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Thurso Pubwatch reveals number of life bans issued

Seventeen people have received life bans from all licensed premises in the west of Caithness since 2013. The operators of the Thurso Pubwatch scheme revealed the figure while maintaining that the threat of the permanent and temporary bans had resulted in a positive effect on behaviour in local pubs and clubs. At the same time, […]

Home Office preview new National Pubwatch film ‘The Meeting’

Monday 14 March 2014. Home Office, 2 Marsham Street, London In preparation for the launch of the Government’s new Modern Crime Strategy (expected to be released later this month) National Pubwatch was pleased to preview their new film with civil servants in the Home Office Alcohol, Drugs, ASB and Safeguarding teams. The new film, which […]

New radios signal link up for police and pubs in Chesterfield

New radios have been given to licensees who are part of Chesterfield Town Centre’s Pubwatch scheme. Thirty radios, paid for by funds from the police, will give pub staff a direct link to officers and staff at other premises so they can share information about suspicious incidents, anti-social behaviour or crime. It is hoped that […]

Pub burglar used crisp packet to cover CCTV camera

Marcus Bevan was jailed for three years at Swansea Crown Court A MAN who broke into a Llanelli pub just two days after getting out of prison tried to hide his identity by wearing a cap — and putting a crisp packet over a CCTV camera. Marcus Bevan targeted the public house — which was […]

Licensed Trade Charity Helps Victims of Flooding

This winter, Licensed Trade Charity has supported many people in the licensed drinks trade that have been victims of the recent flooding, either at home or at work. Licensed Trade Charity is devoted to looking after people in the licensed drinks trade and when the floods devastated much of the UK this winter, the charity […]

Long serving Farnworth & Kearsley Pubwatch Treasurer retires

Picture from left Eddie Brookes (Chairman ) Wendy Rogers (Treasurer) Sam Beard (Secretary) Farnworth & Kearsley Pubwatch announces the early retirement of Wendy Rogers. Wendy joined the scheme as treasurer in early 2001, maintaining this position for a devoted 15 years. Chairman Eddie Brooks says that “Wendy was fully committed to the pub trade and […]