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ukactive Vanguard member, Water Babies wins Best Franchise Award 2012

04 December 2012

Leading baby swimming company, Water Babies, has been announced as one of the five winners at the 2012 Best Franchise Awards, which were held on 29th November in Oxfordshire.

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Stakeholders react to launch of ukactive

22 November 2012

Support for ukactive positioning strong from key stakeholders.

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Prime Minister supports ukactive

22 November 2012

David Cameron supports ukactive's mission to embed active lifestyles into the DNA of the nation

 

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Active lifestyles sector comes together for 2012 Summit

22 November 2012

The UK active lifestyles sector comes together on 22 November 2012 to mark the launch of ukactive.

 

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Reforms to be introduced to PPL licensing from 1st May 2013

22 November 2012

After four years of negotiation, ukactive and PPL have reached agreement to reform PPL's Exercise tariff which covers the use of PPL recorded music as an accompaniment to fitness classes.

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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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