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6th December 2013
Santa's Christmas excess breaks the scales
Santa Claus will drink over one million litres (equal to nearly 24 million units of alcohol) and gain over 263 tonnes in weight, equivalent to almost 22 double-decker buses, if he drinks a glass of sherry or port in every house in the UK this Christmas.
27th November 2013
Children more likely to be given alcohol by family and friends than their parents at Christmas
Nearly one in five (17%) 10-14 year olds say they have been given a whole alcoholic drink by their parents and over a fifth (21%) also report being given a drink by someone else including a family member, relative or friend during the festive season, despite the majority of parents (84%) saying they won’t be giving their child a whole alcoholic drink, according to new research from alcohol education charity Drinkaware.
22nd November 2013
Drinkaware responds to Demos report on parents’ role in preventing underage drinking
In response to the Demos report ‘Sobering Up’ which highlights the influence of parents on children’s drinking attitudes and behaviours, Elaine Hindal, Chief Executive at alcohol education charity Drinkaware, says:
18th November 2013
‘What’s in Your Glass?’ – local Pharmacist encourages Berkshire to pick up their free Drinkaware kit and complete the in-pack questionnaire
During Alcohol Awareness Week (18th – 24th November) Mrs Roopa Arora, Pharmacist at BullBrook Pharmacy Bracknell is urging Berkshire residents to use Drinkaware’s free alcohol measuring kit and complete the questionnaire for the chance to win an iPad 2 or one of 10 £50 Amazon gift cards. The kits are available free from pharmacies now.
21st October 2013
Nearly half of 10-14 year olds say they have seen their parents drunk
Nearly half (46%) of all 10-14 year olds have seen their parents drunk, according to new research from alcohol education charity Drinkaware.
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Did you know? A 50ml measure of 17.5% sherry contains 0.9 units of alcohol and around 77 calories https://t.co/0EmVsL20EC
- 12 December