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NPW Films @ Nottingham City Pubwatch Meeting

Our East Midlands regional representative Michael Kheng was pleased to speak at todays (13/12/16) Nottingham City Pubwatch meeting. The meeting which was held at the Broadway Cinema was extremely well attended (c100) and supported by Nottinghamshire Police. Nottingham City Pubwatch is now in its 25th year The meeting was opened with the screening of two NPW films on […]

Pubwatch zero tolerance approach to anti-social behaviour in Buckfastleigh

A ZERO tolerance approach to anti-social behaviour is being taken in Buckfastleigh this Christmas. Buckfastleigh Pubwatch, which comprises all pubs and other establishments licensed to sell alcohol such as shops and restaurants, with the support of the town council, is taking a zero tolerance approach to all individuals who participate in anti-social behaviour. A town […]

Former soldier facing £2,000 bill after he loses Crown Court appeal

Stephen Cook: his status as a vulnerable adult was no excuse for aggressive and abusive behaviour, said the judge. A mother has failed in her bid to overturn a court’s decision to convict her son of being drunk and disorderly and obstructing a police officer. Northern Ireland veteran Stephen Cook, 46, who suffers post-traumatic stress […]

Troublemakers face being banned from every pub in West Dunbartonshire and Helensburgh

Pubwatch scheme takes a hardline approach ahead of the festive season Troublemakers in pubs and clubs in Alexandria could be banned from all licensed premises from Helensburgh to Dumbarton. The Pubwatch scheme, which aims to help create safer drinking venues, is warning drinkers to be on their best behaviour over the festive period. More than […]

Pubwatch scheme launched in Braintree to tackle anti-social behaviour

A SCHEME to combat anti-social behaviour during the evenings has been relaunched. Essex Police  has been working in partnership with pubs and other licensed premises in Braintree to make the night time economy a safer place. Pubwatch was officially re-launched last Thursday to improve communication between the police and pubs. The launch took place at […]

Pubwatch plan to unite Blackburn town centre bars

Ian Holmes from Blackburn BID, Ron O’Keeffe from BBAC and Martyn Haynes from Molloys   A ‘PUBWATCH’ scheme which will link by radio licensed premises, the police and CCTV operators is to be re-launched next week. Those behind the scheme say it will make Blackburn town centre at night a safer place and hope it […]

Fenland pubs see significant drop in alcohol related crime and disorder thanks to pubwatch

Alcohol related disorder has fallen. Alcohol-related crime and disorder linked to the night-time economy in Fenland has dropped thanks to joint working by police and local venues. Pubs and clubs on the March and Wisbech Pubwatch schemes have shared information to prevent trouble-makers from being admitted. Letters have been sent to offenders whose bad behaviour […]

National Pubwatch supports Ask for Angela campaign

NPW has previously featured the Ask for Angela campaign on its News page. Its a really clever idea that was instigated by Hayley Child the Substance Misuse Strategy Coordinator for Lincolnshire County Council. The poster was designed to compliment the councils NO MORE campaign and is currently being displayed in the county clubs and bars […]

Police and Council Praise Oldham Pubwatch

  Nothing to see here… DRUNK and disorderly arrests across the borough are falling as Oldham Council and Greater Manchester Police work together to shed the borough’s “Wild West” image. A Freedom of Information request from the Chronicle to GMP for statistics of drunk and disorderly arrests in Oldham showed they have reduced ­- and […]