School Dinners

A Larger Than Life Health Bill: Rethinking Britain's Approach To The Obesity Crisis

Thomas Smith | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Thomas Smith

It is difficult to deny the current problem of obesity in the United Kingdom- a situation which displays only a bleaker forecast each year. At present...

A School Dinner Revolution

Amber Key | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Amber Key

Sugar is one of the most dangerous and toxic substances on the planet. It's more addictive than cocaine, it rots teeth and in its various forms and is the direct cause of innumerable modern day diseases.

Can Higher Welfare School Packed Lunches Be Affordable?

Helen Coen | Posted 30.10.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Helen Coen

I have to say I was pleasantly surprised by the number of higher welfare products available. It's true that some cost a little more, but I discovered lots of deals on Freedom Food-labelled products.

Horse Meat Found In Leicestershire School Dinners

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.03.2013 | UK

Horse meat has been found in the minced beef served in school dinners in Leicestershire, a council has confirmed. The council, which supplies 224 s...

'Michael Gove Doesn't Give A S***'

PA | Posted 27.11.2012 | UK Universities & Education

TV chef Jamie Oliver has heaped more criticism on education secretary Michael Gove over the issue of school meals. Oliver, who campaigned to improv...

Boris Shuts the School Gate Long After the Fat Horse Has Wobbled Off!

Rob Blakeman | Posted 18.01.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

This is one way to turn a child into an aspiring Beckham and avoid him become a bullied obese boy. You are the parent aren't you? I mean who is running your household?

Time for Action Not Reports On School Dinners, Insists Oliver

PA | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Jamie Oliver has hit out at a fresh review into school dinners, warning it is time for action and not more "costly reports". The TV chef said he fe...

Gove Under Pressure On Standards Of School Dinners

Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Ministers have ordered a review of school dinners amid concerns that some children are still being given unhealthy food. Around four-fifths of scho...

Michelin Chef Praises 'Brave' Schoolgirl Blogger

PA | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A Michelin-starred chef has described a nine-year-old schoolgirl as "wonderful, smart and brave" for raising awareness of food standards through her b...

NeverSeconds Blogger Gets Malawi Kitchen Named In Her Honour

PA | Posted 20.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A school kitchen being built in Malawi is to be named in honour of a nine-year-old blogger who has raised almost £85,000 for charity. Martha Payne...

Martha Payne, Never Seconds School Meals Blogger (PICTURES)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

SEE ALSO: Martha Payne's NeverSecond's School Dinner Blogger Banned From Taking Photos Ban On Martha Payne's NeverSeconds School Meals Blog Lif...

Scottish School Girl in Dinner Blog Row Dishes up £35,000 for Charity

Rob A.L. Brown | Posted 15.08.2012 | UK Universities & Education
Rob A.L. Brown

Yesterday a school in Argyle and Bute banned nine-year-old Martha Payne from taking pictures of her school dinners. She had been blogging about her lunches and her posts were cooking up a storm and attracting widespread media attention. She had also managed to raise £2,000 for for Mary's Meals, a charity that provides school meals for children in Africa.

Martha Payne's JustGiving Page Rockets Past £20,000 Mark

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Martha Payne's fund to help Mary's Meals, a charity that feeds children around the world, has received more than£20,000 in donations after members of...

Council Withdraw Ban On School Meals Blogger

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A council has lifted its ban on a nine-year-old pupil from taking pictures of her school meals after a national outcry over the move. Argyll and Bu...

Nine-Year-Old School Dinner Blogger Silenced By Council

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 18.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

UPDATE: Argyll Council have lifted the ban on Martha Payne taking photographs of her school lunch for her NeverSeconds blog. A nine-year-old girl w...

Jamie Oliver Attacks Michael Gove Over School Dinners

PA | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK

Jamie Oliver today accused Education Secretary Michael Gove of "putting children's future health at risk" as new research showed many academies are no...

Let's Do Lunch

Ronnie Joice | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Comedy
Ronnie Joice

In the most surreal news story of the week, Celebrity Big Brother idiot and the world's worst 'cage fighter' Alex 'Jordan's ex' Reid baffled us all wh...

Jamie Oliver Targets Michael Gove On School Dinners

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Jamie Oliver has aimed a stinging attack at Education Secretary Michael Gove's flagship academy programme, claiming the schools are lowering nutrition...

Price Of 'Very Small' School Dinners Rises - As Do Poverty Numbers

PA | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Universities & Education

England's young children are being served "very small" school dinners, and given limited choice despite paying more for their meals, a survey of teach...

School Feeds Girl Bread For Lunch Because Mother Owed £4

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 30.03.2012 | UK Universities & Education

A school fed a six-year-old girl bread and jam for lunch because her mother had not paid a £4 debt, it has been reported. Primary school pupil Han...

Cut-Price Cabbage: Schools Urged To Compete With Takeaways Offering Meal Deals

PA | Posted 29.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Schools are being urged to compete with local takeaways by offering special meal deals in a bid to encourage more pupils to eat healthy lunches. Mi...

Who's Jamie Oliver Got Beef With Now?

PA | Posted 25.11.2011 | UK Universities & Education

Jamie Oliver has criticised Education Secretary Michael Gove for "eroding" healthy school meal standards. The TV chef raised concerns that academy ...

Jamie Oliver In UN Appeal Over Obesity

PA | Posted 17.11.2011 | UK

Jamie Oliver is taking his food campaigns to a global level by urging the secretary general of the United Nations to help end the world obesity crisis...

School Lunch Price Rockets Sparking Fears For Children's Health

PA | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 29.10.2011 | UK Universities & Education

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Children will have to pay up to 17 per cent more for their school dinners this year compared to last year, a survey has found. ...