Tag Archives: knives
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 […]
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 […]
South Wales Police yesterday became the latest police force to join our National campaign, to remove a quarter of a million knives and weapons off the streets of the UK in the creation of The National Monument against Violence and Aggression -…. We travelled to the forces Bridgend property stores to collect a number of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
November 27th – Amy Hughes Marathon Runner Remember Amy Hughes? You know the one? Yeah that girl who ran 53 marathons one after the other?? Of Course you do! She’s a self-made legend and we are insanely proud to have her support. Cheers Amy! We can’t wait for our Angel to be completed.
So grateful when we receive the support of fellow anti-knife campaigners. Today we have been fortunate enough to gain the support of “Only Cowards Carry” who have been running since 2012, and are a registered charity. You can find out more about them here: http://www.onlycowardscarry.org Video to follow…
October 15th – Ron Dowling – helping with knife angel. The centre welcomes Ron Dowling, local metalworker. He has offered his services voluntarily to assist Alfie Bradley in the initial construction of our knife angel – after all, a 20 ft statue is definitely NOT a one-man job. Alfie will have help throughout various stages […]