Interesting Place - Stoke on Trent

According to the local council, about 70,000 adults in Stoke-on-Trent, in the UK, are classed as obese

(The NHS in the area spends around £50m a year on weight-related illness.

Now the council is going to send out motivational" text messages, which will include sentences like: "Use the stairs more", "Eat fruit and veg" and "Keep a check on snacks and drinks".

This 10-week project will cost £10,000 and will only be available to 500 people who sign up with the council.

All I can say is:-