Stealth and Rescue Rooms named best club and live music venue for a safe night out in Notts

Both venues have signed up to the Safe Space Pledge

Stealth has been named the Best Club in Nottingham in the Best Bar awards in recognition of going above and beyond in providing a safe night out for all its customers.

Sister venue Rescue Rooms won the Best Live Music Venue in the awards organised by Nottingham’s city centre business improvement district, It’s in Nottingham.

The awards, which are held every year, recognise the responsible management and operation of alcohol-licensed premises – working together in order to reduce the likelihood of crime and anti-social behaviour in the city.

DHP Family’s Venues Commercial Manager James Boulton said: “As a team, we are immensely proud of the achievement. We strive to create a safe, fun and exciting environment for our customers to enjoy and this highlights the work we have done as a team to make Stealth the best club in Nottingham and Rescue Rooms the best venue.”

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Each year a team from It’s in Nottingham visits pubs, clubs, bars, hotels and restaurants in the city centre assessing them on how they make a night out in Nottingham as safe and enjoyable as possible.

The venues are assessed against a set of criteria including their mesures to prevent crime, disorder and public nuisance, how they improve public safety and how they protect children from harm,

Venues are also measured on their ability to protect women and girls from harm and reduce vulnerability as part of the Safe Space Pledge.

Both Stealth and Rescue Rooms have signed up to the Safe Space Pledge, meaning they have two women’s safety champions, staff trained to take reports of sexual harassment, violence or intimidation seriously and will offer support and a place of safety if needed. The Safe Space Pledge was developed in partnership with the Consent Coalition.

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A total of 103 venues across nine categories, have achieved accreditation in 2023, making Nottingham’s Best Bar None scheme the largest in the UK.

Alex Flint, CEO of It’s in Nottingham, said: “The Best Bar None awards event is the culmination of a year’s hard work by the team and especially by the venues we’ve worked with. Our congratulations go out to all the shortlisted venues, runners up and category winners – your hard work is valued and appreciated, well done.

“Having so many venues meet the accreditation standards this year is also a great achievement for Nottingham. Visitors to our thriving city centre can feel confident knowing that our licensed venues work exceptionally hard, above and beyond the required standards, to create a safe and welcoming environment for everyone to enjoy.”

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