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The city of Durham has won a national pub watch award for reducing the level of anti-social alcohol-related behaviour.
The annual Diageo National Pubwatch Award rewards local schemes that create and promote safer drinking environments.
Durham's scheme was praised for its work with local police and promoting responsible management of pubs and clubs, which has led to a 15% fall in alcohol-related disorder over the past year.
The city's scheme was hailed as a "shining example" for stepping "well beyond the expectations of a normal scheme".
Durham Police, which regularly carries out operations to find under-age drinkers, says those involved are getting younger: