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

Darwen Pubwatch (Darwen Bar-U) to use plastic glasses

13/3/18: PLASTIC glasses are set to be introduced in pubs and bars in a town centre following the tragic death of a young man. ‘Jay Jay’ Livesey Taylor, 23, of Darwen, died after he was was stabbed in the neck with a champagne glass outside the Esco-Bar, in The Green, Darwen on January 28 just […]

Penrith Pubwatch – New scheme to tackle drug use

10 March 2018. A first of its kind scheme for Cumbria has been rolled out this week in the hope of tackling social drug use. Penrith Pubwatch scheme was founded around 16 years ago and has grown to cover 27 pubs and clubs in Penrith, Eamont Bridge and Pooley Bridge. Its aim is to create […]

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