News Archive

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Pubwatch North East Lincolnshire receives funding for Street Marshalls

Door staff to be employed as Street Marshalls to keep town centres safe Street marshals will be hitting the streets of Grimsby and Cleethorpes town centres to keep drinkers safe late at night. Pubwatch North East Lincolnshire has won funding to create a team of door staff who are familiar with the areas and can […]

Pubwatch pubs get polycarbonate glasses in attempt to cut violence

Members of the Pubwatch group toasting the funding with polycarbonate glasses. Photo: North East Lincolnshire Council 15/5/18 Pubs and clubs in North East Lincolnshire will be given plastic cups in response to glassing incidents and alcohol-related violence in the area. Pubwatch North East Lincolnshire, working with the local council’s licensing and safer and strong communities’ […]

Allerdale Pubwatch members receive defibrillator training

9/5/18 Potential life-serving training has been delivered to Allerdale Pubwatch Scheme members. Defibrillator training was delivered by staff from the North West Ambulance Service on Wednesday 9th May in Workington, Cumbria. The training, which was organised by West Cumbria Pubwatch Coordinator Lisa Elder, was delivered to members, which included door supervisors and taxi marshals. Lisa […]

Swindon Pubwatch welcomes police use of drug dogs

1//5/18: Drugs dogs used in Swindon nightspots Police and the RAF took search dogs around Swindon bars and clubs in a night-time operation targeting drug use. A total of 14 people were stopped. Three are currently being investigated for possession of cocaine, one was given a fixed penalty notice and three more were given street […]

New PASS Scheme video

The PASS Scheme is very pleased to announce the launch of its new video promoting the value and use of PASS accredited Proof of Age Cards. The new video replaces the video that has been available for a number years and illustrates the virtues of Proof of Age Cards with the use of a small […]

New Pubwatch schemes launched in the Highlands

17/4/18 Two new Pub Watch initiatives will be launched in the Highlands Licensed premises and police officers are working closely together with the formation of two new Pub Watch initiatives in the Highlands. The schemes in Badenoch & Strathspey and Nairn will involve licensees from across both areas, as well as input from local police […]

Inverness Pubwatch Chair receives NPW Star Award

Left to right: Stewart Fotheringham, Don Lawson, John McDonald (Safe Inverness) 5/4/18 A stalwart within the Inverness Hospitality scene has been recognised for his outstanding commitment with a National Pubwatch ‘Star Award’. The Star Awards were introduced to allow NPW Regional Representatives to acknowledge the contribution of people who they feel have gone the extra […]


We are pleased to announce that the application process is now open for the 2018 Diageo NPW Awards. The on-line application process will stay open until Friday 31 August. Please look at our Pubwatch Awards section on NPW website to see the application form and stories about some of our previous winners and finalists. Finalists […]