Reading Time: < 1 minute Not new news, but something you may not be aware of. I live nearby and was aware of it, but still think it deserves a higher profile in celebration of Police Dogs My friends at British Ironworks in Oswestry, who gave us Knife Angel, have done it again. One of their highly skilled sculptors has […]
Reading Time: 3 minutes Who Gives A Toss About #KnifeCrime? Well, I do, but I’m not sure that our politicians really do care. It will come as no surprise to most of you that I care about it, and my chosen vehicle for heightening awareness is the Knife Angel. I ‘dug’ into it, found out what it was all
Reading Time: < 1 minute Happy New Year. There’s a rather chilling post title for you. Not my figures, for once I am relying on our infallible news media. Apparently, in London, in 2017, there were 80 fatalities due to stabbings etc. Again, according to our news friends, this is an increase from 50 in 2016. Unlike the BBC news
Reading Time: 3 minutes As promised (threatened) here is the almost final update on the scale of Knife Crime in England and Wales last year. I am still arguing with the City of London Police and Avon & Somerset Constabulary over their Refusal Notices, if I ever get final figures from them I’ll update this post. The figure for
Reading Time: 2 minutes Is it just me, or has there been an absolute explosion of knife crime, particularly in London, over the past 18 months? Our best response to the problem? Cut back on Stop and Search. Theresa May started it, Amber Rudd has dutifully continued it. Apparently we should not be doing so much Stop and Search.