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.

Nearly 100 troublemakers have been banned from Plymouth pubs for anti-social behaviour

17/5/22: Story courtesy of Plymouth Herald Pubwatch members ban 86 troublemakers from more than 150 venues for up to five years More than 80 troublemakers are currently banned from Plymouth pubs for up to five years, the city’s Pubwatch scheme has revealed. The bans relate to a catalogue of anti-social behaviour including making threats, […]

Wolverhampton pubs join forces to ban troublemakers

16/5/22: Story courtesy of Express and Star Wolverhampton pubs and bars are coming together for a new Pub Watch scheme which hopes to crack down on troublemakers. Wolverhampton pubs are joining forces to ban troublemakers Under the initiative, people will be warned they face being barred from all licensed venues for anti-social behaviour and […]

Home Office Enough Campaign – advice for staff working in pub and hospitality sector

We have previously mentioned the Home Offices important Enough campaign to tackle violence against women and girls. As you may recall, the campaign encourages and supports people to safely challenge the abuse of women and girls. It highlights the 5D model , which includes a recommendation to Delegate to a member of staff if they see, or are subjected to, […]

Morecambe Pubwatch unite to kick out troublemakers

4/5/22: Story courtesy of Beyond Radio Publicans and police attended the Morecambe Pubwatch meeting on Wednesday Morecambe publicans have joined forces with the police to send a message to troublemakers to “behave yourselves or you won’t drink in our town”. Members of the Morecambe Pubwatch scheme have reiterated that if you’re banned from one […]

Wokingham Pubwatch relaunch

The Licensees of Wokingham came together at the Gig House earlier this week to re-launch Pubwatch. Their first meeting in over two years since the Covid Pandemic began. Fourteen venues from the town centre and surrounding areas attended the meeting with representatives from Thames Valley Police and Wokingham Borough Council present. The main agenda items […]

Entries are being sought for the National Pubwatch Awards 2022

Entries are being sought for the prestigious National Pubwatch Awards 2022, which recognise the work of local Pubwatch schemes and their efforts to provide safe drinking environments for customers and staff. Finalists will get to attend a prestigious awards dinner in House of Lords on 18th October 2022. Do you think that your Pubwatch scheme […]

National Pubwatch Star Awards – Reading

Left to right: Sally Leonard, Stuart McNaught and Alexa Volker 8/2/22: NPW Chair Steve Baker OBE attended Reading Pubwatch conference to present awards to three worthy recipients who have provided commendable service to the scheme and have worked to make the night time economy safer. The conference took place at Sub89, Friar Street, Reading. All […]

ProtectUK platform is live

The current national threat level is ‘Substantial – An attack is likely’. Its important that the pub and hospitality trade plans and prepares for the eventuality of an attack. ProtectUK has been developed by the Counter Terrorism Alliance, a collaboration of three leading organisations: National Counter Terrorism Security Office, Home Office and Pool Reinsurance. ProtectUK […]

Reading Pubwatch SCaN Training Seminar

9/3/22: Twenty-eight members of Reading Pubwatch, representing eighteen licensed premises, attended the See, Check and Notify (SCaN) training seminar presented by the Counter Terrorism Security Advisor from Thames Valley Police. See, Check and Notify aims to help businesses and organisations maximise safety and security using their existing resources to identify suspicious activities and behaviours. The […]