Tag Archives: Youth
Knife crime is on the rise across the UK, particularly in London, and police say most of those caught carrying blades have no links to gangs. So why are more young people carrying knives? These statistics for our campaign are very worrying. We need to raise awareness that reaches all sections of society, in particular […]
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 […]
October 13th –Oswestry knife bank revealed After our recent visit from Oswestry Police station we are now finally able to full reveal our Oswestry knife bin to the general public safely and confidently and continue to raise awareness and collect knives for our all-important Knife Angel statue – a 20 foot Icon in memory of […]
October 3rd – Oswestry Police – knife bin support The Oswestry Police Force have been fantastic through recent weeks and today’s visit from Sergeant Scott Barnes and Inspector Rick Klair was been a very rewarding experience, as we now have their full support to open our amnesty bins in Oswestry and to continue ridding the […]
October 1st – Paul Daniels World-renowned British Magician and wholesome family entertainer Paul Daniels is now an official backer of Surrender your knife. We have been honoured with the support of a national treasure today as Mr Daniels has stepped forward and put his face to the campaign. We are immensely privileged to have gained […]