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Landlords to launch Rayleigh Pubwatch to prevent violence
TROUBLEMAKERS in Rayleigh will soon find themselves barred from every pub, bar and club in town.
Landlords, from all 10 of the town centre’s licensed premises, are launching their own Pubwatch Scheme, which will allow them to share information and prevent disorder and violence.
Adam Crane, landlord of the Travellers Joy pub and member of the new committee, is keen.
He said: “There are more premises in Rayleigh than there were 12 months ago. The town is getting busier with people eating, drinking and socialising.
“We are putting this scheme in place to try to make Rayleigh a safer place for everybody.
“If there is trouble of any sort, those responsible will be dealt with and barred from not just those premises, but all premises in Rayleigh.”
Each venue will be given radios to warn each other of troublemakers as part of the scheme, based on the town link system already operating in Southend.
The move comes after nightclub Linx opened in High Street in May and Towie star Ricky Rayment opened Bar Blanco in Eastwood Road at the end of November.
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