DredEye is based on ethics and expressing our unique “new way of thinking” through music and video. We want to educate and reduce knife crime throughout the UK and scope further afield. The UK alone is bombarded with such negativity through gang, knife crime, gun crime and we want to try and change that.
A man who was beaten unconscious in St Ann's with baseball bats and glass bottles when he was a teenager has returned to the spot where the brutal incident occurred. Kieren Thompson, now 30, will never forget that night in April 2006 where he was left fighting for his life on the pavement in Blundell Close, part of Brewsters Estate.
If you carry a knife you're involved in the street game. So you better know the rules. The term 'offensive weapon' is defined as: '...any article made or adapted for use to cause injury to a person, or intended by the person having it with him for such use' .
We believe that every young person should have the chance for a positive future. Together we can encourage them to make wise life choices: to stay in school, stay out of gangs and knife crime, and work hard to realise their incredible potential. Please watch, share and give. #wedontgiveup
Find information and practical advice about how you can help prevent knife crime including where you can find knife bins to get weapons off the street.
It's never too late to make a positive change in your life. Carrying a knife has a way of getting you into more dangerous situations than it will ever protect you from. There is always a way out. We can help you find yours.
A group of organisations working with young people in Derby have joined forces to reduce knife crime in the city. A campaign entitled Project Zao has been launched by Derbyshire police, Derby City Council, Youth Offending Service, Derbyshire Probation, Derby Schools, Derby County and the youth group Enthusiasm.
Anti Knife UK is a nationwide project aimed at reducing violent crime and raising awareness to encourage young people to reject a life of violent crime. Amid startling knife crime statistics, the group has launched a poster campaign in a bid to stimulate football clubs across the UK to help confront the issue.
In England, it is illegal to: Sell a knife to anyone under 18, unless it is a knife with a folding blade that is three inches long or less Carry a knife in public without good reason, unless it is a knife with a folding blade that is three inches long or less Carry, buy or sell any banned knife Use any knife in a threatening way, even it is a legal one
Here's a round up of our recent arrests and operations to tackle knife crime: Twenty one arrested as County Lines gang crime targeted in Stevenage - July 23 Last week (15-19 July) Hertfordshire Constabulary carried out a series of operations as part of a week of action against County Lines gang activity in Stevenage.
London Needs You Alive is an anti-knife crime campaign run by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.Part of the 'Protecting and Educating Young People' strand of the London Knife Crime Strategy, it aims to reduce the number of young people using and carrying knives in London by reinforcing their sense of worth.
On Thursday 14 March, NewVIc hosted their annual anti-knife crime event - 'Life not Knife'. Students were invited to take part in activities and workshops with special guests including Local MPs, The British Red Cross, Trident Central Gangs Unit, a lead Trauma Nurse from The Royal London Hospital and a Self Defence Expert.
Guns and knives can cause serious injury or even death. People who carry guns or knives may not ever plan to use them or hurt anyone. But they may find themselves in a situation that gets out of control.