Knives can cause serious and fatal injuries. If you carry a knife you are more likely to become involved in a violent situation and get injured yourself.
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The Bin a Blade campaign was launched following the tragic death of a young man called Lewis Watson who was stabbed.
Stallholders at car boot sales in Suffolk are being urged not to try to sell knives or bladed items from their pitch.
A guide on how to talk to children about knives. It contains practical advice for parents/carers on what they can do to reduce the likelihood of a child carrying a knife.
Carrying a knife can have shocking consequences which can turn your world upside down – this was the message to school pupils watching a play at an Ipswich theatre.
Take a look at our hard hitting video, which highlights the grave consequences of carrying and using a knife.
Is it illegal to carry a knife? It is illegal to carry any sharply pointed or bladed article in a public place (with the exception...
The consequences of carrying a knife are being illustrated in an innovative film which will be shown to young people across the county as part of Suffolk Police’s Bin a Blade campaign.
All the knives deposited anonymously are taken to Sackers Recycling in Great Blakenham who shred them for police free of charge. As scrap metal, they can then be recycled and reused. Knives can also be disposed of at council household waste sites. They can be handed to waste site staff to ensure they are safely re-cycled.