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.

Diageo National Pubwatch Award

A final reminder that the application process for the annual Diageo NPW award is open until 31 August 2018. The award is open to all Pubwatch schemes which are registered on the NPW (free) mapping tool. Finalists will be able to attend a prestigious awards dinner in House of Lords on 23/10/18. This really is a […]

Nottingham Pubwatch watch latest NPW film on big screen

14/8/18 Members at a well attended meeting of Nottingham City Pubwatch, watched NPW’s latest film on Crime Scene Preservation. Great to see our film given the big screen treatment, but that’s one of the advantages of holding your meetings in a cinema! We will continue to produce these films for as long as they provide […]

Newcastle Police praise work of door supervisors and pubwatch

1/8/18 Knife suspect caught thanks to Floritas bouncers – and ‘old fashioned police work’. Suspect has been released pending investigation after being stopped in the city centre. Floritas (Image: Newcastle Chronicle) Police claim “good, old fashioned police work” helped them nab a suspected knife-man. Cops chased the suspect after bouncers at Collingwood Street nightspot Floritas […]

NPW Star Award – Paul Egerton

Left to right: Steve Evans, Paul Egerton and C/Constable Charlie Hall Chief Constable Charlie Hall of Hertfordshire Police presented licensee Paul Egerton with a NPW STAR Award at The Horn Pub in St. Albans. Paul was nominated for the award by East of England Regional Representative Steve Evans. Paul is the long standing Chair of […]

NPW Star Awards – Tyneside

From left to right: Nick Owen, Nick Chapman, C/Superintendent Sarah Pitt, Bill Sproates and Barry Neaber 26/7/18 Three worthy Pubwatch Chairmen received NPW STAR Awards at South Tyneside Police Headquarters. They were nominated by NPW North East Regional Representative Bill Sproates for their outstanding social responsibility and they were presented with their certificates by Chief […]

NPW Star Award – Lucy Armstrong BID Manager Wolverhampton

Left to right: Shaun Kelsey, Lucy Armstrong and Trevor Pepper 10//7/18 NPW Regional Representative Trevor Pepper attended Wolverhampton Pubwatch and presented Lucy Armstrong with a star award for her support and guidance to Wolverhampton Pubwatch Scheme. Lucy has worked with the scheme for over 10 years and provided guidance and administrative support to the group. […]

Police focus on drunkeness in Rhyl – #timeforhomerhyl

Drunk customers will not be served more alcohol as part of a new initiative launched in Rhyl. The #timeforhomeRhyl campaign aims to clamp down on the number of violent crimes sparked by intoxicated revellers. On Monday, North Wales Police, Denbighshire Council and Rhyl Town Council launched the scheme by putting up posters at The Sussex […]

Crime Scene Preservation – launch of latest NPW film.

National Pubwatch is pleased to announce the release of its latest short film. The film titled Crime Scene Preservation shows the simple steps that licensee Pubwatch members and their staff can take to ensure that crucial forensic evidence is not lost or contaminated at a crime scene. The films scenario focuses on a fictional drink […]

Berwick upon Tweed Pubwatch aids local charities

22/6/18 Bill Akers Secretary of Berwick Pubwatch informs us that his scheme continues to make a valuable contribution to local charities. Their annual ‘pub crawl’, which this year had a ‘Where’s Wally’ theme, helped Berwick and District Cancer Cars and The North Star Adult Learning Centre. A total of 112 people took part in the […]

The NPW mapping tool and the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

We are constantly updating our mapping tool and user data bases to ensure only people who want to receive NPW services do so. However because of ‘churn’ in the pub and hospitality sector we often find that people have moved on when we need to contact them. For example we receive many requests from people […]