Read this just now. Isn’t the angel amazing, particularly when we think of the many knives, some if not all, have a sad/bad history?
26 foot Knife angel made of surrendered knives
We hear awful things about gun crime in the USA, which is really worrying. In the UK we don’t have gun crime on the same scale because we do not have the right to own or carry guns thankfully.
However, knife crime is a serious problem here with even quite young teenagers taking knives out with them for ‘protection’. The consequences for many young people and their families are tragic.
The government, police forces and traders have been working together to tackle the issue in many ways. One of the ideas was an amnesty on knives that were handed in or placed in ‘surrender boxes’. These are secure boxes that are placed in police stations and YMCAs amongst other places.
Recently I went to see what has happened to all the knives that have been handed in so far, and I was…
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