I’ve been dreading this day all year. 10 years on from the ban on smoking in public and private places, the media are (no doubt on Gov instructions) bigging up the number of lives allegedly
Day after day now it seems that some people (mainly those who are too lazy to think for themselves) are posting sh*te on so-called "social" networks regarding either Muslims taking over "our" country or the
WESTCOUNTRY smokers and their supporters turned out in their thousands across the region yesterday for the traditional Boxing Day Toke. The Smoking Act 2007 banned smoking in public places, but the habit shows no sign
On taking on the job, hapless Prime Minister Gordon Brown stated "All decisions that we make will have to be built from an understanding of grassroots opinion. People will be more engaged in decision making"
Dear Sir, I am writing with some concern, having recently witnessed a member of the public being fined for dropping a cigarette end on the pavement directly outside Exeter St Davids railway station. I was
Sir, I am writing an open letter today in an attempt to seek clarification from someone on the effects of the July 1st smoking ban on pub profits. On September 7th, the UK's largest pub
Dear Editor, I am writing in response to your story "CONCERN AT SMOKING BAN AFFECT DOOR STAFF" (Echo 20th August 2007). Regular readers will be aware that this is not the first time I have
Dear Editor, As was to be expected, there has been much written in recent weeks concerning the recently imposed ban on smoking in public places, and I would like to take the opportunity through your
Dear Editor, I notice that incoming Prime Minister Gordon Brown states, "All decisions that we make will have to be built from an understanding of grassroots opinion. People will be more engaged in decision making,"
From the Big Mouth Blog & published on 30 Apr 2007 . Shortlisted for publication in The Sunday Times the same week As the ban on smoking in enclosed public areas in England approaches, I