Portsmouth City Council fails to ban Oranjeboom and K cider

Portsmouth City Council has failed in a bid to outlaw Oranjeboom lager and K cider on grounds they promote irresponsible drinking. The council complained to…

City slams shops for failure to act

Portsmouth council has attacked retailers for failing in their responsibilities and warned that “selling alcohol is a privilege, not a right”. Council officer Rob Anderson-Weaver of…

Reducing the Strength: In a Policy Spin

It’s clear that ordinary retailers across the country are coming under great pressure to remove “super-strength” beers and ciders from their shelves. The success and…