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LACA
07/11/2012 14:11

School cooks across Derbyshire have proved they are the cream of the crop after scooping awards for providing excellent meals to the county’s children.

Derbyshire County Council held its 11th annual Primary Catering Quality Assurance Awards to recognise top quality service provided to...

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LACA
07/11/2012 09:11

Bolton council bosses have announced that school meals will stay at £1.25, the lowest priced in the country.

Primary school pupils in Bolton have been enjoying school meals for £1.25 since September 2011. Nationally the price is £1.98 on average for a school lunch and in the North...

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LACA
06/11/2012 12:11

Eden Foodservice has received the Food for Life Catering Mark for the primary and special schools it provides the catering for on the Isle of Anglesey.

The contractor, working in partnership with the Isle of Anglesey County Council, has achieved the bronze accreditation, which recognises...

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LACA
05/11/2012 08:11

Research conducted by LACA and ParentPay, published today at the start of National School Meals Week 2012, reveals that the majority of parents (92%) want to see all schools – whether state maintained, academies or free schools – abiding by a set of nutritional standards laid down by Government...

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LACA
31/10/2012 10:10

Pupils and parents from a Welsh comprehensive school will get to spend time together learning about food and nutrition after winning first prize in the Local Authority Caterers Association’s (LACA) National School Meals Week free prize draw sponsored by Bernard Matthews Foodservice.

Ysgol...

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LACA
29/10/2012 16:10

A review of a school meal was included in The Times Magazine on Saturday 27 October 2012. The review was written by restaurant critic Giles Coren, who had been invited to Carshalton Boys Sports College for school lunch by Leon restaurant co-founder, Henry Dimbleby. Henry and fellow co-founder...

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LACA
12/10/2012 11:10

LACA National Chair Anne Bull has been invited to join a School Food Plan Expert Panel that will meet for the first time today to discuss the School Food Action Plan being drawn up by the co-founders of the Leon restaurant chain.

John Vincent and Henry Dimbleby have responded to Education...

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LACA
09/10/2012 12:10

New School Premises (England) Regulations 2012 have been introduced this year and feature changes to the requirements for schools to provide adequate facilities for the preparation and serving of food and drinks for pupils.

In the previous Standards for School Premises (1999), the...

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LACA
28/09/2012 09:09

Following the report by the Mail Online (25 September) about a school in Bristol losing its breakfast club funding from a charity, LACA gives its views about the importance of breakfast provision for children and young people 

A recent Save the Children report (“Child Poverty 2012”),...

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LACA
25/09/2012 10:09

LACA gives its comments regarding a study by the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISER) into the factors that inhibit Free School Meal take up.

ISER estimates that although 1.1 million children are entitled to Free School Meals (FSMs), around 300,000 are not taking up them up...

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