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Here at the British Ironwork Centre we were delighted to have ITV News filming the Knife Angel here on Thursday 9th February 2017.
We received a huge collection of knives and weapons from Staffordshire Police recently as their knife amnesty draw to a close. They had nearly 20 knife amnesty bins stationed across the region and police headquarters in the counties biggest knife amnesty to date. The force worked tirelessly throughout the month long amnesty to encourage members […]
Yvonne Upton and Terri Timms thoroughly support the National Monument against Violence and Aggression and the drive to reduce knife crime. Yvonne and Terri sadly lost Connor, Yvonne’s Son and Father to Terri’s two children in a horrific knife attack in derbyshire. It was an emotional day when the two came to visit […]
As our campaign continues, we are reaching ever closer to completion. Today we have had confirmation that Norfolk constabulary are wanting to support our campaign. This means that we are even closer to becoming completely National and will help us reach our target of 100,000 knives of the streets. Alfie has been working incredibly hard on […]
Find out more on the BBC website here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-35209207.
This week The British ironwork Centre successfully supplied Greater Manchester Police with 11 high-security knife banks. The Centre’s campaign “Save a Life, Surrender Your Knife” has worked alongside Manchester police forces to install the banks in Longsight, Oldham, Ashton under Lyne, Rochdale, Swinton, Bury, Stockport, Stretford, Bolton, Wigan & Manchester Central HQ. […]
Visited Birmingham City Council yesterday, excellent meeting with Councillor Khan discussing Knife Banks and supplying the City. All knife Banks supplied carry no cost for the City Council or the West Midlands Police. It’s the intention to hopefully partner Birmingham in all anti aggression and anti-Violence projects. We were very impressed with the Councils enthusiasm […]
West Yorkshire Police join the drive to remove knives and guns from the streets of the UK. Following a successful Amnesty, the knifes were given to the British Ironworks in order to create a unique national monument. The knife angel sculpture will be the only national monument created from all 43 police forces around the […]
Just today our resident sculptor Alfie Bradley has travelled across the UK to make collections from our knife banks in the Lancashire and Yorkshire area. This was Alfies second trip to the Lancashire Amnesty bin, and therefore was not at all surprised by the massive collection we have come to expect from the area. After […]
This week we were lucky enough to have BBC Midland News come in and film with us, and help spread the word about our up and coming monument.