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A World First - and Golden - Weathervane (posted 3 November)

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A Golden Weathervane for Chichester Cathedral....

On Wednesday 2nd November, a team of steeplejacks installed an extremely special weathervane on the top of Chichester Cathedral's 277ft Spire.  Gilded in Fairtrade and Fairmined Gold, this unique weathervane is the result of a pioneering international collaboration between the Cathedral, the Fairtrade Foundation and Chichester's Cred Jewellers.  This is a world first for the Cathedral - as it is the first time ever that Fairtrade and Fairmined Gold has been displayed on a public building...

To read the press release please click here

To see more images of this project, from the gold mine to the installation of the weathervane, please click here

 
Picture: Golden-Cockerel
Picture: Weathervane-Installation
 
Picture: Greg-Valerio-the-Very-Revd-Nicholas-Frayling-Chris-Davis-Fairtrade-Foundation
Greg Valerio the Very Revd Nicholas Frayling Chris Davis Fairtrade Foundation
richard with cathedral backdrop
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