03:16AM, Friday 09 March 2012
A bizarre sight greeted visitors to Windsor's main shopping street.
At exactly 11.30am on Saturday more than 50 people walked up Peascod Street eating Fairtrade bananas following a large bear.
It was all to raise awareness of Fairtrade Fortnight which runs until tomorrow.
Windsor and Maidenhead has been a Fairtrade borough since 2006 and events to mark the fortnight have been held at venues all over including at St Edwards First School in Parsonage Lane, Windsor and St Mary's Primary School in Cookham Road, Maidenhead.
Eton College is hosting a spring concert tomorrow featuring Windsor and Maidenhead Symphony Orchestra.
Faitrade exists to give a better deal to people in poor countries getting a rough deal from international trade.
More than 50 street parties are set to take place this weekend across the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead and the surrounding areas.
An independent report into a Conservative councillor has found a breach of the Royal Borough’s code of conduct in a document seen by the Advertiser.