February 2018

We support the Fairtrade Foundation's 'Come on in' for Fairtrade Fortnight Campaign with events and activities throughout the town.


January 2018

We launch an Ilminster Shopper Survey to inform our next steps and our renewal application for Fairtrade Town Status.


December 2017

Thanks to the staff and pupils of Greenfylde First School, a Fairtrade Christmas Tree is amongst those included at the annual Christmas Tree Festival at The Minster.  All proceeds to go towards the Resoure Box for Schools Project.


November 2017

Ilminster Fairtrade supports the Mayor's Charity Quiz night.


Ilminster Fairtrade identifies a Fairtrade Churches Champion, to be officially appointed to the Management Committee in January 2018.


June 2017

Ilminster Fairtrade participate in the Ilminster Midsummer Experience (IMEx) Charity Drive, selling Fairtrade refreshments and raising the profile of our work in the town.


May 2017

Our Annual General Meeting is held at Greenfylde First School and includes a Fairtrade Quiz and freebies.


April 2017

Ilminster Fairtrade partner with The Minster, St Mary's Church Ilminster, to host a Fairtrade Easter Egg Hunt.


March 2017

Ilminster Fairtrade is made Co-operative Food's Local Cause of the Month, raising £15.44 in loose change at the checkouts.


February-March 2017

Ilminster Fairtrade launches a 'Big Break' Selfie and Bake-Off competition for Fairtrade Fortnight 2017.


November 2016

Five new road signs are installed on the entry roads to Ilminster declaring the town's Fairtrade status.


October-November 2016

The Fair Hair campaign is launched and supported by local hairdressing salons.


May 2016

New Fairtrade Town certificate formally presented to Ilminster Town Mayor at the Annual General Meeting and Open Evening.


New Schools Champion appointed to the Management Committee.


April 2016

Ilminster Fairtrade successfully renews the town's Fairtrade status for a further two years.


February-March 2016

Ilminster Fairtrade supports individuals and businesses to get involved in Big Fairtrade Breakfast activities during Fairtrade Fortnight.


April 2015

The Fairtrade Town certificate is formally presented to Ilminster Town Mayor at the Annual Community Assembly.


February 2015

Ilminster Fairtrade achieves Fairtrade Town status for Ilminster!


Summer 2014

Ilminster starts the process to be recognised as a FAIRTRADE community .