National Pubwatch

National Pubwatch chief executive Steve Baker OBE holding one of the new Pubwatch award trophies

Entries sought for National Pubwatch Awards 2022

By Amelie Maurice-Jones

Pubwatch schemes are being urged to enter the National Pubwatch Awards 2022, which recognise the work of local initiatives and efforts to provide safe drinking environments for customers and staff.

National Pubwatch conference returns after two-year hiatus: speakers will discuss safeguarding issues across the sector  (2018 conference pictured)

National Pubwatch conference returns for 2022

By Rebecca Weller

A National Pubwatch conference focusing on safeguarding issues within the sector will be taking place on Tuesday 22 February 2022, following a two-year hiatus due to the Covid pandemic.

Enormous experience: Lord Kennedy is the former vice-chairman of the all-party parliamentary beer-group

National Pubwatch appoints new honorary president

By Stuart Stone

Lord Roy Kennedy of Southwark has been appointed as the new National Pubwatch honorary president after many years of working closely with the pub and hospitality trade in his role as a Labour vice-chairman of the all-party parliamentary beer group.

National Pubwatch unveils speakers for its conference

National Pubwatch conference boasts top speakers

By Michelle Perrett

The National Pubwatch conference 2014 is boasting a series of top line speakers including Association of Chief Police Officers licensing lead chief constable Adrian Lee.

'Year of opportunity ahead,' says Simmonds

BBPA: Pubs must capitalise on 'year of celebration'

By Adam Pescod

Britain’s pubs must capitalise on the huge year of celebration in 2012 – without over-zealous councils and regulations getting in the way, said BBPA chief executive Brigid Simmonds today.

Baker: concerned for licensees

National Pubwatch in attack concern

By Adam Pescod

The chairman of National Pubwatch has raised concern that licensees are being seen "as part of the problem" when they are assaulted in their...

Court not Caution: Pubwatch success

Pubwatch success on tougher sentencing

By Ewan Turney

National Pubwatch has secured a crucial success in helping to gain tougher sentencing for thugs who attack licensees or bar staff. New guidelines...

Pub Thugs: could be made to pay for damage

Pubs could pursue claims against yobs

By John Harrington

Licensees are being offered a way to claim money from troublemakers who damage their property or attack their staff, under a scheme being led by...

Court not Caution: Pubwatch campaign for justice for licensees

Pubwatch welcomes cautions review

By John Harrington

National Pubwatch urges Government to ensure its review of the use of cautions for violence will mean proper justice for attacked licensees.

Steve Baker

Steve Baker

By The PMA Team

Steve Baker chairman, National Pubwatch (45) Why he is on the list: In such times as these, when Oldham Council is threatening to impose post-office...

Court not Caution: Pubwatch campaign

Attacked again, but thug goes free

By John Harrington

A licensee has been left "disillusioned" with police after twice being attacked by thugs who never appeared before court. Andrew Goodall's case comes...

Campaign has received support from Westminster

Court not Caution gets Parliamentary backing

By Ewan Turney

National Pubwatch's campaign to ensure thugs who attack licensees or pub staff face proper justice has received backing in Parliament. The Court Not...

Pubwatch: campaign to thwart thugs

Pubwatch to fight back against thugs

By John Harrington

National Pubwatch is launching a major campaign to ensure thugs who attack licensees or pub staff face proper justice. The Court Not Caution...

Your say

Your say

What pubwatches are really all about The heading for William McLeod's letter "What pubwatches are all about" (MA, 27 March), in context, with his...

National Theatre

National Theatre

"Together we are stronger."Cliches are only clichés because they are true - and that's certainly true for National Pubwatch. Licensees, local...

National Pubwatch founder retiring

National Pubwatch founder retiring

By John Harrington

National Pubwatch chairman Steve Baker has paid tribute to founder member Bill Stone, who is retiring from the committee. Stone, who is leaving due...