Kirkby Lonsdale

Liz Saunders
Local Information

Kirkby Lonsdale was awarded Fairtrade town status on 3rd March 2007. Then at a ceremony in Birmingham on 6th October, Councillor Alan Day proudly collected the national "Fairtrade Fortnight Award 2007", awarded to Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council by the Fairtrade Foundation for its contribution during Fairtrade Fortnight by promoting Fair Trade and Fairtrade products.

Alan Day (Chairman, Kirkby Lonsdale Town Council) receiving Fairtrade Fortnight 2007 Award for Best Contribution by Town Council (small town/village) from Fairtrade Foundation, 6 October 2007 (photo courtesy of Fairtrade Foundation)

Fairtrade Town certificate awarded to the people of Kirkby Lonsdale by the Fairtrade Foundation on 3rd March 2007.

Samuel Magona, Ugandan coffee farmer, visits Kirkby Lonsdale March 2007. Photo by Maurice Dybeck

Devil's Bridge, Kirkby Lonsdale. Photo by Maurice Dybeck