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.

Weston Mercury (27-02-2012)

More classes to help kids keep fitMore classes to help kids keep fit

UK

 

Wales Online (24-02-2012)

Health eating project to see convenience stores sell fresh produce at competitive prices Read More http://www.walesonline.co.uk

A PILOT scheme designed to give greater access to fruit and vegetables and educate people about the benefits of a healthy diet was launched yesterday in one of Wales’ health blackspots.Organisations including Change 4 Life, MEND and Public Health Wales have contributed to the scheme, which aims to educate children and young people about diet and nutrition and improve the health of people living in the area.

UK

 

Rhondda Leader (20-02-2012)

Helping kids live healthily

The Cwm Tam Public Health team will be running MEND 7-13 from 20 Feb

MEND 7-13 in UK

 

Eastern Daily Press (16-02-2012)

Charity bids to achieve goals in 20th year

Journalist Kate Scotter finds out what work the Community Sports Foundation charity has been doing over the past two decades. The piece mentions that during 2009 the charity put its weight behind a bid to combat childhood obesity - and NHS Nortfolk supported the charity's health programme to deliver MEND in Norfolk.

UK

 

Shoreham Herald (16-02-2012)

Healthy stroll for MP

Tim Loughton, who represents the East Worthing and Shoreham constituency, took part in the Bupa Get Moving challenge by joining fellow memembers of Parliament for a stroll around London's landmarks. The event was organised by Bupa, in partnership with MEND and the Youth Sport Trust.

UK

 

Blackpool Gazette (15-02-2012)

What's on

MEND 7-13 starts in Fleetwood this month

MEND 7-13 in UK

 

BBC Radio Stoke (14-02-2012)

What is being done to tackle obesity in Staffordshire's children?

Jenny Rosborough, Senior Programme Developer at MEND is interviewed about the National Child Measurement Programme and MEND's programmes running in Staffordshire. (The child obesity feature starts 1:05.50 mins in and Jenny's interview starts 1:07.19 mins in.)

UK

 

BBC Radio Stoke (14-02-2012)

Listen 46 mins into the programme to hear a live studio interview with a MEND case-study family about their positive experience on MEND

UK

 

Kilmarnock Standard (10-02-2012)

Toddlers on the right track

Families can now sign up to MEND 2-4 which starts on the 18 April in Kilmarnock

MEND 2-4

 

Youngsters can MEND their ways and get fit (10-02-2012)

Kensington & Chelsea Chronicle

MEND will start in Shepherd's Bush and Fulham later this month

UK

 

Fulham & Hammersmith Chronicle (10-02-2012)

Youngsters can MEND their ways and get fit

UK

 

Westminster Chronicle (10-02-2012)

Youngsters can MEND their ways and get fit

UK

 

Midsomer Norton, Radstock and District Journal (10-02-2012)

Healthy living for families

MEND 7-13 starts in Midsomer Norton next month

MEND 7-13 in UK

 

Warrington Guardian (09-02-2012)

Free help to get healthy

MEND 7-13 will start in Warrington next month

UK

 

Cumnock Chronicle (07-02-2012)

Toddlers get healthy head start

MEND 2-4 will start in East Ayrshire in April

UK

 

 

 

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