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Pubwatch scheme keeps Paisley punters safe  

  Pubwatch’s Jason Laurie, Michelle Purden, Mags McCann, Sgt Jeff Curran, PC Ryan White, Euan Tosh, Margaret Patterson, Alan Robertson and Jaqueline McCaig meet at Paisley’s Bankhouse bar.  Volunteers are being sought to keep town boozers free from troublemakers A pub scheme that helps people in Paisley enjoy a top night out in safety is looking […]

Chester Race Company and Pubwatch Caring in the Community

Frank Marnell receives Defibrillators on behalf of Chester Pubwatch   Chester Race Company has funded four new, Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) which from 12 April 2016, will be placed in key city centre locations.   Automated External Defibrillators can be found in a variety of public spaces such as Shopping Centres, Gyms and Train Stations […]

Pub crawls banned by landlords on Llyn Peninsula

1 April 2016 Some landlords in a Gwynedd beauty spot have banned pub crawls following “appalling” behaviour. Coach trips that travel from pub to pub on the Llyn Peninsula have been barred from many hostelries in the popular tourist area. The move comes after concerns rowdy behaviour may be bad for business. Ian Roberts, landlord […]

‘Idiot’ yobs slammed after causing damage in Llandudno on Easter Sunday

Published date: 31 March 2016 | TRADERS have slammed the behaviour of a gang of yobs who acted like ‘idiots’ and caused damage on an Easter Sunday night out. The group of men, believed to have come to Llandudno from another area, visited several pubs in the town and were later reported to have caused […]

Thurso Pubwatch reveals number of life bans issued

Seventeen people have received life bans from all licensed premises in the west of Caithness since 2013. The operators of the Thurso Pubwatch scheme revealed the figure while maintaining that the threat of the permanent and temporary bans had resulted in a positive effect on behaviour in local pubs and clubs. At the same time, […]

Home Office preview new National Pubwatch film ‘The Meeting’

Monday 14 March 2014. Home Office, 2 Marsham Street, London In preparation for the launch of the Government’s new Modern Crime Strategy (expected to be released later this month) National Pubwatch was pleased to preview their new film with civil servants in the Home Office Alcohol, Drugs, ASB and Safeguarding teams. The new film, which […]

New radios signal link up for police and pubs in Chesterfield

New radios have been given to licensees who are part of Chesterfield Town Centre’s Pubwatch scheme. Thirty radios, paid for by funds from the police, will give pub staff a direct link to officers and staff at other premises so they can share information about suspicious incidents, anti-social behaviour or crime. It is hoped that […]

Pub burglar used crisp packet to cover CCTV camera

Marcus Bevan was jailed for three years at Swansea Crown Court A MAN who broke into a Llanelli pub just two days after getting out of prison tried to hide his identity by wearing a cap — and putting a crisp packet over a CCTV camera. Marcus Bevan targeted the public house — which was […]

Licensed Trade Charity Helps Victims of Flooding

This winter, Licensed Trade Charity has supported many people in the licensed drinks trade that have been victims of the recent flooding, either at home or at work. Licensed Trade Charity is devoted to looking after people in the licensed drinks trade and when the floods devastated much of the UK this winter, the charity […]