News Archive

This section features current and archived News Articles released by National Pubwatch. If you have some news you would like to see featured here please contact us.

Pubwatch Scheme returns to help make local pubs safer

Representatives of the local pubs in and around Dalkeith involved in pubwatch, with Midlothian Provost and Chairman of the Licensing Board Councillor Adam Montgomery and Dalkeith Community Police Sergeant Aitchison. Licensed premises in and around Dalkeith have come together to kick-start the local Pubwatch scheme to ensure safer local watering holes. Following a consultation with […]

Secretary of State for Justice praise’s work of local pubwatch schemes

Left to right: Gavin Shuker MP, Charles Ireland Diageo GB, David Lidington MP & Steve Baker Chair NPW 2/11/17: Secretary of State for Justice, David Lidington welcomed finalists and guests to the 2017 Diageo National Pubwatch Awards. The awards dinner was again held in the prestigious surroundings of the House of Commons member’s dining room. […]

Romford wins Diageo National Pubwatch Award for contribution to community safety

Winners Romford The Romford Town  Pubwatch scheme, has been awarded the prestigious Diageo National Pubwatch Award for its significant role in working in partnership with other organisations to halve the number of crimes in licensed premises, tackling anti-social behaviour. At a packed ceremony in the House of Commons last night, attended by MPs, Lords and notable […]

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 […]

National Pubwatch Conference 2018 – Save the Date

We are pleased to announce that the next NPW conference will take place at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Nottingham on Tuesday 27 February 2018. Full details of the conference and booking instructions will given on this website in due course – but please put a date in your diary. The conference is being run in […]

Diageo & NPW Pubwatch Award – Finalists Announced

NPW are pleased to announce that the three finalists for the Diageo NPW award are Romford Town, Windsor and Plymouth. Members of these schemes will be attending a prestigious awards dinner in the House of Commons on Thursday 2 November 2017. The standard of applicants was strong and we have contacted unsuccessful schemes to give […]

NPW presentation to Essex Joint Licensing Officers Forum

13/9/17: Steve Evans our East of England Regional Representative was asked to attend the quarterly meeting of the Essex Joint Licensing Officers Forum at the Council Chambers in Rayleigh Essex to give a presentation about National Pubwatch. The Essex Joint Licensing Officer’s Forum is made up of Police and Council Licensing Officers and other stakeholders, […]

Pilot scheme to tackle child sexual exploitation launches in East Herts

A pilot training scheme for taxi drivers, hoteliers, pub, club and bar employees aiming to further raise awareness of the signs of child sexual exploitation (CSE) has launched in East Herts. The scheme, called Say Something If You See Something, is a short training video specifically aimed at taxi drivers, hotel workers, the security industry […]