News Archive

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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 […]

Pubwatch North East Lincolnshire receives funding for Street Marshalls

Door staff to be employed as Street Marshalls to keep town centres safe Street marshals will be hitting the streets of Grimsby and Cleethorpes town centres to keep drinkers safe late at night. Pubwatch North East Lincolnshire has won funding to create a team of door staff who are familiar with the areas and can […]

Pubwatch pubs get polycarbonate glasses in attempt to cut violence

Members of the Pubwatch group toasting the funding with polycarbonate glasses. Photo: North East Lincolnshire Council 15/5/18 Pubs and clubs in North East Lincolnshire will be given plastic cups in response to glassing incidents and alcohol-related violence in the area. Pubwatch North East Lincolnshire, working with the local council’s licensing and safer and strong communities’ […]

Allerdale Pubwatch members receive defibrillator training

9/5/18 Potential life-serving training has been delivered to Allerdale Pubwatch Scheme members. Defibrillator training was delivered by staff from the North West Ambulance Service on Wednesday 9th May in Workington, Cumbria. The training, which was organised by West Cumbria Pubwatch Coordinator Lisa Elder, was delivered to members, which included door supervisors and taxi marshals. Lisa […]

Swindon Pubwatch welcomes police use of drug dogs

1//5/18: Drugs dogs used in Swindon nightspots Police and the RAF took search dogs around Swindon bars and clubs in a night-time operation targeting drug use. A total of 14 people were stopped. Three are currently being investigated for possession of cocaine, one was given a fixed penalty notice and three more were given street […]

New PASS Scheme video

The PASS Scheme is very pleased to announce the launch of its new video promoting the value and use of PASS accredited Proof of Age Cards. The new video replaces the video that has been available for a number years and illustrates the virtues of Proof of Age Cards with the use of a small […]