Latest News

Back to homepage

Blackburn with Darwen prepares to #GiveUpLovingPop!

#GiveUpLovingPop arrives in Blackburn with Darwen for the first time ever this February, with secondary school pupils, staff and parents across the borough encouraged to switch sugary drinks for water and milk. Children and young people are consuming more than

Read More

Cooking and Company Champions trained as part of healthy eating and social inclusion project

Six ‘Cooking and Company’ Champions have now been trained as part of our BUPA-funded healthy eating and social inclusion project for elderly male carers, delivered in partnership with the Liverpool Carers Centre The ‘Cooking and Company’ project is a BUPA-funded

Read More

Bristol City Council adopts the Healthy Weight Declaration, with Partner Pledges signed by five local NHS organisations

Today (Wednesday 5th February), Bristol City Council officially adopted Food Active’s Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight at a launch event with over 150 people in attendance. The council’s Declaration was supported by Partner Pledges from five local NHS organisations,

Read More

Food Active Bulletin: January 2020

Keep up to date with the latest news by subscribing to our monthly bulletins! This month’s highlights include: Asda and Lidl set to remove cartoon characters off own-brand high sugar cereal Healthy Weight Declaration Special Edition Bulletin Cooking and Company

Read More

Guest Blog: Supporting this year’s #SugarAwarenessWeek!

This January Food Active are delighted to support #SugarAwarenessWeek, In our latest guest blog, we hear from Holly Gabriel, Nutritionist and Campaigner from Action on Sugar, to find out more about this year’s plans for the campaign and the calls

Read More

Food Active Bulletin: Healthy Weight Declaration Special Edition Bulletin January 2020

Check out our latest Healthy Weight Declaration Special Edition Bulletin to find out all the latest updates, news and resources! In addition to our regular monthly bulletins, we circulate dedicated bulletins to specific areas of the Food Active programme throughout

Read More

Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Eat Well Be Active group officially launch the Healthy Weight Declaration ‘Partner Pledge’

Food Active are delighted to announce the launch of the Healthy Weight Declaration Partner Pledge, with Cheshire West and Chester Council’s Eat Well Be Active becoming the first partners to pledge their support. The launch event for the Partner Pledge

Read More

Food Active Bulletin: Christmas Special

Keep up to date with the latest news by subscribing to our monthly bulletins! This month’s it’s our Christmas Special Edition Bulletin, featuring: Our highlights from 2019 – from hosting conferences to submitting consultations… Last chance to share your views

Read More

City of York Council becomes the latest council to adopt the Healthy Weight Declaration

Today (17th December), City of York Council became the latest local authority to adopt the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight, bringing the number of adopters up to a fantastic 21 to end the 2019. At a decision session today,

Read More

Guest Blog: Over-eating out of the home – why calorie labelling is needed.

  Florence Sheen is a PhD student researcher from the University of Liverpool who has recently completed her studies and passed her viva. As a member of the Appetite and Obesity group in Psychological Sciences, her research focused on investigating

Read More