News Archive

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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. […]

Jesmond Pubwatch urge revellers to stay safe

Helping Jesmond revellers stay safe this Christmas A man at the helm of Newcastle nightlife has issued guidelines to help revellers stay safe this Christmas.  Thousands are expected to celebrate the festive season in the bars and restaurants of Jesmond’s popular Osborne Road. And Matt Stephenson, chairman of Jesmond Pubwatch, is urging drinkers to take […]

Doncaster Pubwatch collaborates with Safe Haven project

Nurses on board Doncaster ‘Mad Friday’ bus The Safe Haven bus will be in Doncaster on the next two Friday nights A bus with nurses, a social worker and a mental health worker on board has been parked up in a town centre for Christmas revellers in need of help. The Safe Haven bus will […]

Lancaster Pubwatch ‘Home Safe’ Scheme Launched

  Lancaster Pub Watch has launched a scheme called Home Safe this December to try to ensure everyone who heads into town this Christmas is also able to get themselves home safely. A great initiative supported by local licencees, it’s being run in conjunction with the Police, Lancaster Royal Infirmary A&E, local security company FGH […]

NPW Films @ Nottingham City Pubwatch Meeting

Our East Midlands regional representative Michael Kheng was pleased to speak at todays (13/12/16) Nottingham City Pubwatch meeting. The meeting which was held at the Broadway Cinema was extremely well attended (c100) and supported by Nottinghamshire Police. Nottingham City Pubwatch is now in its 25th year The meeting was opened with the screening of two NPW films on […]

Pubwatch zero tolerance approach to anti-social behaviour in Buckfastleigh

A ZERO tolerance approach to anti-social behaviour is being taken in Buckfastleigh this Christmas. Buckfastleigh Pubwatch, which comprises all pubs and other establishments licensed to sell alcohol such as shops and restaurants, with the support of the town council, is taking a zero tolerance approach to all individuals who participate in anti-social behaviour. A town […]

Former soldier facing £2,000 bill after he loses Crown Court appeal

Stephen Cook: his status as a vulnerable adult was no excuse for aggressive and abusive behaviour, said the judge. A mother has failed in her bid to overturn a court’s decision to convict her son of being drunk and disorderly and obstructing a police officer. Northern Ireland veteran Stephen Cook, 46, who suffers post-traumatic stress […]