Smoking help in Great Yarmouth

PUBLISHED: 12:30 19 October 2010 | UPDATED: 15:05 19 October 2010

Help is on offer to quit smoking

Help is on offer to quit smoking


SMOKERS will be able to get help in quitting at informal drop in sessions taking place at the St James Resource centre in Great Yarmouth.

The sessions take place on Thursdays between 2pm and 3.30pm and focus on the needs of the individual clients.

The joint initiative has seen NHS Great Yarmouth and Waveney stop smoking advisor Anne Purchase-Walker team up with health trainer Liza Pepper to offer help with health and wellbeing.

“We’ll be providing masses of support, motivation and information in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere,” said Anne. “We want to encourage people to chat and share their thoughts and other helpful information.”Contact Anne Purchase-Walker on 07766 442973 or Liza Pepper on 07799 643423.

In addition, smokers interested in quitting can also sign up for early morning or evening sessions.

Early morning clinics will take place on Tuesdays and Fridays from 7.30am, while an evening clinic will be held on Mondays.

Anyone interested in attending the sessions, which take place at the stop smoking team’s base in Police Station Road, Lowestoft, will need to book in advance by calling 0800 6523477 or texting QUIT to 65000.

Other News


Sailor Moon, the Hulk and Spiderman will be settling into Yarmouth next year to celebrate their very own Comic Con.


A young model needs your help to achieve her dream and become Miss England.

Norfolk County Council is warning people to be aware of cold callers pretending to represent trading standards who are using ‘gift card scams’ involving the purchasing of fake vouchers.


People who have used mechanical diggers to take “significant” amounts of sand and relocate sea defence blocks on Hemsby beach have been ordered to stop.

Most Read

Wed, 12:29

Police are appealing for help to trace a woman following a theft in Great Yarmouth.

Read more
Tue, 13:10

The man who was killed in a fatal stabbing in Great Yarmouth has been named.

Read more
Norwich Magistrates Court
Thu, 14:16

A young girl left severely disabled after mistakes were made during her birth at a Norfolk hospital will receive an extra £600,000 in damages.

Read more
Wed, 12:20

Residents in Great Yarmouth will be able to enjoy having their favourite fast food orders delivered right to their doorstep thanks to a new delivery service.

Read more
Wed, 14:51

Homes are going up on a pub’s garden as it looks for ways to thrive.

Read more

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 11°C

min temp: 7°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition


Enjoy the Great
Yarmouth Mercury

e-edition today


Newsletter Sign Up

Great Yarmouth Mercury weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy