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National Pubwatch is a voluntary organisation set up to promote best practice through supporting the work of local Pubwatch Schemes. Its aim is to achieve a safer drinking environment in all licensed premises throughout the UK.

See what people are saying about National Pubwatch on our YouTube page:

Emma McClarkin CEO British Beer & Pub Association – “National Pubwatch is an extraordinary scheme”. “We know it makes a real difference on the ground”

Daniel Davies CEO Rockpoint Leisure and Chairman of Institute of Licensing – “Pubwatch is an amazing scheme” “It helps to make a place safe and vibrant”

Tim Martin Chairman of JD Wetherspoon – “Pubwatch is a no brainer” “A great way of improving standards of social behaviour”

News in brief

National Pubwatch Award of Merit – Sylvia Oates

Left to right: Steve Baker OBE, Trevor Pepper, Sylvia Oates and Mark Worthington 20/2/24: Pubwatch has presented Best Bar None’s Sylvia Oates with an Award of Merit for her partnership working. The presentation took place at the annual Best Bar None Awards in the House of Lords. The Award of Merit acknowledges the valuable contributions […]

National Pubwatch Star Award – Matthew King

31/1/24: The Central Public House Middlesbrough National Pubwatch Regional Representative Bill Sproates, presented a Star Award to Door Supervisor Matthew King at the inaugural meeting of Middlesbrough Pubwatch. Matthew is employed by Active Security North Yorkshire. He was nominated for the award by Kim Beasley Security Manager for Stonegate Group. He stated that at approximately […]

Clitheroe Pubwatch scheme hailed a success by police and council

24/1/24: Story courtesy Dominic Collis of Burnley Express www.burnleyexpress.net A pub watch scheme in Clitheroe, relaunched since a hiatus during the Covid pandemic, is helping to make the town’s pubs and bars safer and more pleasant places to visit, according to police and publicans. Clitheroe Pubwatch Group, a partnership between licensess, the police and Ribble […]

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