News Archive

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Landlords join forces to launch Pub Watch scheme

16/4/19: Story and photograph courtesy Lyme Online PCSO Amanda King (far left) and some members of the new Lyme Regis Pub Watch scheme PUBS in the Lyme Regis area are joining forces to ensure they can provide a safe environment for residents and visitors. The Lyme Regis Pub Watch scheme was recently launched under […]

Gwent Pubwatch schemes fund acid response kits

24/4/19: Story and photographs courtesy of South Wales Argus Acid attack response kits introduced in 25 pubs across Torfaen Chief Inspector Jason White presents a emergency burns kit to Cwmbran street pastor Tony Rosser  ACID attack response kits have been rolled out across pubs in Torfaen. The borough is the second of the Gwent […]

Thames Valley Officer receives the Malcolm Eidmans Award 2019

23/4/19 NPW Chair Steve Baker finally caught up with Thames Valley Officer PC Simon Wheeler to present him with the Malcolm Eidman Award 2019. Left to right: Steve Baker – Chair NPW, PC Simon Wheeler, Debs Edwards – Mayor of Reading, Superintendent Stan Gilmour and Bill Donne – Reading Pubwatch Simon should have received the […]

Landlord knocked out and DJ headbutted in town’s drug-related violence spike

20/4/19: Story and photographs courtesy of Derby Live Pub landlords in Ilkeston are cracking down after an alarming rise in drug-related violence – with the culprits often high on a “lethal” mix of booze and cocaine. Drug fuelled drinkers have knocked a landlord unconscious and headbutted a DJ in two recent examples of brutality […]

Jail for man who threatened club bouncers with loaded gun

18TH APRIL 2019: Story and photographs courtesy of West Midlands Police A man ejected from a Birmingham nightclub returned minutes later to threaten bouncers with a loaded handgun. Hasnen Hussain was thrown out of Club 101 in the Arcadian Centre in the early hours of Sunday 27 January following a disorder – but moments later […]

Pubwatch scheme aims to make Cullompton a safer place

Story and photograph courtesy of Devon Live Cullompton Pubwatch has currently had two meetings and is encouraging those with interest in such a scheme to get involved A new Pubwatch scheme has been launched in Cullompton A new scheme has been launched bringing pubs across Cullompton together to make for a safer town. Cullompton […]

Fears that pub troublemakers could head for Hungerford

06 Apr 2019 – Story and photograph courtesy of Newbury Today Pubwatch scheme aims to deter troublemakers from Newbury The efficiency of a Pubwatch scheme in Newbury could make Hungerford an attractive alternative for troublemakers, police fear. However, Hungerford will soon have a Pubwatch scheme of its own. The warning came from Acting Sgt […]

National Pubwatch Awards 2019 – Open for Applications

Do you think that your Pubwatch scheme has demonstrated good practice? Has it made a significant contribution to partnership working? Has its initiatives reduced crime and improved the safety of its members staff and customers? Then this is your chance to get the recognition your scheme deserves. National Pubwatch is pleased to announce that the […]

New night time safety guidelines for Shrewsbury Town Centre

30/3/19 A new set of guidelines has been produced to help improve safety at late night venues in Shrewsbury town centre. Team Shrewsbury – a partnership of various organisations, including Pubwatch, Shrewsbury BID and West Mercia Police – has drawn up the new guidance to give pubs and clubs a consistent security policy for the […]