One in three adults in the West Country drink above the Government's recommended alcohol guidelines.
The survey, by Public Health Action, found many of these drinkers were unaware of the risks alcohol poses to health, including increased rates of obesity, heart disease and dementia.
North Somerset Council have issued a warning to the public about fake bottles of vodka being sold, which have been contaminated with anti-freeze.
The warning only applies to bottles with a label that reads 'Imperial No 1 Signature Vodka' in bold blue type on a white background.
The contaminated bottles are not marked with a manufacturer's name and address.
The advice from Trading Standards is "do not drink it, always walk away from alcohol that is not marked with a manufacturer's name and address."
A Bristol charity that helps people overcome drug and alcohol addiction is to close because it can't get any funding.
Hawkspring has struggled since Bristol City Council stopped giving grants to smaller charities in 2013. Its closure will mean an end to support for people like Karen. Her mother says the charity saved her life.
A mobile treatment centre for people affected by alcohol after a night out opens in Bristol today.
Coinciding with the busy festive period, the state-of-the-art, 65-foot-long vehicle is the first of its kind in the country.
Paramedics will be able to treat people inside, reducing the pressure on hospital A&E departments.
A trial of the scheme in the city last December was praised for easing the strain on the emergency services.
Ken Wenman, Chief Executive of South Western Ambulance Service, expects the centre to have its hands full over Christmas.
The charity Alcohol Concern says young people don't realise the dangers of mixing alcohol with caffeine-based energy drinks.
It has spoken out after Jayde Dinsdale, a Yeovil student, suffered three heart attacks after drinking a number of Jagerbombs in one night. Experts say the caffeine in this sort of drink stops people realising how drunk they really are.
Bristol GP Dr Tom Frewin says caffeine can mask the effects of alcohol:
A so called "drunk tank" is being launched in Bristol this weekend.
The Alcohol Recovery Centre will be run by police and ambulance services.
It will provide support for people who've drunk too much whilst on a night out in the city.
Chief Inspector Catherine Johnstone from Avon & Somerset Police says don't expect any luxury accommodation.
11 drivers have been arrested on suspicion of drink driving in Gloucestershire in the last week.
It's part of a summer drink drive campaign which has seen nearly 30 people arrested so far. Officers hope to make motorists aware of how long alcohol can stay in your system.
To find out more about how long it takes alcohol to leave your body, visit www.morning-after.org or follow @Morning__After on Twitter.
A study held at Bristol Royal Infirmary has found alcohol may be involved in up to 640 thousand hospital admissions in England and Wales a year. Almost a thousand adults in Bristol took part in the study.
Around 1 in 5 patients said they had drunk up to 50 units of alcohol before coming in to the emergency department.