News Archive

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‘Enough is Enough’ – University Media Students make film for National Pubwatch

11/2/20: Nathan Long, a media student at Solent University Southampton, presented a short community safety film titled ‘Enough is Enough’ to delegates at the National Pubwatch conference. Prior to the presentation, Nathan was interviewed about the project. He explained that as part of his media studies module he was required to  produce a film for […]

Knife crime campaign launched in Morecambe pubs

12/2/20: Story and photographs courtesy of The Visitor www.thevisitor.co.uk A campaign to stop knife crime in Morecambe has been launched to highlight the grief, devastation and loss a single knife attack can cause. Morecambe Business Improvement District (BID), in conjunction with Morecambe Police and Morecambe Pubwatch have launched the anti-knife awareness campaign in local pubs […]

Shropshire-wide Pubwatch scheme launched

14/2/20: Story courtesy of Shropshire Star www.shropshirestar.com Having a night out in Shropshire will soon be safer than ever following the introduction of a countywide Pubwatch initiative. The move means offenders can be banned from every pub in the scheme, with organisers calling for more towns to get involved. Shrewsbury, Telford, Newport and Oswestry have […]

Wetherspoon boss calls for pubwatches “everywhere”

11/2/20: JD Wetherspoon boss Tim Martin has said that if he were Prime Minister he would call for everywhere to have a Pubwatch. Speaking to 200 delegates at the National Pubwatch Conference in Cardiff this week he backed Pubwatches as crucial to support licensees and tackle disorder. “If I was a Prime Minister I would […]

National Pubwatch Conference Awards – Cardiff 2020

Left to right: Steve Baker Chair NPW, Barry James, Kate Purves, Grayson Underhill, Amanda Newbery & Lord Kennedy 11/2/20: Jurys Inn, Cardiff Four worthy recipients of NPW Awards were recognised at the 17th annual conference, held at the Jurys Inn, Cardiff. The winners were: Amanda Newbery – Award of Merit Amanda is the Managing Director […]

Star Awards for Whitehaven Pubwatch

Left to right: Jason Fisher, Mike Starkie, Pauline Cullen & Joe Murray 29/1/20: Mayor of Copeland presents NPW Star Awards to Pauline Cullen and Jason Fisher  at the monthly Whitehaven Pubwatch meeting. The meeting was attended by NPW Regional Representative Joe Murray who nominated Pauline and Jason for the awards. Pauline Cullen was nominated to […]

Release of new National Pubwatch film: Door Security and Search Procedures

We are delighted to announce the release of our latest film relating to door security and search procedures. The film was produced to highlight the issues related to ensuring that your door staff are not only qualified and registered with the Security Industry Authority but that they are working to your company policy and procedures […]

Heathrow Airport Pubwatch Seminar

29/1/20: NPW Chairman Steve Baker spoke to delegates at the latest Pubwatch training seminar held by Heathrow Airport. The seminar brought together 60+ members from their four airside Pubwatch communities, together with airport staff and Police. Neil Cutting, the airports Retail Operations Account Manager, who was hosting the event, praised the progress that had already […]

Birmingham Airport launches a Pubwatch Scheme

29/1/20: Birmingham Airport officially launches its first Pubwatch Scheme. It builds on the work of its existing Disruptive Passenger Forum and initiatives such as the ‘One Too Many’ campaign which is supported by The Airport Operators, International Air Transport Association, the UK Travel Retail Forum and Airlines UK Stephen Baker Chairman of National Pubwatch commented: […]

New Pubwatch launched in Shefford, Bedfordshire

13/1/20: NPW Regional Representative Steve Evans attended the launch of a new scheme in Shefford. Members attended the launch of the new scheme at The Bridge and were supported by the local police licensing officer, the Chair of Biggleswade Pubwatch and representatives from both the Central Bedfordshire and Town Councils. Shefford is only a small […]