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A Thousand Pairs of Children's Shoes Laid at the Angel of the North to Mourn Death of Child Climate Victims

A Thousand Pairs of Children's Shoes Laid at the Angel of the North to Mourn Death of Child Climate Victims

A group of grandmothers, grandfathers and parents have laid out a thousand children's shoes at the Angel of the North to demand that we "Give Children A Future". The shoes have been laid out onto an image of a bicycle marking the sixth stage of the Tour of Britain Cycle Race which finishes at the Angel.
by Declan Wiseman on September 10, 2021
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Meet Maveen Pereira, Director of Programmes at Traidcraft Exchange

Meet Maveen Pereira, Director of Programmes at Traidcraft Exchange

Traidcraft is the reason we moved to the North East 25 years ago and we've known Maveen Pereira many years. I was so impressed with the work Traidcraft Exchange is currently doing around calling for a Fashion Watchdog that I thought it was high time for us to catch up with Maveen.
by Helen Redfern on August 02, 2021
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Introducing the Mindful Art of Slow Stitching

Introducing the Mindful Art of Slow Stitching

If you are a fan of the Great British Sewing Bee but don't feel ready for the pressures of a pattern challenge, transformation challenge or made to measure challenge, then slow stitching is a great place to start. With no pattern to follow or finished product to aim for, just let your imagination run free.
by Helen Redfern on June 25, 2021
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Ethical shoppers browse preloved clothes, yoga mats

How much waste does the UK generate and what are the solutions to fast fashion?

It's time to act and deal with our rubbish. We take a look at the key issues of waste in the UK, including e-waste and fast fashion and discuss solutions such as reusing, upcycling and reworking preloved clothes, books and other items.
by Declan Wiseman on June 18, 2021
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Helen: Why I Am A Climate Activist

Helen: Why I Am A Climate Activist

I take my role as a steward of the earth very seriously. There is no greater role on earth than...
by Helen Redfern on April 30, 2021
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