News Archive

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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 […]

Chair of Huddersfield Pubwatch responds to press report

7/1/20: Story and photograph courtesy of Examiner Live www.examinerlive.co.uk The Examiner live news report ‘The Huddersfield town centre bars, pubs and clubs where violent incidents are common’ followed from a Freedom of Information request to West Yorkshire Police which requested details of violent incident reports that had occurred in town centre venues. The report highlighted […]

New National Pubwatch film in production

7/1/20: Cast and crew gathered at The Scotch Bar Windsor to start filming for a new National Pubwatch film. The film will be focusing on the importance of in-house security, in particular the use of SIA registered door staff, with the emphasis on the responsibilities of licensees to ensure that company policies and licensing conditions […]

Pub landlord speaks out on ‘unacceptable’ behaviour of Christmas drinkers

21/12/19:Story courtesy of Bristol Live www.bristolpost.co.uk “Pub staff are not there to be abused, verbally or in any other way” Paul Herridge, landlord of The Dolphin Inn A Bristol publican is hoping for a happy Christmas for all – including pub staff. Paul Herridge has been landlord of The Dolphin Inn in Oldland Common for […]