Knife Crime

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Name: Knife Crime
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Action group calls for clarity on knife crime as new campaign launches

Police, schools and local authorities must become more transparent about knife crime in order to target the rising number of people carrying weapons, according to a non-for profit group tackling the issue.Almost every week young men from Waltham Forest ... [Published East London & West Essex Guardian Series - 21 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Rednal man receives volunteering award from Prime Minister

A REDNAL marketing consultant who uses performance to raise social awareness is the latest winner of a new volunteering award.Daniel Bridgewater founded the social enterprise Fourth Wall - named after the imaginary barrier between theatre performers and ... [Published Tewkesbury Admag - 23 hours ago]
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Croydon anti-knife campaigner makes list of 100 most inspirational women

KNIFE crime campaigner Eliza Rebeiro has been included on a new list celebrating inspirational women.The Lives Not Knives founder features on the BBC's 100 women for 2014 list, which includes everything from human rights campaigners and politicians to ... [Published Croydon Advertiser - Oct 30 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Mother of Rosie Ross honoured in police awards

Latest news Friday 26 September 2014Rosie Ross was 16-years-old when she was fatally stabbed in a random attack in Centenary Square, Birmingham in 2001.Since then, her family have been determined to turn their grief into something positive by keeping ... [Published West Midlands Police - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

​Gloucestershire joins forces to tackle domestic violence and...

A new five year strategy to tackle domestic abuse and sexual violence in the county has been agreed by the Gloucestershire Health and Well Being Board.It has been put together by Gloucestershire County Council, the Police and Crime Commissioner, Gloucestershire ... [Published The Citizen Online - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 28 2014 - Updated Oct 28 2014 - 1 reports

Another force joins the fight against knife crime

28/10/14Lancashire Constabulary has joined forces with the ground-breaking national anti-knife crime campaign ‘Save a Life, Surrender Your Knife’, as the force conducts its own knife amnesty.Since their amnesty began at the end of August, more than 500 ... [Published PIR Construction Magazine - Oct 28 2014]
First reported Oct 26 2014 - Updated Oct 26 2014 - 2 reports

Knife amnesty campaign is saving lives

The knife amnesty run by Lancashire Police has been a great success and I am pleased to see that they have now joined forces with a national anti-knife crime campaign "Save a life, surrender your knife".The amnesty in the county has led to 800 knives ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 26 2014]
First reported Oct 25 2014 - Updated Oct 25 2014 - 1 reports

COMMENT: Importance of knife crime education - Gemma Rodway

EARLIER this year a 61 year old female teacher was stabbed to death by one of her students.The death of Ann Maguire, who was due to retire in September 2014 after a 40-year career at Corpus Christi Catholic College, left fellow teachers, parents who she ... [Published Western Gazette - Oct 25 2014]
First reported Oct 23 2014 - Updated Oct 24 2014 - 2 reports

Birmingham mums of gun and knife victims to hold city service

THE mother of a man shot dead outside a Handsworth community centre is staging a service tomorrow for families who have lost their lives to gun and knife crime in Birmingham.Anti-gun campaigner Gleen Reid will hold the annual memorial service at the Church ... [Published Birmingham Mail - Oct 24 2014]
First reported Oct 21 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 2 reports

Stab victim's family can't find words to tell children their dad has gone - 3 months after street attack

"We just can't bear to tell them," say devastated relatives of Ikram Ullah Khan, who was fatally knifed in the neck in JulyThe grief-stricken relatives of a man stabbed to death in the street three months ago say they cannot bear to tell his children ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 09 2014 - Updated Oct 10 2014 - 3 reports

Angel's Share star Paul Brannigan tells young Scots to steer clear of knife crime by getting creative

BAFTA-WINNING actor Paul Brannigan yesterday urged young Scots to get creative to steer clear of knife crime.The Angels’ Share star taught himself how to read after he was jailed as a teen.And he reckons youngsters can stay out of trouble by learning ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 10 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

Theresa May backs mum in knives battle ahead of by-election

Theresa May backs mum in knives battleFirst published in Clacton NewsTHERESA May said hearing about the murder of Jay Whiston from his mumbrought home the horrors of knife crime.The Home Secretary spoke about tackling the problem on a visit to the Only ... [Published Harwich and Manningtree Standard - Oct 08 2014]

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"Over 1,000 young people across the West Midlands have been involved in productions tackling issues from knife crime to their hopes and dreams for the future."
"Such campaigns show a desire to address local concerns and Lancashire Police is keen to throw our weight behind them in support."
"This strategy demonstrates how seriously all partners take this issue, and how we will work more closely together to make things better for victims and their families.”"
Joint enterprise law: "My brother was wrong to throw punches but he didn't murder anybody"

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Action group calls for clarity on knife crime a... [Published East London & West Essex Guardian Series - 21 hours ago]
Rednal man receives volunteering award from Pri... [Published Tewkesbury Admag - 23 hours ago]
Police investigated woman after she questioned ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 30 2014]
Croydon anti-knife campaigner makes list of 100... [Published Croydon Advertiser - Oct 30 2014]
Let’s all celebrate, not knock, this great city [Published Yorkshire Evening Post - Oct 29 2014]
Liaison and Diversion Bulletin: October 2014 [Published NHS England - Oct 29 2014]
Mother of Rosie Ross honoured in police awards [Published West Midlands Police - Oct 29 2014]
Another force joins the fight against knife crime [Published PIR Construction Magazine - Oct 28 2014]
​Gloucestershire joins forces to tackle domesti... [Published The Citizen Online - Oct 28 2014]
Joint enterprise law: 'My brother was wrong to ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 27 2014]
Knife amnesty campaign is saving lives [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 26 2014]
Knife amnesty campaign is saving lives [Published Burnley Express - Oct 26 2014]
COMMENT: Importance of knife crime education - ... [Published Western Gazette - Oct 25 2014]
British Citizen Awards: Spotlight on ordinary p... [Published The Independent - Oct 24 2014]
Birmingham mums of gun and knife victims to hol... [Published Birmingham Mail - Oct 24 2014]
Anti-Knife UK group starts new Leyton Orient FC... [Published Ilford Recorder - Oct 23 2014]
Families remember young lives lost to violent c... [Published Voice Online - Oct 23 2014]
‘Graffiti’ worth £20,000 stolen from Islington ... [Published Islington Gazette - Oct 23 2014]
'He wanted blood': Robert Hodgkinson jailed for... [Published Hull Daily Mail - Oct 23 2014]
What it's like being a scarily talented, eerily... [Published Spectator - Oct 23 2014]
Interactive Lewisham series encourages youth ex... [Published This is Local London - Oct 22 2014]
Stab victim's family can't find words to tell c... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 22 2014]
Children of stabbed Birmingham dad still unawar... [Published Birmingham Mail - Oct 21 2014]
Lib Dem peer tries to water down tough knife cr... [Published Telegraph - Oct 21 2014]
Robbers armed with guns or knives to receive lo... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Oct 21 2014]
Parents want "life to mean life" - in honour of... [Published Daily Record - Oct 20 2014]
The Hollie Gazzard Trust praised in parliament ... [Published The Citizen Online - Oct 20 2014]
Owen Jones: Scottish Labour face existential cr... [Published Daily Record - Oct 19 2014]
Healthy living is on the menu at YMCA [Published Motherwell Times - Oct 18 2014]
Let cops fight for the true victims and not tho... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
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Calgary man who stabbed friend to death will be... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Aug 05 2014]
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