Tag Archives: UK
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! 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 […]
Our trip up North on Thursday saw us collect knives and weapons from North Yorkshire Police. The force had carried out an amnesty across the region and the collection of weapons filled our vehicle for the journey back to Shropshire. We want to thank North Yorkshire for their support during our campaign and this is […]
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/
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…