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14 Troublemakers now Banned from 100 Plymouth Pubwatch pubs and bars

  WATCHMAN: Plymouth Pubwatch chairman Richard Smith 14 troublemakers now BANNED from 100 Plymouth pubs and bars It is thought only Blackpool’s Pubwatch scheme, in a town dominated by the hospitality industry, is bigger. The expansion means aggressive pests face being banned from even more pubs. Currently there are 14 people with five-year bans and […]

National Pubwatch Celebrates 20th Anniversary

National Pubwatch will be celebrating its 20th anniversary at its annual conference which this year is being held at the Hilton Hotel Reading on 28th February. We have produced a 20th anniversary magazine which is packed full of information about NPW, the services it provides and it’s plans for the future – including new for 2017 – its […]

Wisbech hopes to replicate successful Pubwatch scheme for off-trade

Wisbech is named Alcohol Action Area. New measures are set to be introduced in a bid to clamp down on problems associated with street drinking in Wisbech. The town, along with Peterborough, is among more than 30 locations listed as a Local Alcohol Action Area under new plans launched by the Home Office on Friday. […]

Shrewsbury Pubwatch contributing to Purple Flag success

 Revellers at a nightclub in Shrewsbury Nightlife in Shrewsbury is booming according to new figures Shrewsbury is boasting double success after retaining its award as a vibrant and safe destination and experiencing a 20 per cent increase in people enjoying nights out in the town. Assessors have decided Shrewsbury town centre should keep its Purple […]

Droylsden Pubwatch helping the vulnerable at Christmas

Droylsden’s Pubwatch scheme have been making sure that vulnerable and isolated members of their community don’t go hungry this Christmas. For the fourth year running, each venue signed up to Pubwatch donated up to £100, meaning 90 hampers have been distributed to help those in need over the festive period. Secretary of Droylsden Pubwatch, Sheila […]

Corby Pubwatch – Safe Night Out Initiative

In the wake of the India Chipchase tragedy at Northampton earlier this year where she was abducted and murdered following a night out; Corby Pubwatch has produced a leaflet giving advice on how to have a “Safe Night Out” which will be available in their members venues, handed out by Street Pastors & Door Supervisors. […]

Pubwatch Pubs will take take boozed-up drivers’ keys in Paisley

Jason Smith Banking House  Paisley publicans have launched their own campaign against drink-drivers, urging them to hand over their car keys. And they want everyone to take part and promote the move to save lives and licences. The town’s Pubwatch group raised the issue at their latest meeting and now bar owners have urged staff […]

Nantwich Police and Pubwatch warning over fake ID

 Nantwich Police and pub owners warning over fake ID Pub bosses across Nantwich have backed a police campaign to clamp down on underage customers using fake ID. The initiative, called ‘Fake ID? Real Consequence”, aims to warn those trying to gain access to licensed premises and buy alcohol by using fake ID or someone else’s ID. […]