News Archive

This section features current and archived News Articles released by National Pubwatch. If you have some news you would like to see featured here please contact us.

How to check if a UK driving licence is genuine

Have you checked the image and date of birth on a driving licence and still not sure if it was genuine? We have worked in partnership with Best Bar None to create a useful graphic which will help you check. How to check if a UK driving licence is genuine (4)  

Check if a CitizenCard is fake by using their new app

We are aware of concerns expressed by a number Pubwatch schemes about a worrying increase in the number of seizures of fake CitizenCard’s and Driving Licences. These fake or so called ‘novelty’ cards are getting increasingly sophisticated. Andrew Chevis, the CEO of CitizenCard has informed us that they have a new app, which will allow […]

Horncastle Pubwatch seek new members

13/10/21: Story and photograph courtesy of Lincolnshire World Guardian angels The owners of Harpars Bar in Horncastle are letting the public know that they are back and dedicated to keeping their punters safe. Mr Rainer Barnes and Harpars are members of Horncastle Pubwatch Scheme, along with many other hostelries in town, and Mr Barnes has […]

Troublemakers could be banned from Accrington pubs in new joint venture

6/10/21: Story courtesy of Lancashire Telegraph Troublemakers could be banned from pubs and clubs in an East Lancashire town. Under a new scheme launched this week, anyone seen acting in an aggressive way or causing trouble in pubs in Accrington town centre could be banned from the premises until further notice. The new Pubwatch venture […]

Warminster Pubwatch issues first ever ‘ban for life’ on man after assault

The Bath Arms in Warminster 28/9/21: Story courtesy of Wiltshire Times A WILTSHIRE man has been banned for life from all Warminster pubs after allegedly leaping over a bar to attack a member of staff. The Warminster Pubwatch group says the incident at the Bath Arms Wetherspoons pub in the Market Place has appalled […]

Supporters gather for launch of Furness Pubwatch scheme

(L-R) Wendy Ingham, Superintendent Matt Pearman, Simon Fell MP, Joe Murray and Kay Bower of Barrow Labour Club 24/9/21: Story and photograph courtesy of Westmorland Gazette Furness Bar Watch has seen a rebrand after the launch of a new scheme yesterday morning. The relaunch saw 65 people from the Furness area’s licensed premises in […]

National Pubwatch Star Award for door supervisor who faced racial abuse

Left to right Tristan Price and Trevor Pepper 16/9/21: A Birmingham door supervisor who faced a barrage of racial abuse has been recognised for his professionalism by National Pubwatch. Tristan Price, 26, who works for Professional Security, has been awarded the Star Award for the professional and calm way he handled the incident at the […]

Star Award – Glyn Walker

Left to right Steve Baker Chair NPW, Glyn Walker, Trevor Ford 15/9/21: National Pubwatch Chair presents a Star Award to Glyn Walker, scheme manager at Ashford Partnership Against Crime (APAC). The presentation took place at offices of the British Beer and Pub Association. Glyn was nominated by Trevor Ford, the Environmental Protection and Licensing Team […]

Halesowen landlords unite to form Pub Watch scheme

Pic: front left Vicky Rogers Halesowen BID manager and front right Jimmy Andrews of Talk of The Town 14/9/21: Story and photograph courtesy of Halesowen News A NEW Pub Watch scheme to crack down on problem drinkers has been formed in Halesowen. The scheme was initiated by Talk of the Town licensee Jimmy Andrews […]