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A Midlands town is UK's fattest

Tamworth in Staffordshire has the highest proportion of overweight people. Over 30% of its population are obese.

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Tamworth tops the obesity charts

30.7% of Tamworth's population are obese Credit: PA

Tamworth in Staffordshire has the highest proportion of overweight people in Britain.

According to the National Obesity Observatory, just over 30% of its population are obese.

This comes at the same time as Doctors are demanding a tax on soft drinks to help tackle obesity across the country.

Birmingham University also say that over 25% of Birmingham's population are obese, which is the third highest rate in the UK.

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