Why become a Fairtrade Town

Why become a Fairtrade Town? In April 2000 the people of Garstang declared their small market town in Lancashire the world’s first Fairtrade Town. Garstang has inspired hundreds of communities since then and Fairtrade Towns are springing up in Canada, the United States, France, Ireland, Belgium, Spain, Italy, Brazil and beyond. In the UK, Fairtrade […]

What is Fairtrade

Folkestone Town Council is proud to support the campaign to achieve Fairtrade Status as a town. What is Fairtrade? With Fairtrade you have the power to change the world every day. With simple shopping choices you can get farmers a better deal. And that means they can make their own decisions, control their future and lead […]


What is GDPR? The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a European Union regulation that will replace the current Data Protection Act 1998 and comes into force on 25th May 2018. GDPR has been in development since 2012 by the European Union Parliament and the Trust to harmonise and strengthen the rights of data subject […]