News Archive

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National Pubwatch present their first Star Awards of 2017

 From left to right: Jenny McCallum, CC Stephen Kavanagh and Steve Evans The exceptional partnership working of three police staff was recognised over the course of a few days when they were presented with the first National Pubwatch Star Awards of 2017.  The Star Awards are being presented to mark the 20th anniversary of National […]

Drinkaware partners with Shoreditch Pubwatch to help young people stay safe on a night out

Alcohol education charity Drinkaware, in partnership with Shoreditch Pubwatch, has launched a unique scheme aimed at keeping young people safe whilst on a night out.  Thanks to the collaboration with Shoreditch Pubwatch, Shoreditch venues Village Underground and Cargo are introducing specially trained staff known as Drinkaware Crew. Shoreditch Pubwatch was instrumental in the partnership due […]

New National Pubwatch films in production

4/4/17. Cast and crew gathered at Claytons Bar in Marlow to begin filming footage for two new National Pubwatch films, which we hope to make available on our YouTube link before the end of May 2017. The first film will be about the importance of demonstrating the effectiveness of your local Pubwatch scheme and introduces […]

The Diageo National Pubwatch Awards 2017

We are pleased to announce that the application process for the 2017 Diageo National Pubwatch Awards is now open. The online application form can be found Pubwatch Awards page together with a copy of the rules. Finalists get to attend a truly memorable awards dinner in the House of Commons Members dining room. This is […]

Operators warned over release of CCTV footage at National Pubwatch conference

Operators  must ensure they have a formal request from police or local authority before handing over CCTV footage, in order to comply with the provisions of the Data Protection Act, a leading barrister has advised. Speaking at the National Pubwatch Conference last week Stephen Walsh QC admitted that withholding CCTV images from police was a […]

Top Police Chiefs speak at National Pubwatch Conference – 28/2/17

Working closely with premises and having a consistent policy in dealing with licensing issues has reaped benefits for Thames Valley police, chief constable Francis Habgood told delegates at the National Pubwatch conference last week.   He said that instead of focusing on targeting specific towns with busy late night economies, a new approach has seen […]

National Pubwatch Conference Awards – 28/2/17

National Pubwatch handed out a special recognition award to Mark Baird, head of alcohol in society at Diageo, at its annual conference last week.   The award was to thank Baird for supporting National Pubwatch and its awards for the past five years.   National Pubwatch chairman Steve Baker said: “He really understands the issues […]