June 5th, the first step

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Today is the day! We wanted to remind all of our visitors here today that there is a strict Embargo on today’s events. No photography or filming to take place during the Knife Angel’s move. The one show have already arrived to start filming. We are sorry for the inconvenience but this is a huge […]

Support from The Advertizer

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There was wonderful coverage in the Oswestry Advertizer today! Delighted to have so much coverage and support from our local newspaper. The Knife Angel or The National Monument against Violence and Aggression – Knife Angel will be lifted 60 ft in the air on Monday. This will hopefully mark its first steps towards Trafalgar square […]

BBC One Show Film the Knife Angel

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On the 5th June, we are having to request a total ban on anyone filming and even photography on site. We have formally committed to The One Show how filming the Knife angel and we are to implement a complete blanket ban on all pictures and movies on site. Security will be present all day, […]

Shropshire Star’s continued support

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The support for the Knife Angel continues to rise Our county newspaper has always been at the forefront of supporting the creation of the National Monument against Violence and Aggression – The Knife Angel, from it’s conception over 2 years ago, to the present day We are very grateful for the Shropshire Star‘s unflinching support […]

Crimewatch Support Campaign


BBC Crimewatch adds backing to tackle knife crime. Today, we’ve heard from the BBC Crime Watch team. We are thrilled to understand that they are throwing their weight behind the national effort to reduce the growing statistics in knife crime. It’s hoped, that Crime Watch will spearhead the installation of more knife banks in our […]

Dudley and Solihull Knife Banks

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Knife banks for Dudley and Solihull are finished and ready. West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, David Jamieson visited the Ironworks last week, to solidify ongoing support in tackling the rise in crime. With all violent and aggressive incidents continuing to increase, the British Ironworks has vowed to upgrade its support being placed behind West […]

Yorkshire and Manchester Collections

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Last week saw momentous collections from 3 Police forces including South Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Police and Greater Manchester Police. It’s fantastic to have these the forces proactively collecting knives and weapons off the streets of the UK and making their regions more aware on the affects of knife crime and violence. This now concludes […]

Have your say

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Have your Say! All visitors to the Centre, from today will have the ability to offer their support in writing. Directly outside the Knife Angel studio, we have now positioned a table specifically prepared with letterheads and pens. Your letters and comments will be collected in a mailbox and there after posted to the Mayor’s […]

National Knife Crime figures

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National Knife Crime Figures! There were over 16,000 Injuries and deaths caused by knives in 2016. This figure does not include persons stopped with a knife or persons caught having threatened someone with a blade. This figure is missing three forces, we are still trying to obtain their statistics. Everyone note London’s figures, yet the […]

Kent Police collection

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We have now collected all knives and weapons from Kent Police which are to contribute to the National Monument Against Violence and Aggression. The number of knives and weapons we collect from each force is always a surprise and we are glad that these weapons are now off the streets of the UK. We hope […]