A pioneering campaign is underway in Wrexham to cut the amount of so called 'super-strength' alcoholic drinks being sold in the community.
It follows concern about beers and lagers that can be up to nine per cent proof. That means a drinker is consuming more than the daily safe level of alcohol from a single can.
Ian Lang reports
North Wales Police are calling for supermarkets and off licences in Wrexham to stop selling cheap high-strength alcohol.
Their Stamp Out The Strength campaign aims to reduce the dangers and anti-social behaviour caused by cheap beers, ciders and lagers that are over 6.5% proof.
Supermarkets and local shops around the town are supporting the campaign which is being launched in line with Alcohol Awareness Week.
Similar schemes that have been run across the UK have seen a reduction in street crime and alcohol-related incidences.