14/11/2019

The British Beer & Pub Association's (BBPA) updated 2019 Accessibility in Pubs guide, An Open Welcome, looks at the importance of people with disabilities for the tourism sector. The guide speaks through the legal requirements of making reasonable adjustments for both disabled workers and customers, as well as the financial and social benefits of making your pub more accessible. To access the guide, and further information, click here. Disclaimer: Leeds Pub...

07/11/2019

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. Want a cracking Christmas? Don’t delay, apply for TENs today Festive guidance from Counter Terrorism Policing 75th Anniversary of Victory in Europe (VE) Day – Government announce Plan to Extend Licensing Hours in England and Wales Guidance for tackling under-age gambling in pubs Gambling - Commission call for action from Pub sector Drone and model aircraft registration ...

01/11/2019

Source: Bank of England website: The polymer £20 note will join the Churchill £5 and the Austen £10. A new £50 note, featuring Alan Turing, will follow in 2021. The public will begin to see the new £20 from 20 February next year as the notes leave cash centres around the country and enter general circulation. The public can continue to spend paper £20 notes as usual and these will be gradually withdrawn as they are banked by retailers and the...

18/10/2019

Home Office published false ID guidance is aimed at door-staff, all other staff who work at licensed premises and the police. It is intended to provide a better understanding of the issues surrounding the use of false ID by under 18s to purchase alcohol, and to offer tools that can be used to deal with those issues. To view the guidance, click here. Disclaimer: Leeds Pubwatch is not responsible for the content of any external internet sites and has not taken any steps to confi...

16/10/2019

The 17th National Pubwatch Conference will be held on Tuesday, 11th February 2020 at Jurys Inn, Cardiff. The agenda is still being finalised and will be published on the National Pubwatch website in due course, but the booking page is now open via the following link: http://www.nationalpubwatch.org.uk/booking/ Disclaimer: Leeds Pubwatch is not responsible for the content of any external internet sites and has not taken any steps to confirm the accuracy or re...

10/10/2019

WY Community Alert is a messaging system brought to you by West Yorkshire Police and our Partners for our communities. By registering with WY Community Alert, you can choose to receive news and appeals, local crime information and/or prevention advice direct to you by email, text or voice message. Registering for alerts is completely free and once you have signed-up, you can choose how you want to receive the messages and what you want to receive messages about. For further information ab...

08/10/2019

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. Report on Local Authority Food Law Enforcement Published by FSA Airport Clampdown on Drunken Passengers leads to fall in arrest figures “Your starter for ten…” - register your interest for PubAID “World’s Biggest Pub Quiz” Food Standards Agency (FSA) announces new plans to enhance protection for people with food allergies and intolerances ...

13/09/2019

The link to the survey is here; click on – https://surveys.leeds.gov.uk/s/PTS3P/

03/09/2019

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. Brent Statement of Licensing Policy - 24-Hour City Offensive Weapons Consultation Greater Manchester Night Time Economy Blueprint issued Gambling - Consultation on gambling with credit cards The above news items, and more, can be viewed by clicking here. Disclaimer: Leeds Pubwatch is not responsible for the content of any external internet sites and has ...

07/08/2019

Some of the topics featured in this month's licensing newsletter. The Purple Guide and Website Updated Greater Manchester Night Time Economy Blueprint issued Southwark - Unanimously approve introduction of Late Night Levy Government Publishes Response to Independent Review of Modern Slavery Act 2015 Taxis - Milton Keynes - Taxi Enforcement Operations The above news items, and more, can be viewed by clicking here...