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Time to protect our children from cheap alcohol

As leaders of the 12 councils in the North East of England with a responsibility for the public health of our communities we are increasingly concerned about the damage being caused...


Gateshead supports day of action to tackle alcohol misuse

Councillor Peter Mole will be joining community and public health specialists to visit Changing Lives’ Gateshead-based abstinence treatment service today (Friday 5th September), to...


Weekly News Update: Alcohol price bid taken to Brussels

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Weekly News Update: Research fuels calls for minimum prices

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Balance welcomes ban for 'irresponsible' alcohol promotion

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled today (Wednesday 30th July) that a leaflet promoting a South Shield’s pub was irresponsible and in breach of advertising code.


More needs to be done to protect young people from alcohol harms...

Latest figures have shown that two fifths of secondary school pupils had drunk alcohol at least once and more than half of pupils thought it was OK for someone of their age to try drinking...