This page contains news items about updates and initiatives on safer drinking vessels as well as relevant general news from the press.

Three in court over glassing

Three men have appeared in court after being charged over a glassing incident at a Young hotel on Monday night. A 20-year-old man approached a group of about 10 people in a hotel on Boorowa Street when a fight broke out. Both the 20-year-old man and an 18-year-old man sustained minor injuries, while a 21-year-old man sustained a cut to his head after being struck by a glass bottle.

Colne man gets suspended sentence for glass attack

A Colne man who smashed a pint glass in his friend’s face the day after an engagement party has been given a suspended prison sentence at Burnley Crown Court. He admitted unlawful wounding and was jailed for 12 months, suspended for 18 months, and fined £700.

Ettalong club glassing

Police are hunting for a man who is suspected of glassing another man in Ettalong, New South Wales. An argument started inside a club they were in when one of the men picked up a schooner glass and smashed it into the back of the other man’s head. The injured man was treated at the scene for a serious laceration to his head and his right ear.

Jailed for Uttoxeter pub glass attack

A drinker at the Steeplechase bar in Uttoxeter who hit another pub customer with a glass has been jailed for six months. Anthony Swinson launched the attack on Mr Sam Withington leaving him with a one inch cut above his ear - and no recollection of the incident, Stafford crown court heard.

Woman jailed for glassing neighbour who complained about party music

A woman who threw a glass in the face of a neighbour complaining about noise at a party, causing her to lose an eye, has been jailed for three years.