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New figures reveal the extent of childhood drinking

Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, is calling for more to be done to protect young people from the harms of alcohol as new figures released today (Thursday 2 November) reveal an...


Welsh Government plans to introduce minimum unit pricing

Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, has welcomed news of the Welsh Government’s move to introduce a bill for a minimum unit price in Wales.


Balance Update: Breathalyser blowing strong after 50 years

Balance weekly policy update


Adoptive mum speaks out about risks of drinking in pregnancy

An adoptive County Durham mum who devotes her life to “three little whirlwinds” is this week urging mums-to-be across the country to recognise the issues faced by children whose development...


North East drinkers raising their risks of an alcohol related...

North East drinkers are more likely to be drinking above recommended limits, putting themselves at greater risk of a range of different cancers including mouth, throat, oesophageal...


Pubs call for action on cheap alcohol

British publicans see cheap supermarket alcohol as the single greatest threat to their industry, and support government action to raise prices, according to a new Institute of Alcohol...