Urgent call made to curb alcohol culture in Leicester

By Kelly Gowe

Local advocacy groups in Leicester are sounding the alarm over the city’s alcohol culture, linking it to various social issues, including violence, crime, and public disorder.

Turning Point – Alcohol and Drug Support in Leicester, has emphasised the urgency of addressing excessive alcohol consumption, stating: “It is a major concern for our community and requires immediate attention.”

These groups are advocating for stricter regulations on alcohol sales, more significant investment in community services and support, and comprehensive education and awareness campaigns to promote responsible drinking.

The call to action aims to mitigate the negative impacts of alcohol consumption and create a safer environment for all residents.

This issue highlights the pressing need for coordinated efforts to tackle the social consequences associated with alcohol in Leicester.

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