News Archive

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Police and Council Praise Oldham Pubwatch

  Nothing to see here… DRUNK and disorderly arrests across the borough are falling as Oldham Council and Greater Manchester Police work together to shed the borough’s “Wild West” image. A Freedom of Information request from the Chronicle to GMP for statistics of drunk and disorderly arrests in Oldham showed they have reduced ­- and […]

Can’t get served?

BBPA and National Pubwatch partner to create new film The British Beer & Pub Association has collaborated with National Pubwatch to produce an educational film that aims to raise awareness around the laws on serving drunk people and buying drinks for drunk friends. The film supplements a wider BBPA campaign on serving drunks, which launched […]

Penzance and Newlyn wins Diageo National  Pubwatch Award

Lft to right Mark Baird Diageo, Andrew Stephenson MP, Laura Cockle Penzance & Newlyn Pubwatch, Chris Riley Rochdale Town Centre Pubwatch, Angela Crawford Orkney Pubwatch and Steve Baker Chair NPW Local Pubwatch scheme is presented with the national award for role in the reduction of alcohol-related crime across the region,  and its commitment to partnership […]

Plymouth pubs ban ‘killer clown’ costumes this Halloween

  Plymouth pubs and clubs have been advised to ban anyone wearing a killer clown costume this Halloween Anyone planning to wear a ‘killer clown’ costume this Halloween may want to think again as they could find themselves banned from entering pubs and clubs across the city. 40 of Plymouth’s pubs and clubs have been advised […]

Blackpool’s Mr pubs retires

One of the biggest characters on the Blackpool pub scene is to call time on his career and bid farewell to the bar. Dave Daly is to step down as landlord of the Castle on Central Drive ahead of his 65th birthday on October 5 after 39 and a half years working in pubs on […]

New ‘Can’t get served’ film in production

21/9/16. Cast and crew started work on a new film relating to the sale of alcohol to people who have been identified as drunk. The film will primarily cover section 140 – 142 of the Licensing Act 2003. This joint production with British Beer and Pub Association will highlight staff and customers responsibilities to prevent […]

Save the date – NPW Conference 2017

We are pleased to announce that our annual conference will take place at the Hilton Hotel, Drake Way, Reading on Tuesday 28 February 2017. Full details and booking instructions will be given on this website in due course but please put the date in your diary. As always, we promise a fantastic value for money […]