Tag Archives : Stoptober

Stoptober challenge for Plymouth as smoking rates continue to fall

Are you a smoker and could you give up smoking for a whole month? Next month is Stoptober and people across Plymouth are being urged to take the challenge to quit smoking throughout October. In Plymouth, smoking rates have fallen by almost 4% in the past four years, down to a rate where around 1 […]

Stoptober roadshow comes to Plymouth

Comedic dance and entertainment act, and Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalists, Faces of Disco, will star in the nationwide Stoptober roadshow, which is in Plymouth on Tuesday 29th September to mark the return of the nation’s biggest mass quit smoking attempt. Stoptober, Public Health England’s 28 day stop smoking event, is back on 1st October  following its success […]

Stoptober – Plymouth father and daughter quit together

With Stoptober, the 28 day quit challenge just around the corner, Patrick and his daughter from Plymouth are urging other smokers to follow their success and quit for good. Patrick Lomax, ex-military and now in his 50s, was smoking up to a packet of hand-rolled tobacco a week when he decided to quit for financial […]

Haul of Illegal Tobacco seized in Plymouth

Trading Standards Officers in Plymouth seized a haul of illegal tobacco as part of their work to disrupt its supply across the City. The officers, employed by Plymouth City Council, executed a warrant at a house in Whitleigh and seized over 130 pouches hand rolling tobacco.  It is believed that the tobacco which was smuggled […]