Lenzie is granted Fairtrade Town status - a first for East Dunbartonshire

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Lenzie has become the first area in East Dunbartonshire to be granted Fairtrade Town status.

The Lenzie Fair Trade Group, which had led the campaign to raise awareness of Fairtrade produce, is celebrating the achievement.

A spokesperson for the group said: “We would like to thank all those who have helped us achieve Fairtrade Town status for Lenzie in record time.

“We have been delighted and overwhelmed at the community’s support for this project which is so important for producers in developing countries.

“Everyone from churches, community groups, schools and nurseries has come on board with enthusiasm and dedication.”

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