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					     Full list of projects funded under our Way of Life funding programme 13 May 2008:

Caerphilly – 1 Grant worth £497,749

Caerphilly Teaching       The project will be   The project will deliver the 'Healthy Home Tutors'          £497,749
Local Health Board        delivered across      model. The project will promote a joined up
                          Caerphilly county     approach to increase awareness of healthy eating
                          borough               and physical activity, and achieve positive changes
                                                in attitude and behaviour for overweight and obese
                                                children aged 8-11 years old and their families
                                                across Caerphilly.
Cardiff – 1 Grant worth £493,877

Cardiff County Council Plasnewydd,        The project is based on the Healthy Home Tutors                   £493,877
                       Penylan and Canton model and will be delivered to children aged under
                                          12 years in specifically targeted areas of Cardiff,
                                          with a particular emphasis on BME groups. The
                                          project will be delivered either in the home or
                                          appropriate community settings and volunteers will
                                          be recruited from the target beneficiaries. The
                                          project will increase awareness of and promote
                                          positive changes in attitudes towards healthy eating
                                          and exercise and will develop strategic links in order
                                          to promote a joined up approach to nutrition,
                                          physical activity and play in Cardiff.
Carmarthenshire – 2 Grants worth £842,334

Carmarthenshire      Llanelli and               This project will deliver the Healthy Places model.         £416,537
Youth and Children's Carmarthen                 Over a three year period the programme will
Association                                     increase awareness, healthy eating habits and
                                                levels of physical activity amongst children under
                                                the age of 12, and their families in Carmarthenshire.
                                                In so doing it will utilise exciting and innovative
                                                activities that will engage with young children and
                                                their families. 12 themed community 'festivals' will
                                                be held over three years bringing together young
                                                children from clusters of primary schools and pre-
                                                school provision within a defined area, together with
                                                the wider community, and 48 smaller-scale events
                                                will be held in the 18 primary schools within these
                                                areas. These events will utilise both innovative
                                                approaches, and identified best practice, including:
                                                physical activities specifically designed for young
                                                children
Clybiau Plant Cymru       Based in              The project is based on the 'Healthy Friends' Model.        £425,797
Kids Club                 Carmarthenshire       The project will raise awareness of the value of
                                                physical activity and healthy eating through the
                                                buddying of 10/11 year olds with 7/8 year olds at out
                                                of school childcare clubs.
Ceredigion – 1 Grant worth £454,803

                          Ceredigion            This project will deliver the 'Healthy Places' model        £454,803
Ceredigion Local Health                         by using a participatory approach to develop and
Board                                           deliver festivals with healthy eating, physical activity
                                                and play themes in four areas of Ceredigion. The
                                                project will facilitate festivals on a regular basis with
                                                some linking up with existing events such as food
                                                festivals and farmers markets and others becoming
                                                new events within the communities. Alongside the
                                                main festivals, the project will develop a programme
                                                of ongoing activities that will involve whole families
                                                to reinforce behaviour change.
Conwy - 1 Grant worth £490,243

Conwy County Borough The project will be        The project will use the Healthy Home Tutors Model.         £490,243
Council, Directorate of based in Conwy.         The project will train Healthy Home Tutors to
Lifelong Learning                               promote healthy eating and physical activity of young
                                              children and families through supportive sessions
                                              with the family at home and away settings.

Denbighshire – 1 Grant worth £338,173

                       Denbighshire           This project will deliver the Healthy Places model.             £338,173
Denbighshire County                           The Fun with Food & Fitness Festivals (FFFF) will
Council                                       increase healthy eating and physical activity among
                                              children under 12 years old through a range of
                                              engaging and interesting school based and
                                              community based festivals and activities. The
                                              Festivals will target 4 areas within the County: Rhyl,
                                              Denbigh, Llysfasi and the Dee Valley. Pupils from
                                              primary schools in each area will participate in a
                                              series of fun fitness tests and complete a lifestyle
                                              questionnaire which will identify pupils physical
                                              activity and active play levels, dietary intake/dietary
                                              likes/dislikes and lifestyle choices. The school
                                              based FFFF will be used as a mechanism to launch
                                              regular community based FFFF which will showcase
                                              the local clubs and activities and promote
                                              participation.
Merthyr Tydfil – 1 Grant worth £492,113

