MEMBERS of the Barnoldswick Baptist Church will hold a coffee morning beween 10.30am and noon on Saturday to highlight issues relating to Fairtrade.

The members of the church have been actively involved in Third World issues for many years and members of the fellowship have walked many miles on Christian Aid sponsored walks and raised thousands of pounds.

For more than 20 years they have sold Tradecraft products in the West Craven area, which is one of the main Fairtrade importing organisations in the UK.

When planning the monthly coffee morning members thought it would be a good idea to help raise the profile of Fairtrade in Barnoldswick.

There will be a video and posters focusing on the issues.

The council is also pushing for Pendle to be the first Fairtrade borough in the country.

It hopes to identify at least 18 local cafes and catering outlets which sell such products in order for it to work towards securing Fairtrade status from The Fairtrade Foundation.