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Pontypool dad and sons jailed over ‘outrageous’ pub attack

From left to right, Reuben Edwards, Leonard Edwards and Nino Edwards  17/11/20: Story and photographs courtesy of South Wales Argus www.southwalesargus.co.uk A FATHER and his two sons who launched an “outrageous” attack on a pub landlord, his bar staff and customers on New Year’s Day have been jailed. Reuben Edwards, 49, Leonard Edwards, 22, and […]

Nottingham City Pubwatch Chairman stands down after 32 years

Mike Knight shown centre at 2019 NPW Pubwatch Awards 18/11/20: After 32 years at the helm, Mike Knight has decided to stand down as chairman of the Nottingham City Pubwatch scheme. Mike announced his “hard decision” at the end of a recent Pubwatch meeting, which was held online as result of the COVID-19 restrictions. He […]

Offender banned from Winchester city centre pubs for two years

13/11/20: Story courtesy of Hampshire Chronicle www.hampshirechronicle.uk A WINCHESTER man has been banned from nearly a score of city centre pubs for two years after attacking three people, including two police officers. Charlie John Gleeson, 21, pleaded guilty to assaulting Stuart Richards, PC Andrew Pollock and Special Constable Kate Gray and threatening behaviour at The […]

Bank of England – Banknote Checking Scheme News

November 2020: Story courtesy of Bank of England Our paper £20 and paper £50 notes are the focus of counterfeiters and continue to be so. The impact of the polymer £10 is shown by the reduction seen from 2018 following the previous paper note’s withdrawal in March of that year. £5 notes are not targeted […]

National Pubwatch Star Awards for Hertfordshire Police Staff

Left to right: Sally Bannister, Sarb Minichiello, CC Charlie Hall, Zoe Bousefield, Steve Evans and Clare Ramirez-Scott 30/10/20: Hertfordshire Constabulary Chief Constable Charlie Hall presented members of the East Hertfordshire police licensing team with NPW Star Awards. The recipients were nominated for the awards by NPW East of England regional representative Steve Evans who praised […]

Banbury Pub Watch encouraging people to come out and safely enjoy night out

27/10/20: Story and photograph courtesy of Banbury Guardian www.banburyguardian.co.uk The Banbury Pub Watch group encourages customers in town to come out for the evening prepared and understanding of the latest government Covid-19 safety rules and guidelines. The Wine Vaults in the town centre of Banbury is a member of the Banbury Pub Watch scheme The […]

Advice from the Licensed Trade Charity – Managing After Redundancy

The LTC knows that hospitality, especially pubs, bars and breweries, are having to make really difficult decisions at the moment, resulting in people being made redundant. The LTC website and helpline 0808 801 0550 continues to be available 24/7 for licensed trade people during this difficult time. Remember they are here to help, no pre-conceptions, […]