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News in knife crime

Education programme to prevent exploitation and violence

Police and Crime Commissioner, Donna Jones has awarded St Giles Trust £47,000 to deliver County Lines, Child Criminal Exploitation, Knife Crime, Organised Crime and Gang Culture awareness raising sessions in schools across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.

02 September 2021

Sculpture unveiled to promote peace and raise awareness of the consequences of violence

Reveal/Conceal, a sculpture created by young people at Ashwood Academy, Hampshire Youth Offending and YMCA Basingstoke, has been unveiled and is now on public display in the Atrium at The Orchard, Basingstoke.

06 August 2021

‘Words against weapons’: sculpture showcases Basingstoke young people’s stand against knife crime

A new sculpture depicting some of the thoughts and feelings of Basingstoke’s young people about knife crime has been unveiled as part of a project by the Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission and Hampshire Cultural Trust (HCT) to tackle youth knife crime through artwork.

18 November 2020

Young people take a stand against knife crime in Basingstoke

The Police and Crime Commissioner’s Youth Commission and Hampshire Cultural Trust (HCT) have come together to tackle youth knife crime through artwork promoting peace and hope. 

03 August 2020