Public Spaces Protection Orders

PSPO - Alcohol Control

A new PSPO for Alcohol Control came into force on 20 October 2020. It will be reviewed in 2023.

View the Public Spaces Protection Order for Alcohol Control and where it applies 

The Order applies to town centres and some parks in Barnoldswick, Barrowford, Colne, Earby and Nelson.

The Order gives the Police the power to stop the consumption of alcohol in the restricted areas, and to seize the alcohol if they think their instructions won't be followed.