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In loving memory of Katy Watson

katy’s Blog

This blog is dedicated to Katy Watson who sadly took her own life in April 2014. She was a loving person, friend and an inspiration to her friends & family and all who were lucky enough to have known her. 242 more words

Gun Laws

'The Street': Knife Crime at the Scottish Parliament

Guest blog by Christina McKelvie MSP, Hamilton, Larkhall & Stonehouse

Knife crime, drugs, what’s called ‘anti-social behaviour’; together they cause massive pain and suffering among our young people. 699 more words

Peer Education

Sparkbrook shooting: five arrested

Police have arrested five people in connection with the shooting in Sparkbrook last night.
One man, aged 32, was shot dead, and two others were taken to hospital, following an incident that started around 7.30pm yesterday evening. 66 more words


Sparkbrook shooting: one dead, two injured

Police have cordoned off an area of Sparkbrook this morning (Thursday 3 July) after a man was shot dead last night.
Police have sealed off Grantham Road and Farm Road. 66 more words


Two taken to hospital with gunshot wounds in Sparkbrook incident

Two men have been taken to hospital with gunshot wounds and one with a knife injury following an incident in the Sparkbrook area of Birmingham, West Midlands Police have reported tonight. 17 more words


Teenager admits lock-knife offence

A 17 year-old Castle Vale girl has been put on a four-month contract to Birmingham North Youth Offenders Panel for carrying an illegal weapon.

The teenager, who cannot be named, pleaded guilty to carrying a lock-knife on Cherry Street in Birmingham in April.


Lack of Respect

During my time away last week, I was again made aware of the lack of respect that young people have not only for their elders, but for each other.  217 more words

Young People