Gellideg Foundation   Cyfarthfa, Treharris,   This project will deliver the Healthy Places model      £492,113
Community Association Aberfan and Merthyr     across four wards in the Borough. Over a three year
                      Vale, and Dowlais       period, the Programme will deliver 150 festivals in
                      wards.                  four areas. The Programme will be responsible for
                                              implementing or supporting a minimum of six
                                              activities a week in each of the 4 areas. This
                                              programme of intense activity and opportunity will be
                                              complemented by an awareness raising campaign
                                              promoting the values of the Food Fun and Fitness
                                              Programme. The events will be varied in their
                                              themes, in the number of people participating and in
                                              their locations - however, they will all come under the
                                              umbrella of the Fun Food and Fitness Programme
                                              and seek to raise awareness of diet, nutrition and
                                              healthy exercise. A key element of the festivals will
                                              be the linkages to the allotments projects, where
                                              children will be growing vegetables and fruit.
Newport – 1 Grant worth £499,897

Newport Local Health The project will be This project will deliver the 'Healthy Places' model.          £499,897
Board                delivered across the The project will be centred around the '5 a day' and
                     City of Newport      '5x60' health promotion messages and will deliver a
                                          series of festivals across Newport, that will each be
                                          accompanied by a 6 week programme of healthy
                                          eating and physical activity activities for children
                                          under 12 and their families.
Pembrokeshire – 1 Grant worth £497,181

                     Tenby, Pembroke,         The project will fund a team that will deliver the       £497,181
Pembrokeshire County Milford Haven,           Healthy Home Tutors model to children aged 0-12
Council              Haverfordwest, St        years in specifically targeted areas within
                     David's, Fishguard       Pembrokeshire County Council. Six 'Personal
                     and preseli              Lifestyle Coaches' will be trained in physical activity,
                                              nutrition and play in order to work with families to
                                              increase awareness of and promote positive changes
                                              in attitudes towards healthy eating and exercise.
Rhondda Cynon Taff – 2 Grants worth 906,692

Valley Kids                               This project will deliver the 'Healthy Places' model.    £413,371
                      The organisation is The project will provide a programme of community
                      based in Tonypandy, festivals and events to increase awareness and
                      Rhondda Cynon Taff improve behaviour with regard to healthy living and
                                            exercise amongst under 12's and their families in
                                            highly deprived communities of Rhondda Cynon Taff.
Bryncynon Community                         The project will deliver the Healthy Home Tutors       £493,321
Revival Strategy Ltd Abercynon              model to children aged 0-11 years in the ward of
                                            Abercynon in RCT. They will deliver the project by
                                            removing barriers to participation and recruiting
                                            volunteer Community Physical Activity and Nutritional
                                            Assistants who will be trained to deliver the chosen
                                            model. The project will increase awareness of and
                                            promote positive changes in attitudes towards
                                            healthy eating and exercise and will develop strategic
                                            links in order to promote a joined up approach to
                                            nutrition, physical activity and play. Activities will
                                            include improving cooking skills, family exercise
                                            taster sessions and budgeting & shopping skills.
Swansea – 1 Grant worth £373,058

Swansea Council for   Penderry, Clase,      The project will fund a team that will deliver the       £373,058
Voluntary Service     Caemawr and           Healthy Home Tutors model to children aged 0-12
                      Morriston.            years in specifically targeted areas of Swansea. Two
                                            healthy home tutors will deliver the service to families
                                            in two geographically targeted areas, and a
                                            Swansea-wide Healthy Home Tutor Coordinator will
                                            deliver the service to targeted families from
                                            marginalised communities. The project will increase
                                            awareness of and promote positive changes in
                                            attitude and behaviour towards healthy eating and
                                            exercise.
Torfaen – 1 Grant worth £492, 273

Torfaen County        The project will be   The project is based on the `Healthy Friends' model £492,273
Borough Council       based in Torfaen.     and will focus on older children (aged 10- 11 years)
                                            supervising and supporting younger children (aged 7-
                                            8 years) to increase healthy eating and physical
                                            activity during breakfast, lunch activities, and after
                                            school activities. Existing school supervisors,
                                            development workers and volunteers will provide
                                            support. The programme will also run at play
                                            scheme venues through out school holidays using
                                            play scheme staff.

				
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