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How to quit smoking – and what happens to your body as you do 

7 Apr 18

Without question, giving up smoking is the best thing any smoker can do for their health…


News
Latest ONS report shows rise in Smokers in Tamworth, as experts warn Gateway Drug fuels ‘harder’ addiction 

20 Mar 18

THIS week’s Office of National Statistics report – Smoking inequalities in England, 2016 – shows that around 6.3 million people aged 18 and over in England smoked in 2016, and that in Tamworth in particular, the percentage of smokers is on the …


FixMyStreet
Car parked outside our property, dropping cigarette ends out of his window, 12th March 

12 Mar 18

There is a car which parks outside our home, the occupant sits in the front seat and after smoking his cigarettes he drops them out of his car window.


Rugby
Smokers dropping cigarette butts in Birmingham fined £500k in just one year 

9 Mar 18

Fixed penalty notices issued by enforcement officers to people throwing fag-ends to the floor…


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How to QUIT smoking – and what happens to your body when you do 

2 Mar 18

Without question, giving up smoking is the best thing any smoker can do for their health…


Rugby
Why you’re more likely to find a home in Birmingham if you smoke than have a pet 

15 Feb 18

Brummies were fairly ambivalent about smoking…


News
How to QUIT smoking in 2018 – and what happens to your body when you do 

7 Feb 18

Without question, giving up smoking is the best thing any smoker can do for their health…


News
How drinking how tea can increase deadly cancer risk five-fold 

6 Feb 18

Oesophageal cancer was already known to be linked to drinking alcohol and smoking…


FixMyStreet
Abandoned untaxed vehicle, local lads dealing from it and attracting antisocial behaviour, 5th February 

5 Feb 18

An untaxed car has been abandoned in the car park.


News
How to QUIT smoking in 2018 – and what happens to your body when you do 

16 Jan 18

Without question, giving up smoking is the best thing any smoker can do for their health…


Rugby
Massive fight at The Anvil pub in Sutton Coldfield – after couple left out of a round of drinks 

10 Jan 18

Man URINATED in smoking area before fracas…


News
What happens to your body after stopping smoking 

30 Dec 17

Without question, giving up smoking is the best thing any smoker can do for their health…


News
What happens to your body after stopping smoking 

4 Dec 17

Without question, giving up smoking is the best thing any smoker can do for their health…


News
What you can do if you think your neighbour is smoking cannabis at home 

24 Nov 17

The notoriously pungent stench may be a sign of a recreational user smoking the odd joint next door…


News
What happens to your body after you quit smoking 

23 Nov 17

Without question, giving up smoking is the best thing any smoker can do for their health…


News
Minimum tobacco price ‘could cut smoking and improve health’ 

23 Nov 17

The research highlighted that while the percentage of adults who smoke has dropped from 28% in 2003 to 21%, the proportion has remained static since 2013…


News
What to do if you suspect your neighbour is smoking cannabis 

17 Nov 17

Cannabis remains the most popular illegal drug in the region, and across the whole of the UK…


News
What happens to your body after you quit smoking 

14 Nov 17

Without question, giving up smoking is the best thing any smoker can do for their health…


Blog feature
Christmas Gift Guide: Gifts for Vapers 

10 Nov 17

I’m continuing with my Christmas gift guide with some ideas for an important person in your life who may be setting themselves a New Year’s Resolution to give up, or cut down on their consumption of cigarettes.


News
This is what happens to your body after stopping smoking 

8 Nov 17

Without question, giving up smoking is the best thing any smoker can do for their health…


Blog feature
Protecting Our Eyes from Technology 

3 Nov 17

I think it is fair to say that the Millennial generation are far more health conscious than previous generations have been.


Rugby
The number of Brummie youngsters drinking, taking drugs or smoking 

2 Nov 17

This is the highest percentage seen anywhere in the country…


News
Tobacco firms using ‘clever pricing tactics to keep smokers hooked’ 

30 Oct 17

Academics at the University of Bath and King’s College London say the tactics ensure products remain cheap for the poorest in society…


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Public Health services 

23 Oct 17

Request sent to Dudley Council by Jo Burn on 23 October 2017 .


News
‘Stoptober’ operations aim to prevent the sale of counterfeit tobacco 

20 Oct 17

OPERATIONS aimed at preventing and disrupting the sale of counterfeit tobacco are taking place throughout October in Staffordshire.