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London Food Strategy

The London Food Strategy was developed by the Greater London Authority (GLA) on behalf of the Mayor of London and in partnership with the London Food Board. Following a full consultation process, the final Strategy was launched on 10 December. The Strategy is available to download here.

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Bringing Food to the Table – Citizens Advice Scotland report

The Citizens Advice Scotland’s Food on the Table report is based on its survey completed by 2,651 people in Scotland, through an online survey and through local Citizens Advice Bureaux campaign activity across the country. The aim was to better understand the day-to-day realities that people face when accessing, affording and choosing food for themselves and their families. …

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Vacancies at Broomhouse Health Strategy Group

Broomhouse Health Strategy Group currently has two posts available: CHIEF EXECUTIVE: 24 hours/week £31,100 – £33,000 FTE:  To provide strategic leadership, co-ordination and management of the organisation. They are looking for a versatile individual with experience of a leadership and development role within a charity sector organisation who will able to demonstrate the ability to …

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Say hear!

Thanks to all who attended our annual networking event, Hear Say, on 24 October 2018, making it such a great day. Community activists, local practitioners, planners, policy makers and academics from across the country and sectors and disciplines came together in Dunfermline to hear a range of speakers, take part in table and workshop discussions …

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Vacancy at Fuse Youth Cafe

Fuse Youth Cafe in Glasgow is currently recruiting for a part-time (25 hours) Nutrition and Well-being Coordinator, who will be responsible for the coordination, development and delivery of a programme of food education and cooking under the umbrella of Fuse Power-Up project. More information and details of how to apply on the Goodmoves website.

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Launch of Scottish Obesity Alliance

Scottish Obesity Alliance will launch with its manifesto outline on Wednesday 5 December, 4.30pm to 6.30pm at The Hub, Edinburgh. The manifesto shares its vision for a Scotland which promotes health and wellbeing – a Scotland where healthy food and physical activity are easy, acceptable, affordable and sustainable for all.  To book your attendance please send your …

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REHIS/Cyrenians Good Food Good Health

REHIS/Cyrenians Good Food Good Health trains individuals to run cooking classes. It focuses on developing practical food and nutrition skills and works with practitioners who support vulnerable groups in promoting independent living skills. It allows participants to encourage healthier eating, cooking and food budgeting options to their client group, as well as gain the skills, …

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Food poverty inequalities briefing

NHS Health Scotland has just published its latest health inequalities briefing on food poverty, complementing the pages on the same subject that are available on its website

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Food Standards Scotland seeks views on making food eaten outside the home healthier

Food Standards Scotland is inviting views from the public, the out of home food sector and all interested organisations on proposals to give the people of Scotland healthier options when they’re eating out. The consultation, published today (22 November 2018), will be open for responses until 29 February 2019. Read more on the Food Standards …

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Kindness, emotions and human relationships: The blind spot in public policy

This report has been  written by Carnegie Fellow, Julia Unwin CBE, and informed by a series of roundtables and events across the UK. This report brings together all that Carnegie have learnt over the last two years. It acknowledges the strong arguments against kindness, but argues that the great public policy challenges of our time demand …

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