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Twenty a day to smoke free – Stoptober case study

For help quitting smoking click the smokefreelife logo below: “I would urge any newly pregnant mum or even if your further along, it’s never too late to consider giving up, to give it at least a try.” Hayley talks about her surprise at how easy she found it to quit smoking with the support of […]

Not giving up my smoke free life – Stoptober case study

For help quitting smoking click the smokefreelife logo below: “One thing that really helped me was a text I had from one of my daughters, it was telling me how proud she was of me so when things got tough, I’d read it and it helped me to carry on quitting. It’s now eighteen months […]

Stoptober is back – make it your month to quit 

For help quitting smoking click the smokefreelife logo below: Stoptober is back for its 10th year calling on smokers to kick the habit once and for all and join 2.3 million others who all quit since the campaign launched a decade ago.   Supporting the campaign, Somerset County Council is encouraging Somerset smokers to seek support […]

Me and my boys – Stoptober case study

For help quitting smoking click the smokefreelife logo below: “On my journey with ‘smokefree’ I had all the right help and support from both Riley and Steph. Without their help and time, I would not have been able to do it.” Kim talks about her battle to give up smoking and the support that she […]

Stoptober –a time to quit and reduce your risk

It’s ‘Stoptober’ this month and Somerset County Council is encouraging smokers to quit to benefit their health – and help reduce the risk of catching serious respiratory infections this winter. Smokers have an increased risk of contracting respiratory infections and are more likely to have more severe symptoms once infected. Coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms and flu […]

Let’s celebrate 10 years Smokefree

Somerset smokers are asked to seize the moment and mark the 10th anniversary of pubs, clubs and workplaces becoming ‘smokefree’ by law by quitting this July. Since the ban lots of measures have been introduced to reduce smoking rates which have roughly halved in Somerset in 10 years. Nationally the smoking rate was 24 per […]