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Feel unsafe in a pub? Ask bar staff for 'Angela' to get help

on Fri, 14/09/2018 - 8:19am

'Ask for Angela', the scheme designed to help those at risk of abuse in a pub or bar, is now available in Wantage.

If someone feels uncomfortable in a licensed venue they can go to the bar and ask; “Is Angela in?”. Staff will then offer discrete help.

The scheme is particularly aimed at those who are on a date with someone they have only just met online, or via a dating app, who then doesn’t turn out quite as they expected.

Participating venues can be recognised by a blue sticker in their window and posters displayed in bar and toilet areas. 

The ‘Ask Angela’ campaign is being rolled out across towns in the Vale of White Horse and South Oxfordshire summer 2018.  The scheme is supported by local Pubwatch members and the South and Vale Community Safety Partnership.

If you manage or own a licensed venue and would like to join the ‘Ask for Angela’ scheme please email: [email protected]