News Archive

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New Pubwatch to keep Spalding safer

Sean Packham and Jason Kibble of Ye Old White Horse with Pubwatch co-ordinator Stuart Brotherton Residents who in the past have feared coming into Spalding at night are being reassured they will be able to celebrate Christmas in safety – after the launch of a new PubWatch scheme. Twelve pubs and hotels and the town’s […]

National Counter Terrorism Awareness Week

Monday 20th November 2015 Today sees the launch of national Counter Terrorism Awareness Week 2015, a campaign from the police service and partners to inform the public about the terrorism threat; what is being done to tackle it; how communities can help us, and offering practical advice about how to stay safe and be vigilant […]

Weymouth Pubwatch Chairman receives NPW Commendation

Left to right Keith Treggiden, Cllr Christine James Mayor of Weymouth and Portland, Jon Shipp NPW Regional Representative   Keith Treggiden today (18/11/15) received a National Pubwatch Commendation at Weymouth and Portland Council Offices, for his outstanding contribution to Weymouth Pubwatch Scheme. Keith was nominated by the schemes Secretary Mike Hale, who acknowledged the proactive role […]

13th National Pubwatch conference – On-line booking open now

Mercure St Paul’s Hotel and Spa, Sheffield Tuesday 23rd February 2016     Pubwatch has a proven track record bringing together the pub and hospitality sector, enforcement agencies and other stakeholders to work effectively at reducing the problems associated with alcohol and violence.     This year’s conference concentrates on two main themes – Data […]

Westminster Street Pastors Training Initiative – Update

An update by Nick Cornish – Secretary of Westminster Street Pastors.   Westminster Street Pastors continue to patrol on the 1st and 3rd Friday nights of each month and so we were out on patrol on 6th November with teams in Victoria and Charing Cross and then later in Soho, having taken in Westminster and […]

North-east pub owners recommend safety scheme should be ‘mandatory’

Bar owners in the north-east have urged the Scottish Government to make membership of a pub safety scheme a “mandatory requirement” for the sale of alcohol. The North Aberdeenshire Licensing Forum (NALF) has written to Health Minister Shona Robinson and Justice Minister Michael Matheson, recommending that the government force those managing licensed premises to become […]

Man jailed for 7 years for stabbing doorman

A man who attacked a doorman with a knife has been jailed. Lawrence Lowrey (10/03/89) of Moston Lane in Manchester pleaded guilty to a section 18 assault, a section 47 assault and possession of a bladed article at an earlier hearing at Manchester Crown Court, Crown Square. Today, Monday 2nd November 2015, he was sentenced […]

Durham wins Diageo National PubWatch Award

Left to right. Andrew Stephenson MP, Richard Barlow Diageo GB, Steve McGeady Glasgow City Pubwatch, Helen Towns Durham Pubwatch, Martyn Milburn Consett Pubwatch, Andy Hughes Durham Pubwatch, Steve Baker Chair NPW Durham PubWatch is presented with the national award for role in the reduction of alcohol-related anti-social behaviour in Durham City, and its positive impact […]