Tag: alcohol

“I was one of the few who was offered a way out” Ex-Sunderland footballer speaks out about his battle with alcoholism for Alcohol Awareness Week

SR News’ Sophie Dishman speaks to Kieron Brady on Alcohol Awareness Week which runs from November 14 to November 20.  “I’ll be an alcoholic to the day I die,” says Kieron Brady as he sits in a blank white room at the University of Sunderland, a place where he once volunteered […]

Council takes action to tackle underage alcohol sales

South Tyneside Council has taken action to prevent an off licence from continuing to sell alcohol to underage children. Sims Corner, in Stanhope Road, West Park, has had its licence suspended for a three month period, following a hearing of South Tyneside Council’s Licensing Sub-Committee, on Friday, March 4. The […]