CHAMP (Children, Healthy and Active! Multi-Agency Programme) a GHA initiative, will be running a free cooking session for children between the age of 8-12 years this Friday 18th January.

The cooking session will be held in the catering facility by Westside school at 4:30pm where children will be cooking 2 dishes with a parent/guardian. All the necessary ingredients have been provided by Eroski Supermarket, who are also sponsors of the event.

A spokesperson for the initiative said that "The purpose is to give confidence to the children in the kitchen and teach them that foods people see as unhealthy can be made healthy by choosing the right ingredients and ensuring portion control is kept."