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What steps should you take if you find a knife or bladed weapon in a public place?

What steps should you take if you find a knife or bladed weapon in a public place? One question, members of our team are occasionally asked during our engagement sessions in the community are what practical steps people should take if they find a knife in a public place and are worried that it may […]

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Tackling County Lines through football

Tackling County Lines through football Resilience UnLimited has teamed up with Forest Green Rovers Community to raise awareness of this important issue for young people and families in Gloucestershire and surrounding counties. Inner city gangs have evolved and are now expanding their drug dealing markets from big cities like London, Birmingham and Manchester to smaller […]

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Richmond Safer Neighbourhood Board ‘Go Girl’ Project promotes key safety messages for girls and women

Richmond Safer Neighbourhood Board ‘Go Girl’ Project promotes key safety messages for girls and women One of our key partners, Richmond Safer Neighbourhood Board, has launched a public safety project aimed at women and girls which aims to empower them and to feel more confident when they are out and about in public. Wendy Kyrle-Pope, […]

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Misunderstanding of drill music leading to unfair convictions?

A report produced by JUSTICE, a working party examining the causes of BAME disproportionality in the Youth Justice System has identified Courts and Prosecutors misunderstanding of drill music purely as an incitement to violence as one factor contributing to the over-representation of minority ethnic youths in the criminal justice system. Justice found that 52% of […]

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Tackling County Lines through football – our partnership kicks off with Forest Green and FGR Community

Tackling County Lines through football – our partnership kicks off with Forest Green and FGR Community We are delighted to be working in partnership with FGR Community, Forest Green Rovers Football Club, and their community partner Candriam Kid’s Fund, on our new programme to improve the safety of young people in Gloucestershire, who may be […]

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Recruiting our new Youth Voice Committee – putting young people’s voices at the heart of what we do

Recruiting our new Youth Voice Committee – putting young people’s voices at the heart of what we do In September we will be recruiting eight members of our Youth Voice Committee. We are looking to appoint 8 young people aged between 16 and 24 years who will reflect the diversity of young people residing in […]

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Drill music – a means of self-expression? Or giving ‘violence’ a voice?

Drill music – a means of self-expression? Or giving ‘violence’ a voice? Drill music, originating from Chicago, is a form of rap music. Its beats, flow, and the way it’s produced, differentiates it from its predecessor, grime music. Most drill artists are young people with plenty to say on issues like climate change, politics, and […]

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Research into gang exit support services – where are young people confident to ask for help?

Research into gang exit support services – where are young people confident to ask for help? Our company is a not for profit company working with local communities, especially young people, affected by gang activity, County Line drug supply networks and youth violence. We are carrying out some research to help us design services which […]

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How do we get ahead of County Lines?

How do we get ahead of County Lines? In his new book, “County Lines: exploitation and drug dealing among urban street gangs”, Professor Simon Harding relays the findings of his extensive two year study into county lines drug markets in London and South East England and provides an insightful overview of the evolution of our […]

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Knife Crime in England and Wales – what the key figures are telling us

Knife Crime in England and Wales – what the key figures are telling us How big is the problem? Gun and knife crime both rose last year according to Home Office figures. How significant are these headline figures? The number of offences involving knives recorded by police in England and Wales in 2019 was the […]