Pupils from St Ivo School and St Peter’s School joined a singing flash mob to surprise shoppers with their smoke free message.
Mentors from Cambridgeshire County Council’s Kick Ash campaign, took part in the eye-catching display in Huntingdon town centre to promote national health harms campaign and remind smokers about the physical damage caused by smoking.
Kick Ash mentor Reece Millard, 15, from St Peters School, Huntingdon said: “We had a really good day, it was great that lots of people stopped to watch us perform and hopefully we have spread the message to more people that we are proud to be smoke free.”
The campaign is led by a number of young people throughout Cambridgeshire who are a proud to be smoke free.
Their aim is to reduce the amount of young people in the county who smoke by volunteering at services including Camquit, working with Trading Standards on its tobacco control visits and talking to children in primary schools to explore the dangers of smoking.
Brigitte McCormack from the county council’s Camquit team added: “The Kick Ash mentors did a brilliant job sharing their message and it was amazing to see their commitment. I’m really proud of what they’ve achieved - they have worked hard and it was great to see local people supporting them.”