Our aim is for Greater Manchester to become the first city region in Europe to make smoking history.

Want to help us make smoking history? Find out how you can get involved and show your support.

Whether you’re interested in creating a smokefree space or event, or just want to find out more about our work, check out our resources.

16 June 2021

Meet the Making Smoking History Coordinator passionate about reducing LGBT health inequalities

In 2018, the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership teamed up with LGBT Foundation to improve and promote inclusive stop smoking services for all. The partnership funds a Making Smoking History Programme Co-ordinator and it’s their role to engage with the LGBT community across Greater Manchester to encourage smokers to quit.  

30 October 2020

Grants of £400 available for young content producers to help make smoking history

Those with a talent for technology, an eye for digital design and who are a whizz at writing are being invited to produce...

23 September 2020

Extra help to quit smoking

This Stoptober, Greater Manchester smokers are being offered even more help to quit.

18 August 2020

Tackling illegal tobacco

A new campaign launches as the real cost to Greater Manchester is revealed.

14 February 2020

New smokefree spaces

New outdoor smokefree spaces will be springing up in Greater Manchester thanks to a series of grants.