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Staffordshire Police collect hundreds of knives in amnesty

Staffordshire Knife Amnesty

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 […]

Norfolk Constabulary join campaign

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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 […]

Staffordshire Police visit campaign headquarters

Back in April, Staffordshire Police visited the British Ironwork centre to learn more about our campaign. The force have today implemented a month long amnesty in a bid to make Staffordshire a safer place. We have supplied bins to the force which will be placed across Staffordshire to encourage Knife surrenders by members of the […]

Rest Easy Depz

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One of our great supporters, Alison Cope has sent us this image, the beautiful grave of her son, Joshua Ribera. Alison lost her son to a fatal knife attack and has been a fierce campaigner against knife crime ever since and a huge supporter of our campaign. The headstone in the photo was created at […]

Merry Christmas

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We’re hanging up our tools for the week and we will be back on the 2nd January. Many thanks to all of our loyal fans who have been amazing this year! We look forward to 2015, and welcome it with open arms. January will see the beginning of our Knife angel construction, and further campaigning to get […]

We may have missed….

Amongst our many updates we may have let some of our fantastic supporters slip through the cracks, so we’ve decided to compile a post dedicated to images of our campaign to date – sorry if we missed you – your support is very much appreciated.

West Mercia Police Deliver 5k Knives

Today West Mercia Police in conjunction with Biffa Skips and environmental waste management, have delivered a large shipment of knives that have been relinquished for our cause.   The delivery took place today in our centre in Oswestry Shropshire, the knives where placed into a controlled environment where our specially trained workers will de-contaminate and […]