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Enjoy A Fairtrade Festive Season

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People in Renfrewshire are being urged to have a Fairtrade festive season.

Renfrewshire’s Fairtrade Steering Group is encouraging local residents to continue their efforts to support Fairtrade by buying goods with the approved logo this Christmas.

Councillor Brian Lawson, Chair of Renfrewshire’s Fairtrade Steering Group, said: “By buying items with the Fairtrade logo we are ensuring a better deal for the people who produced them. This is especially important at Christmas time, the season of goodwill.

“There is a fantastic and wide range of Fairtrade products available these days, so whether it’s presents, Christmas cards, wrapping paper or even decorations why not try making at least some of your Christmas shopping Fairtrade this year.”

Fairtrade items are available in several major shops and local retailers. Councillor Lawson popped into Paisley’s Rainbow Turtle shop on Gauze Street to check out their collection of festive Fairtrade goods.

Councillor Lawson added: “This has been a great year for our Fairtrade campaign with Renfrewshire and Lochwinnoch both achieving Fairtrade status at the start of the year, through to Houston Primary becoming our first official Fairtrade primary in November. Let’s all keep up this hard work by making this a Fairtrade festive season.”

for more information please see www.renfrewshire.gov.uk

Paisley Laptop and Computer Hire

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We now can offer great rates for laptop or computer hire for groups in Paisley or Renfrewshire, organisations or business and even individuals, we can offer these on short term or long term loan.

We also offer free setup of the computers for anyone renting out if need be, so if your organisation is looking to do a presentation and at the last minute your laptop is not up to scratch or has packed up then please email us and we can organise something as soon as possible.. for more info including rates and borrowing terms and conditions please email brian@paisley.org.uk