Best Bar None

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Best Bar None
We are pleased to launch Best Bar None (BBN) in Leighton-Linslade in 2016.

Best Bar None is a national scheme aimed at reducing alcohol related crime and disorder, working towards creating a safe, vibrant town centre where people can enjoy a night out in a well-managed venue. For more information on the scheme, see below and visit the Central Bedfordshire Council Best Bar None webpage.


Best Bar None 2016 National Awards Nominations

The Central Bedfordshire Best Bar None scheme has been shortlisted for all three Best Bar None national awards. It is up for the Best Overall Scheme, Best New Scheme and Best in Innovation. The overall award comes with a £3,000 prize, with each of the others winning £1,000. The winners will be announced at a parliamentary reception on Tuesday, 31 January 2017.

36 schemes were eligible for this year’s awards, with Central Beds being the only scheme up for an award in more than one category.

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Leighton-Linslade Best Bar None Award Winners

The winners of the BBN Overall and the People’s Vote award for Leighton-Linslade were announced at an awards event at Grove Theatre on 29th November.

Our hearty congratulations go to BBN 2016 Overall Winner, The Lancer, and to the winners of the People’s Vote award, The Black Lion.

Runners-up in the BBN category are The Swan and The Dukes. For People’s Vote category, runners-up are The Dukes and The Golden Bell.

Web Lancer - BBN Overall Winner LLAdriano Iori accepts the award from Best Bar None National Chairman Robert Humphreys for Best Bar None Overall in Leighton-Linslade.

Leighton-Linslade Accredited Venues

Leighton-Linslade Town Council congratulates the eight successful Best Bar None 2016 finalists from Leighton-Linslade. The venues receiving accreditation under the scheme are:

The Black Lion
The Leighton Buzzard Conservative Club
The Dukes
The Golden Bell
The Hare Inn
The Lancer
The Stag
The Swan Inn

What are the benefits of joining BBN?

  • The scheme promotes and builds good relationships between premises, local police and local authorities
  •  Receiving accreditation shows that your premises has a commitment to operate to a high standard
  • National evidence indicates that BBN can increase footfall to business by creating a safer night-time economy
  • By receiving BBN accreditation your venue will be part of a marketing campaign promoting the scheme

For more information: 
Central Bedfordshire Council Best Bar None webpage.

For local information or to join, please contact Terrie Moore at Leighton-Linslade Town Council –
T: 01525 631911