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Fairtrade Uphall (Uphall Fairtrade Village)

Uphall Fairtrade Group achieved their Fairtrade Village status in February of 2007

The Uphall Fairtrade Group achieved their Fairtrade Village status in February of 2007 after almost a year of working towards the objectives required.

Uphall Fairtrade Activities

Activities have included holding Fairtrade goods displays at various local sites and events, hosting Fairtrade coffee mornings, organising Fairtrade talks and free Fairtrade sampling events.

Who's in the Uphall Fairtrade Steering Group?

  • Uphall Community Council
  • Uphall Community Centre Management Committee
  • Strathbrock Parish Church
  • Uphall South Church
  • Broxburn Baptist Church
  • West Lothian Council
  • Buying Fairtrade in Uphall Shops
  • Scotmid, 63 East Main Street Fairtrade products provided: Tea, coffee, ground coffee, sugar, chocolate bars, boxes of chocolate, bananas, cakes and wine.
  • Scotmid, 9 East Main Street Fairtrade products provided: Tea, coffee, ground coffee, sugar, bananas and chocolate.

Catering Outlets

  • Uphall Golf Club, Houston Mains Fairtrade products provided: Coffee & cocoa
  • Open Door, East Main Street Fairtrade products provided: Tea & Coffee

Work places

  • Scotmid - Fairtrade tea and and coffee available to staff
  • Skoda Showroom - Fairtrade tea and coffee available to staff

Community Organisations

  • Uphall Community Centre: Fairtrade tea and coffee available on premises
  • Uphall Primary School: Fairtrade tea and coffee available in staffroom and Fairtrade coffee mornings
  • Uphall South Church: Fairtrade tea, coffee and sugar used at coffee mornings and after church services. Fairtrade monthly stall at the Family Service
  • Fairtrade tea, coffee & sugar used at coffee mornings and after church services. Fairtrade monthly stall at the Family Service
  • Strathbrock Parish Church: Fairtrade tea, coffee and sugar used at coffee mornings and after church services
  • New Life Christian Fellowship: Fairtrade tea and coffee served after church services.

The Uphall group will continue to encourage other local businesses to get involved with Fairtrade. All shops that start stocking Fairtrade goods will be given a Fairtrade window sticker, so shoppers know that Fairtrade products can be purchased there so please get involved!