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12/02/2016

Balance Update: How does alcohol cause cancer?

Balance weekly policy update

02/02/2016

North East tops alcohol-related deaths table for women

The North East has the highest rate of alcohol-related deaths in England for women, according to figures published by the Office of National Statistics.

28/01/2016

North Easterners back calls for lower drink drive limit

An overwhelming majority of people in the North East have backed calls to lower the legal drink drive limit, which would bring England and Wales in line with Scotland and the rest of...

22/01/2016

Balance Update: Dry January sees alcohol sales halved in UK

Balance weekly policy update

19/01/2016

Rugby fan tackles the Dry January challenge

Amateur rugby player Stephen Parsons is tackling a different kind of challenge this month as he takes part in Dry January.

08/01/2016

Balance backs new CMO recommended drinking guidelines

Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, has welcomed the Chief Medical Officers (CMO) recommended tightening of drinking guidelines announced today (Friday 8th January).