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23/11/2012

Landlords call time on cheap alcohol

Pubs across the north east are calling on Government to ease pressure on small business by taking action on cheap supermarket alcohol.

23/11/2012

Open letter to Michael Fallon MP

The great British community pub, so central to our national identity, is on its knees. The Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA) estimates that 16 pubs a week are calling time for the last...

19/11/2012

Cheaper to get drunk than to go to the cinema say UKs young people...

Cheap alcohol encourages young people to drink to get drunk, according to a new report from Balance, the North East Alcohol Office and Alcohol Concern.

16/11/2012

Weekly News Update: Moderate drinking in pregnancy 'harms IQ'...

Round up of this week's news and policy updates

09/11/2012

Weekly News Update: UK drinkers urged, have dry January

Round up of this week's news and policy updates

02/11/2012

Weekly News Update - Consultant says cheap booze is shortening...

Round up of this week's news and policy updates

26/10/2012

Weekly news update: Price war launched on cheap alcohol

Round up of this week's news and policy updates

26/10/2012

Article in today's

Minimum unit pricing is already working, contrary to the misleading statement made by the Wine and Spirit Trade Association in today’s i.

25/10/2012

Increase alcohol price to protect patients say GPs

Family doctors surveyed across the North East say increasing the price of cheap alcohol will protect patients’ health.

11/10/2012

Counting the cost of alcohol in the North East

New figures have revealed the full extent that alcohol misuse is having on the North East economy - costing the workplace alone £404.30m each year.