Welcome to National Pubwatch

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National Pubwatch is a voluntary organisation set up to promote best practice through supporting the work of local Pubwatch Schemes. Its aim is to achieve a safer drinking environment in all licensed premises throughout the UK.

“Alcohol related crime has a significant detrimental impact on our town centres and local communities. The Governments Modern Crime Prevention Strategy highlights the importance of working together to address this. I am therefore extremely grateful to the National Pubwatch Scheme for the vital work that they do to promote local partnerships across the UK to tackle the small number of offenders whose actions can cause real damage to the night time economy.”

Sarah Newton MP, Minister for Vulnerabilty, Safeguarding and Countering Extremism

“National Pubwatch plays a key role in promoting good practice and supporting local Pubwatch schemes which can make a real difference to improving the safety of people working and socialising in our town and city centres.”

ACC Rachel Kearton – Alcohol Lead, National Police Chief’s Council

News in brief

Trio receive NPW Star Awards for Pubwatch work across Northamptonshire

Three people involved in the running of Pubwatch schemes across the county have received awards for their roles. National Pubwatch provides advice and guidance to schemes across the country and as part of its 20th anniversary, has introduced Star Awards to recognise the contribution people make. At a ceremony this month led by Mark Worthington […]

Rochdale town centre door staff wear body cams

Donna Fisher (KoKo), Chris Graham (Yates), Mark Foxley (Rochdale Town Centre Management), Mellisa Welsh (Yates), Councillor Janet Emsley (Rochdale Borough Council’s cabinet member for neighbourhoods, community and culture), Angela Anderton (Greater Manchester Police), Sajjad Miah (Rochdale Borough Council), Rick Eckersley (Rochdale Borough Council) Head door staff from the award winning Rochdale Town Centre Pubwatch scheme […]

The Bank of England launches new Banknote Checking Scheme

11/10/17 NPW attended the launch of the Bank of England’s new Banknote Checking Scheme on 10 October. The Scheme is aimed at cash-handling businesses and promotes banknote checking at point of sale through targeted training. Its aim is to reduce the number of counterfeit notes being accepted and to reduce losses to businesses. Any retailer […]

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