Black Eye Friday

The last friday before Christmas is the night traditionally known as Black Eye Friday.

Northumbria police had extra officers on duty in Newcastle and Sunderland city centres from in the afternoon and across the weekend.

But research from an academic at Durham university suggests it’s not young people who are the big drinkers any more.

In fact it’s the older generation setting a bad example.

I’ve been having some very honest conversations in a pub in Newcastle:

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