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Parading with Lydia Hardy, Chesham's Fair Trade, Historical Heroine

2015 has been a very special year for us, as we celebrate 10 years as a Fairtrade Town. It's also been a very busy year, as we tried to attend as many town events as possible to raise awareness of Fairtrade.


We also celebrated another historic event; it is 260 years since birth of Lydia Hardy in Chesham - and she was perhaps the town's first Fair Trade campaigner and was actively involved in boycotting sugar produced using slave labour.


If you'd like to read about what we have been up to this year, please download our Annual Report (PDF, 233 KB).


We will be celebrating our decade of Fairtrade on Saturday 19th September in Market Square from 11am to 1pm, with Fairtrade tea and cake and music. Please join us if you can!