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    National Award Winners

    Eleven winners and our finalist venues gain national recognition

    Campus won the national award for best Night Club and also scooped the National Champion Award at the Best Bar None Scotland 2016-17 National Awards on Thursday 30th March 2017.

    Forty seven finalists took part in the annual national awards across ten award categories with venues represented in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Inverness, West Lothian, East Renfrewshire, Falkirk, Airdrie and Coatbridge, Fife, Renfrewshire and the Scottish Borders.

    As the Best Bar None scheme continues to roll out across Scotland, this year’s awards also saw finalists for the first time from schemes in East Lothian, Elgin and East Renfrewshire.

    This year a special new Platinum status award was introduced with nominations from Best Bar None Scotland local coordinators resulting in five venues receiving the Platinum status to reward continuous excellence.

    Our awards were hosted this year by Jennifer Reoch from STV Glasgow and award categories supported by Drinkaware, BEN, SGL and William Grant and Sons.

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    Our Partners

    Best Bar None is a supported by leading members of the alcohol industry who factor Social Responsibility as a key priority.

    Best Bar None also has support from key National stakeholders, Scottish Government, Police Scotland, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service. Local Authorities across Scotland supported through Community Safety and Trading Standards support the scheme and BID - Business Improvement Districts. The Best Bar None Scheme is administered by Scottish Business Resilience Centre.

    We understand the importance of having links with trade bodies who support venues interests including SLTA - Scottish Licensed Trade Association, BII and Trade Forums. 

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    Good Night Out?

    Best Bar None Scotland launches national campaign to highlight vulnerability

    A national campaign to raise awareness on the issues of vulnerability, social responsibility and education for individuals who have become vulnerable on a night out, has been launched.

    The campaign has been launched by Best Bar None Scotland and since it's Launch on 8th August 2016, supported by a successful media campaign the film is reaching audiences across the UK, with interest from Police Forces to use the Film as a means of delivering key messages to Licensed Trade but also to Students and wider audiences who could become vulnerable on a night out. 

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