Service updates

We are delighted to announce the opening of our new town centre stop smoking venue, which will replace our current location on Eldon Street.

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New clinic

Published on 11 February, 2016

A new community stop smoking clinic in Wombwell, Barnsley Road Centre is starting on Tuesday, 23rd February 2016.

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Dearne Advanced Learning Centre

Published on 22 July, 2015

The Yorkshire Smokefree team had a great time at the health event at the Dearne Advanced Learning Centre in Goldthorpe!

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St Helens Gala on July 18th

Published on 21 July, 2015

We’d like to introduce you to Tricky Trudi!

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Last week our adviser Emma set up a health promotion stand at Ellis Primary School in Hemingfield. It was a very windy day meaning Emma had the difficult task of securing our posters and leaflets - but a success overall!

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NHS Staff Engagement Event

Published on 13 July, 2015

We’ve been spreading the word about Yorkshire Smokefree…

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Wombwell School Fair

Published on 08 July, 2015

Our Barnsley team are having a very busy month, continuing to raise awareness about the dangers of smoking to schools in the area!

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On July 1st our Barnsley Smokefree team were happy to have an extra pair of hands to help the team… Toby Tyke! The mascot came down to help us out with an exciting event taking place that afternoon.

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Quit after 30 years of smoking.

Published on 16 June, 2015

“I never thought I would call myself a non-smoker after a 30 year addiction.”

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Another person quits at Barnsley Hospital!

Published on 16 March, 2015

Since she has quit Jenny tells us her health has dramatically improved. We are pleased to report that her asthma has improved greatly and she doesn’t need the use of her inhaler anywhere near as regularly.

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For the past 35 years Robert has felt like his life revolved around smoking. As the only member of his family and friends with the addiction, most people were encouraging him to stop. However, as he was used to having the habit in his life Robert resisted for a long time.

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No smoking day event at Barnsley Hosptial

Published on 25 February, 2015

Barnsley Yorkshire Smokefree team will be present at Barnsley Hospital on March 11th for National No Smoking Day!

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Yorkshire Smokefree has teamed up with Barnsley Football Club to help smokers in the area kick the habit.

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Yorkshire Smokefree, is supporting an initiative in Barnsley which aims to promote a ‘smoke-free generation’ in the borough. Yorkshire Smokefree in Barnsley, along with other local organisations, came together at an event hosted by Barnsley Council’s public health service to share their views on what they can do to reduce the effects of smoking in the area.

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Make 2015 your year to quit smoking

Published on 29 December, 2014

We can help you quit, your way – that’s the message from Yorkshire Smokefree to smokers in the Barnsley area thinking of quitting in the New Year.

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Yorkshire Smokefree Supports Ambition Barnsley

Published on 02 December, 2014

Yorkshire Smokefree is a proud supporter of Ambition Barnsley. Held at Barnsley College the aim of Ambition Barnsley is to highlight the post 16 progression pathways available to young people in school years 9, 10 and 11. Ambition Barnsley will help young people find out more about life after year 11 and the pathways available to them in Barnsley and surrounding areas. They will be able to find out about apprenticeships, vocational courses and foundation learning,A levels, employment, volunteering and enterprise.

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