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Shared Learning at the Healthy Weight Declaration Regional South West Meeting

Food Active has been working with Public Health England South West to support local authorities in the South West to use the Local Authority Declaration on Healthy Weight to support a whole systems approach to addressing overweight and obesity. A

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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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Blackburn with Darwen hosts first Healthy Weight Summit

Food Active was pleased to attend Blackburn with Darwen’s first healthy weight summit at Ewood Park on Wednesday 13 March. The ‘Making Healthy Weight Everyone’s Business’ event saw Local Government partners, including Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool Councils, join forces with Blackburn with

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Leeds City Council signs up to the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight

Leeds City Council have become the first local authority outside of the North West to adopt the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight, in a bid to help tackle obesity in the city. Organisations and individuals are being encouraged to

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Blackpool Council shares experience at Dutch Embassy Childhood Obesity Summit

An integrated approach on tackling childhood obesity at municipal level “Leadership is not a position or a title, it is action and example”. Karen den Hertog. The authors have worked together on a systems approaches to tackling childhood obesity since

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Liverpool City Council and Partners sign the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight

Today Liverpool City Council are the 15th council to sign up to the Local Government Declaration on Healthy Weight, confirming their council’s commitment to promoting healthy weight in all policies. The declaration has been signed by Cllr Paul Brant, Cabinet

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Food Active supports Devon’s Healthy Weight Summit

Food Active was invited to contribute to a Healthy Weight Summit organised by Devon County Council and held at County Hall, Exeter, on 7th November. A well-attended meeting had delegates from across Devon and its eight districts. Richard Merrifield. from

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