News Archive

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Group aims to cut crime in Clevedon’s pubs

29 July 2016 A scheme aimed at improving safety and cracking down on crime in Clevedon pubs is being restarted. Pubwatch schemes are run around the country, including one in Portishead, and see pub owners and landlords in particular areas work together to reduce serious crime, antisocial behaviour and alcohol-related incidents in their venues. The […]

Pubwatch has had positive impact on partnership working and encouraging good business practice 

On 12/7/16 the House of Lords Licensing Act 2003 Committee received oral evidence from a group of prominent councillors and local authority figures. When discussing the impacts of the  Licensing Act 2003 on crime and disorder David Banks, Executive Manager Neighbourhoods Rushcliffe Borough Council, identified, ‘the development of robust Pubwatches as having done incredibly well […]

Jail for Chester man who breached PubWatch 40 times  

A 45-year-old man who breached his Chester PubWatch ban up to 40 times has been given a 12 months’ prison sentence and a five-year criminal behaviour order (CBO). Karl Nield, of Shrewsbury Way, Saltney, Chester, was sentenced at Chester Crown Court to a year in jail for breaching a sexual harm prevention order and had a CBO […]

Sutton Coldfield Pubwatch contributes to towns Purple Flag Award  

Nightlife in Sutton Coldfield given boost by award of prestigious Purple Flag status Sutton Coldfield has been given the prestigious Purple Flag award in recognition of its outstanding night time offering. A NIGHT out in Sutton Coldfield has been recognised as one of the ‘safest, most entertaining, diverse and enjoyable’ in the country after the […]

Two new National Pubwatch films in production

Cast and crew after another successful days filming Wednesday 22 June 2016: Actors and crew descended on the Niche Bar in Market Square, Aylesbury to start work on two new films for NPW which are being produced for us by Mini Mammoth Films.   The first film will show a number of scenarios relating to […]

Weymouth Pubwatch – latest scheme to support use of breathalysers

The RU2DRUNK scheme will come in to force in Weymouth this September Are you too drunk? Revellers will be breathalysed to cut alcohol-fuelled crimes in Weymouth NIGHTCLUBS in Weymouth are set to start breathalysing drunken revellers who enter their venues in a bid to crack down on alcohol-related crime. Police and licensees in the resort have […]

Chester-le-Street Pubwatch backs One Punch campaign

Maxine Thompson-Curl, whose son Kristian died after a one punch attack in Consett, at a Pubwatch scheme, warning people of the dangers of one punch attacks County Durham mum launches anti-violence campaign in honour of her dead son Inspiration of campaign is Kristian Thompson who died aged 19 after suffering a single blow outside a […]