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The Work of Professor Paul Gately

  In June this year, HOOP UK Trustee Professor Paul Gately will be attempting the Bob Graham Challenge, running 72 miles up hill and down dale in the Lake District to raise money for HOOP UK. Paul is an expert in childhood obesity and in 2008 made this documentary Too Fat To Toddle. 

HOOP UK Vision and Values

HOOP UK Vision Our vision is in our name –  Helping Overcome Obesity Problems HOOP UK is a safe place to start the journey and a stable, long lasting form of support for all for always. HOOP UK is in place to improve and to save lives HOOP UK has been established to be the […]

The Windy Walk by Louise

On 31st March 2013 a group of HOOP UK Trustees, Ambassadors, Members and Supporters braved the biting wind to take part in the very first HOOP UK walk. Louise Foster-Spanner tells the story… Henry was in charge of launching our balloons which heralded the start of our first HOOP UK walk. Having counted down from […]

Windy Walk for HOOP

A WINDY WALK IN SALTBURN-BY-THE-SEA SUPPORTING OBESITY CHARITY A group supporting newly formed charity HOOP (Helping Overcome Obesity Problems) joined up to enjoy a breezy walk along the beach at Saltburn-by-the-Sea on Easter Sunday. The 4.5 mile beach walk organised by HOOP Trustee Louise Foster-Spanner, was started with a ceremonial launching of balloons by all […]

Dena swims for HOOP UK

30th March 2013 For many years now Dena Slaughter has raised money by carrying out a sponsored swim for charity. This year, she was so interested in what HOOP UK was doing to help those struggling with obesity, that she decided her hard work would raise money for HOOP UK.

Paul Gately to attempt the Bob Graham Round in aid of HOOP UK

  HOOP UK trustee, Professor Paul Gately, is to attempt one of the toughest endurance challenges in the UK later this year in order to raise funds for HOOP UK. The Bob Graham Round is a 72-mile circuit of 42 fells in the Lake District, including the 3,000-foot peaks of Skiddaw, Helvellyn, and Scafell Pike. Participants aim to complete […]

HOOP UK at Virgin Active Harlow

HOOP UK would like to give a great big thanks to Virgin Active in Harlow who today opened up their leisure centre for a group of HOOP UK members to come in and ‘have a go’. The idea was that we all get together and learn that getting fit and healthy may be hard work, […]

Video of when Jessie met the Jessabelles

HOOP UK would like to thank all of those who were involved in the great meet and greet session that took place in the wonderful Academy Hotel in Bloomsbury, London (special thanks to General Manager, Federico Ciampi who made this happen for us). Allan Wylie of Shadow Pictures Media Inc filmed the whole event, the […]