Tag Archives: Children

‘100-calorie snacks, 2 a day max’ – new campaign targets sugar-laden snacks

Half of children’s sugar intake – currently around seven sugar cubes a day – comes from unhealthy snacks and sugary drinks, which can lead to obesity and tooth decay. A new Change4Life campaign aims to promote healthier snacks and give families easy choices to encourage their children to reduce the amount of sugar in their diets.

Posted on: 10 January 2018 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing | No Comments

New facilities at Atkinson

A therapeutic secure children’s home for young people has had major improvements, thanks to funding from the Department for Education.

Posted on: 8 January 2018 | Posted in: Education | No Comments

Farmwise Devon shows children where good food comes from

Scores of primary school children will migrate to Exeter next week to discover where good food comes from.

Posted on: 5 October 2017 | Posted in:
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Survey about the future of children’s services

A consultation has been launched to help determine the future of children’s health and care services in Devon.

Posted on: 31 July 2017 | Posted in:

Toon in to a new campaign to keep kids moving this holiday

A national campaign to get children more active has been launched for the school summer holidays.

Posted on: 27 July 2017 | Posted in:

Rise in Family Group Conferences to protect children from harm

More families are using family group conferences as a way of managing their difficulties and to address concerns that authorities have about their child’s safety

Posted on: 18 July 2016 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing

FarmWise Devon promises more hands-on fun at the County Show

Primary school children from across the county will have the chance to touch, taste and feel their way around life on the farm at this year’s Children’s Farm stand at the Devon County Show

Posted on: 4 May 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Young people’s care and support is good says Ofsted

Young people say they feel safe and that they see the home as a safe haven, inspectors visiting a secure young people’s unit in Exeter have found

Posted on: 9 December 2015 | Posted in: Health and Wellbeing