August 2007

The 3 Peaks Challenge!

Posted by Bex on Wednesday, August 29th, 2007

Last weekend I found myself sat in a dreary café in Fort William, Scotland, feeling a little peaky as I contemplated what the next 24 hours ahead were going to bring. I had signed myself up for The Three Peaks Challenge! The challenge involves climbing the highest mountains in England, Scotland and Wales; these [...]

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Mean Hurricane Dean

Posted by andrew on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

There was a fantastic “if it weren’t so tragic you’d have to laugh” moment on the ITV news the other night as they covered the continuing destruction of Hurricane Dean. As the storm grew closer to Mexico’s Yucatan coast, the ITN team had a plucky reporter complete with plastic mac and sou’wester reporting from one [...]

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New FairTrade products

Posted by admin on Thursday, August 9th, 2007

I just got a very positive e-mail from the Fairtrade Foundation saying that their range of products is ever expanding. Some of the good news is that Fairtrade teas and coffees are being served in the new Wembley Stadium and on Eurostar, Ben & Jerry’s have a new flavour ice-cream – Fairtrade Vanilla [...]

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Innocent Village Fete

Posted by andrew on Tuesday, August 7th, 2007

We had a very sunny weekend at Regent’s Park running the Guardian and Observer areas of the Innocent Village Fete. One of the most popular attractions were our three competitions – guess how many sweets in the jar, guess how many oranges in the barrow and guess the weight of the cake. For anyone who’s [...]

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