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LACA
06/04/2011 23:04

One of the big successes of 2010's National School Meals Week is the huge increase in local authorities, schools and contractors taking part.

That's the view of Irene Carroll, the past chair of LACA who has written a regular blog to encourage catering teams, schools, parents and...

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LACA
06/04/2011 23:04

As stated at the time of the Comprehensive Spending Review last October, LACA (the Local Authority Caterers Association) was pleased to learn of the Government's intention to continue with the School Lunch Grant (SLG) and that it was amongst the revenue grants to be included in the schools...

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LACA
23/03/2011 23:03

Pupils at Auchenblae Primary school will find out who will be “hired” and who will be “fired” at the final of their own “Apprentice style” challenge thanks to food ingredients manufacturer Macphie, the University of Aberdeen Rowett Institute for Nutrition and Health (RINH) and the Scottish Food...

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LACA
23/03/2011 23:03

Pupils from Boldon School Specialist Sports College recently competed against each other in an On Your Marks, Get Set, Cook! competition.

The event, organised by the school's catering company, was overseen by one of its chefs, Darren Tinkler.

The contest saw two teams of...

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LACA
10/03/2011 23:03

Nickki Boardman, a cook at St Anthony's School in Chichester, has created a sausage-dish that won first place in a national competition.

Boardman created a meal of 'Sausage Enchiladas' that impressed judges of the special schools competition as part of British Sausage Week (01 - 07...

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LACA
08/03/2011 23:03

A thousand primary schools will be receiving a new board game designed to teach children all about nutrition and healthy eating, Sodexo, a leading provider of on-site service solutions can reveal.

The game, called "Life's Better Balanced", was devised by Sodexo's NVQ qualified...

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LACA
08/03/2011 23:03

Contract caterer Harrison Catering Services has presented a brand new football kit to the Harrow High School first team.

Simon Willis, Harrison's director client services for education, visited the school to present the kit to the Harrow High School Football Academy team.

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LACA
10/02/2011 23:02

Children across Stockton Borough have voted for their favourite school meals and Stockton Council’s Catering Service has published them in a recipe booklet which families can use at home.

Mum-of-four, Heather Moore said: "The recipe book is fantastic as it helps the children develop...

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LACA
27/01/2011 23:01

The School Food Trust has welcomed plans outlined in the Education Bill to give schools and caterers more flexibility in promoting healthy school meals to families.

The bill, published today (27th January) by the Department for Education, sets out proposals that will make it easier...

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LACA
24/01/2011 23:01

Campaigners have attacked the government for spending taxpayers' money on endangered fish after it was revealed that four out of five fish served in public sector institutions will not have to meet any sustainability standards.

The figures were revealed after the Department for...

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