Betting shop numbers increase despite rise in gambling addiction

Posted on November 25, 2013 by admin
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There are calls to restrict the spread of “irresponsible” betting shops in Redbridge.

Councillors have expressed concern about the number of bookies in the borough, which currently stands at 70.

A motion was passed by full council last night which will see the authority write to the government to request greater powers to block new applications.

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