About

Introducing Best Bar None to none-town centre venues has significantly increased compliance with Health and Safety Legislation across 9 venues. Developing standardised folders, policies and work products enabled all venues to actively participate with the scheme and achieve consistency throughout the Dearne.

We’ve seen a welcoming response from venue Managers and Committees, which has led to increased due diligence and impressive information governance. The pilot has seen a growth in qualified first aiders and first aid provision in
the Dearne Area, registrations and compliance with the information commissioner’s office and improved staff training and care; using a newly developed training manual, for the purpose of the pilot.

Venues have welcomed additional signage, that encourages responsible retailing and a more positive customer experience. The scheme has allowed venues to reflect on their current working practices and recommend improvements for the
future.

Overall, the pilot has been very successful and greatly received within the Dearne. Our ambition is to roll out borough wide, in other villages across Barnsley.

 

Barnsley Council is proud to re-launch the Best Bar None scheme in the town centre after its last launch by South Yorkshire Police in 2014. The councils Public Health team will be leading delivering the scheme with assessors recruited from across public services with a multi-agency judging panel.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Barnsley Awards Night 2018

Local businesses joined the Mayor of Barnsley, Chief Executive Diana Terris and members of the council’s Public Health team to celebrate the Best Bar None Awards on Wednesday 19th September, with over 120 people in attendance.

Mick McDonnell, National Coordinator of Best Bar None, joined Chief Superintendent Scott Green in presenting accreditation certificates to 00 BAR, Annie Murray’s, Arcade Alehouse, Che Bar, Digital, Parkers Café Brasserie, The Corner Pin, The Joseph Bramah, The Open Kitchen ,The Shakespeare, The Silkstone Inn, Wildcats and Zinc.

The winners of the Best Bar None Awards were as follows:

The Best Pub Award went to The Joseph Bramah – a venue which judges said places the welfare of its visitors at the heart of everything it does to ensure people feel safe whilst having a good time.

Best Late Night Venue Award was won by Zinc, which was judged to have gone above and beyond the standard criteria for the Best Bar None accreditation.  Being a busy and popular late night venue, the management of Zinc have remained proactive within the night time economy and bridged relations with partner organisations including the council.

The People’s Choice Award gave those who go out in Barnsley the chance to vote for their favourite accredited venue in the town centre.  Votes were gathered through an online survey that was circulated widely.  The award was scooped up by Annie Murray’s – a clear winner with over 30 per cent of all responses, and a venue which clearly puts the customer at the heart of everything it does.

The 2019 Best Bar None National Awards were also launched at the event, with application packs now available.

Overall Winner – Joseph Bramah

© Scott Bairstow Photography – Healthy Workplace Awards 2018 & Best Bar None Awards 2018 at Barnsley Civic.

Best Bar – Joseph Bramah

© Scott Bairstow Photography – Healthy Workplace Awards 2018 & Best Bar None Awards 2018 at Barnsley Civic.

People’s Choice Awards – Annie Murray’s

© Scott Bairstow Photography – Healthy Workplace Awards 2018 & Best Bar None Awards 2018 at Barnsley Civic.

Best Late Night Venue – Zinc

© Scott Bairstow Photography – Healthy Workplace Awards 2018 & Best Bar None Awards 2018 at Barnsley Civic.

 

Accredited venues

DEARNE TAP

BOLTON ON DEARNE EX-SERVICEMENS & SOCIAL CLUB

HIGHGATE SPORTS & SOCIAL

UNION JACK MEMORIAL CLUB & INSTITUTE (COMRADES)

CORNER TAP

UNITY (DEARNE) CLUB LTD

BUTCHERS ARMS

THURNSCOE SOCIAL AND EX SERVICEMANS CLUB (CLOG)

THURNSCOE WMC (SHIP)

Contact

  • Garreth Robinson

    • Email: garrethrobinson@barnsley.gcsx.gov.uk