Diary: Learn your tables ..

National Meetings Week (15-19 October) is not the most exciting event ever, but a Guinness world record attempt perks it up a (tiny) notch.

Excel London created the world's longest meeting table, measuring 80 metres. On 17 October, 200 pupils from local primary school Britannia Village acted as delegates to sit around it and learn about healthy eating and the importance of getting their five pieces of fruit and veg a day. The results are currently being processed and confirmation of the record should be announced in the next few weeks.