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News - 16 November 2012

Drink related crime in Swindon drops dramatically due to the new NightSafe programme

The number of alcohol-fuelled incidents in Swindon's town centre dropped sharply last month with October seeing a reduction of 58% in violent offences linked to the night time economy compared to the same month in 2011. Police are pointing to the new NightSafe Pubwatch scheme as the reason behind the improvement.

The good news follows the launch of the new Night Time Economy scheme and the partnership between police and inSwindon, the company dedicated to improving the town centre’s economic outlook.

The introduction of the Swindon NightSafe programme, jointly run with inswindon, has also helped Wiltshire Police to identify consistent trouble makers.

Fifty five people have received sanctions ranging from a warning letter to a two-year ban from all licensed venues within the Pubwatch group.

Pubwatch said in a statement: “We want to assure people who want to come out to enjoy themselves that they will not have their night ruined by a few.

Read more on this story from the Swindon Advertiser, here

 


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