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Smokefree sports championed by parents in Stockport
Wednesday 25th January 2017

Smokefree sports championed by parents in Stockport

Reddish North End Football Club in Stockport held its first smokefree football match this Sunday (22 January), to promote healthy behaviour to children, and was widely supported by parents asking for ‘more sports events to be smokefree for children.’
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Smokefree sports championed by parents at Respect League football match in Manchester
Wednesday 18th January 2017

Smokefree sports championed by parents at Respect League football match in Manchester

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Greater Manchester football clubs pilot Smokefree Sports campaign to protect children
Tuesday 10th January 2017

Greater Manchester football clubs pilot Smokefree Sports campaign to protect children

Greater Manchester local football clubs are planning to promote healthy behaviour to children by making their sites smokefree during matches, as part of a pilot ‘Smokefree Sports’ campaign, which has been set up by local social enterprise Healthier Futures in partnership with local authorities.
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North West smokers urged to quit this January, as shocking new figures reveal risk to heart
Tuesday 3rd January 2017

North West smokers urged to quit this January, as shocking new figures reveal risk to heart

Healthier Futures is encouraging anyone who smokes to contact their local stop smoking service to access free support to quit, as new Public Health England campaign reveals that 45 people a day die of cardiovascular disease caused by smoking - over 16,500 a year in England.
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The perfect gift for you and your family this Christmas? Stop Smoking
Thursday 15th December 2016

The perfect gift for you and your family this Christmas? Stop Smoking

Anyone who smokes in the North West is being encouraged to celebrate Christmas this year by quitting through local stop smoking services to treat themselves and their loved ones to an extra special gift as they improve their health and save money.
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HF launches new Health Hub
Thursday 15th December 2016

HF launches new Health Hub

Today we launched a new health hub for public health professionals. The hub shares free resources, blogs and information to help improve local areas.
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Call to make all North West hospital sites tobacco-free
Thursday 1st December 2016

Call to make all North West hospital sites tobacco-free

Hospital sites across the North West are being urged to take steps to become tobacco-free to improve the health of their patients and staff. . This week Public Health England (PHE) Chief Executive Duncan Selbie has written to every NHS Trust Chief Executive asking them to implement a ban on smoking by patients, staff and visitors across all hospital buildings and grounds.
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Monday 14th November 2016

North West health campaigners call on Government to prevent tragic loss of life by tackling very cheap high-strength alcohol this Alcohol Awareness Week

Leading North West public health campaigners, Healthier Futures, and senior medical specialists, are urging Government to commit to save lives by tackling very cheap alcohol as part of his Autumn Statement next week.
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Stoptober quitters encouraged to “Keep going!”
Wednesday 26th October 2016

Stoptober quitters encouraged to “Keep going!”

Healthier Futures encourages Stoptober quitters to keep going and stay smokefree for good
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Friday 21st October 2016

Healthier Futures' welcomes news that minimum unit pricing has been backed by the Scottish courts.

Plans to set a minimum price for alcohol in Scotland have been backed by the Scottish courts.
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Healthier Futures CIC is a social enterprise and our mission is to help people live longer, healthier, happier lives. We do this by; making smoking history for children; creating communities free from alcohol harm and empowering communities to live longer, healthier, happier lives.

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