Local news

This page includes links to stories and features from the UK’s local media that talk about MEND and the different work we do in local communities.

Ilford Recorder (11-04-2012)

Tots get a lot of benefit from nutrition course

MEND begins in Ilford from May and the team are currently recruiting local families.

 

Dewsbury Reporter (11-04-2012)

On the MEND

MEND 5-7 starts on the 2 May in Spen Valley. The team is currently recruiting local families.

UK

 

Cornish Guardian (11-04-2012)

Families see lighter side of life after finishing course in healthy eating and exercise

Cornish families celebrate after graduating from the first phase (MEND) of 'Keep it in the family'. All 13 families will now progress on to phase 2 of the 6 month programme; it's being delivered in 3 different locations in Cornwall by the Exhale Community Interest Company and the NHS health promotion team for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

UK

 

Weston and Somerset Mercury (10-04-2012)

Healthy living programme success

The Weston MEND programme is working in partnership with Parkwood Community Leisure Centre to recruit local families for their 2-4 and 5-7 programmes which start in May.

UK

 

This is Cornwall (10-04-2012)

Families see lighter side of life after finishing course

Keep it in the family graduates celebrate their healthier, happier lifestyles after the presentation of certificates at the Hotel California.

UK

 

Wigan Evening Post (09-04-2012)

Diabetes roadshow

MEND healthy lifestyle champions will be on hand to talk about MEND and offer advice to families who attend the Diabetes roadsho

 

Greenwich Time (09-04-2012)

Large as life!

Responsibility for improving and protecting people's health is moving from NHS's Primary Care Trust (PCT) to Royal Greenwich next April as part of a nationwide shake-up. MEND is mentioned as an option for local families as it is run from Greenwich Leisure Ltd sports and recreation centres.

UK

 

Cornish Guardian (08-04-2012)

Families see the lighter side of life after finishing course in healthy eating and exercise

Keep it in the family is a 6 month programme delivered in 3 locations in Cornwall by the Exhale Community Interest Company. Cornish families are celebrating graduating from the first 12 week phase and MEND's Operations Manager Jo Cook is quoted.

UK

 

The Huddersfield Daily Examiner (07-04-2012)

Classes to boost health

MEND 5-7 starts on 2 May at the Whitcliffe Mount Sports Centre in Cleckheaton

UK

 

Boston Target (04-04-2012)

Another rise is children who are obese or overweight

The no. of overweight children in Lincolnshire is still on the rise and eclipsing national rates. MEND's Chief Research Officer Paul Sacher is interviewed on the subject.

 

Louth Target (04-04-2012)

Another rise in children who are overweight and obese

Lincolnshire, UK

 

Sleaford Target (04-04-2012)

Another rise in children who are obese of overweight

The number of obese or overweight children in Lincolnshire continues to rise. MEND's Chief Research Officer Paul Sacher is interviewed on the subject, alongside Lynne McNiven, a consultant in public health for NHS Lincolnshire.

UK

 

Oldham Evening Chronicle (03-04-2012)

Egging them on to stay healthy this Easter

MEND has launched healthy ideas and alternatives on how to make the most of the Easter holiday

MEND 7-13 in Oldham, UK

 

ABC7 News, Chicago (03-04-2012)

Free healthy lifestyle classes at Chicago Park District

MEND 7-13 in Chicago, US

 

Weston Mercury (30-03-2012)

Healthy living programme in its stride

UK

 

 

 

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