Axminster store marks Fairtrade Fortnight

TRINITY House Coffee Shop in Axminster has marked Fairtrade Fortnight (February 22 to March 7) by offering customers the brand s coffee and tea.

TRINITY House Coffee Shop in Axminster has marked Fairtrade Fortnight (February 22 to March 7) by offering customers the brand's coffee and tea.

The store has also expanding its ethical range of clothing - The Earth Collection.

Coffee shop manager Mike Spellars said: "I believe that it is important to recognise and support the producers of these commodities wherever possible."

The idea behind The Earth Collection is to respect the environment and people who work on them - home-based in the Philippines, bringing much needed income to poor villages.

Store manager Mark Hankey said: "The range of clothing using natural fabrics is fashionable, colourful and has the benefits of being environmentally and ethically friendly.