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

Fenland pubs see significant drop in alcohol related crime and disorder thanks to pubwatch

Alcohol related disorder has fallen. Alcohol-related crime and disorder linked to the night-time economy in Fenland has dropped thanks to joint working by police and local venues. Pubs and clubs on the March and Wisbech Pubwatch schemes have shared information to prevent trouble-makers from being admitted. Letters have been sent to offenders whose bad behaviour […]

National Pubwatch supports Ask Angela campaign

NPW has previously featured the Ask Angela campaign on its News page. Its a really clever idea that was instigated by Hayley Child the Substance Misuse Strategy Coordinator for Lincolnshire County Council. The poster was designed to compliment the councils NO MORE campaign and is currently being displayed in the county clubs and bars with […]

Police and Council Praise Oldham Pubwatch

  Nothing to see here… DRUNK and disorderly arrests across the borough are falling as Oldham Council and Greater Manchester Police work together to shed the borough’s “Wild West” image. A Freedom of Information request from the Chronicle to GMP for statistics of drunk and disorderly arrests in Oldham showed they have reduced ­- and […]

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