The latest phase of a successful public health campaign to encourage smokers in Liverpool to quit is being launched.
The percentage of people smoking in Liverpool has almost halved since the city launched its pioneering campaign which led to a nationwide ban on smoking in work places.
Almost 500 people in Liverpool committed to stop smoking in January following the launch of a new public health campaign urging people to quit the habit.
A new public health campaign is being launched – backed by famous Liverpool faces – aimed at encouraging smokers aged 30 to 60 to quit.
Roadshows are being held to help people to stop smoking as part of Stoptober.
Liverpool smokers are being urged to sign up to Stoptober with friends, family and colleagues to boost chances of quitting
Smokers are being urged to quit smoking on 11 March – National No Smoking Day
A campaign will highlight the effects of secondhand smoke on children as new regulations ban smoking in cars which have under -18s.
A roadshow rolls into Liverpool on Thursday, 18 September for a special event at Williamson Square when street performers will be encouraging people to sign up to quitting smoking
Free support on offer to help local people kick the smoking habit.