Safer Shrewsbury Pub & Shopwatch Partnership
Our partnership was formed in 2002 and is fully supported by the West Mercia Police, Shropshire Council Community Safety Partnership & Licensing Department, Trading Standards & Drug Action Team.
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
|•||Radio link monitored by both CCTV and Police.|
|•||CCTV monitoring of potential trouble makers.|
|•||Information sharing-an excluded person’s register with photographs of such person’s banned from premises for assaults; acts of violence, drug related crime and football exclusion orders.|
|•||Trade increases because customer safety is not threatened.|
|•||Your business gains an improved public image|
|•||The latest information on the Licensing Laws.|
|•||Membership of Best Bar None if you so wish.|
|•||Zero tolerance regarding drugs|
|•||Zero tolerance towards violence in or close by to members premises.
|•||Common banning policy regarding persons convicted of crimes of violence or drug related offences in or close by to members premises and if subject to a football exclusion order.|
|•||To exclude the persistent and prolific offenders from members premises.|
|•||To protect staff from acts of physical violence and verbal abuse.|
|•||To reduce the incidents of crime in licensed premises or the fear of crime for the benefit of staff and customers.|
|•||To encourage greater economic investment by creating and promoting a safer place for everyone.|
|•||The promotion of Best Bar None in Shrewsbury.|
|•||Any member of Pub Watch which achieve BBN accreditation will be allowed to advertise free of charge on our website.|
|Our scheme is registered under the Data Protection Act, which covers the release and use of all information and is also protected by Professional Insurance in case of accidental of malicious disclosure of information.
Our scheme also acts within the guidelines of the European Convention of Human Rights.
Membership fees range from £60 to £120 per year plus the cost of radio purchase/hire.
SHROPSHIRE PUBWATCH SCHEMES:
Bishops Castle Pubwatch - Chair: Darren Price
Bridgnorth Pubwatch - Chair: Tracey Dobell, The Harp
Broseley - No Pubwatch
Cleobury Mortimer - No Pubwatch
Craven Arms Pubwatch - Joint Chair: Richard Sys and Steve Pitchford
Ludlow Pubwatch - Chair: Paul Kemp
Market Drayton Pubwatch - Chair: Dave Swanston - Richards
Oswestry Pubwatch - Chair: Tony Smalley
Shifnal Pubwatch - Posts to be established
Shrewsbury Pubwatch - Chair: Richard Goodchild
Wem Pubwatch - Chair: Noeline Rutter
Whitchurch Pubwatch - Posts to be established
They all run off National Pubwatch Guidelines.
If you have any enquiries about a Pubwatch in your area, please contact:
Shropshire BBN/Pubwatch Co-ordinator
Office: 01952 728795
Blackberry email: kelly.Harris@shropshire.gov.uk
or visit www.safershrewsbury.co.uk