No Smoking Day

A couple from Weston-super-Mare have set fire to a cheque for £150,000 to represent how much money they've lost as a result of smoking for 30 years.

The stunt was all part of No Smoking Day.

£150,000 up in smoke after 30 years of smoking

A couple from Weston-super-Mare have set fire to a cheque for £150,000 to represent how much money they've lost as a result of smoking for 30 years.

The stunt was all part of No Smoking Day. Jerry Baker and Helen Wyatt gave up a year ago and have already been able to pay for a holiday, computer and new car with the money they've saved.

Tanya Mercer reports:

North Somerset couple 'burn' £150,000 cigarette savings

Jerry Baker and Helen Wyatt with the burning cheque Credit: ITV News West Country

A couple from Weston-super-Mare in North Somerset has set fire to a cheque for £150,000 to represent how much money they've lost as a result of smoking for 30 years.

The stunt was all part of national No Smoking Day.

Jerry Baker and Helen Wyatt gave up a year ago and have already been able to pay for a holiday, computer and new car with the money they've saved.

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