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29/11/2010

Balance response to Healthy Lives, Healthy People

Colin Shevills, Director of Balance, said: “The Government is coming out with a range of public health initiatives which will affect alcohol and which will take time to digest.

16/11/2010

Balance response to supermarket Christmas price war

Colin Shevills, director of Balance, said: “Supermarket deep discounting is not new, the big four have been selling alcohol at pocket money prices for years.

01/11/2010

Balance respond to Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs

Balance welcomed findings by the Independent Scientific Committee on Drugs which highlights the massive threat alcohol misuse poses our society.

21/10/2010

Right time, right place – Balance responds to Darlington findings...

Colin Shevills, Director of Balance, said: “To put these findings into context, it’s important to remember that the proportion of 11 to 15-year-olds who have never drunk alcohol is...

21/10/2010

Right time, right place – Balance responds to South Tyneside...

Colin Shevills, Director of Balance, said: “To put these findings into context, it’s important to remember that the proportion of 11 to 15-year-olds who have never drunk alcohol is...

19/10/2010

North East parents back alcohol advertising ban

Two thirds of north easterners would support a ban on alcohol advertising before 9pm, according to research conducted by Balance, the North East Alcohol Office.

15/10/2010

Children and alcohol don’t mix on North Tyneside

The overwhelming majority of north easterners have never bought alcohol for their children, according to an advertising campaign launched today (Monday, October 18) as part of Alcohol...

12/10/2010

Children and alcohol don’t mix – the region has spoken

The overwhelming majority of north easterners have never bought alcohol for their children, according to research published today (Thursday, October 14).

08/10/2010

Cheap supermarket booze is damaging North East pubs

Pubs across the north east are calling for Government action on cheap supermarket alcohol, which they say is damaging business.

07/09/2010

Why let good times go bad campaign

Colin Shevills, Director of Balance, said: “We welcome any measures which actively reduce the amount of alcohol people consume.