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Resources

We have curated a selection of resources to support you in engaging with the Knife Angel project. There are campaign resources, education resources and links for where to go to if you or someone you know has been affected by knife crime and is looking for support. 

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Community group flyer

A PDF flyer for sharing with community groups on opportunities to get involved with the Knife Angel's visit to Lancashire.

Education Resources Showcase Event Flyer

The events offer an introduction to a range of educational resources that support work in the PHSE curriculum around topics such as making the right choices, communication and engagement skills and the impact of trauma on reactions and responses.

Child criminal exploitation toolkit
for professionals

A toolkit aimed at those working with children to help understand the terminology around child criminal exploitation, what signs to look out for, how best to help children affected and build resilient communities. Contains a glossary and links to useful resources.

PREVENTING VIOLENCE Community Workshop Resource

A downloadable resource for community groups to use for self-guided visits.

why knives Community workshop resource

A downloadable resource for community groups to use for self-guided visits.

Trauma and harm Community Workshop Resource

A downloadable resource for community groups to use for self-guided visits.

Building Resilience Community Workshop Resource

A downloadable resource for community groups to use for self-guided visits.

Lancashire Victim Services

If you have been a victim of crime, whether recently or in the past, Lancashire Victim Services are here to help. They provide emotional support, information and practical help, regardless of whether you have reported the crime to the police. All services are free and confidential.

Nest Lancashire

Nest Lancashire supports young people aged 8 to 18 who have been affected by crime, bullying, threats or harassment. Young people can talk to Nest in confidence and access support free of charge. Nest aims to help young people to recover from whatever they have experience and help young people to move forward and feel safe again.

'Believe you can' Instagram account

Visit the Believe You Can knife crime campaign account on Instagram to see inspirational messages and videos developed for and with young people in Lancashire.  The campaign was created by Lancashire Violence Reduction Network in 2020 to encourage young people into positive decisions and meaningful activities.

'eyes open' campaign

A campaign launched across the North West of England to stop county lines criminal exploitation, which is often associated with knife and violent crime. Visit the Eyes Open website to find out about county lines exploitation, grooming, what signs to look for and where to go for help and support. There is also a schools pack and selection of posters available to download.

'Hard calls save lives' campaign

A campaign launched by the Met Police and Crimestoppers in 2021 led by mothers who have lost their sons to knife crime. A series of videos and other materials shows the stories of the sons they lost and the phone calls they had to make.  The campaign aims to encourage family members to report anonymously to Crimestoppers any information they have about knife crime. 

the choice

The Choice is a short film based on the real experiences of knife crime of young people across Lancashire. The package includes the film, teacher pack and student pack.
FOR STUDENTS

the choice

The Choice is a short film based on the real experiences of knife crime of young people across Lancashire. The package includes the film, teacher pack and student pack.
FOR TEACHERS

Knives take lives

A 1.5 day resource for secondary school students covering many of the statutory PHSE areas. Includes slide deck and teachers resource pack.
FOR STUDENTS

Knives take lives

A 1.5 day resource for secondary school students covering many of the statutory PHSE areas. Includes slide deck and teachers resource pack.
FOR TEACHERS

'Believe you can' Instagram account

Visit the Believe You Can knife crime campaign account on Instagram to see inspirational messages and videos developed for and with young people in Lancashire.  The campaign was created by Lancashire Violence Reduction Network in 2020 to encourage young people into positive decisions and meaningful activities.

'eyes open' campaign

A campaign launched across the North West of England to stop county lines criminal exploitation, which is often associated with knife and violent crime. Visit the Eyes Open website to find out about county lines exploitation, grooming, what signs to look for and where to go for help and support. There is also a schools pack and selection of posters available to download.

'Hard calls save lives' campaign

A campaign launched by the Met Police and Crimestoppers led by mothers who have lost their sons to knife crime. Videos and other resources tell the stories of the sons they lost and the phone calls they had to make. The campaign aims to encourage families to report anonymously to Crimestoppers any knife crime information they have.

why knives
Community workshop resource

A downloadable resource for community groups to use for self-guided visits.

Trauma and harm Community Workshop Resource

A downloadable resource for community groups to use for self-guided visits.

PREVENTING VIOLENCE Community Workshop Resource

A downloadable resource for community groups to use for self-guided visits.

Building Resilience Community Workshop Resource

A downloadable resource for community groups to use for self-guided visits.


Education Resources Showcase Event Flyer

The event offers an introduction to a range of educational resources that support work in the PHSE curriculum around topics such as making the right choices, communication and engagement skills and the impact of trauma on reactions and responses.

Community group flyer

A PDF flyer for sharing with community groups on opportunities to get involved with the Knife Angel's visit to Lancashire.



Child criminal exploitation toolkit for professionals

A toolkit aimed at those working with children to help understand the terminology around child criminal exploitation, what signs to look out for, how best to help children affected and build resilient communities. Contains a glossary and links to useful resources.

Knives take lives

A 1.5 day resource for secondary school students covering many of the statutory PHSE areas. Includes slide deck and teachers resource pack.



FOR TEACHERS

Knives take lives

A 1.5 day resource for secondary school students covering many of the statutory PHSE areas. Includes slide deck and teachers resource pack.



FOR STUDENTS

the choice

The Choice is a short film based on the real experiences of knife crime of young people across Lancashire. The package includes the film, teacher pack and student pack.
FOR TEACHERS

the choice

The Choice is a short film based on the real experiences of knife crime of young people across Lancashire. The package includes the film, teacher pack and student pack.
FOR STUDENTS

Lancashire Victim Services

If you have been a victim of crime, whether recently or in the past, Lancashire Victim Services are here to help. They provide emotional support, information and practical help, regardless of whether you have reported the crime to the police. All services are free and confidential.

NEST LANCASHIRE

Nest Lancashire supports young people aged 8 to 18 who have been affected by crime, bullying, threats or harassment. Young people can talk to Nest in confidence and access support free of charge. Nest aims to help young people to recover from whatever they have experience and help young people to move forward and feel safe again.

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