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Smoking in cars: MPs vote yes


MPs vote overwhelmingly ‘yes’ to a ban on smoking in cars carrying children

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Fighting mesothelioma from the House of Lords


Lord Alton visited our helpline while campaigning for mesothelioma research funding.

BLF new trustees

New BLF trustees


Ian Kenworthy and Sandy Walmsley have been appointed as new BLF trustees on our board.

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Have you pledged to BEAT FLU yet and had your free vaccine?


The annual flu immunisation programme in Wales is underway

Rebecca Hopkins fundraising for BLF Wales

Rebecca took on the Swansea Bay 10K for dad diagnosed with lung cancer.


Rebecca Hopkins, from Tonypandy, took on the Admiral Swansea Bay 10k on Sunday 21st September to help raise money for the British Lung Foundation Wales, after her father was diagnosed with lung adenocarcinoma, a type of lung cancer.

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