Tag Archives: awareness

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cleveland Police collection

Yesterday saw the collection of knives and weapons from Cleveland Police at their Middlesborough headquarters. The force have collected over 400 knives from amnesties and surrenders from across the county. We want to thank Cleveland Police for their dedication in tackling knife crime. Just like all of the other forces we have worked with, the […]

14th February 2017

In today’s issue of Shropshire Star there is an interesting article about the National Monument and it explains how one of our biggest supporters Alison Cope, a fierce anti knife campaigner, feels about the campaign and explains her involvement in the project. https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2017/02/14/shropshire-knife-angels-tragic-inspiration-is-revealed/

British Independent Retailers Association back new campaign

The British Independent retailers Association, is now in support of our efforts to highlight the need for greater efforts in preventing knives being used on the UK streets. Retailers are being informed of best practices and checklist info , for serving youths with knife sales. All facets of our society can play a more significant […]