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Obesity crisis in Wolverhampton as 70% overweight

With more than seven in ten people in Wolverhampton overweight or obese, health chiefs are calling on organisations to tackle the problem.

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Obesity crisis in Wolverhampton as 70% overweight

One in seven people in Wolverhampton are now classed as obese or overweight Credit: PA

With more than seven in ten people in Wolverhampton overweight or obese, health chiefs are calling on organisations to tackle the problem.

The city's Public Health Annual Report recommends encouraging healthy eating and promoting physical activity in schools and at work.

Wolverhampton's Director of Public Health, Ros Jervis, says organisations need to work together to improve people's lifestyles.

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