Happy New Year! We have started the year with the reveal of some new materials for TuckIN. The TuckIN team have been working on public facing information, guidance for businesses and training for staff. An update event was held with officers commenting that they were impressed with the new look and feel of the materials.…

The Team were delighted to have been nominated at the CIEH Awards in the Category of The Outstanding Environmental Health Team. Thank you for the nomination, how great to be finalists!

Eating healthier doesn’t necessarily mean doing without some of your favourite foods… even small changes can have a big impact on your health. That’s the ethos of the TuckIN programme, which has seen 50 food outlets in Luton band together in an effort to create a ‘healthier high street’ and offer healthier options in the…

On 13 March three of the TuckIN team, Elaine, Carol and Christina went to represent the project for the LGC Awards. We were finalists in the Public Health Category. Unfortunately we did not win the award but reaching the final itself was a great achievement. The judges commented on our entry that TuckIN is “A good…

On 28 January three of the TuckIN team went to Telephone House, London to present to a panel of judges the three reasons why the Essex Food Liaison Group should win the 2019 LGC Awards for the Public Health Category, for TuckIN Making Food Better. We were also shortlisted in 2017. This year the number of entries was…

Kitchen staff at the Princess Alexandra Hospital (PAHT) are celebrating after receiving nutrition qualifications as part of the TuckIN project. Harlow Council’s Environmental Health Team have been working with the catering team at Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust (PAHT) for around 18 months and has seen a great improvement in catering standards and food offering. At…

We are currently evaluating the TuckIN scheme for businesses and officers to determine what is working well, improvements to be made and where we go from here. Brentwood businesses had their say at the Merrymeade Tea Rooms during a breakfast meeting, including some lovely food choices.  

Essex Local Authorities Food Group are very pleased to have been shortlisted for the LGC (Local Government Chronicle) Awards 2019, in the Public Health Category. Following an application process, three of the team will present the reasons why we believe we should win the award in January. The award will be announced at a ceremony on 13…

On Friday 28th September Luton TuckIN was officially launched outside Chicken George, an award winning, family run chicken takeaway shop based on Hitchin Road, Luton. They have pledged to use healthier oils such as Rapeseed oil in their cooking and to increase customer choice, there is now a smaller portion size on offer, as well…

The TuckIN team are delighted that the scheme has now been adopted by Luton Council, the first area outside of Essex. We are looking forward to working with colleagues across Luton in encouraging premises sign ups and promotion of the scheme. The Luton listings can be seen at http://tuckin-uk.co.uk/listing-region/luton/