More than one in two adults want improved safety measures in theatres following recent national publicity around the safety of women and girls, a YouGov survey has found.
One of Sheffield’s most popular social clubs – Crookes – which stages a wide variety of entertainment from live bands, boxing and bingo through to comedy, children’s parties and Christmas pantos, has become one of the first licensed premises in England and Wales to receive a National Policing Award for Safety.
One of Liverpool’s most recognised and popular venues – MODO – has become one of the first licensed premises in England and Wales to receive a National Policing Award for Safety.
Police advice to licensees about the recent spate of reports about drink spiking and injection incidents is contained in the Licensing Security & Vulnerability Initiative (Licensing SAVI), which venues are being encouraged to use to improve their safety and security for the benefit of staff and customers.
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