Councillor Joyce Bosnjak guest column: Swapping to a healthy lifestyle

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We’re all fully aware that child obesity is a national issue – and we’re no different here in Nottinghamshire.

There’s a lot of working taking place though, and although it’s not something that can be solved overnight, we are making progress.

The latest figures show good news for Mansfield, where the number of obese children is starting to fall; from 19.4 per cent to 16.6 per cent among 10-11 year olds, and from 8.7 per cent to 8.5 per cent in 4-5 year-olds.

 

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