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Tackling obesity – through planning and the built environment

As part of the Newcastle University Institute for Social Renewal‘s Ideas for an Incoming Government series, Dr Tim Townshend, Director of Planning and Urban Design, has written a blog piece on the link between planning and healthy living.

In it, he argues that central government and local authorities need to take action now to promote healthy living in our communities.

Find out more about Dr Townshend's research at his webpage


published on: 20 April 2015