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New CEO for QUIT

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Paul Bishop has been appointed the new CEO for QUIT, the UK charity that helps smokers to stop and children to never start.
Peter Brice, Chair of QUIT’s Trustees said, “We are delighted to welcome Paul to QUIT. He has the experience and skills needed to take the charity forward at this exciting time of growth.”
Paul joins QUIT from the Financial Ombudsman Service. Paul has nearly 20 years experience of leading publicly funded programmes including the Local Enterprise Growth Initiative, as a Government Advisor and a Director of Project Fullemploy.
Paul says, “I am looking forward to leading the charity forward and building on the excellent work produced over the years.”
Paul succeeds Glyn McIntosh who is leaving to join Bishopsland Educational Trust.

For more details please contact Paul Bishop on 0207 553 2109.
Or email him at: P.Bishop@quit.org.uk

TimeBack 2104

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TimeBack Campaign October 2014 To encourage smokers to QUIT, when the clocks went back an hour in October, Saatchi’s kindly produced this innovative campaign.

UK Smokers Get An Hour Back In Their Day But Years Back In Their Life

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Campaign from QUIT capitalises on the end of daylight savings 23 OCTOBER 2014, LONDON – QUIT, the UK charity that helps smokers to stop, has launched a campaign that cleverly capitalises on the end of Daylight Savings by showing smokers how they could get years back in their life via the annual reminder to put clocks back an hour. It’s a well-known fact that smoking shortens the life of a smoker, literally taking years off. But by quitting you can get many of those years back – if not all of them.


Lennie Smith – Winner! – Smoke Free Christmas – Press Release

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Runcorn father Lennie Smith has won a national stop smoking competition. Lennie won first prize in the video category of the competition a Smoke-Free Family Christmas. His winning video has won him a family trip to London worth £3000. The competition was run by QUIT, the UK charity that helps smokers to stop and children to never start.

Deadline extension…deadline extension…for chance to win £3000 prize!

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Due to popular demand, entrants have more time to help Santa climb through a smoke-free chimney this Christmas –new deadline 20th Dec Santa might come down the chimney covered in soot, but he can take in a breath of fresh air when arrives in homes this Christmas. Children across the UK are being encouraged to help Santa, by taking part in QUIT’s Smoke-Free Family Christmas campaign. QUIT is the national charity which helps people stop smoking, and following on from the success of last year’s festive campaign, the initiative is to help families to give up smoking this Christmas. Entrants now have until Dec 20th to take part.