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Testing new ideas to make our high streets healthier

22nd October 2018

Londoners have identified too many cheap unhealthy food options as one of the top factors making it hard for children to lead healthy lives in the Capital. Here, HLP’s Dominic Jones reflects on the findings of the Healthy High Streets programme, which challenged three London high streets to try new ideas for making our high […]

In focus – Childhood obesity: a plan for action chapter 2

4th July 2018

The government has published its plan of the actions it will take to tackle childhood obesity by 2030. It commits to halve childhood obesity and significantly reduce the gap in obesity between children from the most and least deprived areas. Part one of the childhood obesity plan was published in 2016. Read our summary of […]

[VIDEO] Great weight debate – roadshow film

25th November 2017

London has more overweight and obese children than New York, Sydney, Paris or Madrid. More than a third are overweight or obese by the time they leave primary school. All London councils have new plans to tackle childhood obesity and are putting these into action. But we need to work smarter, faster and harder. Our […]