OUR NETWORK OF SUGAR SMART INITIATIVES
Islington brings together schools caterer Caterlink, leisure provider GLL, Emirates Stadium, home of Arsenal Football Club, London Metropolitan University and others to improve meals served across the Borough.
SUGAR SMART Newcastle launched on Wednesday 14th November at the Beacon Centre, with an impressive partnership of settings, businesses and groups from across the city joining up to tackle the impacts of sugar overconsumption on their local communities.
London Borough of Islington worked with their contract caterer, Caterlink, to reduce the sugar content of school meals, achieving a dramatic reduction of 1,744 kg sugar used in school meals in primary schools and work has continued to bring down the sugar content even further.
A SUGAR SMART Ambassador brings healthy eating cookery skills and knowledge to a youth cricket programme in Plymouth.
A dentist in Derby has developed a free resource pack to help schools and dental practices promote oral health and sugar reduction to children, and make dentist visits less scary.
For some inspiration on how your office can go SUGAR SMART this September, check out what council staff in Hackney did to encourage a healthy workplace environment.
Whether you are leading a local campaign, taking action as a participating setting, or an individual, take part in SUGAR SMART September using our free resources and sugar reduction challenge ideas.
Our SUGAR SMART Campaign has been shortlisted for the Campaign of the Year category of the Charity Times Awards 2018.
Working with retailers across its four sites, including WHSmith and Marks & Spencer, the hospital trust has succeeded in removing all sugary drinks from sale.
Greenmount School, the first school to join the Isle of Wight campaign, hosted a Healthy Eating Day for Year 6 students ahead of starting secondary school.