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Tel: 01485 533422 email: editor@townandaround.net               Hunstanton Town & Around March 2014 7
       It’s not just a banana tree
                                                                         Carol Walker MCFHP MAFHP
                                                                          Registered Member of the British Association of
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                                                                       Foot Health Practitioner
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       Fairtrade Fortnight 2014 (24 February - 9 March 2014) marks the launch  Ingrown & Involuted Toenails, Nail Cutting,
       of a unique campaign that aims to transform the banana industry to ensure  Care of the Diabetic Foot and General Foot Maintenance.
       those at the sharp end of the supply chain, the millions of struggling banana
       farmers and workers, get a fair deal. Heading the campaign is Foncho, a  Contact: carolwalker3060@gmail.com
       banana farmer from Columbia and he is a man with a plan asking us to  Tel: 077 141 92521
       change our buying habits and stick with him.
        Bananas are the fourth most important food crop in global agriculture
       and in the UK we eat over five billion of them every year, spending £550  Christyana Fabrics & Blinds
       million on the nations favourite fruit. However only 1.2 billion of bananas
       consumed are Fairtrade – that is 1 in 3, and that statistic needs to change if
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        Supermarkets battle with one another to offer bananas at the lowest price  Poles, Tracks, Cushions and Accessories
       in an effort to get us through their doors and their massive buying power to  Contract Work Undertaken
       keep the price they pay for bananas as low as possible and this puts pressure
       on their suppliers and farmers many of whom can’t afford to put enough  Open 10am-4pm Tuesday-Friday
       food on the table to feed their families. In the last 10 years, the UK  10am-2pm Saturday
       supermarket sector has almost halved the shelf price of loose bananas while  For a quotation and friendly personal service contact:
       the cost of producing them has doubled, trapping many of the farmers and  Maria Dyble
       workers who grow them in a cycle of poverty.
        This year is the year to make the banana trade fair, once and for all. It is  18 Lynn Road, Dersingham PE31 6JZ
       time to show solidarity by buying only Fairtrade bananas. It’s not just a  Tel: 01485 541111 or 07743052897
       banana tree, it’s a lot more than that.
       Hunstanton Lions Club
       Jane Scott
       At our February meeting, fund raising events were discussed.
        It has decided that a Race Night will take place at 8pm March
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