Thousands of meals help locals across the South West

Around 52,000 meals have been donated to families and individuals in need across the South West thanks to members of a regional co-operative.

Southern Co-op is saying thank you to its members and customers who have used its food or funeral services and enabled funds to be donated to FareShare South West. The total donated to the charity is currently more than £19,000.


Citywide celebrations for Fairtrade Fortnight

Residents and businesses in Plymouth are showing their support for farmers and communities in the developing world to mark Fairtrade Fortnight.

Plymouth was one of the first to be given the status of Fairtrade City 9 years ago, for showing commitment to raising awareness and promoting the use of Fairtrade goods. Its status was reconfirmed in 2012 and the city will celebrate 10 years as...