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Play areas to go smoke-free?

Children's play areas throughout Cumbria could soon become smoke-free areas. Cumbria's Health and Wellbeing Board are seeking the support of district councils to introduce a ban.

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Children's play areas could become smoke-free

A young boy enjoying time on the swings Credit: PA

Children's play areas throughout Cumbria could soon become smoke free areas.

Cumbria's Health and Wellbeing Board are seeking the support of district councils to introduce a ban.

It comes after a meeting of the board highlighted the fact that smoking is still the single biggest cause of preventable deaths in Cumbria.

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