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Coe calls for PE teachers to 'be given bonuses' to build on Olympic legacy (Telegraph)

19 November 2012

The head of the London 2012 organising committee called for a shake-up to avoid allowing the spike in enthusiasm created by the Games "to crumble under our feet". 

 

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Food industry and supermarkets back healthy eating drive (The Guardian)

19 November 2012

Lidl is to trial a dedicated "healthy checkout" in each of its 600 stores, replacing chocolate and sweets at the till with more nutritious alternatives.
The move is one of a number of initiatives being announced by supermarkets and other retailers as part of the Responsibility Deal announced by the Department of Health, an on-going scheme to promote action within the food industry to encourage people to eat more healthily.

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Get fit by walking and collect 'ground miles’ as you go (The Telegraph)

19 November 2012

That was the pitch dreamt up by a public health researcher, who wanted to see if people would walk more if they were able to collect "reward" points along the way. 

 

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Tired after cancer treatment? Walking may help (Reuters)

19 November 2012

People who have been treated for cancer often have lingering fatigue, but a new analysis of more than three dozen studies suggests regular walking or cycling might help boost their energy.

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Fred Turok: ‘I want to make this nation fit for purpose’ (The Times, £)

19 November 2012

Mr Turok is keen to make clear that his views on tackling public health are his own, although the organisations he is involved with clearly buy into his core message.

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01 November 2012

Icon Training: Exclusive - 500 funded places available now

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Parks and green spaces given opportunity to contribute to the London 2012 Games legacy

01 November 2012

Parks and green spaces given opportunity to contribute to the London 2012 Games legacy

 

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