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Council Rejects Late Night Drinks Ban

3 hours
First broadcast:
Wednesday 19 June 2013

The sale of alcohol will NOT be restricted in Northampton town centre, after the idea of an "EMRO", or Early Morning Restriction Order, was rejected by the Licensing Committee of Northampton Borough Council.

The idea was to stop alcohol from being sold between 3 and 6am. The Chief Constable of Northamponshire was a strong supporter of it and says he's "disappointed" it won't now happen.

Stuart gets reaction & comment about the decision.

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