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The Mayor of London proposes banning junk food ads on London transport

11th May 2018

Healthy London Partnership is proud to support The Mayor of London’s plans for a first-ever junk food advert ban on transport network. Junk food advertising would be banned from the entire Transport for London network under bold proposals unveiled today by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, as part of his drive to tackle the […]

Findings from London’s Great Weight Debate

5th February 2018

This report sets out the findings from an independent evaluation of the Great Weight Debate that invited all Londoners to share their views on how children in the capital could be supported to lead healthier lives. The Great Weight Debate aimed to raise awareness of the levels of childhood obesity in London and provide an opportunity to […]

Conversation starters for young people

22nd January 2018

If youth teams wish to hold activities or events with young people, members of the London Obesity Leadership Group have pulled together a list conversation starters that they may wish to use. Please amend as you see fit to suit the ages of the young people you speak too.

How to use the Great Weight Debate resources

22nd January 2018

The Great Weight Debate ‘school engagement resources’ and ‘school communications resources’ have been developed to support schools to talk to parents, carers, pupils and students about the great weight debate. They have been developed with input from borough obesity leads about what kind of resources they would welcome.

[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 […]

The Great Weight Debate stage 1

26th October 2017

Findings from stage 1 of the Great Weight Debate in early 2016.   Stage 1 aimed to gauge public perceptions of childhood obesity in London and identify some initial ideas for change from Londoners. These reports include recommendations from Londoners on how to galvanise the public to support change.

Young people generate ideas for tackling childhood obesity

16th February 2017

Young people generate ideas for tackling childhood obesity More than 60 young people from across London attended our Healthy London Hackathon at City Hall on Saturday 28 January. The 14-17 year-olds discussed how London makes it harder to be healthy, brainstormed ideas for making London healthier for children and young people, and then worked in […]

Conversation starter – for parents and carers

22nd January 2017

If schools wish to hold activities or events with their pupils or students, members of the London Obesity Leadership Group have pulled together a list conversation starters that they may wish to use. Please amend as you see fit to suit the ages and needs of your students.