Sportsters and City Nightclub win Gold at Best Bar None


Sportsters Falkirk and City Nightclub both had great success at the 2016 Best Bar None (BBN) Awards for Falkirk on Sunday 8th of January, receiving Gold Award Status.

The criteria for this award, as stated by BBN: ‘Venue has achieved, Essential, Desirable, and is working towards the “Bonus” criteria which demonstrates the venues innovation in their management practises.’

On top of this success, Sportsters was further rewarded for their hard work and dedication, receiving the Overall Winner Award for Falkirk as the top scoring venue. This means that Sportsters have now been nominated for the BBN Scotland National Awards being held in March 2017.

Daniel McCue, General Manager of Sportsters, said: “This is a huge honour for us. We work exceptionally hard at all times to make sure our customers have a fun and safe time while in our venue. Receiving recognition for this is a testament to the hard work we all, as a team, are putting in.

We’re now looking forward to the BBN Scotland National Awards and hope that we can do the whole of Falkirk proud on the night!”

“I’d also like to say thanks for the support that we receive from the various partner agencies of Best Bar None, such as Falkirk Delivers and Police Scotland. I’d also like to personally thank all the staff at Sportsters who are a huge part of the success we have achieved.”

Sarah McKenzie, BBN Co-ordinator for Falkirk said: “Best Bar None focuses on customer safety and care and each venue that gains an award has demonstrated that it meets the standards set by the Government and the alcohol industry at a national level.

“We work with our accredited venues and our partner agencies in Police Scotland, the Scottish Business Resilience Centre, Falkirk Delivers and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to deliver a safer and welcoming night time experience for customers.

“Anyone looking for a good, safe night out should look out for a Best Bar None venue knowing it has been through a rigorous accreditation process and demonstrated high standards across a range of important criteria.

“I would like to thank those involved for their continued support and to offer my congratulations to all the premises who have taken part this year.”