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Posted 30/10/15

Regional:

Bishop Auckland councillor spearheads new alcohol reduction strategy
A BISHOP AUCKLAND councillor is spearheading a new way of reducing the amount of alcohol people drink in the county after being appointed to Durham County Council’s Cabinet. Click here to read more...

North East alcohol awareness groups pledge to tackle a growing problem
In a recent survey by Newcastle City Council, nearly half of people in the city admitted to having a problem with alcohol. Click here to read more...

National:

Drinkaware launches alcohol education resources
Drinkaware has released new education resources designed to teach children aged nine to 14-years-old about the “harms and risks” linked to alcohol.  Click here to read more...

Twelve die after drinking bootleg alcohol in Turkey - media
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Twelve people have died in Turkey and dozens have been hospitalised over the last three days after being poisoned by bootleg alcohol.  Click here to read more...

Jet2.com launches tamper-proof duty free bags at Manchester Airport to tackle drunken passengers
Airline Jet2.com is aiming to tackle booze-fuelled air-rage by launching tamper proof duty free bags at Manchester Airport.  Click here to read more...

Reports/Events

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