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.

We need to talk about ACES…but other things too

12th February 2018 by Nina Vaswani, Research Fellow, CYCJ

Nina Vaswani from CYCJ explains why everyone is talking about ACEs.

Why Bystander Work Should Be Central to our Knife Crime Prevention Approach

29th January 2018 by Jane Dailly

Jane explains the bystander approach to knife crime prevention and how practitioners can use it in their work.

Don’t be a bystander, be a friend – NKBL Youth Workshop

15th January 2018 by Emily Beever

Find out about our upcoming interactive workshop exclusively for young people and accompanying youth workers.

Top 5 NKBL Moments of 2017

11th December 2017 by Emily Beever

The NKBL team reflects on their favourite moments of 2017.

What we’ve learnt from Instagram

27th November 2017 by Emily Beever

The NKBL team share their learning from developing our Instagram account.