Best Bar None was piloted in Manchester in 2003. It proved to have such a positive effect on the evening and night time economy (ENTE) it is now active in over 75 towns and cities across the UK, Weston-Super-Mare being one.
The Best Bar None mission statement is:
To reduce alcohol related crime and antisocial behaviour. To increase business, through the delivery of training, education and promotion of best practice, and to create a partnership between the local authority, the police, the trade and the private sector to broaden the appeal of an area more especially it’s evening and night time economy.