Tag: knife crime

Holbeck youth club visits Knife Angel

On Saturday 24 February 2024, 17 young people who attend the Gambian Welfare Society Leeds Youth Club in Holbeck, visited Royal Armouries and the knife Angel Sculpture that was on display outside, under the supervision of Youth Development Worker Rohie N’Dow. The Knife Angel Sculpture which has been touring the

The Hunslet Club recognised for efforts in tackling knife crime

The Hunslet Club has received a National Youth Anti-Violence Educational Award in recognition of its positive impact upon Leeds, addressing a national blight and the support provided in assisting the UK tour of the National Monument Against Violence & Aggression, the ‘Knife Angel’. Project Shield is about enabling a more

Five due in court on knife marketing charges

The owner and four staff members, including two who live South Leeds, are due to appear in court charged with offences related to the marketing of knives from a Leeds shop. In December 2021, an operation, led by officers from Leeds North East Neighbourhood Policing Team, saw a search warrant

Knife Angel starts conversations about knife crime in Leeds

The touring Knife Angel sculpture is coming to Leeds in February, to send a powerful message and spark conversations about knife crime in the city. It will be placed outside the Royal Armouries Museum as part of an intensification month on knife crime which launches on Thursday (1 February 2024).

‘Trap Houses’ targeted in South Leeds crime crackdown

Drug dealing ‘trap houses’ that blight local communities were targeted this week when neighbourhood policing officers, backed by a range of specialist teams, mounted a major crackdown in south Leeds. Officers from the Leeds South Neighbourhood Policing Team led a series of drugs warrants on Wednesday (6 July 2022) as