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Jun
10
Police and doorstaff are on the cards
Posted by Tomasz Wiszniewski on 10 June 2014 03:02 PM
Home Office Minister Norman Baker today ( Tuesday 10 June 2014 ) launched the new 18+ PASS card design that features on 18+ CitizenCards.  The new design displays the logos of the Association of Chief Police Officers, the Trading Standards Institute and the Security Industry Authority (SIA) that licenses bar and club doorstaff across the UK.   Chief Constable Adrian Lee, on behalf of ACPO, endorsed the new design and has written to fellow Chief Constables advising that if the card is refused in bars or clubs the police must investigate.  The police advise that passports should not be used as proof of age and the DVLA oppose driving licences being used for this purpose either. Andrew Chevis, CitizenCard’s Chief Executive, welcomed the new design...
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Jun
10
NINS Pack promotes new CitizenCard
Posted by Tomasz Wiszniewski on 10 June 2014 10:33 AM
The  No ID, No Sale!   Campaign, run by  CitizenCard , celebrates CitizenCard’s 15th anniversary by launching today ( 10 June 2014 ) a new pack featuring the new 18+ CitizenCard .  The pack contains a Statutory Tobacco Notice, window vinyl, poster, Manager’s Guide, refusals register, CitizenCard application forms and dispenser, and a new message aimed at young adults likely to be asked for ID – ‘it’s not personal, it’s the law’. No ID, No Sale!  campaign co-ordinator  Andrew Chevis  explains: “Shop staff have an essential job preventing attempts by under-18s to...
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Jan
8
Paul Goggins MP
Posted by Tomasz Wiszniewski on 08 January 2014 01:22 PM
We are very sad to learn today (Wednesday 8 January 2014) of the death of former Northern Ireland and Home Office Minister Paul Goggins, MP for Manchester Wythenshawe & Sale East. A good ally both of CitizenCard and the 'No ID, No Sale!' campaign.  The Prime Minister this morning said Paul was 'kind and brilliant'. The Leader of the Opposition replied that the Labour Party had lost 'one of its best'. We offer Paul's wife, his three children and his friends and constituents our sincere condolences. ...
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Nov
19
It's not personal, it's the law!
Posted by Tomasz Wiszniewski on 19 November 2013 11:04 AM
The No ID, No Sale! Campaign, run by CitizenCard, celebrates its 10 th anniversary by launching today (Tuesday 19 November)  a new pack and a new website www.noidnosale.com . The pack contains a Statutory Tobacco Notice, window vinyl, poster, a Manager’s Guide, refusals register, CitizenCard application forms and dispenser, and a new message aimed at young adults likely to be asked for ID – ‘it’s not personal, it’s the law’. No ID, No Sale! campaign co-ordinator Andrew Chevis explains: “Shop staff have an essential job preventing attempts by under-18s to buy alcohol, tobacco and other age-restricted goods.  The new message is displayed on the materials so that the customer understands that ...
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Sep
9
CitizenCard Meetings to discuss 'Preventing Underage Sales' with MPs
Posted by Laura McClelland on 09 September 2013 01:39 PM
CitizenCard is hosting a series of ‘No ID, No Sale!’ meetings at this year’s party conferences on the theme of preventing underage sales. MP Tom Brake will chair the Liberal Democrat CitizenCard fringe meeting on Monday 16th September, 13.00-14.00, La Rotunda, 28 Tunnel Street, Glasgow, G3 8HL. Speakers will include David McNeill from Young Scot, Janet Hood a Licensing Solicitor, Adrian Roper from NFRN and Jaine Chisholm Caunt: Director of the TMA. MP David Hanson will chair the Labour CitizenCard fringe meeting on Monday 23 rd September, 12.45-14.00, Regency Restaurant, 131 Kings Road, Brighton, BN1 2HH. Speakers will include Jo Player from Brighton & Hove Trading Standards, Paul Baxter from NFRN and Jaine Chisholm Caunt: Director of the TMA. MP Stuart Andrew will chair the Conservative CitizenCard Fringe Meeting on Monday 30 th September, 12.45-14.00, Gio’s Restaurant, 3-7 Lower Mosely Street, Manchester, M2...
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Sep
2
Shop caught in cigarette Sting
Posted by Laura McClelland on 02 September 2013 04:10 PM
Trading Standards officers have called against a shop after a 15-year-old girl bought cigarettes at the store. The volunteer was sent into Barnett news, in Waterloo Road, Burslem.  The worker failed to ask for any ID and she successfully bought a packet of 10 cigarettes. Trading Standards officer Charlotte Coleman, who helped carry out the sting said: "The male who served the volunteer was on his mobile all the time". "At no time did he look at the volunteer or ask her for identification." Conditions could now be attached to shops licence, including better training and a refusals book. Sharon Taafe, of health improvement at Stoke-on-Trent City Council, said: "It os vitally important we concentrate efforts on reducing the availability of tobacco to young people." The licensing sub-committe will consider the breach on Monday September, 2. The Sentinel 23.08.13 ...
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