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7th ANNUAL, ‘EVE-OF-RUN’ GATHERING, Sat 10th September

Dear Friends of NE-CAP,

Even H.M. is sending a representative to this one! [The Deputy L-L – see below.]

We very much hope that she and the other community leaders who have promised to attend are greeted with a good crowd of supporters of Fairtrade and the wider campaign. Details below and click here for flyer 7th ‘Eve-of-Run’ Gathering


SEVENTH ANNUAL, ‘EVE-OF-RUN’ GATHERING, Saturday 10th September, 4.30-5.30pm & 6.00-6.30pm; St Thomas’s Church Haymarket.

Sponsored by Newcastle City Council, Traidcraft, Newcastle University Chaplaincy, and North East CALL TO ACTION of course!

* Ms Lucy Winskell OBE DL, Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne & Wear;
* Cllr Hazel Stephenson, Lord Mayor of Newcastle and her Consort, Mr Trevor Stephenson;
* Mr John Marshall, Former Lord Mayor of Newcastle and instigator of the city’s Fairtrade status, and Mrs Audrey Marshall;
* Professor Richard Davies, Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Newcastle University.

4.30-5.30pm: ‘ADVOCATES FOR JUSTICE’ campaigns event (this is not a religious service):
* Chair, Chi Onwurah, MP for Newcastle Central;
* Keynote address by Andy Biggs, Chief Executive of Traidcraft;
* Items by renowned singer/songwriter, Gareth Davies-Jones; and by Alysa Remtulla, runner & staff member at STOPAIDS; and Charlie Tunmore, runner & staff member at Jubilee Debt Campaign.

6.00-6.30pm: ‘SERVICE OF BLESSING for the Great North Run, and those in need at home and abroad’, led by Revd Catherine Lack (University Chaplain):

A brief service of Christian worship, to which those of all faiths and none will be warmly welcome. This year the service will highlight women and men who’ve done extraordinary runs / Olympic exploits.

For further information, contact Dr David Golding CBE (

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