Save a Life, Surrender Your Knife campaign

Following the success of the Great British Spoon appeal, the British Ironwork Centre is at an advanced stage of planning the Save a Life, Surrender Your Knife campaign which will see the Centre’s team embark on an extensive tour of UK cities during the coming weeks.  They aim to encourage young people carrying knives to relinquish their weapons in return for a hoodie bearing the “Save a Life-Surrender Your Knife” slogan.  Surrendered knives will be used to create a spectacular 15-24 feet tall Angel statue in memory of those whose lives have been tragically lost.

The Centre has been overwhelmed by the number of knives which have already been handed in with a flick-knife and carving knife coming from Oswestry and the anonymous donation of a knife collection.

Clive Knowles, Chairman, said “We have been reassured by the positive response to our campaign which really seems to have resonated with the people of Shropshire and the general public at large.  Many people seem to be genuinely concerned about knife crime and making the streets a safer place for everyone in our communities.”

“We are appealing to everyone within our county and beyond to help us to rid our streets of these lethal weapons.”

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