Food Active Bulletin: August 2020

Make sure you keep up to date with the all the latest news by subscribing to our monthly bulletins! Highlights from this month’s edition include: Come work with us on the exciting Healthier Place, Healthier Future Trailblazer COVID-19 and Healthy Weight

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Guest Blog: Eat Smart Sheffield

In our latest guest blog, we hear from Lisa Aldwinckle from Learn Sheffield to find out more about their ‘Eat Smart Sheffield’ project, aiming to support pupils, their families and the wider community to adopt healthier eating behaivours. Learn Sheffield has been

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Blog: Planning reform and the health of the nation

In this latest guest blog, our Healthier Place, Healthier Future Project Officer Catriona MacRae speaks to those working within the planning system to gather their perspectives on the new Planning White Paper, and consider how these reforms may impact on

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Come work with us on the exciting Healthier Place, Healthier Future Trailblazer!

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within our small, yet dynamic and influential team to support the Healthier Place, Healthier Future programme. Food Active is the current delivery partner for the Healthier Place Healthier Future (HPHF) programme in Pennine Lancashire.

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Food Active responds to scrapping Public Health England

After reports were leaked to the Times on Sunday, Matt Hancock (Health Secretary) has now confirmed that Public Health England (PHE) will be replaced by a new National Institute for Health Protection that will focus on preparedness and response to

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Funding granted to deliver a virtual cooking course for male carers in Liverpool

We are excited to announce we have been granted to co-deliver a virtual cooking course for male carers, in partnership with the Liverpool Carers Centre and Local Solutions. We have been granted funding from the LCRCares COVID-19 Community Support Fund, coordinated by

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Position Statement: Healthy Weight and COVID-19

Food Active has published a new position statement highlighting the considerations for Healthy Weight and COVID-19 Our position statements aim to frame the issue, provide a brief review of the evidence, initiatives or regulations currently in place to tackle the issue

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Blog: Is there a link between low breastfeeding rates and childhood obesity in the UK?

To mark this year’s World Breastfeeding Week (1st-7th August), our student placement Chloé Higham-Smith  discusses whether there is an association between low breastfeeding in the UK and childhood obesity rates, in a blog for Food Active. Breastfeeding rates in the

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