2012 GSK IMPACT Awards: Blackburn with Darwen Healthy Living

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Blackburn with Darwen Healthy Living is one of eight winners of the 2012 GSK IMPACT Awards. It was awarded £25,000 plus two places on the IMPACT Awards Development Network training course. 

About Blackburn with Darwen Healthy Living

Blackburn with Darwen Healthy Living relies on residents and volunteers to help to deliver its messages on healthy eating, health awareness and physical activity. With services including a community gym on a bus, a food co-operative and cervical and breast screening for South Asian women, it builds the knowledge and skills of local people to enable them to help themselves.

What the judges thought

'This is an imaginative organisation, with good grassroots engagement improving local health. Its projects put the community voice at the heart of its decision-making.'

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2012 IMPACT Champions winners

Organisations that were shortlisted for an IMPACT Award between 2000 and 2009 were also given the opportunity to apply to the 2012 IMPACT Champions.

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