knife crime

Week of knife surrender sees weapons sweep at Frenchwood Allotments

Numerous weapons have been collected on the first day of Operation Sceptre Pic: Preston Police Operation Sceptre, the national week of knife surrender, has begun. Preston Police are inviting people to surrender weapons to one of the knife bins located in Princess Street in Avenham, […]

1 month ago
The JJ Effect to hold anti knife crime workshop in Deepdale

Byron at the JJ Effect is set to present a presentation which will highlight the devastating effects of knife crime and gang violence. The event is called ‘Murder on the […]

4 months ago
Man charged after 13-year-old boy stabbed on Ribbleton Lane

Police have charged a Blackburn man on wounding with intent and public knife possession following the stabbing of a teenage boy last Saturday. Raymond Robinson, 44, of Crompton Place, Blackburn, […]

7 months ago
No More Knives tour visits Fulwood high school

As part of the No More Knives tour, The Message Trust and performers Solbox were welcomed to Archbishop Temple Church of England High School on Thursday, November 18. In partnership […]

7 months ago
Advertisement Advertisement Police seize knives from teenagers at Bamber Bridge Leisure Centre

Police last night seized three knives from a group of teenagers in Bamber Bridge. When out patrolling on Monday 25 October, neighbourhood officers from South Ribble Police were called to […]

8 months ago
Preston police welcome tougher laws on gun and knife ownership being brought in

Knives handed in during a knife amnesty in 2016 Changes to legislation, brought about by the Offensive Weapons Act 2019, mean that from Wednesday July 14, all weapons banned in public by the Criminal Justice Act 1988, including zombie […]

11 months ago
Tanterton and Ingol residents invited to hard-hitting anti-knife crime presentation

Children aged 10-16 in Tanterton and Ingol are being invited to watch an anti-knife crime presentation at the Tanterton Village Centre on Tuesday 20 July at 6pm. The event is […]

12 months ago
Police hold knife crime briefing at a Leyland primary school

PC Dave Gaskill and Pam Hodge from the Community Safety Team visited a Leyland Primary School on Wednesday, 17 June, to deliver a presentation about knife crime. There are knife […]

1 year ago
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