Mayor to open Fairtrade event in Oakham on November 19

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Rutland Fairtrade Steering Group, the local Transition Towns’ Group and the Midlands’ Co-operative Society have united to make the annual Fairtrade Market at Oakham Castle on Saturday the best ever.

The market will be opened by Oakham Mayor Coun Joyce Lucas at 10.30am.

There will be stalls selling Fairtrade crafts, gifts and cards, clothes and accessories and Fairtrade fashion shows will take place at 11.30am and 2pm.

Local MP Alan Duncan, minister of state for international development, will visit at midday.