Tag Archives: sculpture
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
Our friend and supporter Michelle McHale visited The British Ironwork Centre with her family this week to catch up with Alfie and to see how the sculpture is coming along. Michelle is the founder of the charity Raising Aspirations and is working closely with us to gain the support from police forces across the nation. […]
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 […]