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The pub is arguably a central part of British culture, creating the so-called “third place” that people would occupy when they were not at home or at work.However, the fact that these pubs play such a large part in a community has long been a worry for people with alcohol-abuse problems.
In an attempt to keep alcoholics away from temptation and allow them to get their fix of that “third place”, charity Action on Addiction has helped to set up a bar in Liverpool that will not sell alcohol.
The bar, named “Brink”, will also to cater to those who want to avoid what manager Carl Alderdice calls the “testosterone, drunk and drug-fuelled club and bar scene”.
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