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.  

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/  

Today is World Food Day, a day of action dedicated to tackling world hunger, founded by the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations in 1945. Each year on the 16th of October, FAO promotes world food day with aims to promote worldwide awareness and action for those who suffer from hunger and for the need…

The TuckIN team have again been busy applying for a number of awards. Firstly we submitted an application for the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH) Health and Wellbeing Awards 2017. The awards are in their 10th year and recognise and celebrate activities that improve the populations’ health and address the wider determinants of health.…

On 27 January, three of us travelled to London to present our three reasons why we should win the LGC Award for Public Health. It was pretty nerve wracking to be sat across from a panel of 5 people, mainly Chief Executives from local Councils. We spoke about the TuckIN pledges and how these are…