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In Through The Out Door?

March 24th, 2010 · 2 Comments · alcohol, art, music, reflections, spirituality

It’s amazing how much good stuff you get to hear if you listen to the radio in the shower. Last weekend it was former punk rocker Hugh Cornwell, once of The Stranglers, who was expounding the virtues of his modern art collection. It was bad enough when Johnny Rotten started advertising butter, but walking through […]

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A cautionary tale

February 4th, 2009 · No Comments · alcohol, heaton moor, politics

It was a Friday evening in winter. I shall be no more specific than that. Hayley went out for a few drinks with some friends, many of them fellow Mums from our area. All went well during the evening, though she noticed that one of their party, we’ll call her Alex, seemed a bit tipsy […]

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BBC NEWS | England | Toll of teenage drinking revealed

March 28th, 2008 · No Comments · alcohol, bbc, news

BBC NEWS | England | Toll of teenage drinking revealed

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BBC NEWS | Education | Children report drinking alcohol

November 19th, 2007 · No Comments · alcohol, bbc, news

BBC NEWS | Education | Children report drinking alcohol

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BBC – "Hewitt asks for alcohol tax rise"

October 27th, 2006 · No Comments · alcohol, bbc, news, teenagers

Hewitt asks for alcohol tax rise “Tax on alcohol should rise to reduce binge drinking among teenagers, Health Secretary Patricia Hewitt has said. Ms Hewitt urged chancellor Gordon Brown to “really increase” taxes on alcohol, especially on drinks such as alcopops, most popular with young people.” I sympathise with Ms Hewitt’s motives and I would […]

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