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.

10 Tips for Parenting Teenagers

16th July 2018 by Alison Clancy, Project Officer at Parenting Across Scotland

Alison Clancy from Parenting Across Scotland gives us 10 tips for parenting teenagers.

#StopKnifeCrime with the Ben Kinsella Trust

22nd June 2018 by Emily Beever

We are working with the Ben Kinsella Trust to tell Ben's story and stop knife crime.

Knife carrying prevention work in youth justice settings

18th June 2018 by Jane Dailly

Jane talks about our newest resource focused on secondary prevention work.

Hoodies, knives and dark alleys - The representation of knife crime in the media

5th June 2018 by Emily Beever

We explore how knife crime is represented in the media and what we are doing to change it. 

NKBL 2017/18 Highlights

21st May 2018 by Emily Beever

We're sharing our highlights of 2017/18.