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22/05/2012 12:05

The Association of Colleges (AoC) has launched a new campaign in a bid to ensure that 16 to 18-year-olds from a disadvantaged background at colleges have a free lunch.

The campaign focuses on the fact that if a disadvantaged student attends a maintained school sixth form, free school,...

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Industry
18/05/2012 11:05

Pupils at Four Marks Church of England Primary School in Alton, Hampshire met television’s Dr Hilary Jones when he came to talk to them about the importance of drinking milk.

Celebrity GP Dr Hilary Jones is best known for his role on the ITV’s Daybreak couch in the mornings discussing...

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Industry
17/05/2012 09:05

Yorkshire design company KanGarRoo has developed a range of workstations designed to help teachers put the fun, practicality and sense of achievement back into healthy food preparation - with the ultimate aim of encouraging children to lead healthier lifestyles.

Working with schools,...

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Industry
14/05/2012 09:05

Primary school children from across the city are being asked to vote for the Leeds school ‘Dinner Lady of the Year 2012’ in a competition organised by Real Radio and the Yorkshire Evening Post.

It is part of the ‘Leeds Loves Food’ festival, which takes places throughout the city from May...

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Industry
24/04/2012 11:04

Leading food quality assurance scheme Red Tractor is launching a UK-wide initiative to showcase how food makes its way from farms to the Olympics.

The initiative following recognition achieved by the Red Tractor Assurance Scheme when it was named an integral part of Food Vision for the...

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Industry
20/04/2012 09:04

New research carried out on more than 14,000 parents across the UK has shown that the vast majority would like the option to pay online for school items, though fewer than half of all schools allow them to.

The survey, carried out by home to school communications provider ParentMail found...

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Industry
19/04/2012 14:04

More than half of all school children living in poverty - 1.2 million - are missing out on free school meals, according to new research by The Children’s Society.

And 700,000 are not entitled to free school meals at all, according to the society’s Fair and Square Campaign, which wants to...

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Industry
17/04/2012 12:04

The medical profession has come together to launch a campaign on what it claims is the single greatest public health threat in the UK – rising levels of child and adult obesity.

Health professionals from surgeons and psychiatrists to paediatricians and GPs have joined forces under the...

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Industry
16/04/2012 14:04

PS100 hosted a seminar for members on April 12th at the Hilton Metropole in London at which plans were unveiled for the project to develop an evidence base linking nutrition with health.

In pursuit of the PS100’s key aims (* Protected Mealtimes * Lifetime Nutrition Plan * Appointment...

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Industry
16/04/2012 10:04

With green issues high on everyone's agenda, Gram, the UK’s leading supplier of energy efficient refrigeration is calling all school caterers within the industry to take part in the Gram Green Paper report for 2012.

For the past 10 years, Gram has led the way in raising awareness of...

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