Our blog allows those working with NKBL and young people to contribute their views, policy ideas and constructive criticism on a regular basis.

We also feature guest blogs covering a host of related topics to stimulate debate around violence and related issues affecting Scotland’s young people.

Become an NKBL Blogger!

We are looking for as wide a range of contributors as possible with a diverse mix of views.

If you would like to contribute to our NKBL discussion please contact NKBL Delivery Team. Email  or call 0131 313 2488.

CASE STUDY - PC Kenny Blades in Cumbernauld

9th November 2017 by PC Kenny Blades

PC Kenny Blades from North Lanarkshire talks about his success working with the NKBL programme.

Top 5 Tips for Prevention Work

8th November 2017 by Jane Dailly

Jane gives us her top 5 tips for running prevention work with young people.

CASE STUDY - Pat and Cat in Wester Hailes

7th November 2017 by Cat Macdougall

Pat and Cat from Wester Hailes talk about their experience of running NKBL sessions.

Building the Team

6th November 2017 by Graham Goulden

Graham Goulden, former Chief Inspector of the Scottish Violence Reduction Unit, writes about his approach to prevention.

NKBL play reaches 6,000 young people in 4 weeks

30th October 2017 by Emily Beever

An insight into the popular NKBL play, 'The Balisong'.