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Health in a Changing City

This new report from Glasgow Centre for Population Health (GCPH) reveals widening health inequalities across Glasgow and the early impacts of Covid-19. The report is available on the GCPH website.

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Rethinking Scotland

Carnegie UK ran a series of online conversations about Rethinking Scotland during the winter of 2020/21, asking for people’s views on what needs to happen and who needs to act to put some of Scotland’s big ideas into practice. The key action identified was to open up policy making to more diverse voices, and to …

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Eat Well guide for older people

Eat Well Age Well and Age Scotland have produced this guide, which provides information on how to eat a balanced diet and where to get support. You can download the guide on the Eat Well Age Well website or telephone 0131 447 8151 to order copies

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The Broken Plate 2021

The Food Foundation’s report on the state of the nation’s food system finds that healthier foods are three times more expensive (calorie for calorie) compared with less healthier foods. It also finds that children from lower income households are more likely to be obese than those from higher income households. The full Broken Plate report …

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The Case for Local Food

This new report on building better food systems to benefit society and nature, from Sustain and the RSPB, has found that a shift of 10% of retail market share for sustainable, local food businesses could create an additional 200,000 jobs, support a green economic recovery and restore nature. Find out more and download the report on …

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National Food Strategy: the Plan

Following on from the publication of the Part One of the National Food Strategy, a Government-commissioned independent review of the food system, in July 2020, the new report, National Food Strategy: the Plan, contains recommendations to address the major issues facing the food system across England and the UK: climate change, biodiversity loss, land use, …

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Launch of Glasgow City Food Plan

Glasgow City Food Plan was launched at an online event today.  The ten year Plan has been developed by a team comprising Glasgow Food Policy Partnership, Glasgow Centre for Population Health, Glasgow City Council, Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and Glasgow Community Food Network. Over the last two years, the …

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Healthier catering

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has produced a series of short guides providing practical tips and advice on making changes to the food and drinks you buy, prepare, promote and serve to make it healthier. The guides can be accessed on the FSS website

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Food Standards Scotland five year strategy

Food Standards Scotland (FSS) has just published its strategy for the next five years. As well as building on previous work, the strategy incorporates newer challenges, such as those resulting from the EU Exit, Covid-19 and climate change. You can read the strategy on the FSS website.

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Covid-19 response stories and resources

Recently featured in our e-bulletin, below are some interesting Covid-19 responses stories and some useful resources: Rewriting the Rules, Social Enterprise in Glasgow: the Covid-19 response. This report from Glasgow Social Enterprise Network can be found here. ‘Together we help’ provides learning from the many examples of informal social action undertaken during the last year. …

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