News Archive

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Harsher punishments for disorderly Whitehaven pubgoers

2/12/22: Story courtesy of News & Star A crackdown on alcohol-fuelled disorder in licensed premises could see those responsible receive a lengthy ban. Any offences fuelled by alcohol in Whitehaven like assault, disorder and drug crime will incur a 13-month ban. The stricter punishment will impact the social life of culprits, excluding them from […]

Kirkcaldy’s pub owners sign up as Pubwatch scheme relaunches

Kirkcaldy’s Pubwatch scheme is up and running again after a decade’s absence. 30/11/22: Story courtesy of Fife Today Publicans across the town centre have come together to relaunch the initiative with the support of police and Fife Council. The initiative was welcomed at last week’s meeting of Kirkcaldy area committee. The Duchess of Kirkcaldy pub has been […]

Stornoway Pubwatch scheme ‘to curb unacceptable behaviour’

A ‘Pubwatch’ scheme has been reintroduced in Lewis and Harris. Most of the licensees in Stornoway have met several times over recent weeks and decided to adopt a Pubwatch scheme closely based on a model which has been successfully introduced in Orkney. Pubwatch seeks to promote a safe and welcoming environment in all licensed premises, […]

National Pubwatch says ENOUGH to violence against women

25/11/22: On International Day for the Elimination of violence against women National Pubwatch urges the pub and hospitality trade to support the Home Offices ENOUGH campaign. Steve Baker OBE Chairman of National Pubwatch says: ” Licensees and local Pubwatch schemes can have a real impact on violence and harassment experienced by women working and socialising […]

National Pubwatch Star Award for Leeds Doorman

23/11/22: NPW Regional Representative Joe Murray presented doorman Jake Palmer-Reid of Professional Security with a STAR AWARD at a packed meeting of the Leeds City Pubwatch at Pryzm Nightclub. On 25 June Jake was working at The Travellers Rest, Cross Gates Leeds when he observed six people who were seated and drinking at a table. […]

International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

This Friday, 25th November, is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women; to mark the day National Pub Watch is saying ENOUGH to violence against women and we’re encouraging you to do the same through posting on your social channels on the day. 84% of women have experienced at least one form of sexual harassment in […]

Newcastle Pubwatch helps police to target person suspected of harassing women

Story and photograph courtesy of Northumbria Police 11/11/22: Car suspected of harassing women seized and sold – with the proceeds invested in the fight against crime. A car has been seized and sold with the proceeds being invested in the fight against crime – after the driver was suspected of harassing women. Last month, officers […]

National Pubwatch supports Home Office ENOUGH campaign

24/10/22: We all have the power to stop violence against women and girls. National Pub Watch is supporting the second phase of ‘ENOUGH’, a government campaign run by Home Office that highlights what we can do to safely challenge the abuse of women and girls and encourage you to do the same. With 84% of […]

National Pubwatch recognises outstanding contribution to partnership working

18/10/22: House of Lords At its annual Pubwatch awards dinner, sponsored by JD Wetherspoon, National Pubwatch recognised the long standing commitment of two individuals and their contribution to partnership working and safety in the night time economy. Paul Wotton and Paul Hegarty were presented with the Award of Merit. The award recognises outstanding contribution to […]