Online, the Blackpool Gazette reports: “Radical plans to ban alcohol advertising across Blackpool have been tabled in a bid to tackle the resort’s toll of booze-fuelled health problems.”
A new bye-law could be introduced by town hall bosses which bans pubs, clubs and off-licences from advertising alcohol on the exterior of their premises. And a town hall task group has called for booze adverts to be banned from buses, trams and taxis in the town. The resort is already consulting on introducing a controversial Early Morning Restriction Order (EMRO) forcing pubs and clubs to close at 3am.
Full article at: blackpoolgazette.co.uk [11/21/13]