December 2018

18/12/2018 06:12
Dorset-based school meals provider, Local Food Links, has announced the winners for its competition for pupils in its schools to design Christmas cards.

The competition, which is now in its fourth year, has children submitting entries showcasing an array of colourful and original designs. 

Local Food Links works with 50 schools and serves 3,700 lunches a day with 47 member of staff.

The winner for Key Stage 1 was Tommy Kay, who...

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17/12/2018 09:12
UKHospitality has claimed that the government migration proposals will ‘devastate’ the hospitality industry.

Under government plans, future EU migrants will be required to earn £30,000.

UKHospitality chief executive Kate Nicholls said: “Since the publication of the MAC report, we have, along with others, repeatedly made the case for a future immigration system that supports hospitality.


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17/12/2018 08:12
Mary’s Meals is appealing for donations for its ‘big family Christmas table’, which will allow a child to be fed a school meal for a whole year.

It says: “This year, the cost of a typical Christmas dinner could be up to £20 per person. But by setting a place at our virtual table for just £13.90, you will feed a child at a place of education in some of the world’ poorest communities for an entire school year.

“After all, there’s...

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12/12/2018 11:12
It is incredible to think that LACA have been running National School Meals Week for 25 years but that being the case, it was important that 2018’s activities were worthy of this celebratory milestone, writes NSMW organiser Nigel Argyle.

Early in the year, a number of ideas were put to the LACA board for consideration and by March plans were progressing as to what the year would look like.

We were delighted that Kraft Heinz once again sponsored NSMW during this celebratory year and thank them for their support, energy and...

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