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Underage drinking in Bristol

Did you know that 8,000 hospital beds a year are filled with underage drinkers? That's according to the latest figures from the Institute of Alcohol Studies.

And, although the number of drinkers aged between 11 and 15 is falling, the actual amount of alcohol they are consuming is rising.

Two School Reporters from Merchants' Academy in Bristol wanted to find out how bad the problem is in their neighbourhood of Withywood.


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