On Monday night, a 16-year-old boy became the tenth young victim of knife crime in London this year. Two weeks ago, a 17-year-old became the ninth victim and just 24 hours before him, another 17-year-old was stabbed to death for 'disrespecting another boy' by talking to his girlfriend. It is not surprising to learn that … Continue reading How can we drive down knife crime attacks?
The budget unveiled by the Conservatives this week revealed that they were scrapping the maintenance grants for lower-income students, but allowing universities to increase their fees beyond £9,000. This is in spite of some students already resorting to extreme measures to stay financially afloat. Rather than effecting their pockets, the constant pressure put on students … Continue reading The Time is Now
Although knife crime is a constant presence throughout the year, there are periods of time when the media reports on a series stabbings throughout the country. The stabbings that many of us are oblivious to most of the time are now thrust in our face, making us aware of a problem that shows no signs … Continue reading What can we do to stop the terror of knife crime?