Thursday, 10 April, 2014
Tranmere Football Club, Prenton Road West, Birkenhead
10 to 4pm
Better Food Wirral aims to bring together residents, food businesses, community organisations, local government and health institutions to build a better food system.
 
WHY A Food Plan?
We know that food poverty in Wirral is on the rise. Over 6,000 people have used the Food Bank since it was set up in the borough last year, and at least 5% of people on a low income report skipping meals for the whole day. At the same time, we know that food can be a powerful mobiliser to unite families and communities. In other words, although there are lots of problems associated with food, there are also plenty of opportunities to:
  • Reduce food poverty
  • Boost health outcomes
  • Improve the local environment
  • Create new job and economic opportunities for local businesses
  • Strengthen communities
RSPV - Rebecca Lewis 0151 666 5192 - rebeccalewis@wirral.gov.uk or sign up on eventbrite.co.uk: Better Food Wirral Community Conference
 
If you are already doing something about those issues, and would like to showcase your project on the day, contact Rebecca.

Upcoming events

National Alcohol Conference

25 November, 2019

Hilton Liverpool City Centre, 3 Thomas Steers Way, Liverpool, L1 8LW

This is an external event - please book and find more details at the link below The National Alcohol Conference (formerly the North West Alcohol Conference) celebrates its 10th year in 2019, and is the largest event of its kind in Europe. Featuring leading national and international professionals and researchers, NAC attracts 450 delegates from across the country, with acute, primary care and...

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Sixth Annual North of England Health Inequalities Conference

28 November, 2019

Leeds Marriott Hotel, 4 Trevelyan Square, Boar Lane, Leeds, LS1 6ET

This event is led by Public Health England The Sixth Annual North of England Health Inequalities Conference will be held in Leeds on Thursday 28 and Friday 29 November. Are we closing the health gap between and within our communities and if so, how? The conference aims to continue to raise the profile of the differences in health equitybetween the North of England and the rest of the country....

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Save the date! Liverpool Centre for Cardiovascular Science

4 December, 2019

LJMU Redmonds Building, Brownlow Hill, Liverpool L3 5UG

An opportunity to hear first-hand about the research and projects that the LCCS has been involved in since its launch, and a chance to help shape its future plans and collaborations. Breakout sessions will include focus on prevention, community engagement and research, with a ‘hackathon’ session allowing for future ideas and partnerships to be pitched.    

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Cheshire & Merseyside Multiagency Outbreak (Table Top) Exercise : Exercise Jigar

9 December, 2019

Bridge Suite, Select Security Stadium, Lowerhouse Lane, Widnes, Cheshire, WA8 7DZ

  This event aims to raise awareness of the processes and procedures to be undertaken following an outbreak of Gastrointestinal (GI) illness in Cheshire and Merseyside (C&M). Objectives To test the preparedness of multiagency partners to investigate, control and manage an outbreak of serious foodborne illness, both within and outside working hours. To test the capacity and capability of all...

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