News Archive

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sir Peter Fahy praises work of Diggle Pubwatch Group

TOP cop Sir Peter Fahy said police are being forced to choose between maintaining buildings and keeping staff, in the wake of biting government cuts as he patrolled the streets of Uppermill. The Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police spoke exclusively to the Chronicle after he visited a Pub Watch group in Diggle and went […]

National Pubwatch Award for Chief Constable Adrian Lee

Left to right: Mark Worthington, Adrian Lee, Steve Baker Adrian Lee, the Chief Constable of Northamptonshire Police and national policing lead for Alcohol Harm has announced he is to retire in July 2015 having completed 30 years service. On Wednesday 13 May 2015, National Pubwatch Chair Steve Baker and NPW Committee member Mark Worthington presented […]

Telephone Befriender Volunteers Urgently Needed – 1-2 hours every week

Licensed Trade Charity Support & Care provides a range of support to people who work and are retired from our trade.  To help with the growing problem of loneliness in later life, the charity set up a telephone befriending service last year.  Demand for the service is high and the charity are in urgent need […]

Students encourage responsible behaviour in Watford Pubs and Bars with innovative posters

For the third year running West Herts College students have created innovative posters to encourage responsible behaviour in Watford’s bars and clubs. As part of an innovative project run in partnership with police, the college and Oceana, the students from the college’s arts and graphics courses have created posters and radio adverts to catch the […]

Town Pubwatch scheme relaunch

Published date: 29 April 2015 | OSWESTRY’S Pubwatch is set to relaunch this week with new and improved technology to help cut down on town centre drink-related disturbances. The previously successful initiative saw town centre licensees link up with one another, CCTV operators and West Mercia Police to clamp down on unruly drinkers causing disruption […]

Breathalyser Pilot Launches in Durham

A pilot project across a range of bars and clubs in Durham City will see breathalysers used to help support a raft of new safety measures in the city. From this evening (April 22) anyone believed to be intoxicated faces being breathalysed and refused entry at six venues right across the heart of Durham. The […]