Police have called for a national debate on parental responsibility after 70 per cent of drunk teenagers stopped in a seaside town were found to have been given alcohol by their mother or father. Officers in Newquay, Cornwall, said that when they contacted parents to tell them that they had confiscated drink from their children [...]
A dedicated police squad is being set up to crack down on problem pubs and clubs in Scotland’s biggest city. The officers will visit hundreds of licensed premises in Glasgow in the coming weeks and check they are following legislation. It is understood that venues that sell to under-age drinkers and drunks and premises with [...]
This report presents the findings of a twelve month study conducted by the Applied Criminology Centre, University of Huddersfield. A pilot project sought to generate intelligence for managing areas with licensed premises by building an evidence base on alcohol supply points (ASPs).
Researching the effects of Digital Storytelling as a brief alcohol intervention for young people delivered in non-medical settings
Digital Stories are short films which use photographs and music to address the consequences of binge drinking such as feeling ill, getting into trouble with the police, being in prison, and being hospitalised after a road traffic accident.
The Licensing Act 2003 is one of a number of changes aimed at reducing alcohol-related harm and promoting “sensible drinking”. What results, if any, have so far been observed?
A Multi-Agency Community-Based Intervention to Reduce Excessive Drinking in Cardiff City Centre: Findings from night time surveys.
This project’s purpose was the reduction of alcohol-related harm in Cardiff city centre through a sustainable community-based intervention. The project developed existing methodologies to examine levels of intoxication in Cardiff city centre, audit hotspot city centre locations and individual drinkers for binge drinking and disorder and to share this information with key partners.