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SFC Sugar Smart Campaign Grants Round 2 and Sugar Smart workshop registrations open

We are now welcoming applications for Round 2 of Sugar Smart Campaign Grants. Grants of up to £5,000 each are available and we strongly encourage match funding. The campaign activity should span over 12 months.You can also now register for one of two Sugar Smart Campaign workshops: Liverpool 9th May and Bristol 11th May.

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Joint letter to PM Theresa May on The Great Repeal Bill

This is a call to action for Sustainable Food Cities Network members and beyond, in response to the UK’s triggering of Article 50 and publication last week of the government’s white paper on the Great Repeal Bill.
1. Sign up your organisation to a joint letter to PM Theresa May calling for maintenance of high standards for food, farming and fishing
2. Promote a public e-action, informing MPs of constituents' desire for high standards for food, farming and fishing.

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Funding and Support for New Community Businesses (England) - 28/04/2017
Community groups in England wanting to set up new community businesses can apply for support and fu...

Final chance for students to apply for £1,000 start-up costs - 24/04/2017
In partnership with the National Union of Students, Sustain is offering £1,000 start-up costs and m...

NHS England takes action to cut the sale of sugary drinks in hospitals - 21/04/2017
The Campaign for Better Hospital Food welcomes the NHS England commitment, announced today, to limi...

Local Community Projects Fund & Environmental Grant - 21/04/2017
Two funding opportunities are currently open with Greggs Foundation: Local Community Projects Fund ...

National Union of Teachers reports on holiday hunger - 20/04/2017
The NUT conducted a survey of its members working in primary schools in March 2017 to seek their ex...

Upcoming events

Next steps for tackling obesity: prevention, sugar consumption and policy priorities - 16/11/2016
Taking place following the publication of revised Scottish Dietary Goals - which match SACN’s advic...

#RealBreadWeek – it’s fun to fou! - 06/05/2017
The ninth annual celebration of supporting your local, independent, additive-free bakery and baking...

How can we make progress on normalising Sustainable Diets? - 24/05/2017
Panel members/speakers: Tim Lang (City, University of London); Tara Garnett (FCRN) and Modi Mwatsam...

The Great Get-Together: biggest community event since the Jubilee - 17/06/2017
The Big Lunch have joined forces with the Jo Cox Foundation to launch The Great Get-Together: the b...

Opportunity to get involved with the Big Lunch 2017 - 18/06/2017
The team at Eden Project Communities is very keen to talk to members of the Sustainable Food Cities...

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