Trio of police forces back Knife Crime Campaign

A national campaign created by an Oswestry company to reduce British Knife Crime has received the backing of three constabularies.

The British Ironwork Centre, Aston, developed its “Save a Life, Surrender Your Knife” campaign to encourage young people both locally and nationally to give up their knives and to raise awareness of the wide-reaching impact of knife crime upon the lives of all those affected.

Bosses at the Centre have been careful to seek the guidance of the nation’s Police to ensure that their campaign complements their efforts and have been delighted to receive positive support and encouragement from West Mercia, West Midlands and Greater Manchester Police Forces to date.

Clive Knowles – Chairman of the British Ironwork Centre & Paul Moxley of West Mercia Police.

Clive Knowles, Chairman, said “We have been hugely reassured to learn of the support for our project from Police Forces around the country.  We have been keen to consult them, to benefit from their specialist knowledge and to ensure the health and safety of all involved in our project.”

“We have had some interesting in-depth meetings and discussions from which we have learned a great deal, and would like to thank West Mercia, West Midlands and Greater Manchester Police Forces and their Police and Crime Commissioners for their invaluable input.”


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