A FAIRTRADE coffee morning with a distinct Christmas flavour is due to take place in Skipton on Saturday, October 20.

There will be homemade cakes, Christmas cards, second hand books, bric-a-brac and Fairtrade items.

It will take place at Trinity Methodist Church, Duckett Street, from 10am to 11.30am Admission £1, including coffee or tea, and biscuits.

The event is being organised by the Skipton Fairtrade group with the intention of raising funds to put towards the purchase of ‘Fairtrade Town’ signs, to celebrate the town’s Fairtrade status.