18th of November, 2010

Minutes of St Andrews Fairtrade Town Campaign Meeting on 18th November 2010

Present: Alice Curteis, Marie Robinson, Peter Robinson, Mary Popple, Averill Marks

Apologies: none

Read previous Minutes of 12 October 2010

1. Matters Arising from last Meeting


2. Anniversary Event, Saturday 27 November 2010, St Leonards Church Hall

Currently around 40 intend to come, so a few more can be invited: MR to send amended invitation to committee members to use.

All to bring tea towels, 2 or 3 small vases of flowers and a camera.

MP will have the hall key.

MP will collate and set up the slide show (Powerpoint).

MR to contact Stephanie Cymber, Scottish Government International Developmnet Team, to check details of talk.  AC will give a brief introduction.

AC to bring our banner.

AC to spend £70-80 on crisps/nibbles; fruit juice and Schloer, milk, coffee, napkins; and refreshments for the band. As much as possible to be bought at the Cupar Co-op supermerket.

PR/MR to bring sugar.

MR to write piece afterwards for Courier and Citizen.

3. Fairtrade Fortnight  28 February - 13 March 2011

Morrisons had agreed to let us have a Fairtrade stall in the supermarket on Saturday 5 March 2011.

MR to contact possible helpers for rota, early next year.

AC to ask university contacts for any information about a Fairtrade visitor/speaker.

PR and MP to produce an up-to-date Finder for use in FT Fortnight.

4. The Website

MP outlined 3 problems which are currently being addressed.

The website is to be launched as soon as possible.

MP to forward to PR an invoice for the use of the server.

 5. AOB

 Students' Green Week is taking place in town next week: AC had a list of various events happening.

The St Andrews Blog can be contributed to by anyone.

MR to draft and circulate a short article for St Andrews in Focus by end of January 2011.

6. Date of Next Meeting

 Thursday 17 March 2011, 7.30pm at Blebo.


all 2; AC 3; MP 3; MR 3,5; PR 3