiltshire firmly on the map as an active FAIRTRADE County, you can now also follow us on Facebook:
** The County group's first AGM [Inaugural meeting] under its WiltshireFAIRTRADE Constitution was held on Saturday October 1st 2016 in Chippenham, see news feed for meeting notes and information updates . A draft Constitution with objectives was formally adopted and the group's officers elected for the coming year. All this and more can be found in the news feed....any feedback is welcome at anytime to the current County contacts which are:
Chair Peter Barnett firstname.lastname@example.org from the Trowbridge FT Town Group
Covering Areas: Melksham, Trowbridge, Westbury, Warminster, Southern and South West Wiltshire [combined pop. Community Areas 2015 160k]
Secretary Vivienne Kymaston email@example.com from the Bradford on Avon FT Town Group
Covering Areas: Malmesbury, Chippenham, Wootton Bassett, Calne, Bradford On Avon Corsham [combined pop. Community Areas 2015 156k]
Treasurer Jacky Thomas firstname.lastname@example.org from the Devizes FT Town Group
Covering Areas: Marlborough, Devizes, Pewsey, Tidworth, Amesbury and Salisbury [combined pop. Community Areas 2015 160k]
A Vice Chair and also Wiltshire County Councillor representative elected is Steve Oldrieve email@example.com from the Trowbridge FT Town Group
The group's Media lead elected is Colette Som firstname.lastname@example.org from the Calne FT Town Group