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West Cheshire prepares to #GiveUpLovingPop this January

#GiveUpLovingPop arrives in Cheshire West and Chester this January, with pupils and staff across the borough encouraged to switch sugary drinks for water and milk. Children and young people are consuming more than three times as much sugar as the

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#GiveUpLovingPop Special Edition Bulletin launches for 2019!

In 2019, Food Active will be sending a Give Up Loving Pop special edition bulletin every now and then to update Food Active subscribers on all things GULP and sugary-drink news. The bulletin will come in addition to the Food Active monthly

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#GiveUpLovingPop returns to Rochdale primary schools to help fight tooth decay

Rochdale Borough Council decided to target Give Up Loving work at schools with the highest levels of obesity across the borough, following the success of their campaign in January 2018. The council have worked with schools to ensure the delivery

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Football coaches in Lancashire help children #GiveUpLovingPop

Results from the Give Up Loving Pop programme evaluation demonstrate effectiveness of community sports coaches delivering sugary drinks education to children. This summer, community coaches from three professional football clubs in North West England delivered a four-part sugary drinks education

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Fuse blog: Steering the Coca-Cola Christmas trucks off course in 2018…

Our guest blog for Fuse (the Centre for Translational Research in Public Health) is live, discussing some of the important changes to Coca-Cola’s flagship Christmas marketing campaign – the Christmas Truck tour. The blog follows up our blog from last

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Kind to Teeth campaign launches in Blackpool to help promote healthier drink choices in the under 5’s

Food Active’s ‘Kind to Teeth’ campaign which aims to combat poor oral health in children will launch in Blackpool on 5 November – and Blackpool Council is fully backing it. The council’s Public Health department has worked in partnership with

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Blackpool Fresher’s encouraged to #GiveUpLovingPop

Blackpool Council’s Public Health Team hosted a GULP stand at this year’s Freshers Welcome Event, to encourage new students to #GiveUpLovingPop. Blackpool and Fylde College approached the Council’s Public Health Team to ask if they wanted to promote some of

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Rochdale AFC Mascots help children to #GiveUpLovingPop

Mascots at Rochdale AFC and Rochdale’s Healthy Heroes teamed up to help children #GiveUpLovingPop at the first home game of the reason The Dale mascot paired up with Rochelle, part of our Healthy Heroes campaign from Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council,

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Guest blog: Promoting good oral health in children

Chris Groombridge, Chair of the Teeth Team and MD of 543 Dental Care, located in Yorkshire.   Teeth Team is a school-based supervised tooth-brushing programme, incorporating clinical dental assessments, applications of fluoride varnish and the subsequent signposting for accessing primary

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Tameside launches second #GiveUpLovingPop campaign

Tameside Public Health has launched it’s second GULP campaign this week, following the success of the campaign launched in fifteen secondary schools last year. Tameside Council with partners are in the final stage of preparing for a four week GULP

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