Police arrested many underage
drivers and released them after their parents gave in writing that they will not allowed their children to drive.
Chair of Licensing and Public Protection Committee Coun Barbara Dring said: "I always welcome any opportunity to focus on reducing and tackling underage
sales of tobacco and alcohol in the city, particularly when campaigns involve our young people.
Some communities have taken a proactive approach to mitigate the impact of underage
and dangerous drinking and are experiencing positive results.
and Over the Limit will broadcast on Tuesday at 9pm on BBC3.
Each of the 11 successful test purchases in 2012/13 resulted in prosecution and in the cases of alcohol sales to underage
customers, seven of the eight cases resulted in the staff member responsible being issued with an PS80 fixed penalty notice for disorder.
Bedlington Neighbourhood Insp Karen Murray said: "Operations like this are an important part of tackling underage
drinking in the area and we run them regularly.
level there would be huge promotional opportunities and extra opportunities for young people to represent their areas.
Anglesey's Chief Trading Standards officer David Riley said: "It's clear that the main source of alcohol for underage
youths is actually adults buying it on their behalf, be it a stranger on the street or more likely an older friend, parent or family member.
The report, Checked Out: The Role of ID Checks in Underage
Drinking, found that major retailers mainly relied on an ID check at the point of delivery, potentially putting delivery workers at risk of confrontation.
They will be targeting sales of alcohol, fireworks and cigarettes to underage
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): State laws aimed at reducing underage
drinking save 732 lives a year in the U.
A MASSIVE sting on underage
drinkers throughout Warwickshire during the half-term holiday resulted in the seizure of 250 pints of alcohol and two arrests.
Retailers are calling for more help from authorities to combat underage
drinking, despite the prime minister singling out irresponsible off-licences for punishment.
Government efforts to clamp down on underage
drinking smack of "stupidity and rank hypocrisy", Wetherspoon chairman Tim Martin claims.
Synopsis: A recent Gallup Poll finds widespread opposition to lowering the drinking age to 18 in America and majority support for making the penalties for underage