Bouncers who do not protect Bolton’s pub and club goers could lose their licences in a new police crackdown. Police have already requested the licences be taken from two male bouncers who work in the town centre after incidents caught on CCTV in which they were seen not doing their job. Another bouncer has been warned and police concerns have been referred to the Security Industry Authority (SIA), which regulates bouncers. Police say only a minority of bouncers in Bolton fall below the required standard. Read More »
Investigators from the Security Industry Authority joined enforcement partners across two counties to conduct simultaneous security checks on the 13th December.
Checks on door supervisors were carried out across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire to ensure they were properly SIA licensed. In Nottingham city centre, SIA investigators were joined by officers from Nottingham Police Licensing team to conduct checks on eight security operatives across four venues including bars and clubs.
No licensing offences were found. In Ilkeston and Long Eaton, officers from Derbyshire Constabulary and SIA investigators conducted checks on 24 door supervisors across 12 venues including pubs and clubs. All those inspected were working legally.
Read more on the SIA website
Pop-campaign is a petition to get glass banned from late night city centre bars and clubs.
In 2004 on Christmas Eve, Blake Golding was working at in Bar Me, Central Milton Keynes. After helping a female colleague in an incident he was attacked with a glass bottle which left him fighting for his life. He lost over 4 pints of blood and had his face and throat slashed. Whilst Blake survived this horrific ordeal, he has been left permanently scarred both physically and mentally. Please visit Pop-Campaign sign the petition and pass on to work colleagues and friends.