Blackpool Council were the first local authority to adopt the Declaration in 2016 and their efforts have been recognised nationally, presenting their experience of adopting at numerous meetings, conferences and in case study reports. Since then, we have been delighted to support the following North West local authorities to adopt their own Declaration:
Since 2018, Food Active has been funded by the Association for the Directors of Public Health in Yorkshire and Humber to support a regional-roll out of the Declaration, through working closely with the regional Public Health England department, we have providing support and guidance on working towards, launching and monitoring progress to a number of local authorities across the region. Through this work, the following local authorities have adopted with many more in the pipelines:
We have also been funded by the regional Public Health England department in the South West to support local authorities across the region to adopt the Declaration. Through this piece of work, the following local authorities have adopted, with many more in the pipelines:
We are working with four local authorities in the North East including Gateshead, Sunderland, Middlesbrough and Redcar and Cleveland through a collective commission to adopt the Local Authority Declaration on Healthy Weight. Expect to see some of these local authorities celebrating their launch very soon!
Check out what resources are currently available as part of the Declaration and all the latest news and updates from this project by selecting one of the buttons below.
We would also be very happy to speak with local authorities individually or regionally to discuss how a Declaration could be adopted in your area.