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Asylum Aid An independent, national charity assisting refugees in the UK. They help the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people seeking asylum in the UK by giving them free legal advice and representing them in their asylum application. They also campaign for the fair treatment of refugees in the UK.
Fair Trade The organisation that licences the Fairtrade Mark, raises awareness of Fairtrade issues and develops fair-trade criteria
Make Poverty History A campaign to achieve trade justice, reduce third world debt and deliver more and better aid
Trade Justice Movement The TJM campaigns for fundamental change to the unjust rules and institutions governing international trade so that trade is made to work for all
Traidcraft The UK’s biggest Fairtrade company. Learn about their work and order their catalogue
Stop EPA's A campaign to stop unfair trade agreements called EPA’s that are weighted in favour of rich nations at the expense of the poorest
Christian Aid Christian Aid is an agency of the churches in the UK and Ireland who work wherever the need is greatest – irrespective of religion or race.
New Consumer Magazine Did you really think you needed to buy a pair of mocassins and a tepee to be an ethical consumer ? This magazine blows away the myths and helps you to think before you buy.
Write to Them A quick and effective way to contact your MP or MEP on important issues

Artists That We Admire...
Altan
Andrew Peterson
Andy Thornton
Bebo Norman
Bob Dylan
Buddy Miller
Cara Dillon
Derek Webb
Duke Special
Iain Archer
Ian White
James Taylor
Jars of Clay
Julie Hall
Julie Lee
Karine Polwart
Kendall Payne
Martha Tilston
Martin Simpson
Martyn Joseph
Mindy Smith
Neil Alton
Nickel Creek
Over The Rhine
Paul Field
Pete Morton
Pete Ryder
Phil Madeira
Pierce Pettis
Rich Mullins
Richard Thompson
Rob Halligan
Sandra McCracken
Small Town Poets
Susan Enan
The Ghears
Yvonne Lyon

Other Interesting Links...
Atig Events Promotion company that organize CCM music events in Northern Ireland
Christian Bands A new portal for CCM in the UK & Ireland: charts, downloads, forums and much more
Christian Events Another portal promoting Christian events, conferences and festivals in the UK & Ireland
Cross Rhythms As they say themselves: “A Sound Vision for Changing Times”
Crossover Festival, portal, all round inter-section for all things Scottish, youth and faith
Fair Trade Media Fair Trade Music and much more – take a look and find out.
Greenbelt Festival A place where debate, questions and answers abound in equal measure – a festival with a difference
Newcastle United The best football club in the world (probably)
Octagon Advanced Media First class firm specializing in media reproduction and mastering
Relevant Magazine God, life, Progressive culture, what more could you need
Rhythm & Soul Steve Stockman’s show on BBC Radio Ulster
Rhythms of Redemption A site run by Steve Stockman that delves into the spiritual foundations of music from around the world
Simon & Patrick Guitars The Canadian luthiers extrordinaire. Great guitars, great sound
The Acoustic Cafe, Edinburgh An excellent venue in Edinburgh that focuses on CCM and makes a safe space for those on the margins
The Acoustic Stage Great new music in the acoustic/folk/roots vein. They play a few of Gareth’s songs so they can’t be bad !!
Third Way Content to make you think, wonder, long and pray

Good & Friendly Services
Mayfin Design Superb Graphic/Web Design company based in Scotland
Foundry Music Lab Recording Studio based in Motherwell, Scotland.
Grape Photography Outstanding photography company - highly recommended.



We recommend the work of the following organisations...
A non-profit organisation working in Central America with well established projects in Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Mexico. They provide help to Street Children on a non institutionalised basis with a well proven four stage programme. You can make a one-off online donation to the work of Casa Alianza by visiting JustGiving.com – it’s quick and efficient and Casa get the tax back on your gift almost immediately. Thank you for your generous support.
 
Uhuru Ministries
Uhuru Ministries seeks to provide Christian ministry, and rehabilitative services (both residential and non residential) to children (including orphans, street and aids children) and others in need within the Republic of Kenya and elsewhere. It aims to provide this in a manner which reflects the principles of love and justice which are fundamental to the Christian faith and accepted by many other people of goodwill.
 
Fairtrade
Heading West Music supports Fairtrade: We would also like to encourage you to look out for everyday products that carry the FAIRTRADE Mark. Don’t feel you are powerless to act against injustice and poverty and deprivation. Your everyday purchase choices could change and improve the lives of many people around the world. Please consider buying Fairtrade products - it will be a small cost to you but a huge benefit to those who have little. To find out more please visit http://www.fairtrade.org.uk or email: mail@fairtrade.org.uk
 
Mission East
An international relief and development organisation working in Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Our aim is to deliver relief aid, to create and support long-term development projects and to empower local aid organisations to carry on the work independently.
 
Christian Institute
The Christian Institute is a registered charity that seeks to promote the Christian Faith in the United Kingdom.
 
Heavenfield
Heavenfield is a special place without considering any of it’s historical significance or Christian heritage. A small church a stone’s throw from Hadrian’s Wall set on the brink of an escarpment looking over striking views of Northumberland. It’s a place of peace and thoughtfulness. A place to go and do what we find increasingly hard in our business and rush – THINK & LISTEN.

It is also a place that plays upon the conscience, where the meaning of life, why we are here and what we are do to in response to what we find becomes hard to ignore. You can find out more about the significance of Heavenfield on the world wide web or by writing to the Friend’s of St Oswald’s Church Heavenfield at: Heavenfield,
The Grange,
Hallington,
Newcastle Upon Tyne,
NE19 2LW.

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A Play Upon The Conscience - The great new album from Gareth Davies-Jones - Out July 1st