News Archive

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The New Pubwatch Evaluation Toolkit

The new pubwatch evaluation toolkit is collaboration between NPW and Leeds Beckett University and has been funded by Portman Group on behalf of the Social Responsibility Alliance.  We think that it is important that schemes take steps to evaluate their impact and progress from an early stage. It will show that you make a real […]

Newquay launches ‘inapprorpriate clothing’ crackdown

They’ve already cracked down on the Borat-style mankini and booze-fuelled antisocial behaviour, but now police in Newquay are taking a zero-tolerance stance on “offensive clothing” in a bid to improve the image of the resort.   Police and publicans have created a new code of conduct for the Newquay Pubwatch scheme.   It covers issues […]

Uckfield and Crowborough drinkers will have details shared between pubwatch schemes

Drinkers banned from pubs and clubs in either Uckfield or Crowborough will have their details shared between the towns’ respective Pubwatch schemes. Richard Culderbank, owner of the Broadway nightclub in Uckfield, and Pete Randall, landlord of the Wheatsheaf pub in Crowborough, head up Pubwatch in each of the towns. The pair have agreed to share […]

Young men jailed for ‘rampage’ of violence in Dorking which left three injured

Guildford Crown Court The court heard how the three men had been drinking heavily and assaulted their victims outside three Dorking pubs   Two young men have been sent to prison after going on a ‘rampage’ of ‘thuggery’ in Dorking town centre which left three people injured.   Jay Mundy, 21, and Joseph Turner, 20, […]

National Pubwatch Training Event – Wrexham

Regional Representatives Frank Marnell and Dave Barrett assisted North Wales Police and Wrexham Council in running a Pubwatch training event for local licensees at the Maesgwyn Hall, Wrexham on 16 June. The event which was attended by a total 52 delegates covered subjects such as drugs awareness, the new PASS card and conflict management. Wayne […]

Important Reminder – Diageo National Pubwatch Award 2015

The application process for the 2015 Diageo National Pubwatch Awards is currently open but will close on 17 July 2015. It will culminate in a prestigious award dinner for finalists held in the autumn of 2015 in the House of Commons. Full details of the Diageo NPW Award and the new on-line application form can […]

Salisbury Racecourse becomes a member of local pubwatch scheme

Salisbury Racecourse has joined the local Pubwatch scheme ahead of the new racing season. Salisbury Racecourse has this year contracted a new company, Venture Security, which is a local security firm who already have a number of contracts in the Salisbury area. Managing Director Paul Howe said: "We have worked really hard with staff at […]

39-year-old Penzance ‘bully’ handed two-year Criminal Behaviour Order

A ‘bully’ who assaulted West Cornwall Hospital staff has been handed a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) by Cornwall magistrates, banning him from Penzance’s pubs.   David Glyn Hughes, aged 38, was issued a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) at Cornwall Magistrates Court.   The order, made in partnership between Cornwall Council’s Anti Social Behaviour […]