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Balance responds to the budget

“We welcome the Government’s commitment in today’s budget to look at plans to tackle cheap, harmful alcohol. However, the measures announced will not impact on the harm that we’re seeing...


Worrying rise in young people with alcohol-related liver disease...

New figures reveal the number of hospital admissions for people under 30 with alcohol-related liver disease has increased by 400% in the North East – the England increase was 117%.


Health bodies say Government must stand firm on MUP

Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, today urges the Government to stand firm on its commitment to introduce a minimum unit price for alcohol (MUP).


North East school children represent the region at House of Commons...

School children from the region have visited Number 10 and the House of Commons this week, representing thousands of North Easterners who are calling for tougher regulations around...


Balance responds to University of Stirling report: Health First...

Colin Shevills, Director of Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, said: “Over 70 health organisations and experts across the UK support the Government’s plan for a minimum price per...


Weekly news update: NICE alcohol commissioning guidance

Round up of this week's news and policy updates.


Freerunners take to the streets urging shoppers to choose less...

Our teams took to the streets in Newcastle today to encourage people to think about alcohol - led by a team of Freerunners in brightly coloured Morph Suits.