Safe fun

2008-12-31 00:00

Tonight’s the night when people, in a quest for renewal and a fresh start, celebrate the ending of the old year and the beginning of a new one. Regrettably, the new leaf is often immediately besmirched: high spirits meet drink and drugs and become violently antisocial behaviour. Thanks are due, therefore, to those who go without the holiday to deal with the crime and the road accidents that occur during what should be a happy and forward-looking celebratory time.

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