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.

How does the media influence knife crime?

13th November 2018 by Emily Beever

5 ways youth workers can support young people’s participation in prevention

5th November 2018 by Emily Beever

To celebrate National Youth Work Week, we explore how youth workers can put young people's participation at the heart of prevention work. 

Are you NKBL trained?

29th October 2018 by Vicki Ridley

Information on the practitioner training offer from No Knives, Better Lives.

Schools play shortlisted for national award

15th October 2018 by Emily Beever

'Balisong' has been shortlisted for the Herald Society Awards 2018. Produced in partnership with Fast Forward and Strange Town Theatre, the play has already successfully reached over 12,000 young people across Scotland. 

September 2018 News

10th September 2018 by Emily Beever