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.

“I have seen the devastating impact alcohol related violence can have on local communities. My father was the Chairman of his local Pubwatch and I saw first-hand the benefits the programme can have in bringing people together, developing ways to tackle the worst troublemakers and creating a safer night time economy.”

Karen Bradley MP, Minister for Preventing Abuse, Exploitation and Crime

‘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’

Commander Simon Letchford – Alcohol Lead, National Police Chief’s Council

News in brief

New ‘Can’t get served’ film in production

21/9/16. Cast and crew started work on a new film relating to the sale of alcohol to people who have been identified as drunk. The film will primarily cover section 140 – 142 of the Licensing Act 2003. This joint production with British Beer and Pub Association will highlight staff and customers responsibilities to prevent […]

Save the date – NPW Conference 2017

We are pleased to announce that our annual conference will take place at the Hilton Hotel, Drake Way, Reading on Tuesday 28 February 2017. Full details and booking instructions will be given on this website in due course but please put the date in your diary. As always, we promise a fantastic value for money […]

Clubs in Weymouth town centre to start breathalysing drunken punters

  Insp Pete Browning, Dr Katharine Boyd, Dr Hannah Farrimond, Dreoilin Fleischer and PC Holly Damen DRUNKEN revellers could be breathalysed and turned away from Weymouth nightclubs in a bid to crack down on alcohol-related crime. As part of a joint project from Dorset Police and licensed premises, pubs and clubs across the town will have the […]

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