Food Active Bulletin: April

Keep up to date with the latest news by subscribing to our monthly bulletins! This month’s highlights include: NEW Food Active and Sustain report: Taking down junk food ads – how local areas are taking action on outdoor advertising 5

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New report from Food Active and Sustain: Taking down junk food ads – how local authorities are taking action on outdoor advertising

Our new joint report with Sustain, ‘Taking down junk food ads: How local areas are taking action on outdoor advertising’, uncovers the limited powers that local authorities have to restrict advertising of products high in fat, sugar and salt. Tackling junk

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Food Active Bulletin: Healthy Weight Declaration Special Edition

In 2019, Food Active will be sending a Healthy Weight Declaration special edition bulletin every now and then to update Food Active subscribers on all of the exciting work going on across the country.  The bulletin will come in addition to

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The Healthy Weight Declaration – Sharing the Learning: Kirklees Council

In this article, we hear from colleagues at Kirklees Council to find out some of the key learning and experiences that led to the official adoption of the Local Government Declaration in March 2019, as part of the advocacy project for

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The Healthy Weight Declaration – Sharing the Learning: Devon County Council

Devon County Council are one of a number of local authorities in the South West working towards adopting the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight, a roll-out scheme commissioned by Public Health England South West. In this article, we hear

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The Healthy Weight Declaration – Sharing the Learning: Leeds City Council

In this article, we hear from Deb Lowe from Leeds City Council to find out some of the key learning and experiences that led to the official adoption of the Local Government Declaration in 2019, as part of the advocacy project

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The sugar tax – 1 year on

In our latest blog, we celebrate the one year mark from the official introduction of the Soft Drinks Industry Levy in the UK, reflecting back on the progress made since the initial announcement to where we are today. What is

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Five reasons why we need restrictions on promotions of less healthy food and drink by price and place

Today Food Active submitted a response in support of introducing restrictions on the promotion of less healthy food and drink by price and place as part of the latest Department of Health and Social Care consultations. In January 2019, the

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National Walking Summit 2019 – A review

On Friday, 29th March 2019 Food Active attended the National Walking Summit in Birmingham organized by Living Streets – a charity that has been promoting walking as a way of life since 1929 all over the UK. Today on #WalkToWorkDay,

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Position Statement: Active Travel

Food Active has published a new position statement on Active Travel, to mark this year’s #WalkToWorkDay Our position statements aim to frame the issue, both at a national and North West perspective, provide a brief review of the evidence, initiatives

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