04 August 2017 / Categories: Projects, Healthy City, Food Carlisle, News Sugar Smart Carlisle Sugar Smart Carlisle Sugar smart UK is a campaign of the Jamie Oliver Food Foundation and Sustainable Food Cities with an aim to help areas across the UK tackle excessive sugar consumption. The Sugar Smart campaign aim to help local authorities, organisations, workplaces and individuals reduce the amount of sugar we all consume. In May 2017 Carlisle City Council were granted some funding and are happy to announce that summer 2017 will see the launch of Carlisle’s very own sugar smart project. Since being granted funding to lead a Sugar Smart Project in Carlisle we have been busy brainstorming the best ways to move forward with the campaign and how we can get the best out of our resources. In May we went to Liverpool to take part in the Sugar Smart workshop, here we got to chat to partners from other Cities who are currently on the same path. Since the workshop, we have been focussing on ‘Who, What and When’; Who would make great key partners for us in this campaign and help push our city to be more sugar smart with links to key areas. What projects and events we can be running and what kind of changes does our city need in order to be sugar smart, lastly, when will these projects take place. As we move forward we will be meeting with partners from different key sectors including; schools, sports and leisure centres, work places, restaurants and community centres. We are also focusing on different campaign materials and ways in which we can interact with our different partners with the use of competitions, posters and challenges to encourage more people to be involved. We hope to get as many people on board with this project as possible so to make sure we reach as many people in our local area as possible and push how important it is for our city to become more Sugar Smart. Would you like to take part?? Do you think you could help make Carlisle a Sugar Smart city? Get in touch today - Clare Almond, Sugar Smart Carlisle Coordinator: [email protected] Print 895 Rate this article: No rating Please login or register to post comments.