Joint bid to cut violence

POLICE have joined forces with city nightclub watchdogs to raise awareness of the risks of alcohol-related violence.

By The Newsroom
Friday, 25th May 2012, 1:47 pm

Unight Edinburgh, the self-regulatory body of late-night licensees across the Capital, is asking its members to show the force’s Violence Reducation Unit’s “Have You Got The Bottle?” film on screens in their premises.

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The plan comes ahead of the alcohol and weapons phase of this year’s anti-violence campaign, which starts next month.

Sarah David, whose Naked Promotions runs five bars and is a member of the chair group of Unight, said: “Whilst we want people to relax and enjoy themselves we also want them to do so in a safe environment.”