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A school dining room, where a counter displays a range of healthy options, such as bread, a large container of soup and fruit. On top there is a banner that states the name as 'Raynham Restaurant' in large navy letters on a turquoise background with red piping at the bottom

Case Study: George Abbot School

Get an inside look at the work done by one of our School Food Champions schools, and the changes they've made since starting the programme!

Victor standing together with two fellow activists holding a protest sign in front of Big Ben. He is a black young man with short cropped hair, wearing a black jacker and gray T-shirt holding a sign that reads "I believe in...putting Child Health First."

Dear Jeremy Hunt: Don’t Give Up On Me, Don’t Give Up On Young People

Now more than ever, time is running out. Let’s put child health first!

Defeating the Flood of Junk Food Ads in Tower Hamlets — A Story of Youth Power

A story about our journey to securing a win by Tower Hamlets agreeing to implement a policy restricting the amount of junk food ads in their borough.

A school canteen counter which has a large soup pot, with 'tomato soup' written on it and in front of the pot, there are gold decorative ornaments spelling out soup. Next to the pot of soup, there is a sign showing meal deals and behind that, a bowl of ho

What’s Really Going On With School Food?

We surveyed our School Food Champions cohort — almost 1,000 pupils — to get the lowdown on school food.

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A Journey Towards Lunchtime Equality — My Campaign for Free School Meals During Exam Time

A testament to the power of grassroots activism and the impact young people can have when we stand up for what we believe in.

Emmanuel, a young black male with short hair, is sat around a table with a woman that has reddish hair and a white man with short brown hair. They are surrounded by pens and paper, and are having a discussion.

Community Food Champions Are Leading Change

Youth Board member Emmanuel tells us about his meeting with Community Food Champion campaigners in his local area.

Victor, a young black male in a grey hoodie, is leaning over a table and writing on a yellow sheet of paper.

Don’t Starve Britain’s Young People Of A Chance At A Healthy Future

Victor shares his experience with free school meals in this blog, and why they continue to be significant for young people.

A large group of Community Food Champions sitting together in a yellow wood panelled room with bulb lights.

Over 750 Young People Join Community Food Champions

A tidal-wave of young people from all over the country joined Bite Back in 4 successful launch events as Community Food Champions back in 2022. Read on to find out more about what went down at these events!

A group of young people standing in front of Kelloggs headquarters with the famous chicken on a red brick building behind them. They are wearing white shorts and have wheelbarrows with mud in front of them.

Tony The Tiger Found Toothless — Kellogg's Loses Legal Challenge

How Kelloggs lost their legal challenge against the Government regarding new regulations that limit how unhealthy food and drinks can be promoted in shops.

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Young People In London Call On Councils To Take Action On Junk Food Ads

Members of the Youth Board met with council representatives and public health specialists from London boroughs to present their manifesto to end junk food advertising in London in February 2022.

Anisah a young brown girl with long brown hair wearing a dark shirt talking animatedly to fellow activists.

Why I Spent Years Eating Jacket Potatoes and Plain Pasta

I was called a picky eater, but really — I just had my options taken away.