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We are pleased to announce that the application process is now open for the 2018 Diageo NPW Awards. The on-line application process will stay open until Friday 31 August. Please look at our Pubwatch Awards section on NPW website to see the application form and stories about some of our previous winners and finalists. Finalists […]

National Pubwatch presents its first Star Awards of 2018

Left to right: Stewart Fotheringham, Joe Hunter, Susan Brown and Gavin Russell 18/3/18 Motherwell Police Station: Two police officers within Lanarkshire Licensing Department were recognised for their outstanding commitment with National Pubwatch ‘Star Awards’. The Star Awards were introduced to allow NPW Regional Representatives to nominate people who they feel have gone the extra mile […]

Darwen Pubwatch (Darwen Bar-U) to use plastic glasses

13/3/18: PLASTIC glasses are set to be introduced in pubs and bars in a town centre following the tragic death of a young man. ‘Jay Jay’ Livesey Taylor, 23, of Darwen, died after he was was stabbed in the neck with a champagne glass outside the Esco-Bar, in The Green, Darwen on January 28 just […]

Penrith Pubwatch – New scheme to tackle drug use

10 March 2018. A first of its kind scheme for Cumbria has been rolled out this week in the hope of tackling social drug use. Penrith Pubwatch scheme was founded around 16 years ago and has grown to cover 27 pubs and clubs in Penrith, Eamont Bridge and Pooley Bridge. Its aim is to create […]

NPW recognises outstanding contribution

27/2/18 Nottingham (L to R) Chief Constable Craig Guildford, PC Paul Horton, Emma Willder, PC Kevin Roberts and David Dadds Chief Constable Craig Guildford presented three deserving recipients with NPW Awards at our annual conference. Lisa Willder the General Manager of the Lord Derby Pub in Lytham St. Annes received the NPW Award of Merit […]

National Pubwatch delivers it’s 15th conference

Jonathon Swaine – Fullers 27/2/18 Extreme weather warnings failed to deter over 200 delegates from attending the 15th annual National Pubwatch conference, which this year was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Nottingham City centre. The conference was run in association with the Security Industry Authority (SIA) who have developed a strong working relationship […]

Chelmsford Pubwatch issues ‘Acid Attack’ kits

Members of Chelmsford Pubwatch have taken a proactive decision to equip their establishments with acid attack kits following the serious incident at Club Mangle London in April 2017 where at least 14 people were injured. Chelmsford is considered to be a very safe city and has not yet experienced any acid attack within the night […]