News Archive

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National Pubwatch Star Award for Paul Anderton

Left to right: Paul Horton, Paul Anderton and Jeremy Scorer (HIT Training) 28/11/23: NPW Regional Representative Paul Horton presented Paul Anderton with a Star Award at the Mansfield Association of Licensed Venues (MALV) meeting. The event was attended by over 60 MALV members as well as representatives of Police, District Council and BID Paul has […]

Hull City Council backs new Pubwatch scheme

Cllr Dave McCobb pulls a pint at Hull’s Telstar 2, which has signed up to Pubwatch 24/11/23 story courtesy Hull CC The Hull City Centre Pubwatch scheme will launch next week, at an event on Tuesday November 28. Pubwatch is a national voluntary project which aims to support a safe and responsible nighttime economy. Pubs […]

Home Office launches new phase of Enough campaign to tackle violence against women

National Pubwatch is continuing to back the Home Office Enough campaign which targets the potential perpetrators of violence against women and girls (VAWG). Launching the third phase of the campaign it provides advice to anyone witnessing abuse on the safe ways to intervene if they see an incident of violence against women and girls, ranging […]

New Step by Step Guide to starting a pubwatch

Licensees wanting to set up a local pubwatch scheme can benefit from a new step-by-step by guide from National Pubwatch. The guide provides practical advice on a range of issues such as how to gather support, to forming a committee to evaluating success and there are links to where you can obtain further information. We […]

Nottingham Pubwatch receives top award at prestigious House of Lords event

Left to right: Steve Baker OBE Chair NPW, Lord Kennedy, Lilian Greenwood MP, Michele Somers Chair Nottingham Pubwatch, Nigel Connor of JD Wetherspoons and James Slater Nottingham Pubwatch Nottingham Pubwatch has been given the top accolade as the National Pubwatch of the Year at a prestigious event, sponsored by pub chain JD Wetherspoon, at the […]

Figen Murray receives National Pubwatch Award of Merit

Left to right: Steve Baker OBE Chair of NPW, Lord Kennedy, Figen Murray and Nigel Connor JD Wetherspoons Figen Murray (OBE) has been awarded the National Pubwatch Award of Merit for her campaigning work in the field of event security, to make the evening and night time economy safer. The Award of Merit acknowledges the […]

Pubwatch keeps customers safe with latest anti-terrorism seminar

4/10/23: Story and photograph courtesy of Reading Today Reporter Jake Clothier   Staff from venues around Reading attending the anti-terrorism seminar, with Reading Pubwatch’s honorary secretary, Bill Donne, centre. Picture: Jake Clothier READING Pubwatch is continuing to keep Reading’s venues to high standards of quality and safety, including the latest of its regular anti-terrorism seminars, this […]

Annual Reading Pubwatch commends venues and continues the focus on safety of women

26/9/23: Story and images courtesy of  RDG.TODAY Reporter Jake Clothier Reading Pubwatch held its annual conference, where stakeholders in Reading’s night-time economy provide updates on the industry, standards, and initiatives. It features contributions from venue owners, representatives from Reading Borough Council, Thames Valley Police, and Reading’s Business Improvement District, and guest speakers. The Purple Turtle’s […]

Rayleigh Pubwatch venues have blood control kits installed

25/9/23: Story courtesy of Echo By Dami Adewale Reporter Councillors James and Lisa Newport with members of the Rayleigh Pub Watch Scheme (Image : Rochford District Council) TEN bleed control kits have been placed in venues across Rayleigh in a “proactive move” to make nights out safer. The lifesaving kits were requested by members […]

National Pubwatch extends free educational film series to help pubs

National Pubwatch (NPW), the voluntary organisation which works to promote safe, secure and social drinking environments, has launched its latest range of free information films to help licensees and Pubwatch schemes. The educational videos offer free advice and help on a range of challenging issues; such as whether Pubwatch membership should be a condition of […]